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Annie Deadman's plan combines workouts with a simple eating plan
Trainer Annie Deadman's plan combines workouts with a simple eating plan Credit: Andrew Burton

Annie Deadman is not only a 50-something pocket rocket, she’s the perfect #fitspo breath of fresh air for these strange, claustrophobic times. Her , delivered to your inbox, includes an eating plan as well as workouts. It’s all about well-coached strength training and cardio. But done with humour.

Say again, humour?

三级成人视频Yes, but it’s not funny ha-ha. What I mean is that I found Annie fun, straight-talking and instantly relatable; someone who fell into fitness in her 40s and set up her online business two years ago, who’s more inspirational than scary-fit. There are four workout videos each week in the (there’s also and , if you’re looking for something more tailored). Each one is designed so you can do it anywhere, on any device.

Even in the kitchen with kids screaming round your feet? 

三级成人视频If you have a smartphone and about 6ft to move around in, yes. And, unlike some online trainers who rush through routines, Annie – together with her helpful sidekick, personal trainer Aaron Roberts-Rudland – takes you through the moves slowly and carefully so you can follow them. If you’re a little creaky or have injuries, she suggests low-impact options. 

What kind of moves? 

Everything from mountain climbers to calorie-torching burpees, star jumps and lunges. Every workout is different and lasts about 30 minutes (‘Short and sweet,’ Annie would say). 

All this working from home, I’m putting on pounds here!

三级成人视频Don’t you worry, Annie’s workouts aren’t easy – and there are different intensity levels to choose from for each one. You will feel them the next day, no matter what your level. 

Will it stop me from mainlining KitKats? 

As well as the workouts, Annie sends a daily email of tips to keep you on the straight and narrow. Plus, when you sign up, you get a pack of recipes and portion-size guidelines. (She suggests you follow a dairy-, sugar- and wheat-free diet,  but you don’t have to. Take it from me, she has a sixth sense and knows if anyone is sneaking in chocolate…) 

I don’t want to follow videos. What else can I do?

Annie’s book, The, features all the workouts, a portion and nutrition plan, and more than 100 healthy recipe ideas.

Annie's whole-body workout

Repeat these four exercises three times Credit: Andrew Burton

Squats

三级成人视频10-20 reps — With feet hip-width apart, lower yourself down slowly so your hips are almost level with your knees. Squeeze your glutes to drive yourself back up.

Forward alternating lunges

 10-20 reps, 5-10 each leg — From a standing position, step forward with one leg and lower your hips towards the floor, then come back to a standing position. Repeat with other leg.

Star jumps 

15-30 reps — Also called jumping jacks. Jump, extending both legs out and in, and let the arms follow suit. For a low-impact version, just tap each leg alternately out to the side.

Easy press-ups

5-12 reps — Get down on to all fours, then slide your knees back a little. Ensure your head is beyond your hands. Lower yourself towards the floor (you don’t have to touch it) then push back up as if you were pushing the floor away from you.

​Annie's next Blast Plan starts on  25 April and costs £69. To book, visit

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