A few fitness tips for 2019 

  For many people, New year is when reality kicks in and they realise that their fitness aims have been buried at the bottom of their forgotten gym bags and their fitness levels are running on empty. I’ve worked with hundreds, of people in my career as a personal trainer and with probably every fitness […]

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10 reasons to try weight training

There’s a club in the fitness world called the weight training club and once you join it you’ll never leave. Some were inspired to become a member by watching those epic atlas stones being hefted into place on World’s Strongest Man, some were recruited by the new wave of weights classes to a funky soundtrack, […]

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The Ultimate Chest Workout for Men and Women

Bench Press Workout

If you go down to the gym today then you’re in for a big surprise ‘cos it’s not just the guys who are working away at pumping up their pecs (AKA the pectoralis major and minor), the girls are getting in on the action too. Since the dawn of time, men have wanted broad, chiselled […]

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10 Quick Diet Fixes

  When people want to improve their diets they will often go to the extreme and cut whole food groups from their diet, skip meals and eat far too few calories. This isn’t sustainable in the longer term and can even be counter-productive. If you really want to improve your diet for the long haul, […]

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Best Fitness Gifts Under £30

  Don’t you love that smug feeling when you get someone just the right gift? Finding the perfect gift though can be hard, especially if you’re spending less than £30. A good starting point is always their hobbies and interests, so if they’re into fitness, here are some of the best fitness gifts for under […]

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The benefits of In home personal training

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You can work from home, you can shop from home but one of the best things you can do from home is improve your health. Now, we’re not talking a few half-hearted push ups as you wait for your porridge to ping in the microwave, but an actual personal trainer coming to your door armed […]

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Rowing your way to fitness

 Every piece of gym equipment seems to get its moment in the spotlight, and right now it’s the humble rowing machine. But forget that rickety old rowing machine circa 2006, the new generation of machines combine both power and cardiovascular training into one workout, and even give you that ‘rowing at Henley’ vibe thanks to […]

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7 components of a healthy diet

We all know by now that we should eat a healthy diet. But like getting 8 hours of sleep a night and flossing our teeth, sometimes life just gets in the way. As personal trainers though, we’re passionate about eating healthily, not because it’s one of those things we think we should be doing (even […]

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5 Of The Hardest To Train Body Areas

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  Love handles, bingo wings, belly pouches. Even if you train regularly, you could still be looking with despair at body areas that don’t seem to be responding to your hard work. The reality is that some body areas are harder to train than others, or tend to get neglected in our training. So today, […]

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How effective Is Exercising With Sandbells?

Why should we be working out with Sandbells?     Sandbells have been around for over 5 years and make a great addition to your workout. They’re soft stretchy disc shapes that you fill with sand and can be used in many of the same ways you would use a medicine ball, kettlebell or dumbbell. […]

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