Slider Fitness Tips

1) Why are sliders so great? What body parts are they really working? (Guessing the core is a big one throughout!?) If you’ve not heard of sliders before then you are missing out on a brilliant piece of fitness kit. Sliders are small discs that you can place under your hands or feet whilst performing exercises to […]

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5 Reasons to boost Metabolism

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 Keith McNiven, founder of Right Path Fitness tells us why we should be boosting our metabolism and how.   We tend to think of metabolism in terms of weight loss; increase it and it’s a sure fire way to dropping the pounds they say. But metabolism is about much more than weight loss, it’s our […]

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Artificial intelligence and the fitness industry

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You place your wristband onto the scanner at your AI enabled gym’s reception, and a virtual receptionist pops up on the screen to say hi and welcome you. You jump on the treadmill and the connected technology linking your band to the machine tells you just how far you ran last time, and what you […]

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8 Questions To Ask Personal Trainers Before You Hire Them

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  1) Are you qualified? Probably the first question you need to ask is about qualifications. A qualified PT will have a Level 2 gym instructor qualification and a level 3 personal trainer qualification as well as a first aid certificate. Through these qualifications, they will have studied anatomy and physiology, so will understand how […]

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Fun Outdoor Exercise And Activities

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  Keith McNiven founder Of Right Path Fitness talks us through some outdoor exercises and Activities.   Why is outdoor exercise (as opposed to indoor) so beneficial?    I’m a huge fan of getting outdoors to exercise, and will always try and do at least part of a personal training session outside. Most of the time, […]

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Keeping the January Fitness motivation going

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  Right Path Fitness Founder Keith Mcniven tells us how to keep the January motivation going. January motivation is a lot like warming open fire, spectacular at first but if you don’t keep adding those logs it’ll soon die away to nothing. To keep your motivation going through January and beyond, you’ve got to keep […]

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Ultimate Guide to Working off Your Festive Indulgence

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  There’s a reason that gyms and PT diaries are so full in January and it is called festive indulgence. With all that lovely Christmas food on offer, we end up eating far too much and exercising far too little, then regretting it all come January and starting a diet. Instead, try our Ultimate Guide […]

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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

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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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