Good Vs bad Carbs danny Personal Trainer Blog

Good Vs Bad Carbs: Fat Loss, Health & Choosing the Right Sugars

What is the nutritional difference between a bar of chocolate and a banana? Do you know why a sandwich made with white bread is less healthy than one made with wholemeal? Is brown rice and white rice the same thing? What are ‘Carbs’ anyway and do you really need them? What are Carbs? Carbohydrates (or ‘Carbs’) are sugar-based foods which […]

READ MORE
Danny Wallis PT How to Strengthen Your Back

Back Strengthening Exercises: How to Rebuild Your Sore ‘Office Back’

As a fitness trainer and sports therapist with over 20 years experience; meeting people with a history of back pain is incredibly common. Poor posture or ‘Office Back’ has a lot to do with most people’s chronic back pain. Sitting consistently for long periods of time can cause postural abnormalities and mechanical imbalances. This simply means certain muscles in the […]

READ MORE
Workout Recovery: 5 ways to promote growth and repair

Workout Recovery: 5 Ways to Promote Muscle Growth & Repair

Recovery after a workout is essential. In short, training puts stress on our muscles, joints and soft tissues, physically breaking our muscles down. As traumatic as that may sound, this is actually a very normal, healthy part of working out. Contrary to popular belief, training doesn’t build you up, it actually breaks you down. The ‘breaking down’ of our muscle […]

READ MORE

10 Healthy Habits to Keep You Fit, Lean and Toned

A client of mine once claimed “good habits are harder to stick to because they are less enjoyable”. I asked her if she brushed her teeth before work in the morning. She looked at me oddly and replied “Yes, of course! Why wouldn’t I?”.  I was quick to point out brushing your teeth daily is nothing more than a healthy […]

READ MORE
5 functional training exercises dannywallispt.com blog

5 Functional Training Exercises for Fitness, Strength & Fat Loss

If you are new to the term ‘Functional Training’, it simply refers to a method of exercise which involves training the body for the activities we perform every day. Functional Training For Life A squat is essentially the movement we use to get up out of a chair. A tricep dip replicates the joint action of getting out of the bath. These […]

READ MORE