How to be Consistent with Healthy Eating & Exercise

Being consistent with healthy eating and exercise is tough for most people in the New Year period. January is a time when we often contemplate the idea of positive, healthy changes for ourselves. Overindulgence during the Christmas period is often a great motivator to start afresh and move towards the summer feeling healthier, leaner and fitter. The challenge, however, is […]

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Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees

   _ This weeks post ‘Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees’ is a continuation from my previous post entitled ‘Knee Pain: Solutions to Common Problems’. In that post we looked at some of the causes of knee pain and I offered some basic advice to help manage the different situations which can present themselves. Today’s post is simply directed at the […]

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Knee Pain: Solutions to Common Problems

Knee Pain Facts: Knee pain can occur because of tightness and weakness in the muscles Sitting for long periods (a scenario which I call ‘office back’) can lead to chronic knee pain Appropriate exercises can often remedy some causes of chronic knee pain  Strengthening the Glutes (buttock) and Core (abdominal) muscles can decrease some cases of knee pain. Dealing with […]

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6 Health & Fitness Remedies to Stop You Feeling Burnt Out

Feeling physically burnt-out can leave you feeling lifeless. For example, do you sometimes feel like your legs are so heavy that simply walking feels like hard work? Tiredness can affect us all and when it does, it can cause greater problems than simply feeling extra sleepy. Let’s face it, life is busy. Demanding schedules and the stress of our day to day […]

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15 Minute Workout Video: Boost Your Fitness, Endurance & Fat Loss!

For my latest post I have created a total body 15 minute workout video specifically designed for beginners who are new to exercise. Considering the warm weather is (supposedly) on its way, I have been asked a lot about the best way to get fit for the summer months by those who have no real workout experience. Interactive 15 Minute Workout Video To help […]

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Stability Workout: Balance Builds Muscle

Stability Workout: Getting Started With over 20 years experience as a Personal Trainer, experience has taught me people generally decide to begin 1-2-1 coaching sessions for one of three main reasons… 1) They are complete newbies to exercise and don’t know where to start. 2) They feel intimidated about training on their own and feel they need extra support and encouragement. 3) They […]

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Home, Hotel Room or Park… No Equipment Total Body Workout

No Room? No Problem! I wanted to put together a post for those people who want to exercise but feel they haven’t quite got the room for a ‘decent’ workout. It may be you haven’t got a gym membership or you travel frequently (as many of my clients do) where you find yourself in a hotel room with no real knowledge of […]

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Essential Guide To Push Ups: 20 Variations To Keep You Challenged

This post was inspired by a good friend of mine who asked me to write down a few different ideas for chest exercises which he could do while away from home on business trips. 20 Different Types of Push Up I have been taking on board the feedback I have received about this blog from my friends, clients and regular readers. Something which is […]

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Specific Adaptations to Imposed Demands (S.A.I.D Principle)

  S.A.I.D is an acronym which stands for ‘Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands’ and, if you’re struggling reaching your goals, it could be the reason you’re not progressing with your workouts. But what does it mean? We Adapt to What We Do Basically, the body is clever and will adapt specifically to what you to do it; Sit all day eating cheeseburgers and […]

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The TRUE Importance of Fitness

  Arguably, the birth of the fitness industry exploded around the early 80’s. Gyms and aerobics classes became incredibly popular and people became much more in tune with maintaining a healthy body. Fast forward nearly 40 years and the fitness industry is everywhere. It’s the gym you visit, the App on your phone, the Instagram feed you follow, the diet plan you’re on […]

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