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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Healthy Whey Protein Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies are a fantastic way of eating-on-the-go.  They are fast to prepare, you can take them with you as a quick and healthy ‘meal-on-the-go’ and, if prepared with fresh/healthy ingredients, can provide you with a ton of nutrients and vitamins to keep your blood sugar levels balanced and protein intake high – Both essential for maintaining healthy muscle tone. Personal Favourites I have […]

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DWPT Guide To Joining a Gym

January Motivation As we enter January the annual event of taking stock of ones life and making decisions to improve our fitness, health and well-being is in the forefront of our minds. Motivation runs high and as we turn our back on Christmas, our attention starts to focus on the coming months. Along with a New Year often comes the promise to ourselves this […]

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5 Tips to Beat the Winter Fitness Blues

Generally, winter brings variety of festive cheer, the holiday spirit plus the hustle and bustle of Christmas shoppers. However, there are certain things about winter which aren’t quite so motivating – Namely, the long cold dark days, the constant craving of sweet stodgy foods and the longing desire to hide away from the world under the comfort of your duvet until the sun shows its face again […]

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Why Women SHOULD Lift Weights

Having been a trainer for nearly 20 years and with around 90% of my client base being female in the 30 – 70 age range, I have heard a lot of misconceptions about opinions regarding weight training over the years. Attitudes Toward Weight Training Working out with weights should be an integral part of any exercise plan if your goal is […]

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30 Day Ab Challenge

  Regular readers of mine will note I have written extensively that physically seeing your abs is about 80% down to what you eat (click here for all my nutrition posts). Despite this fact, however, even the best diet in the world won’t physically strengthen and tighten your abdominal’s leaving you with the six-pack you’ll be proud of. The only thing which […]

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How to Kick-Start Your Post Holiday Fitness

  September, in some ways, is like the ‘New Year’ for many people. The summer holidays are now over, the kids are back to school and people are beginning to promise themselves a ‘new start’ perhaps after enjoying a cocktail or two (or three…) during their relaxing holiday break. If a new fitness kick-start is what you are looking for… Look no further! […]

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