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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Boost Your Health & Fitness In 3 Simple Steps

Getting fitter, leaner, healthier and obtaining a body you can actually become proud of is sadly not a part-time job. Ask anyone who is rocking the kind of toned, lean and strong body you aspire to be like and they will tell you it takes much more than the three sessions a week you initially thought would transform your body. In […]

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Fast Fitness: Express HIIT Cardio Workout

This weeks workout is designed for those who are short on time who want results reasonably fast and are prepared to work hard for them. Don’t have a spare hour in the evenings after work? Do you find the idea of getting up 30 minutes early to work out unfeasible? How about just 10 minutes? Does that sound more achievable? Benefits The circuit I’m about to show you […]

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3 Important Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Weigh Yourself

“I’m a big fat disgusting pig” declared one of my clients. It’s not the first time she has said it either. She seems to overlook how she has raised wonderful children, is a successful business woman, maintains a happy healthy marriage, always looks immaculate, plus, on top of all that is a genuinely lovely person to be around. Her view […]

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Resistance Tube Workout: Total Body in 9 Moves

Resistance tubes are a fantastic way to workout. They are light, cheap to buy, easy to operate and incredibly versatile. Whether you are a workout veteran who wants to mix it up or a complete beginner who just wants to start a light exercise programme at home; Resistance tubes are an inexpensive and great way to workout at home, the […]

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