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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So, What Should I Eat?

‘So, what should I eat?’ Probably one of the most repeated questions I get asked as a personal trainer. If you have read my post Top Ten Tips for Fitness & Fat Loss, you may remember your food intake should be around 50% carbohydrate, 30% proteins and 20% fats for optimal fat loss and health benefits when exercising. This post is designed to help you understand what […]

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Is Your Weekend Binge Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

  Are you one of those people who likes fitness, eats healthily and makes sensible lifestyle choices but come the weekend, it’s time to let your hair down and binge on reward foods that you would never dream of during the week? Do you also long for a flatter stomach and more definition but despite endless cardio and hours of core exercise all you can see is the […]

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The Minimum Kit, Maximum Results Workout…

  Whether you are gym nut or brand new to exercise, these four exercises are fantastic for toning up your entire body and burning off any unwanted body-fat.  This is a short, yet highly effective workout you can do at home, a hotel room or at the gym with minimal equipment. HIIT Circuit Training The idea is to work your muscles and elevate […]

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Are You an ‘All or Nothing’ Person….?

    Let me be very straight with you from the start. This way of thinking I totally understand, on a deep, personal level.  I have always been an all or nothing, black and white thinker.  I have literally been to the gym before, after having a long tiring week and decided while warming up I felt especially tired, got […]

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Stretches to Relieve Your Tight Office Back

If you have been following my blog you may have come across the term ‘office back’ which I use to refer to postural discomfort and pain which can occur in the back, shoulders, hips and even the knees caused by long periods of sitting down. ‘An Introduction to Office Back’ introduced the how and why prolonged use of your chair […]

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No More Quitting! My Mind-Map Tool Will Keep You On Track

  Are you someone who constantly wishes for good things for yourself but never seems to actually achieve them? Do you start things and never finish them? Do you want a lean, trim, strong physique but never seem to get there? This weeks post offers you a mind map tool which I created to help you see visually where you may be going wrong on […]

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HIIT Training: Burn Fat & Get Fit Fast!

  Apart from general health most people associate their cardio training with two things: 1. Fat loss and 2. Fitness. Both of these points are correct, however, what is the most effective way to boost both your fitness and your fat burning potential? If you go to any gym you will see the cardio area full of people doing what I […]

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5 Mind Techniques to Kickstart Your Fitness

Here’s a thought-provoking question for you – How fit are you and how do you know? Unless you are someone who monitors yourself regularly with a VO2 max test, maximal strength assessments or peak flow measurements to understand the efficiency of your lung capacity, you probably assess your fitness levels on what you think you can do rather than what you have […]

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