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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How to Curb Your Sugar Cravings in One Easy Step

We have all been there; Busy at work, entertaining the kids, working through the endless list of ‘things to do’… When suddenly it hits us. I need something sweet… NOW! Our brain’s need for an instant fix tells us our good habits and healthy behaviours can go jump for that one moment of sweet ecstasy. Why We Crave Sugar A craving for something […]

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One Simple Rule To Lose Weight This Summer

Summer is just around the corner and the warm, sunny holiday period is now on people’s minds. This of course brings about a desire to change, normally linked with an underlying sense of panic, of course, as the idea of strutting your stuff around your resort swimming pool in a swimsuit while showing off the excess Christmas weight which you […]

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Is Your Lack of Sleep Making You Fat?

Is your lack of sleep making you fat?  It’s an interesting question which most would scoff at and reply by saying “It’s too much laying about that makes us fat”.  In truth, the reality can be quite the opposite. Balancing Your Health It takes an equal balance of three components to lose body fat and feel the benefits of being fitter […]

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Hiring a Personal Trainer? 6 Important Things You Should Know First

I took on a new client this month. When I asked her if she would like to see my qualifications or if she would like to ask me anything about my background or experience she looked at me smile and said “No, it’s alright, I trust you”. In the last 20 years, after consulting with over five thousand people in […]

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6 Tips for Arms to be Proud of

For many people, good-looking arms are a thing of wonderment and mystery. Without wanting to gender stereotype, I can honestly say when taking on new clients most of the females I consult with ask for an increase in tone in their arms and most male clients I have trained initially dream of bigger, more bulging biceps. The reality is unless you do a physically hard manual job we really don’t use […]

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5 Reasons Why You Are Not Losing Weight

  Fat loss is probably the most common goal of people who workout – and often people who don’t. Feeling trim is a key ingredient to increasing our confidence, how attractive we feel and generally feeling physically better about ourselves.  These are the top five reasons why you are not losing weight despite your best efforts. 1. You May Be Eating Well, But To […]

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Top 5 Frequently Asked Fitness Questions

I am sure you wouldn’t be surprised to hear during my time training people over the last two decades that I tend to get asked the same questions from many different people. These are the top 5 questions I get asked most frequently along with the answers that I think provide the best solutions. How Long Will It Take Me To Lose Weight?  The […]

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