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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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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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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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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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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Top Ten Tips for Fitness & Fat Loss

  Getting lean and changing your body shape is a tough and often tricky business. It’s hard work and takes time, focus and determination. You have to eat right and train hard. Every person’s body is different and can respond differently both to food and exercise in their own, unique way. There is no one rule for everyone for a […]

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