LOSE IT FOR LIFE – My Personal Weight Loss Story

2018 saw the launch of my brand new 6 week weight loss course entitled the LOSE IT FOR LIFE Programme. There have been many amazing success stories which my course participants and I are all incredibly proud of. The unique, habit-centric approach has helped provide all delegates with a variety of tools to ensure long term success… Success which has […]

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Flyboarding & Wakeboarding: My Latest Adventure

I wanted to share my most recent flyboarding and wakeboarding experience with you in light of my previous post ‘Stay Motivated: 5 Ways to Vary Your Workout Routine’. I figured, after publishing a post about trying new ways of working out and physically challenging yourself, it’s only fitting I should document my new and challenging experience. For me, Flyboarding and […]

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5 WAYS TO VARY YOUR WORKOUTS

Stay Motivated: 5 Ways to Vary Your Workout Routine

To stay motivated with your fitness over a long period of time means ensuring you vary your workouts from time to time. Keeping things varied and interesting stops you from getting bored, and seeing your workouts as a chore. In addition, varying your exercise may also shock your body into actually achieving something new. That is after all, how developmental exercise […]

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Workout Recovery: 5 ways to promote growth and repair

Workout Recovery: 5 Ways to Promote Muscle Growth & Repair

Recovery after a workout is essential. In short, training puts stress on our muscles, joints and soft tissues, physically breaking our muscles down. As traumatic as that may sound, this is actually a very normal, healthy part of working out. Contrary to popular belief, training doesn’t build you up, it actually breaks you down. The ‘breaking down’ of our muscle […]

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10 Healthy Habits to Keep You Fit, Lean and Toned

A client of mine once claimed “good habits are harder to stick to because they are less enjoyable”. I asked her if she brushed her teeth before work in the morning. She looked at me oddly and replied “Yes, of course! Why wouldn’t I?”.  I was quick to point out brushing your teeth daily is nothing more than a healthy […]

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YOUR Top Ten Fitness Questions

  Back in November 2015, I wrote a Frequently Asked Questions post based queries my clients asked me most as their Personal Trainer. This week, to help and support others within the community, I decided to write a similar post asking people via Facebook and Twitter what questions they would like answered… and here they are! Jo asked… 1) “If you have […]

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How to be Consistent with Healthy Eating & Exercise

Being consistent with healthy eating and exercise is tough for most people in the New Year period. January is a time when we often contemplate the idea of positive, healthy changes for ourselves. Overindulgence during the Christmas period is often a great motivator to start afresh and move towards the summer feeling healthier, leaner and fitter. The challenge, however, is […]

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6 Health & Fitness Remedies to Stop You Feeling Burnt Out

Feeling physically burnt-out can leave you feeling lifeless. For example, do you sometimes feel like your legs are so heavy that simply walking feels like hard work? Tiredness can affect us all and when it does, it can cause greater problems than simply feeling extra sleepy. Let’s face it, life is busy. Demanding schedules and the stress of our day to day […]

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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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