September 29, 2020

I've had a few conversations over the last few days with a few individuals in regards to snacking, and each conversations carried it's own mantra.

The main topic was in regards to feeling guilty about snacking on certain things, including chinese takeaway and chocolat...

September 26, 2020

Learn your basic anatomy. This will help you understand where in the body the muscles are, what the muscles are supposed to perform, so when you train, or when your trainer tells you you are training quadriceps, you know exactly what he or she means.

It's important...

September 22, 2020

Reverse lunges are one of those exercises that are just too good not to do, especially if you worry about having sore knees. A reverse lunge is done by placing one foot behind the other, as far behind as you can balance, and dropping the back knee down.

When you do th...

September 22, 2020

I call this exercise 'cross body', because you are bringing the dumbbells from your hips, to the contralateral (opposite side) chest, so across the body.

The movement means there is a greater angle acting against the biceps and this means that more damage will be done...

September 22, 2020

The lat pulldown is one of my favourite exercise for the lats, once learned, it's incredibly easy to execute and target the lats every time you perform the exercise.

I prefer to hold the back at the widest angle I can while maintaining a good grip between my pinky fin...

September 22, 2020

This exercise, which I call a Spiderman Push Up, is an exercise that helps build up strength in the abdominals and the arms/shoulders.

You do the exercise by holding yourself in a push up position, with your shoulders in front of your hands, torso braced, and you brin...

September 20, 2020

Sometimes, people can end up developing knee nodules, which are bony protrudes that present themselves just below the patella.

They cause massive issues for anybody who is trying to get fitter or tone up because you can't bend the knee much more than beyond 45 degre...

September 18, 2020

The best way for me to answer this question is with a simple analogy.

Think about your job, it doesn’t matter if it’s full time, part time, contract etc.

How many days a week do you work?
How many of those days do you feel motivated to work?

Now, imagine for a sec...

September 18, 2020

A personal trainer is not expensive. There I said it. People like to say or think we are, but really, we aren't.

Are we a luxury? Mmm I don't think so, at least not all the time. But then again, whether or not a personal trainer is a luxury is determined by the indiv...

September 12, 2020

If you're reading this chances are you want to burn more calories, right?

Ok so, I had my client Louise in for her session this morning at 7am. Usually we would start with the prowler, perform 2 exercises, then the prowler, 2 more exercises and keep going until the s...

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