Instagram Life – Fake or Fiction?

I worry, as many do, about the state of the world, particularly when I follow the news. Recent headlining news is the stories running about Facebook, and how 50 MILLION Facebook users were subjected to a gentle yet bluntly effective drip feed of propaganda that ultimately it seems helped give Trump the keys to the […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Truth About Core Stability

The take home!

1) First and foremost, make sure you are moving correctly! Technique is paramount when working the core. Functional movement screening with one of our coaches is a great way to learn proper mechanics and get to know your body a little better!

2) Develop a solid foundation in controlled focused lower load core exercises, […]

By |March 5th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Work off the festive drinks with these kcal tips

’Tis the season of indulgence, even the hardest competitors are going to be relaxing their every day rules and enjoying the festivities. Food aside, I thought I’d take the time to do a more lighthearted but still relevant Christmas blog to demonstrate the kind of exercise you’re going to have to put in if you […]

By |December 22nd, 2017|fitness|0 Comments

Essential rules of strength training from Brian Shaw, 4x World’s Strongest Man

We were honoured to welcome the legend that is Brian Shaw into One Performance. He shared his life story and gave us insights into what it takes both mentally and physically to become the World’s Strongest Man four times over.
In case you missed it, or needed a refresher, I thought I’d sum up his thoughts […]

By |December 12th, 2017|fitness|0 Comments

Girls – Why Should You Lift?

There has been an increase in the number of women hitting the free weights area in the last few years both on their own and with a personal trainer but there is still a large number of women scared to enter. Here are a few reasons as to why you should get off that cross […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What is Strongman Training and Why Is It Unbeatable For Fat Loss?

Strongman training is growing in popularity in gyms and performance centres as gym owners and personal trainers turn to this style of training to get maximum results from their clients. Many facilities are being bespoke designed to be able to fully utilise the strongman style of training with large turfed areas or tracks being incorporated […]

By |June 7th, 2017|fitness, personal training|0 Comments



“How do I lose fat on my abdominals?”
“How to I lose fat around my hips and waist?”
“How do I lose fat on my triceps?”

These are all very common questions people ask in relation to improving body composition and losing body-fat. The trouble is, all these questions imply that body-fat losses […]

By |February 16th, 2017|fitness|0 Comments

‘Functional fitness’ our take…

“Functional’ is a buzzword in the fitness industry right now, one that personal trainers love to throw around to make them appear more ‘current’, but what exactly is a ‘functional exercise’?

Arguably, pretty much everything you do in a gym can be classed as functional, essentially whenever you move or lift, your muscles organise themselves to […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments



I’d estimate that in reality the numbers are way higher. Recreational steroid use is rife amongst male gym goers who it seems would go to any lengths purely, it seems, for vanity.

Take Spencer Matthews, former reality TV star who was booted off ‘I’m […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Fitness Myths

It only takes one paper or one Internet ‘expert’ to proclaim something online these days and it suddenly becomes hard fact and is spuriously enforced as gospel by personal trainers across the land!

Science has now debunked many old school fitness facts such as ‘you shouldn’t squat below parallel’, but what about the new age trends […]

By |May 24th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments