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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

‘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

STEROIDS

ACCORDING TO REPORTS TODAY, THERE ARE ONE MILLION STEROID USERS IN THE UK.

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

A personal trainer can help you lose that fat around your middle for good

If you’re heading into middle age or in the midst of menopause you may be noticing those love handles expanding around your waistline. They could be more dangerous than you think. The Times reports on a Mayo Clinic study that found having fat distributed evenly across your body is actually safer that accumulating fat only […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Cardio For Fat Loss

Key Points
• Resistance training and diet and most important in fat loss.
• Traditional “cardio” is primarily a means to increase energy expenditure, as opposed to improve body shape.
• Moderate intensity steady state cardio alone such as jogging is least effective. At best it contributes to a stringy, shapeless body with poor muscle mass.
• High intensity […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

New year, new me…

You here this phrase an awful lot at this time of year, especially with regards to health and fitness, and more often than not you’ll find people saying the same thing year after year. Think about that for a minute… if you say the same thing year after year have you actually made any progress?

 

According […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Pre and post holiday workouts are easier to sneak in than you think

Gift shopping, card sending, holiday decorating, menu planning – in the height of the holiday rush your workout tends to get pushed down to the bottom of your “to-do” list. And often skipped all together. But it doesn’t have to, if you are willing to get a bit creative with your day. […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

5 Easy Fat Loss Tips

We all want fat loss to be as easy as possible, particularly during the festive period.

The following tips and tricks are the best fat loss strategies that anyone can employ that require the least amount of effort, time, hassle or pain!
Eat protein and veg at every meal and eat them first
Protein makes you feel fuller […]

By |December 15th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Build Massive Strength With Waves

Wave loading is a fantastic way to increase your strength. Here is a typical example:

Wave 1:

5 reps on 75% 1RM, rest 3-5 minutes
3 reps on 85% 1RM, rest 3-5 minutes
1 rep on 95% 1RM, rest 3-5 minutes

Wave 2:

5 reps on 80% 1RM, rest 3-5 minutes
3 reps on 90% 1RM, rest 3-5 minutes
1 rep on 100% […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments