Fat But Fit? Last week the fitness blogs were buzzing with commentary on the findings of a study by researchers at Birmingham University. You can see an article summarising the study here. It concluded you … Continue reading Fat But Fit (But Do You Know What You’re Talking About?)
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Carbs – Good, Bad or Indifferent? Since the early 2000’s when the Atkins Diet became popular, carbs have been the devil, the saviour and everything in between. It’s lead to total and utter confusion for … Continue reading Carbs, Carbs and More Carbs…
Rest Periods in Training – How and Why One of the biggest factors in your training success isn’t actually your training at all – it’s your rest periods. Use your rest periods to your advantage … Continue reading Adjusting Rest Periods in Training
Hybrid Training Programming Tips In this article I want to talk about hybrid training – a style of training where a programme is adapted to make sure there’s both a goal-centred focus and an aesthetic … Continue reading Hybrid Training for Strength and Physique Improvements
What To Do If You’ve Overindulged on Chocolate It’s Easter Sunday – or in other words, ‘eat yourself into a chocolate coma day’. In the picture above, my youngest son is doing his best to … Continue reading What To Do If You’ve Overindulged on Chocolate: A 3-Point Plan!
Fit for Life Retreat April 2017 Last year (2016), I hosted the first ever Fit for Life retreat alongside AzulFit in Fuerteventura. My vision was for a holiday that went above and beyond a ‘normal’ … Continue reading Fit for Life Retreat April 2017: A Reflection
Exercise Recovery: When is too much not too much? I’m writing this from a cafe in Fuerteventura. The sun is shining, I’ve got a nice coffee in front of me and I can see Lanzarote … Continue reading Exercise Recovery: When is too much not too much?
The Birthday Workout – Offset the Guinness and Cake!! So today (17th March 2017) marks my 34th birthday. If I was an athlete, it’d be the late winter of my career. Instead, I’m getting stronger, more … Continue reading The Birthday Workout – Guilt Free Guinness and Cake!
The Fit for Life Retreat 2017: SOLD OUT! The Fit for Life Retreat, my Fuerteventura-based fitness week, has sold out with around a month to go. We had 12 places up for grabs and they’ve all … Continue reading Fit for Life Retreat 2017: SOLD OUT!
Are Your Weekends Making You Fat? Are your weekends making you fat? There’s a good chance of it… There are 52 weekends in a year (I haven’t even included extended breaks such as Bank Holidays … Continue reading Are Your Weekends Making You Fat?
How Sport Can be Your ‘Accidental’ HIIT Workout HIIT workout. I’ve written those words a lot on this site. I even wrote a book on them! In this article I’m going to discuss how sport … Continue reading Sport – Your Accidental HIIT Workout
The Ultimate HIIT Workout Book The Ultimate HIIT Workout Book is a way for you to experience some of the workouts my personal training clients and I do. These are the workouts we do in … Continue reading The Ultimate HIIT Workout Book – Available NOW!
The Signature Programme – The Best Fitness Training in Stockport I’ve created a new fitness project with a friend of mine in Stockport. It’s called the Signature Programme and it’s health, fitness and nutrition programme … Continue reading The Signature Programme – The Best Fitness Training in Stockport
Overtraining and CNS Fatigue – Does it Really Exist? Ever since I’ve been interested in health and fitness, there has been a debate surrounding the phenomenon of overtraining and CNS fatigue. One camp (usually the … Continue reading My Experience with Overtraining and CNS Fatigue
How to Cheat on a Diet (Sensibly) At some point on any weight loss journey, you’ll want (and deserve) a cheat meal. The good news is that this doesn’t spell disaster for a weight loss … Continue reading How to Cheat on a Diet and Still Lose Weight!