Simple Health Indicators to Keep an Eye On Simple health indicators? What are they? OK, so this is a fitness blog, but why do we engage in fitness? To stay healthy, I’m assuming – it’s … Continue reading Simple Health Indicators to Keep an Eye On
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How To Train For Tough Mudder – By Someone Who Has Done it! It’s that time of year again – Tough Mudder! For the last 3 years I’ve entered the event and I’m going to … Continue reading How to train for Tough Mudder – With FREE Training Guide
The Big Bottle Review One thing that never ceases to amaze me is when people say they don’t drink enough water. Eh? It’s not complicated – just drink the stuff! One way of getting people … Continue reading The Big Bottle Review
5 Reasons to Wear Knee Sleeves In this article I’m going to discuss knee sleeves and give you 5 reasons I think they’re a good idea to wear in weightlifting and general weight training… I … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Wear Knee Sleeves for Weightlifting
iHealth Core Smart Scales Reviewed Today, I’m sharing my iHealth Core Smart Scales review with you all. As a personal trainer, an accurate set of scales is a really important gadget to have. Over the last … Continue reading iHealth Core Smart Scales Review
Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis in Action Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, or NEAT as it’s more commonly referred to as can be a massive ally when it comes to body composition and weight loss. In this … Continue reading Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis in Action
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?)
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!