Many have taken note that fitness and virtual reality seem like a match made in heaven. One of the biggest challenges people tend to face in fitness is boredom; a workout can be more monotonous … Continue reading How Will Fitness Best Be Applied To VR?
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Over the last decade or so, combat sports have exploded in popularity. It’s a combination of the wider TV recognition of MMA and an understanding of just how great Muay Thai and associated sports can … Continue reading Could Muay Thai Help You Get Fit?
I’ve written extensively about HIIT over the years – in fact I’ve even written an eBook on it! Arguably the simplest and most readily available form of HIIT training is sprinting and this led me … Continue reading How Many Calories Does Sprinting Burn? Find Out Here…
Recently I was given the opportunity to review a new set of smart scales by Archon. As a personal trainer I use my scales every day weighing both myself and my clients, so have plenty … Continue reading Archon Smart Scales Review
Battle ropes are a great bit of training kit for conditioning work. I use them every single week in my personal training sessions, but also for my own training. In this article we’re going to … Continue reading Battle Rope Conditioning Workouts – The Complete Guide!
Last year I wrote about the time I ate 1000 calories a day for 5 days. It was a self-experiment to test accepted truths around weight loss and nutrition. Basically, I wanted to know what … Continue reading Does 1000 Calories a Day Work For Weight Loss?
I’ve found a sustainable fitness wear company with products so good I’m using them for my Active Retreat business uniform and official merchandise. I can’t pay them a higher compliment than that, but I’m going … Continue reading bodytek – Leading the Sustainable Fitness Wear Revolution
Alongside my personal training work, I also do some fitness copywriting work. The two overlap in lots of obvious ways. They also overlap in other, slightly less obvious ways. The nutrition agenda is one of … Continue reading The Best Weight Loss Book You Can Read Isn’t About Food
Starting the year on a fitter note… The end of 2018 has been a complete stormer professionally, but that has gone hand in hand with a slowing down of my training (shock horror – a … Continue reading New Year Fitness Challenge 2019
Sometimes in life, you find a great deal. You save a lot of money and that feels great. Gym equipment should not be one of those things. Exercise is more than just a hobby, it … Continue reading Top 5 Pieces of Fitness Equipment to Add to Your Home Gym
Balance, Boundaries and Your Mental Health Forgive me, for I shall be taking up a few minutes of your time. I want to talk about mental health and a few thoughts on it from an … Continue reading Balance, Boundaries and Your Mental Health
ShakeSphere Bottle Review As any fitness enthusiast knows, a good mixing bottle is essential. Whether it’s for a pre or post workout drink or even a greens drink, a good mixing bottle makes life so … Continue reading ShakeSphere Bottle Review
AnySharp Knife Sharpener Pro Review If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time, you’ll have learned that I do a bit of cooking. I’m certainly no Michelin starred chef, but if I’m going … Continue reading AnySharp Knife Sharpener Pro Review
The Active Retreat Fuerteventura I’ve been a little busy recently – so busy in fact, that it would appear I’ve been neglecting my fitness blog. I suppose I have, but there’s been good reason for … Continue reading The Active Retreat Fuerteventura
Kinetik Advanced Blood Pressure Monitor X2 Comfort Review Blood pressure – we all have it, but most of us don’t have a clue what it is. In some of us, it’s high. In others, it’s … Continue reading Kinetik Advanced Blood Pressure Monitor X2 Comfort Review