You know what, I owe you all an apology – I said I’d update this every week, but I haven’t. I’ve carried on doing the training, the reading etc etc, but I’ve had a boat … Continue reading My Hard-Ish 75 Update… 2
Sleep has always been an intriguing phenomenon for us and a mystery to say the least. When reading more about the process of sleep, you will often come across the term “sleep cycle”. This term … Continue reading Stages of Sleep: What is it & Why it is Important
I’ve written this Ben Nevis training guide for anyone who is thinking about climbing, is climbing or has-done-and-wants-to-do-it-again, Ben Nevis. As both a personal trainer and a bloke who has actually climbed the mountain (amongst … Continue reading The Complete Ben Nevis Training Guide
Struggling to get enough sleep is very common nowadays. In fact, a study by Aviva reveals that 16 million Brits suffer from sleepless nights, with two thirds of the population struggling with disrupted sleep. Often, … Continue reading The Impact of Good Sleep on Exercise
Hard-ish 75 week 1 update. But before then, an explanation…. A week ago I wrote that I was starting a challenge based on the Hard 75 that has been doing the rounds on social media. … Continue reading My Hard-Ish 75 Update 1….
Everyone has his or her fitness goals, whether big or small. And working on your fitness goals at the comfort of your own home is one of the best ways to achieve them without having … Continue reading Setting Up a Home Gym in Small to Midsized Rooms
It can be so difficult to stay on top of your own health and nutrition when you have a young family to take care of. Making time for anything other than your children can seem … Continue reading 3 Ways To Stay Fit With A Young Family
Motivation is a funny thing. I’ve written this post having been inspired by something I have watched grow over the last couple of years. Something I really don’t like and feel preys on people looking … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Motivation and ‘Personal Development Coaches’…
When I first started training in gyms about 20 years ago, the idea of ‘athleisure’ wasn’t even a thing – there was a clear line between what you wore in the gym and what you … Continue reading Look Good, Train Good, Feel Good With The Sports Edit
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?
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
Why You Should Be Cycling to the Gym The current health culture in the UK means that more people are looking to get fit and healthy, which has meant more people are going to the … Continue reading Why You Should Be Cycling to the Gym
The Tale of the Cyclist and the Waistline… The first gym I ever went to was at Cape Cornwall Golf club in the late 90’s. I’d head in with my mate after school and without … Continue reading The Tale of the Cyclist and the Waistline…
Strength Training for Cyclists – 4 Reasons Why You Should Do It! A lot of cyclists don’t like to spend much time cooped up in the gym. That’s not where their strengths lie, or where … Continue reading Strength Training for Cyclists
Garage Gym? My Kind of Home Improvement! If you have the space, a home gym is a great investment. For a (relatively) small amount of money you can put together a great home set up … Continue reading Why Have a Garage Gym?