I’m writing this in response to a question I was posed on Twitter recently by my friend, Michael Taylor. It’s about the nobility of exercise and whether we need a to exercise in pursuit of … Continue reading On the Nobility of Exercise. Do We Need Fitness Goals?
Fitness News & Views
It has been a couple of weeks since cancer research UK launched the latest wave of their obesity awareness campaign, designed to inform us about the impact obesity can have on your chances of developing … Continue reading Cancer Research UK’s Obesity Awareness Campaign – Is It Fat Shaming?
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
How To Open A Gym: An Interview with Tony Barnes, Graft Haus Owner One of the large growth areas in the fitness industry is the privately-owned gym. Not the corporate chains or the council-run facilities, … Continue reading How To Open A Gym – Tony Barnes, Graft Haus Owner
Origym’s Ultimate Guide to the Personal Training Industry As a personal trainer, I spend a lot of time in gyms. I use 2-3 in my work and I know a lot of people in my … Continue reading Origym’s Ultimate Guide: Personal Training Career Advice…
Interview with Stu Bramley – All about Athleisure The overlap between fashion and fitness has become more present, and we are seeing workout wear extending further beyond the gym environment. Stuart Bramley, an Entrepreneur … Continue reading Interview With Stu Bramley – UP Clothing Founder
The Benefits of Online Training Like a lot of other services, fitness is moving online. Whether it be from YouTube channels, fitness blogs or social media, you can learn a lot about fitness from the … Continue reading The Benefits of Online Training…
The ABC Programme Trial – £1 For The First Week The ABC Programme is my online training programme – it’s a chance for people who can’t work with me in person to use my training … Continue reading The ABC Programme Trial – £1 for 7 Days…
The ABC Programme – Change Your Experience of Training… Starting today, the doors (metaphorical, this is the t’interweb after all) to the ABC Programme are open! The ABC Programme I’ve wanted to offer this service … Continue reading The ABC Programme – Change Your Experience of Training…
The ABC Programme – The Doors Are Nearly Open… I’ve wanted to offer an online fitness service for a long time, but for various reasons (lack of time/laziness/indecision etc) I haven’t gotten round to it. … Continue reading The ABC Programme – Doors are Nearly Open!
Tough Mudder North West… Done On Saturday 11th of September 2017, a group of six of us completed Tough Mudder North West. It was the third (and probably last) time I’ll do the event, but … Continue reading Tough Mudder North West… Done
A Fitness Holiday Done The Right Way… Those of you who have followed my fitness blog for a while will know that every year I host a health and fitness retreat in Fuerteventura on the Canary … Continue reading The Fit for Life Retreat – It’s Coming Back!
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?)
Fit for Life Retreat April 2017 Last year (2016), I hosted the first ever Active Retreat in Fuerteventura. My vision was for a holiday that went above and beyond a ‘normal’ fitness retreat that focussed on … Continue reading Fit for Life Retreat April 2017: A Reflection
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!