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’…
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
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?
Non-Traditional Cardio Ideas If you’re anything like me, you’ll hate ‘cardio’ – those long, boring runs on a treadmill whilst you stare at the gym wall. Even worse is the stationary bike – sitting on … Continue reading Non-Traditional Cardio Ideas
There Are NO Absolutes in Health and Fitness… As the title says, there are no absolutes in health and fitness. None. It seems you can’t scroll through Facebook nowadays without someone offering some revolutionary advice … Continue reading There Are No Absolutes in Health and Fitness…
Saturday was active… A few weeks ago I mentioned a Snowdon climb to my mailing list subscribers (if you’re not on my mailing list, why not?!). We did it this weekend. We walked, we climbed, … Continue reading Snowdon Climb – Miners Track
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
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 To Avoid Winter Colds How to avoid winter colds – the practical guide! We’re all susceptible to illness once in a while, but getting a cold needn’t be an annual thing. Read this article … Continue reading The Healthy Winter – How To Avoid Winter Colds