WHY SO SAD???

Bright light at daybreak is the signal for the gland to stop producing this melatonin. But on dull winter days, especially indoors, not enough light is received to trigger this waking up process. Why do you think so many of us attack coffee every morning.....

THE LEG CURL ….

Want to know how to perform the leg curl? This machine version of the hamstring curl is great for targeting the hamstrings in the back of your legs. Check out the video and contact me if you have any questions,

THE LEG EXTENSION….

Check out the video below for a demonstration of how to use the Hammer Strength Leg extension.

MOBILE PHONES IN THE GYM…

GYM ETIQUETTE WEEK... 5 - MOBILE PHONES. We touched upon this in the last post. Mobile phones upset some people beyond belief. They are part of our daily lives, everyone has one now and they are here to stay. So let's talk about appropriate use in the gym- USING FOR MUSIC - This is needed … Continue reading MOBILE PHONES IN THE GYM…

DON’T HOG THE GYM…

GYM ETIQUETTE WEEK... 4 - SUPER SETS + CIRCUITS. Doing two exercise back to back or in a small circuit. This is a great way to get the heart rate up during weight training and get more exercises into a smaller space of time. HOWEVER... there are some considerations that some people don't consider while … Continue reading DON’T HOG THE GYM…

DO YOU EVEN BENCH???

THE BENCH PRESS... The pinacle in every training programme, you can sum this lift up in one day MONDAY! So what makes this such an attractive exercise and how useful is it? Well, the bench press is an upper body strength training exercise and consists of pressing a weight upwards from a supine position (lying … Continue reading DO YOU EVEN BENCH???

WHERE TO BEGIN….

Summer is approaching at last, temperature is starting to rise and hopefully the last of the ice and snow is out of the way but in Scotland you never know. Now from the end of March through April I had noticed a massive reduction in the amount of gym goers, early risers and regular trainers. … Continue reading WHERE TO BEGIN….

WHY I LOVE MY INDEPENDANT GYM…

Looking at the UK as a whole I have noticed that budget gyms are taking over. This may sound great to people, cheap gym! But unfortunately that is exactly the problem, cheap gyms. I have also noticed a large number of Independant gyms in Glasgow closing due to the impact of so many budget gyms … Continue reading WHY I LOVE MY INDEPENDANT GYM…

DO YOU EVEN BENCH???

THE BENCH PRESS... The pinacle in every training programme, you can sum this lift up in one day MONDAY! So what makes this such an attractive exercise and how useful is it? Well, the bench press is an upper body strength training exercise and consists of pressing a weight upwards from a supine position (lying … Continue reading DO YOU EVEN BENCH???