While there may be more than one, let's look at the way Fitness and health is portrayed in the media. Mental Health Awareness is essential for us in modern society and there is a huge concern with Body Image and the issues surrounding the topic. With magazines and images on social media constantly pushing … Continue reading A PROBLEM WITH THE FITNESS INDUSTRY….
Kettlebells are a great piece of kit that tend to gather dust in the gym and don't get used to their full potential. So are you using kettlebells in your training? If not then you are missing out on some serious strength and fitness gains. What is a kettlebell? Quite simply it's a solid heavy … Continue reading BRING KETTLEBELLS TO YOUR WORKOUTS….
Weight training can be hugely beneficial to your training goals and help with your health and fitness. Doing exercises correctly and using correct form is paramount when training, however just because a movement looks correct doesn't always mean you are engaging the correct muscles. This is especially true when just starting out training, many of … Continue reading ARE YOU WORKING THE RIGHT MUSCLES???
Over the past few years more people are realising the benefits of resistance training to achieve fat loss. But many people are still stuck in the 90’s mentality that the only way to lose fat is through cardio and weights are only for those who want to get massive. On the other side of this … Continue reading WEIGHT TRAINING OR CARDIO – THE GREAT DEBATE…
Many will have heard that lifting weights is more beneficial for fat loss compared to cardio. While this may be over simplified, lifting weights will help you to develop and maintain a healthy body composition more easily than cardiovascular exercise. Throw in a good dose of healthy eating and you're onto a winner. The problem … Continue reading WHY LIFT WEIGHTS?
Are you looking to start training in 2020? Maybe you just want to improve on your current training routine or need some extra motivation? If you are interested in taking the next step, use the form below to contact me and discuss getting started! I have LIMITED availability however will be taking on TWO … Continue reading JOIN ME IN 2020….
BE KIND TO YOURSELF THIS YEAR....REDUCE YOUR STRESS…… We all seem to lead very stressful lives these days. Which is rather silly considering there are more gadgets, projects, information and available help than ever before. Our lives seem to be a constant battle to find ways to make it easier, give us more free time, … Continue reading REDUCE YOUR STRESS IN 2020…
SUPERSETS + 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. Not only that but by putting exercises back to back you keep your heart rate running higher … Continue reading SUPERSETS AND CIRCUITS….
HAPPY HOGMANAY! Hope everyone is getting ready to see in the New Year, a new decade and the dawn of 2020! Hogmanay is a great time to reflect on the past year, our experiences and if we achieved what we wanted in the past 12 months. Hogmanay represents the ‘last day of the year a … Continue reading WHAT IS YOUR MOTIVATION FOR TRAINING??