A PROBLEM WITH THE FITNESS INDUSTRY….

  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….

ARE YOU WORKING THE RIGHT MUSCLES???

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???

CHOOSE LIFE, CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS.

‘You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.' Jim Rohn Now stop and have a think, who are the 5 people you spend most of your time with and how are they affecting me?

REASONS YOU’RE NOT LOSING WEIGHT…

The most common complaint from people training is that they are NOT LOSING WEIGHT..... As you'll be aware from previous blogs, when focusing on losing weight it is really FAT we want to lose. We can lose weight by losing fat, but weight loss can also mean muscle loss and this we do not want. … Continue reading REASONS YOU’RE NOT LOSING WEIGHT…

WORK THE BICEPS THROUGH A DIFFERENT ANGLE…

Bicep curls are a great secondary exercise and can benefit many lifts. They are also one of the most satisfying movements to do in training, especially when you are finished with some of the bigger lifts! PREACHER CURL.... This can be done on a Preacher bench or an incline bench using a dumbbell...however to make … Continue reading WORK THE BICEPS THROUGH A DIFFERENT ANGLE…

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,

AVOID HITTING A PLATEAU IN YOUR TRAINING…

Have you hit a wall in training? Not seeing the same results? Want to freshen things up? Contact me to discuss starting a personal training block in 2020. I will teach you how to plan, implement and design your training programme to allow you to hit and exceed your goals. I will lead you through … Continue reading AVOID HITTING A PLATEAU IN YOUR TRAINING…

WHAT IS FAT LOSS???

Body fat is an energy storage for times when we need it. We store fat in adipose tissue in our bodies. This is mostly under our skin (SUBCUTANEOUS) but we can also store it in the body (VISCERAL) and a little in the muscles (INTRAMUSCULAR). When energy become sparse in your bloodstream, the body detects … Continue reading WHAT IS FAT LOSS???

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…