Bum. Arse. Ass. Behind. Booty. Rump. Derrière. There are many words commonly used to describe the thing that we sit on everyday. Remember years ago when women would ask their partners 'Does my bum look big in this?' and if he replied with anything but a resounding no he would be in the doghouse for … Continue reading Building that Booty
Realistic Body Image in Adverts
One of the headlines coming out of London in recent days is that recently elected mayor Sadiq Khan has moved to ban 'body-shaming' adverts from London transport as they promote unrealistic body image, make people feel insecure about their own bodies etc. http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/jun/13/sadiq-khan-moves-to-ban-body-shaming-ads-from-london-transport Real or Fake? The first point that we have to address here is … Continue reading Realistic Body Image in Adverts
Young, Male and Full of Testosterone
Ah teenage boys and young men in the gym. A true staple of any fitness facility any time of day, any day of the week is either a lone single male or pride of males clashing weights onto the ground, and making grunting noises while flexing in the mirror and swiping right on Tinder again … Continue reading Young, Male and Full of Testosterone
What do I need to do to get a flat stomach?
'Excuse me. What do I need to do to get a flat stomach?' This was a question I was asked only the other day by a group of three 25-40 year old women in a gym and is one of the questions us Personal Trainers get the most from the female half of the population … Continue reading What do I need to do to get a flat stomach?