So it's now officially December and socially acceptable to put up your Christmas tree, blast out Slade and Wizzard in the car and drink hot wine (even though it's something that people avoid like the plague all year around)! And with the most wonderful time of the year comes the temptation of mince pies, copious … Continue reading How to stay in (relatively) Good Shape over Christmas
Which Supplements are actually worth buying?
Supplements are more or less the main money driver of the fitness industry. They come in all different shapes and sizes and come with the promise of them being some form of magical formula that will suddenly transform you into a greek god or goddess, but in reality just taking these products isn't the way … Continue reading Which Supplements are actually worth buying?
How to Do Press Ups Properly
Ahh the famous Press Up. A hallmark of physical strength for years, it is a great test and showing of upper body strength and, when done correctly, works the chest, shoulders, triceps and core muscles. But, the problem is the 'when done correctly' bit about that last sentence. Far too often I see gym goers … Continue reading How to Do Press Ups Properly
How to Make your Own Workouts
Quite often as a PT I hear from people that they don't really know what to do when they go to the gym and aren't sure if what they're doing is right or right for them. This is a perfectly understandable problem and one that can make people demotivated as they see other gym members … Continue reading How to Make your Own Workouts
Don’t Eat Carbs After 6pm – True or False?
'Don't eat carbs after 6pm otherwise it'll all get turned into fat as you don't burn it off' This is a statement that we've all heard and has been around for god knows how long and many people have sworn by it's truth for years. The theory is that if you eat something late at … Continue reading Don’t Eat Carbs After 6pm – True or False?