It's been a long standing debate in gyms all around the world - which is better, weights or cardio. There is a lot of discussion surrounding this, so I thought it would be best to settle the argument once and for all! First things first Now when people are asking 'weights or cardio' typically they're … Continue reading Weights vs Cardio
Keys to Losing Weight and Being Healthy in 2018
Well Christmas is all over now and for most people today is the first day back to work *Cries uncontrollably*, first day on their new diet and the day they start thinking about signing up to the gym (I brace myself for how busy the gym will be tonight). Everyone will all have very different goals … Continue reading Keys to Losing Weight and Being Healthy in 2018
A Short Guide to Getting in Shape in the New Year
The time for new years resolutions is upon us and for a lot of people, getting in better shape than they already are and/or improving their health is high on their list. Out goes the alcohol in the form of 'Dry January', the chocolate and cakes get cut back and a new gym membership gets … Continue reading A Short Guide to Getting in Shape in the New Year
How to stay in (relatively) Good Shape over Christmas
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?
Tops Tips for Getting in Shape in Time for the Festive Season
Yes I know, it's waayyyy to early to even think about let alone talk about Christmas, but the time is coming when people start to make moves to get in better shape for the parties and gatherings. The works do, seeing family and friends you haven't seen for ages, the feeling of dread of putting … Continue reading Tops Tips for Getting in Shape in Time for the Festive Season
Top Exercises for Building a Great Looking Back
Having a good looking back is something that's pretty bad ass and looks cool on both men and women. Not only that, there's also loads of great benefits to our posture and general movement to having a strong back and posterior chain! But what are the best exercises in order to strengthen and grow that … Continue reading Top Exercises for Building a Great Looking Back