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  • 5 Ways to Spot a Bad Personal Trainer 20/11/2018

    I’ve witnessed some shocking personal training in my time. I could write a full blog on all of the bad PT’s i’ve observed… For example… I’ve listened to a personal trainer chat the whole session about Big Brother and his boozy w...

  • Intimidated by the gym 19/11/2018

    Going to the gym can be a daunting prospect, especially if you’re either unfit or new to the gym environment.  It can be intimidating because lots of people believe that gyms are full of BIG burly men, grunting, and acting like Alpha Male C...

  • Are You Slowly Killing Yourself With Food & Bad Habits 15/11/2018

    Wowww! extreme words Nick?  A bit heavy for a Thursday evening isn't it?  The truth is… Obesity related diseases are killing people everyday! 62% of adults in England are overweight - more than two-thirds of men and almost 6/10 wo...

  • The 5 biggest mistakes you're making in the gym… 13/11/2018

    I qualified to be a personal trainer back in 2005! Over the last 13 years or so i’ve worked with hundreds, and observed thousands of people in commercial gyms.  I’ve witnessed people get amazing results but on the flip side… Watched...

  • What to do pre and post workout to avoid breaking out 12/11/2018

    Taking exercise is one of the best ways to stay looking your best. It’s not just about getting a toned body – regular workouts can slow down the ageing process and keep you feeling so good it shows. The downside to breaking a sweat is brea...

  • How To Get Prepared For An Awesome Workout 11/11/2018

    If you look at elite athletes most of them have pre match rituals, for example Andy Murray likes to sit in the locker room before a tennis match and listen to some powerful music, whilst he visualises making perfect shots and beating his opponent...

  • Top 4 Supplements For Bodybuilders 10/11/2018

    A few weeks ago I was sent a package from bodybuilding.com which contained 4 of my favourite supplements.  The 4 supplements were: Amino Boost Pre Workout Vitamin D3 Fish Oil  I asked for the above 4 supplements because they...

  • 06/11/2018

    A client asked me about running the other day… “Is running good for me?” “isn't running one of the best ways to lose weight?” In this post I thought it would be good to give you my take on running. I’ll answer the question th...

  • 05/11/2018

    According to an article in The Guardian upto a million Britons use steroids to improve their physique. In Western society there’s a huge amount of focus placed on image... if you are good looking, and have sculpted abs you’re often rewarde...

  • Whats the best way to lose pregnancy weight? 31/10/2018

    Ok, so you’ve given birth! Fair play by the way, i’ve never given birth because i’m a man, but I have experienced my wife giving birth… Women deserve a medal, I couldn't do it! Although i’ve never been pregnant so I can’t rel...