I just came across this great resource for 111 kettlebell exercises. There is so much rubbish on the internet it is nice to see an informed and educational post about how to do certain exercises. Two things stand out about this resource: difficulty – there are exercises for all levels and many progressions/regressions videos showing[…]
The Turkish Get Up (TKGU) is one of the best yet most under-used exercise you can find in the gym. This is largely down to the complex, technical nature of the movement. It is a great tool for injury prevention, warm up, strength gains, conditioning, fat loss, movement development and screening. At Actuate Personal Training we[…]
Have you booked your summer holiday? Have you even started to think about getting ready for beach? Perhaps its a bit early to start getting fit, you can start in July, that’s enough time, right? I think you know the real answer. There is simple way to losing that extra bit of fat around the[…]
For the second time Actuate Personal Training’s Luke Thompson has been selected to be a coach for the England Taekwon-Do team. Luke will be coaching athletes in the run up and travelling to the European Championships in Bulgaria and World Championships in Ireland this year. Luke is a 5th Degree black belt, international instructor and[…]
This month I have read quite a bit (research, books, articles etc) and here is a short list of the ones that I think can really help you. Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss – this is a catalogue of the authors interviews with some of the most successful people on the planet. I really[…]
A quick snapshot of our clients training throughout 2016 – looking forward to smashing it in 2017!
January is a popular time for lots of people to start going to the gym. But most fail to keep up the good work within 2 weeks. This is often due to a lack of a planned approach to attacking their goals and a new year gym programme. There are a lot of things to[…]
Eating too much at Christmas is a given. Yes, in an ideal world everyone would load up on veggies, enjoy some good quality protein, have a little potato and skip the pudding. But in reality most people see this time of the year as a treat and I include myself in this. So here are[…]