Continuing professional development is on my priority list. Staying up to date is of vital importance in the fitness industry. New scientific discoveries are always being made, changing what we thought we knew about the human body and new technologies offer new ways to exercise. The industry is also poorly regulate.This means that a lot[…]
A while ago I did a video for TW Osteopaths, showing how to do a general warm up. A warm up should be split into two parts, general (for all activities) and specific (geared towards the activity you are about to start). No matter what sport you are going to do, be it football, swimming,[…]
Yes, you could wait until June and then hit the gym 6 times a week and eat like a monk, making your self depressed, feeling guilty for any treats and struggling to cope when you are out socialising. And then probably not getting the beach body you were hoping for. There is another way. Start[…]
There are hundreds if not thousands of supplements available these days. And if you eat a balanced, healthy diet you probably don’t need most of them. However, it is very difficult to get everything you need from food. For example, magnesium is depleted from soil due to current agricultural practises, or if you are weight[…]
So we’re halfway through January already. How are the new year resolutions to get fit going? Most people have already given in to the no alcohol/chocolate/pizza resolutions and not many will have worked out everyday as planned. But what did you expect? No one can sustain a 100% effort for very long. It’s impossible. But[…]
After many years as a competitor in the England Taekwon-Do team Luke has retired from competition and has now been selected as one of the national team’s coaches. “It is a real honour and I am looking forward to helping the best athletes in the country work towards the European Championships in Finland later in the[…]
Each year we run an outdoors fitness session to kick start the new year. Great effort from everyone this year, lots of kettlebells, TRX and body weight exercises (sadly no sprints as it was just too wet).
As 2016 approaches lots of people decide that this is the year that they are going to get fit, lose that muffin top, run that marathon or just get a bit healthier. But it can be daunting task, especially when you don’t see the results that you want immediately or get injured before the end[…]