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January 26, 2017

You may have just started a resistance training programme, or have been training for a while with no real structure. How can a specific training split help you? What is a training split? Which one is best for you?

A training split refers to the way you split your traini...

January 10, 2017

At this time of the year everyone is a nutrition expert. All it takes is for someone to have a little bit of success following a certain food plan and this is then preached to the world.

Be careful who you are getting your advice from. Unless is is from a registered die...

December 19, 2016

Altitude masks - a fitness fad that has largely passed. Even so you still get a few people that train in these, believing that they are getting some performance benefit... They're not.

The idea behind the mask is to restrict oxygen intake to replicate training at higher...

November 23, 2016

Zoe Newson is a two times bronze medal winner in power-lifting for Team GB. Having won bronze in women's under 40kg category in the London 2012 Paralympics...

October 15, 2016

Being a PT in the city I see just how popular spin classes are amongst office workers - the class sign up sheets are nearly always full for lunch time classes. If you’re unfamiliar with spin, it is a cult-like, bike based leg battering 30-45 minutes of hell that will l...

October 11, 2016

A lot of people enter the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer due to the seemingly appealing lifestyle and the fact it looks like an easy job. I’ll be honest, that's what attracted me in becoming a PT when I was younger.

It isn’t until you’ve entered the PT world tha...

September 30, 2016

Mobile phones have become an essential part of our lives due to their range of capabilities and how connected to the world we can be, but are they causing us unnecessary pain?

To look at our mobile phone from a seated or standing position, requires flexion of the neck (...

September 22, 2016

Many people find weight loss difficult - but it is a simple equation:

Calories in < Calories Out = Weight Loss

and similarly,

Calories in > Calories out = Weight Gain

It's easy to get distracted by whether or not you should consume high carbs, low carbs, high protein etc....

September 15, 2016

Wake up. Wearily put the Coffee machine on. Drink up. Now you're properly awake.

That's how most people's morning start. We live in an age where we literally run on coffee. Not only is it a part of our morning routine, but coffee shops are a place in which to socialise...

September 8, 2016

Fish oil , found in oily fish such as salmon and mackerel as well as in pill form, has a wide array of benefits both inside and outside the gym. Omega 3 is a group of fatty acids found in fish oil, and is the reason there are a lot of health benefits associated with th...

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