Preparing for a Trail Race

It’s almost an oxymoron to use the words trail and race, since trail running requires a different examination of your running skills set, compared to road running say. So the fastest runner in the field will not necessarily be the … Continue reading

My Self Propelled 3 Peaks Challenge – Mind over body or just stupidity & stubbornness

So the aim was to scale the national 3 peaks (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) and cycle in between each one within 4 days just to increase the physical challenge in an effort to raise money for Prostate Cancer … Continue reading

A day in the life of ….

So a lot of people ask what I do day to day between clients and as part of my job. So here is an insight into what I get up to in between putting my PT clients through their paces … Continue reading

Dropping Pounds – Leaner & Meaner!

A simple eating plan to lose body fat in just 6 weeks – for weight loss, race prep or plain vanity! Ups & Downs The clocks have sprung forward at last and for me that always represents a boost in … Continue reading

My amazing weight loss story: 8 stone in 8 months

A little about David’s journey. We’re really grateful to David for sharing his inspiring story. David achieved fantastic results by setting short term realistic targets with a longer term goal in mind. He did some form of cardio, resistance work … Continue reading

Beat the Festive Binge

Christmas can be a challenging time to keep focused on your health and fitness goals, whether it is winter training for a ½ marathon or to maintain your weight loss. The purpose of this blog is to help you devise … Continue reading

How to cope with the dark winter days. Top tips and an observation of using a simulated sun-rise alarm clock.

Summer is over and we are well into the autumn months with the falling of the leaves and the change of the clocks. At this point in the year the change in day light hours and drop in temperature (however … Continue reading

6 ways to lose weight

Put down those glossy magazines, put that fad diet book away. Here are eight top tips from our personal trainers who’ve been on the front line for more than 50 combined years. Yes… that’s a lot of fat beating, in … Continue reading

London Marathon Experience

Arriving at Greenwich Park on the morning of the London marathon is always a very special moment. The initial butterflies in the stomach you felt when you picked up your number now become a positive swarm in the pit of … Continue reading

12 things you didn’t know about playing rugby for England…

We are half way in to the Six Nations Championships and most of us have established our own rituals to mark the occasion. But a few friends and acquaintances have asked me what goes on behind the scenes in the … Continue reading