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Personal Training makes you look good and feel great. My role is to provide you with the tools for you to achieve this. If you are committed and have the desire, try your best, think outside of the box and have a bit of fun you can achieve your health and fitness goals. Live life in the active lane. Little active steps taken today, lead to giant progress strides tomorrow.

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  • Posted on: 13 Sep 2018 - 17:06
    I was delighted to be approached by Claire Ward who is a freelance writer from and has written an informative, detailed and benenfical article on the benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Claire has specifically focused on 5 key benefits of HIIT training and as Claire says, if you’ve been around the gym and exercising for a while or have been looking for alternatives to burn that stubborn belly fat, you’ve probably heard of HIIT. The article is well-researched and Claire has provided links to a number of Studies that support the benefits of HIIT. I am a big fan of HIIT training both personally with my own training and with my PT clients. HIIT allows us to get a great whole-body workout in a short space of time, which is...
  • Posted on: 5 Sep 2018 - 17:11
    Kettlebell training has gained massive popularity in recent years and for good reason. The kettlebell is an extremely versatile piece of training equipment, and can be used to reduce body fat and build muscle mass. Amanda Perkins who works with Kettlebell Kings as a senior writer has written and developed a fantastic and informative series focused on different kettlebell workouts. This includes teaching points on how to perform each exercise successfully and safely and links to helpful video examples. The ninth workout in our Kettlebell Workouts for Men series incorporates two compound movements and one traditional exercise (with a modification). Each exercise increases the difficulty of traditional chest and leg workouts to maximize...
  • Posted on: 4 Sep 2018 - 18:34
    This informative, concise and visual infographic provides helpful tips and advice on how we can get more active and exercise whilst at our desk at work. It provides helpful exercises that can be performed at our desks to help combat having a sedentary job. Courtesy of Concept Seating
  • Posted on: 4 Sep 2018 - 18:27
    This informative, concise and visual infographic provides helpful tips and advice on how we can help our skin to look more youthful and healthier. This includes: getting plenty of sleep, eating a healthy diet, staying hydrated and reducing stress. Courtesy of Egozi Plastic Surgery Center
  • Posted on: 3 Sep 2018 - 16:31
    Kettlebell training has gained massive popularity in recent years and for good reason. The kettlebell is an extremely versatile piece of training equipment, and can be used to reduce body fat and build muscle mass. Amanda Perkins who works with Kettlebell Kings as a senior writer has written and developed a fantastic and informative series focused on different kettlebell workouts. This includes teaching points on how to perform each exercise successfully and safely and links to helpful video examples In the eighth edition of our Kettlebell Workouts for Men series, we’re going to cover explosive exercises that will give you a full body workout. The goal for this workout is to complete all reps as quickly as possible. Ideally, the goal is to...
  • Posted on: 25 Aug 2018 - 15:47
    The following is an informative and beneficial article from Insure4Sport, one of the UK's leading and most recognisable sports insurance brands. It discusses the findings of their survey and research into why PTs loose clients and what’s the most popular ways to attract new clients.  A third of personal trainers lose business because clients can no longer afford their services. This is the number one reason clients give when leaving according to a new survey of UK PTs by Insure4Sport. One in five PTs said clients stopped working with them because of time constraints and not being able to commit the required time to exercise.  And a quarter said clients ceased training once people felt they’d achieved their initial goals.   Over half (57...
  • Posted on: 24 Aug 2018 - 19:13
    Kettlebell training has gained massive popularity in recent years and for good reason. The kettlebell is an extremely versatile piece of training equipment, and can be used to reduce body fat and build muscle mass. Amanda Perkins who works with Kettlebell Kings as a senior writer has written and developed a fantastic and informative series focused on different kettlebell workouts. This includes teaching points on how to perform each exercise successfully and safely and links to helpful video examples. Workout InstructionsThis is the seventh workout in our “Kettlebell Workouts for Men” series. This workout consists of five exercises with one modification tacked onto the kettlebell push-ups exercise. You’ll want two very heavy kettlebells...
  • Posted on: 16 Aug 2018 - 18:43
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    Why You're Not Losing Weight On Your Diet? Weight loss is always a problem for most people. The more you try the harder it becomes, even with reputable weight loss programs and exercise. However, that does not mean that you give up, as there might be some other reasons slowing you down apart from your diet. You can check out more information here, but for now, let us see some of the other reasons why you are not losing weight on your diet. 1. You Lack Enough Sleep Sleep, as mundane as it seems is very important in one’s life. The more you sleep, the better your health. Moreover, research has found out that the less you sleep the more likely you will gain weight. Besides, losing sleep also makes you hungry even if you are not. Likewise,...
  • Posted on: 15 Aug 2018 - 14:56
    This informative, concise and visual infographic provides lots of detail on nutritional guides and what we should be looking for when reading them. This includes servings, calories, fats and nutrients. This was created by Westfalia Technology
  • Posted on: 13 Aug 2018 - 15:52
    Kettlebell training has gained massive popularity in recent years and for good reason. The kettlebell is an extremely versatile piece of training equipment, and can be used to reduce body fat and build muscle mass. Amanda Perkins who works with Kettlebell Kings as a senior writer has written and developed a fantastic and informative series focused on different kettlebell workouts. This includes teaching points on how to perform each exercise successfully and safely and links to helpful video examples. This is the 6th part in Kettlebell Workout For Men Series. This workout is divided into two blocks. The first block is a warm up designed to prevent injury and prepare your muscles for the upcoming workout. The second block is comprised of...

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