Exercise

Staying Fit on Holiday

Going on a summer holiday is a great way to relax and have fun with family and have a break from work and enjoy life cal foods and drinks. However, we can still keep active and eat and drink healthily whilst on holiday and still enjoy ourselves.

I CHOOSE TO INVEST IN MY HEALTH AS I'VE GOT A LOT OF LIVING TO DO

Big inspired thank you to Tracy Henry for sharing her thoughts, motivations and reasons why she exercises and what it means to her to be fit, active and healthy. 

High 5,

Matt :-)

 

"I CHOOSE TO INVEST IN MY HEALTH AS I'VE GOT A LOT OF LIVING TO DO"

"Exercise is important to me as it helps me keep physically and mentally strong! 

I have always enjoyed exercise & having a PT has changed my life as I have been pushed to limits that I thought I could never achieve! 

Getting Back Into Playing Sport as an Adult

Playing Sport is a great way for us to get active, enjoy exercise, make friends and be competitive. No doubt many of us adults enjoyed playing Sport in our younger days at school, college etc. However, due to work, motivational and family commitments we may have had to stop playing the sports we enjoyed and struggled to find time to exercise. Whatever the reason for stopping playing Sport, it can be difficult to rejoin playing Sport as an adult. 

CrossFit

CrossFit is a high-intensity strength and conditioning program. It uses functional movements and varied workouts to help people lose weight, build muscle, get fitter and stronger and live healthier lives.

TRY TABATA: AN EXPLOSIVE AND EFFICIENT WORKOUT

There are many different workout and exercise styles that have been developed over the years, which have the aim helping us to reach our fitness goals. 

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROTEIN

We all probably know that protein plays a vital role in our diet and as part of our training and exercise. However, with lots of conflicting advice and information out there, it can be difficult to understand what protein is and why it is so important.

APRIL TEAMWORK WALK

TEAMWORK DREAMWORK WALK

 

Massive inspired high 5 to all you rockstars who came on the April Team Walk, really proud of and inspired by you all, means a lot to me.

Great turnout and great way to get active and enjoy fresh air, take in great scenery and fun fitness. Lots of laughs and banter - mainly at my expense of course :-)

Some great hills tackled and through the woods and fields.

Looking forward to the next teamwork walk and please get in touch if you would like to join us.

TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAMWORK

High 5,

When to Prioritize Resistance and Aerobic Training to Fit Your Goals

Informative article and infographic from Ghergich & co who have teamed up with Health Perch to create an article and illustrated workout with infographic on when to prioritise resistance training and aerobic training to achieve a our individual goals. The article demonstrates that if we are short of time and want to get in a quick workout then we can priorities the form of exercise we use - resistance or aerobic -  based on our goals.

Physical and Mental Benefits of exercising outside

As a Personal Trainer I am passionate about helping others to get more active and using the ‘outdoor’ gym via ‘green’ exercise. There are many physical and mental benefits of exercising outside in the fresh air and natural environment during winter, which I have found both personally and whilst training with my clients.

Physical Benefits
Exercising outdoors is associated with the following physical benefits:
- Increased Energy and Get-up-and-Go

ONLINE TRAINING

ONLINE PERSONAL TRAINING

My online Personal Training services use Skype, FaceTime, Phone Calls, Email to communicate, interact and coach you to achieve your goals.

This includes:

- Initial consultation (health status, goals, exercise history, fitness levels etc) using Skype, Phone Call, FaceTime etc.

- Designing you a detailed, bespoke, personalised and progressive workout plan tailored for you that I email to you

- Food diary and nutritional plans to match your goals emailed to you

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"Matt tailors every session to my needs, and believe me, you feel worked at the end of it, but it’s fun at the same time, with great banter and teamwork, it just flies past every time."
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