Personal Training Blog

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.


"Together we'll achieve your goals"

  • Posted on: 23 Oct 2011 - 21:50
    The following are links to some great websites/magazines that provide a variety of health and fitness advice, information and tips, ranging from nutrition to training to recovery. I have listed them under the main audience that they target, men or women. However, regardless of which audience you fall into, they all provide lots of great information so I would recommend that you get into the routine of checking/reading them all. Men Women   Matt  
  • Posted on: 22 Oct 2011 - 16:34
    I want to say a big thank you to a few people who have helped me develop my website and bring it to life: 1. To Danny Johnson at Ashworth Marketing for providing a professional service and constantly providing advice and feedback: 2. To all of my clients, past and present, for your feedback and suggestions and your kind testimonial words 3. To M & C Wilson for your photography expertise and to P Bodsworth for your creative and innovative ideas. Here is to a successful future for us all "Together we will achieve your goals" Matt
  • Posted on: 21 Oct 2011 - 21:18
    This was a great idea that a client suggested about taking photographs of your food to identify your portion sizes. As the client said to me "there are salads" and "AND THEN THERE ARE SALADS". In other words, portion size and control is crucial as you could eat 'healthy' food but if you eat huge portion sizes and over eat you will not lose weight/fat in fact you could put it on. Here is a photo that my client sent me of their food, simple dinner meal of Jacket potatoe (Carbohydrates), Beans and Tuna (Protein). Nutritious, quick to make and filling. Great for keeping you full and keeping your energy levels buzzing. Nutrition is the key to success. Matt
  • Posted on: 19 Oct 2011 - 20:19
    Today the weather was wet and windy outside, so we trained in a client’s garage instead - using step ladder, skipping rope, boxing equipment and 8kg dumbbells. We did a fantastic workout circuit that my client said pushed him really hard and gave him a great whole body workout. The main workout consisted of the following: Spider Press ups Burpees Skipping Plank with arm/leg movements Boxing Ladder climbing Shoulder Presses Mountain Climbers Each exercise was 30-45 seconds and we rested for 30-45 seconds at the end of the circuit and did it 2 times fully with a few individual exercises at the end e.g. lunges and Kangaroo Jumps. Most of the exercises involved high intensity body weight exercises and the circuit provided a great fat burning...
  • Posted on: 14 Oct 2011 - 17:19
    You can now follow me on Twitter Matt Swierzynski @Mattswazfitness where I will be posting tips, advice, articles, training progress and many other things related to health and fitness.    
  • Posted on: 7 Oct 2011 - 14:33
    Tags: is the new online home of Matt Swierzynski - known to his friends as Matt Swaz - a personal trainer working around the Kirklees and Calderdale areas (including Huddersfield, Halifax, Holmfirth, Dewsbury, Brighouse & more). The new site will provide an overview of the personal training services that Matt offers, which focus on outdoor and home training, away from the traditional gym setting. As an experienced and fully-qualified Level 3 personal trainer in Advance Cardiovascular Training, Advance Resistance Training and Client Lifestyle & Fitness Assessment, Matt will be sharing his extensive knowledge through a regularly updated Resources section and blogging about health, fitness and nutition topics. The website was...


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