Now that summer is in full swing, everybody is rushing to get a beach body, and let’s be honest, with our holiday coming up in the next week or so, we need a hot body, and we need it now! The internet is full of quick diets that will get you the weight loss that […]
Summer is here and we feel more energised and motivated to work out, but as soon as we set foot outside we feel the heat, like a slap on the face. Unless you’re from a warmer country living in London, the heat is probably getting to you, and you’re probably wondering how you can train […]
Whenever anyone asks me about why I became a personal trainer and just assumes I’ve always been into sports and fitness, I always respond with I used to hate exercise, and people get surprised. It’s true, though, growing up I hated P.E. although I had never really thought about why until recently. This last week […]
This past weekend I dipped my toe into race events for the first time. Well, that’s not entirely true, I’ve volunteered and marshalled races before, but I had never been a PT at a race. This Saturday I actually led the warm up for the Run for Diabetes 5k – 10k + Fun Run organised […]
There’s something that bothers me a bit about fitness and the media. They’ve been lying to us! See, they’ve been telling us that the only way to get fit is to do a [insert number of days] challenge, or the [insert fruit] diet, that we need to stop eating carbs, that actually fat is bad […]
When I was growing up, we had PE classes at school, and between the bullying I suffered and that I wasn’t particularly skilled, I hated them.
The big word. The one everyone talks about but nobody knows how to keep. To be honest with you, I struggle with motivation. I’ll be motivated for a few days and then life gets in the way and I find it difficult to keep going. Who wants to work out after a long day at […]