Month: January 2019

Food tips

Top tips for getting through the day without snacking

Stopping snacking is by far one of the hardest thing any of us has to do when we start to think about managing our diets. Hunger, even the tiniest inclination, can drive us quickly towards the biscuit tin, so here are some top tips to help break that habit: Find a breakfast that keeps you …

Functional Fitness

Stretching – Do it in the gym or at home?

I know that we all need to stretch out after a gym or training session. I know that that not stretching is a recipe for disaster. However, I also know that most people spend all of their gym time doing their exercises and think a couple of hamstring stretches as they walk to the exit …

Gym Programmes

WWIC’d – A gym formula to kickstart the year

I’m on a march to get my clients to max the benefit they’re getting from the gym in the time they have available. Time is precious, so I’m building programmes that are short & sharp, that only takes around an hour out of your day door-to-door. I’m suggesting a very simple four stage workout… Warm-up, …

Functional Fitness

How to make best use of time in the gym

I know a lot of people struggle to find an hour to spend in the gym on a regular basis. The main reason being that for most of us it isn’t just the hour or so when we’re actually in the gym, it’s the 20+ minutes getting ready and travelling to the gym, followed by …

Training Diary

Personal training and fitness log – w/e Sunday 6th January

The New Year started as you’d expect with a very slow day. Nothing much achieved apart from recover from a 03.00 finish. In my defence, I did well, as many of my younger friends had departed well before that. Wednesday was a different matter and started two friends on, what we hope will be, a …