Why I Recommend ‘Neutral’ Fitness Shoes

I recommend a ‘neutral’ trainer rather than letting someone assess your under or over pronation This is because I believe if you get a thick bouncy sole – jumping up and down in them causes vibration of impact through your joints – so if you go...
Four Reasons Your Entire Year Could Go By With No Results

Four Reasons Your Entire Year Could Go By With No Results

They say that the only difference between dreams and goals is a deadline. Many of us set a deadline of one month, six months, or even a year to reach our goal – whether it be feeling stronger, building stamina, weight loss, muscle gain, toning up – or making some...
Crap weather at home workout

Crap weather at home workout

You know the drill. Its raining. Maybe even snowing. Your plans to go to the gym / go for a run / play tennis have been scuppered by weather. You’re only mildly enthusiastic but you want something simple to do… this workout was invented for just such an...

HIIT 30 Minute Cross Trainer Workout

This workout uses a pyramid structure to increase the demand on your cardio vascular system. To help get through it, remind yourself that for every lung bursting interval, you get twice as long to recover. Remember also, to hold your body upright, in your...
How much weight should you lift?

How much weight should you lift?

How much weight you should be lifting very much depends on your goal and the level of strength and size of muscle you want to achieve. For long, lean muscle the ideal rep range is  around 12, so keep that number in mind. If you are training to get ‘big’...
Why sit ups wont give you a six-pack

Why sit ups wont give you a six-pack

Many people force themselves to do multiple sit ups every day in order to achieve a six-pack, but the bad news is that they are wasting their time. This is a common exercise myth and if it was that simple we would all have sculpted abs akin to Greek gods and...