How to stop making excuses

How to stop making excuses

It’s not uncommon to have times when you miss training sessions, in actual fact missing the odd one can do you good and can even aid recovery. This only becomes a problem if you start to miss sessions regularly. You stop making improvements, you...

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Staying in control

We all know that a healthy diet and regular exercise are integral to a fit and healthy lifestyle.  We may be motivated to fulfil them for a while, but what happens when this drive to get up, do the exercise and eat the right things starts to...

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Success breeds success

Success breeds success

In just a few weeks the Olympics kicks off and our televisions will be filled with the finest sporting specimens the world has to offer.  On the BBC there will be non-stop, multi-channel coverage and highlights on every other channels’s...

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What makes us fat?

What makes us fat?

There are lots of things that can contribute to putting on weight or make it hard to slim down.  In my years of Personal Training I have encountered the same issues many times.  Here are my top ten causes and what to do about them. Eating too...

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GI eating

GI eating

More and more people are recognising the value of the Glycaemic Index, or GI, in choosing carbohydrate-rich food. This article aims to provide a basic insight into why it exists and its relevance in a healthier diet. Why carbs? The reason we eat...

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Getting a Summer Body

Getting a Summer Body

It’s been a bit sunny recently and in the best of British traditions people have started stripping off.  It may have caused you to think about your wobbly bits, so I want to give you three brilliant exercises to try at home and firm up the flab...

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