Category: Lifestyle

sweating

Don’t sweat about sweating…

    Sweating… It’s pretty common for people to feel self conscious about sweating during exercise. This is totally understandable, as sweating is an involuntary action controlled by the autonomic nervous system, which is the part of our nervous system over which we have zero control. We don’t consciously think to ourselves ‘this is tough, […]

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Rucking…

Rucking: Rucking is an extremely simple method of training. Get a rucksack, add weight, bang the rucksack on your back & get walking! There are many different approaches & methods, but I  advise starting with around 5% of your bodyweight & progressing up to around 20%. I would start with an simple 20 min ruck […]

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TBHQ IS NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS

TBHQ is ready for business! It’s been a long couple of weeks, but we did it!  I say ‘we’ because I’ve been extremely lucky to have some amazing people help make this happen! Ck Paving did a truly AMAZING job of totally transforming our garden! Their service & standard of work is superb.  My DIY skills are […]

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TBHQ

TBHQ COMING SOON…..

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energy balance

Understanding Energy Balance

Weight gain is caused by overeating in comparison to your activity levels. This doesn’t happen overnight, but through time over eating more calories than you are burning will cause you to gain weight. Physiologically speaking, the only way a human being will lose is by being in a calorie deficit (consuming less calories or expending […]

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N.E.A.T

The REAL reason your trainer asks you to track your steps…

15% of your total daily calories are burned from your daily activities excluding resting, training, sleeping and eating. This is referred to as Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (N.E.A.T). A huge influence in N.E.A.T levels are the total amount of daily steps that you perform. However, you can increase you N.E.A.T without tracking steps, it’s just […]

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Josh has lost 43 pounds!

  Just over a year ago Josh decided that he had had enough.. He wasn’t happy with how he looked and how he felt. His weight had hit a high of 110.6 kg and was affecting his confidence, he watched a video of himself from a night out and simply did not like what he […]

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Ultra Flex Gym reopening 25th July!

I will be returning to the Iron Paradise UltraFlex Gym Hull this Saturday (25th July)! If you are unsure about what to do to truly get in shape… If your training or confidence isn’t where you want it to be… If you feel you are stuck in a slump & not sure of your next […]

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15 things I’ll never do as fitness professional using Social Media...

15 things I’ll never do as fitness professional using Social Media…

15 things I’ll never do as fitness professional using Social Media: 1)Wear GymShark.. 2)Wear a stringer vest, or anything that shows my nipples or ‘side boob’.3)Start a video with the introduction ‘Hi guys, I just wanted to jump on here real quick to tell you all about’…… blah, blah, blah.. 4)Become a ‘brand ambassador‘ for […]

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New Years resolutions

New Years resolutions: a quick guide to doing it right.

New Years resolutions: a quick guide to doing it right. It’s that time of year when you start to think more & more about your resolutions.. Christmas has been & gone and many of you will be starting 2020 by hitting the gym to beat that festive bloat & to kickstart the ‘new you’…. Here […]

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