Category: Training

New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions 2019 – Your guide to getting it right…

Happy New Year! Christmas has been & gone no doubt many of you will be starting 2019 by hitting the gym to beat that festive bloat & to kickstart your New Years Resolutions?! I have no issue with new years resolutions & even the most advanced or experienced trainer was once a beginner, however I’ve […]

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This is Steve…..

        This is Steve, & he is an ex rugby player… Steve is 45 & he dedicated the majority of his younger days to the game, it was & always will be his passion… Unfortunately the game has left him with several injuries which cause him limitation & pain in day to […]

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Do The Hard Stuff

Do The Hard Stuff…

Do The Hard Stuff…. ✅In the gym. ✅Out of the gym. ✅In life. Doing the hard stuff is what makes us grow & develop in all areas of life. The hard stuff is also the most rewarding. There is no sense of achievement in completing any task that you KNOW you can easily do. Think […]

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before and after

Andys Amazing 12 Week Transformation!

..he isn’t a bodybuilder, a cover model or an athlete, he is simply a normal guy wanting to be a better version of himself…. ☀️Andy is going on holiday tomorrow with his family to Turkey… 12 weeks ago, Andy decided he wanted to be leaner & feel better for his holiday, so our plan began….. […]

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Metro Gym

‘It’s a proper gym’…

‘It’s a proper gym’… This is often what new clients say when they walk into Metro Gym with me for the first time.   In all honesty, most people who train with me are often nervous & intimidated, so the idea of training at ‘proper gym’ scares them. However, after about 10 mins, I always […]

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do the hard stuff

Do The Hard Stuff…

Do the hard stuff: . I often talk about the importance of challenging yourself in the gym by doing the ‘hard stuff’. . By this, I am referring to the exercises that place the biggest demand on your body. Eg. A rack pull, pulldown or pull up variation will always be more taxing on your […]

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Metro Gym

Which exercise is best for YOU?

    Which exercise is the best for YOU? . You don’t HAVE to do any one exercise.. . When it comes to selecting an exercise, considerations should include: . Injuries/physician limitations (past & present). . Individual mechanics. . Whether the exercise in question is actually a good fit for that individual. . Limb length. […]

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love island

Love Island – do you watch it?

  Love Island – do you watch it? As you probably know, the new series started recently…. It’s not really my thing (honest )….but as Amy is into it, its ‘on in my presence’ most evenings and probably will be for the foreseeable future every night at 9pm… Anyway, the ‘Love Island’ thing got me thinking, […]

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PERSONAL TRAINING: SPECIAL OFFER!

PERSONAL TRAINING SPECIAL OFFER!   For a limited time only, I am offering YOU the following package: ✅A meet & chat to discuss YOUR goals & what YOU want achieve. YOU are an individual & unique, therefore the approach we take must also be unique. ✅We will discuss the best way for YOU to make realistic & sustainable changes to YOUR lifestyle & YOUR eating habits/patterns. ✅10 x Personal […]

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Fit at 40

Leg Press: How Low Should You Go?

  Leg Pressing: How low should you go? In terms of depth/range of movement this is often down to the mechanics of the individual. For example: tight hamstrings will limit the range. Some of you will be able to take your knees right up towards your chest, whereas others will be far more comfortable sticking […]

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