Category: Training

Progressive Overload

What is Progressive Overload?

Progressive Overload is one of THE most important principals of building muscle…but sadly it is often misused or confused…

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Ladies, Do you want to work on your bum, legs & bingo wings?!

What is the B.L.B Program? This program is specifically designed for women who wish to focus on their: Bum, Legs & Bingo Wings! You will be guided by myself through 5x 1 hour personal training sessions, all performed at my private 1-2-1 gym -TBHQ! Each of these sessions will cater to you as an individual: […]

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Stronger Things

Stronger Things…

Stronger Things: Here are ‘eleven’ ( get it ) reasons/benefits why doing ‘Stronger’ Things & lifting weights is a good idea: Burn more calories when you are resting. Better mobility – if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it! Increased confidence & self esteem. Better posture. Clearer mindset (get out of your own head). Stronger […]

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Ladies – no more pink dumbbells!

I’ve been doing this a long time, & I’ve trained 100s of women of all ages/background/abilities and, generally speaking, I believe: The average Woman is FAR stronger than they think they are (and the average guy is weaker but that’s a post for another day 😂). There are many, many reasons for this… Women have […]

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New Years resolutions 2022: a quick guide to doing it right. 

New Years resolutions: a quick guide to doing it right.  Chances are that you have started to think about your new year resolutions?  Here are 15 simple tips to help you out for 2022: 1. Set REALISTIC goals… if you are new to training or looking to resume after a long time off, then going from nothing […]

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Unilateral Training

unilateral training…

Unilateral training: do you include it in your current routine? If not you could be missing out on the benefits of correcting muscle imbalances, whilst building a stronger core! What does it mean? Unilateral is a fancy name used to describe single arm or single leg exercises. What’s the point? We all tend to have […]

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Mondays….  Today is Monday, the start of new calendar week… Mondays are often a popular day for people who like to train. I have a lot of clients who love to train on Mondays because they feel it helps to anchor their behaviours & habits for the rest of the week. Training on a Monday […]

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Log Booking

Log booking & Life…

    I’m a big fan of log booking every workout… Your log book can be your friend, it can help keep you accountable to yourself, it can help keep you focused/on track, and it can help give you feedback if your progress starts to stall… However, in order to examine your numbers accurately you […]

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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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Don’t be afraid…

  I’ve always had a passion for ‘traditional’ weight training, but I now enjoy including a wider range of training styles into my programming. I like the challenge of working on my weaknesses and areas I’ve neglected over the years. Box jumps have become part of regular routine now and they are progressing nicely…(you can […]

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