Category: Training

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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Monday….

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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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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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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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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plan b

Whats your Plan b?

What’s your Plan B?  There is a lot of excitement about the gyms reopening on Monday (12th April 21)…. I think this is a good thing, it’s great for the fitness industry, and it’s another positive step towards things getting back to ‘normal’.  Whenever any business is allowed to reopen I am behind it 100%. However, […]

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