Category: Training

11kg weightloss

Lewis has lost 11kg!

This is Lewis and he has lost 11kg in the last 20 weeks! He’s stronger, more confident, and is doing things he’s never done before in the gym.  He doesn’t like to celebrate his success, I’m doing it for him!  Our approach to weight loss has been about creating a sustainable plan that has allowed […]

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That's Progress!

That’s Progress!

‘That’s Progress’! As a trainer this is something I often find myself saying to my clients throughout my day. I log everything single workout with every single client and we aim to make progress throughout our sessions together. Progression completely underpins my approach with all my clients. Simon noted this & kindly had these t-shirts […]

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Why I really don’t like Gymshark…

Gymshark is a huge success but, in my opinion, a huge amount of that success (especially in their earlier days) is built on lies….

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This is Dave...

This is Dave…

This is Dave & he is 69 years young. When it comes to achieving your health & fitness, age is obviously a factor and it can play a role in your training set up. For example, we pay close attention to the loading of Dave’s joints, & we include a lot exercises that are based […]

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Marilyn Monroe

Ladies – This is Marilyn Monroe…

Ladies: this is Marilyn Monroe. As you can see, she is lifting weights.. No matter what your goals are, weight training should play an essential role in your program/routine. Women have been told (either consciously or unconsciously) by the world that they either can’t or shouldn’t challenge themselves with any other than a pink dumbbell. […]

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I wanted to be Arnold…

Arnold was my child hood hero! The 80’s was my era as a kid/young teenager, it was THE golden age of all action movies, & I grew up watching Schwarzenegger, Stallone, & Van Damme all doing their thing. Commando, Rambo, Terminator, Rocky, Predator, The Running Man, Over the Top, Cobra & Bloodsport….I watched them all […]

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Exercise is shit for weight loss…

Fat loss is achieved by managing your energy balance & creating a realistic/sustainable calorie deficit. The reality is that you can train as hard as you want, as often as you want, but if you are consuming too many calories, you will NOT lose weight. Put simply, you need to be burning more calories than you are […]

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when you are healthy

When you are healthy…

The health & fitness industry is often guilty of focusing purely on looks. Most ‘fitness content’ is based around a stream of endless topless photos with very little focus on health or fitness. It’s become ALL about how lean someone is or how muscular someone is… The reality is that the health benefits of training […]

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you are not a bodybuilder

You are not a bodybuilder…

Chances are, if you are reading this, you are not a bodybuilder? So why are you trying to train & eat like one? Why try to copy a routine from a pro level bodybuilder when all you want to do is feel better, lose some fat and perhaps build a bit of muscle? Bodybuilders are […]

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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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