Category: Training


Are YOU doing this one simple thing?

  Log-booking: In order to document & record your progress, having a log book is essential. Your log book is your friend, it makes you accountable to yourself, it keeps you focused and on track, and will give you feedback if your progress starts to stall. It doesn’t have to be anything flash or fancy, […]

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N.E.A.T- do you need to move more?

When it comes to fat loss, people often think about going to the gym & changing their diet, few look at their true overall activity levels………. ‍This is classed as N.E.A.T ‍N.E.A.T stands for Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis…. Sounds fancy doesn’t it? This is a flashy way of describing & grouping all the energy that […]

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Get Out Of Your Head

Get Out Of Your Head…

One of the main reasons I like love training is that for that moment in time nothing else matters, other than the job in hand.  I am completely detached from everything. If you truly want to clear your own mind & momentarily escape any stress or worries you may have, adjusting your training can help. Done […]

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Unbreakable starring Bruce Wills as David Dunn, have you seen it?   It’s a classic film, Bruce at his finest (apart from Die Hard obviously ha ha ).. Anyway, David discovers he has certain gifts, certain strengths & certain powers… Throughout the course of Unbreakable David starts to challenge these strengths… He doesn’t really know how strong […]

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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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