For anybody who’s followed me for a while you’ll know that I don’t say an awful lot about weight loss. I genuinely believe that exercise and good nutrition is about living a healthy and happy life and not about getting into smaller clothes or weighing less.
Most people, however, are still desperately looking for the best way to lose weight. I am not completely exempt from this.
Most of us at one time or another have tried to and catastrophically failed at getting into shape. It seems that all of us have a fitness and diet related horror story to tell.
Thanks to marketing agencies around the world we are constantly striving to be in the best shape ever. We’re parting with our money all over the place to find the quick fix and ultimate thing that will g...
A few years ago, up until I qualified as a personal trainer, this was me. I had never genuinely enjoyed exercising when I was growing up. At school I did anything and everything possible to avoid exercise and spent more of my PE lessons chatting and feeling anxious about getting changed in front of everyone.
“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”
Failing is a huge part of growth, making progress and changes when it comes to fitness. Yet, most of us are hard wired to avoid failure at all costs.
You’ve heard the term used a lot but you’re still not 100% sure what ‘Strength Training’ is? Don’t worry you’re not alone – here’s our guide on all things strength training.
Strength training is a type of physical exercise that improves muscular strength by gradually increasing the ability of the muscle to resist force using free weights, machines or body weight. This type of e...