What Types of Personal Trainers Are There?

23rd Jun 2023

In the world of fitness, personal trainers play a crucial role in helping individuals achieve their health and wellness goals. With a diverse range of expertise and specialisations, personal trainers offer unique approaches to training, ensuring personalised guidance and support. In this article, I’ll delve into the various types of personal trainers and fitness professionals, […]

The Complete Guide To Personal Training

9th Jun 2023

Personal training is about much more than just pumping iron or hitting the treadmill like a hamster on a wheel; it’s a whole world of fitness techniques that cater to your unique needs and goals. We’re talking about strength training to build those muscles, cardio workouts to get your heart pumping, and flexibility training to […]

Personal Training Vs CrossFit: Which is Best for You?

27th Apr 2023

When it comes to improving fitness and achieving health goals, there are many different exercise programmes and training methods to choose from. Two of the most popular options in 2023 are personal training and CrossFit. While they are not exact opposites, there are a lot of differences between them.  Personal training of course, involves working […]

The Importance of Proper Form in Exercise

12th Apr 2023

Proper form is a crucial aspect of exercising that cannot be emphasized enough, and as a personal trainer, it’s the thing I am always repeating to my clients. It refers to the correct alignment, posture, and movement patterns during exercise, and it plays a vital role in making the most from your exercise. Whether you […]

Does Exercise Lower Blood Sugar?

17th Mar 2023

Blood sugar control is a critical aspect of managing diabetes, and physical activity is one of the most effective tools for achieving it. Regular exercise has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity, lower blood sugar levels, and reduce the risk of diabetes-related complications. In this article, I will explore the relationship between exercise and blood […]

Does Exercise Increase Metabolism?

3rd Mar 2023

Metabolism is the word to describe the chemical processes that occur within our bodies to keep us alive. These processes include the conversion of food into energy, the breakdown of toxins, and the synthesis of proteins and other molecules that our bodies need to function properly. It plays a critical role in our overall health […]

Does Exercise Lower Cholesterol?

20th Jul 2022

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a type of lipoprotein that is found in the bloodstream and is responsible for helping to build up the walls of our arteries. It is constructed of fat and proteins, and is made in the liver. Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones (including testosterone and estrogen), cell membranes, and […]

Does Exercise Increase Testosterone?

15th Jul 2022

The short answer is yes, exercise can increase testosterone levels – in both men and women. However, it is not that simple! In this article I will explain why, the science behind it, and also what you can do to increase testosterone levels naturally. What is testosterone? Testosterone is a growth hormone made by both […]

Why Is Exercise Good For Mental Health?

30th Jun 2022

Exercise has a host of benefits for your mental wellbeing, including reducing stress, improving mood, and boosting your energy levels. In this blog I’ll go into the reasons behind this, and the best ways to overcome the barriers that you may feel are stopping you from exercising. What are the mental health benefits of exercise? […]

Does Exercise Increase Blood Pressure?

17th Jun 2022

The short answer is yes, exercise will cause your blood pressure (BP) to rise for a short time. For most individuals, there is nothing to be concerned about, as when the activity is stopped it should rapidly return to normal. If you have high blood pressure, your doctor or nurse may advise you to take […]

Positivity is the key.

22nd Feb 2020

Have your New Year’s resolutions dwindled to dust? Has this wet and windy start to the year seen you fall from grace once again? Did you take the approach of setting yourself new challenges to undertake, or was it another failed attempt at trying to ditch the booze for Jan’ followed by other negatives, rather […]

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