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5 Top Tips To Fit Exercise Around Work!

Exercise can often get pushed to the back burner when life gets hectic, whether it is work, socialising, family or just lack of motivation everyone (even myself) have been guilty of making excuses for not exercising. So the question is…..how can … Continue reading

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Don’t Skip Leg Day!

Everyone who has trained with me in one way or another knows that I think squats are the king of exercises! If I’m honest though, I love lunges too – in any variety…that said, I also love deadlifts, glute bridges, … Continue reading

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45 minutes In The Gym!

What would be my favourite ‘go-to’ strength session…So you have 45 minutes, an empty gym (heaven I know…), music blasting, tones of motivation but no programme to follow – what do you do? If you are ever in this position or … Continue reading

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Hybrid Shoulder and Core Workout

Because of my background in strength and conditioning and sport science, I am usually against ‘body-builder’ type workouts. I always recommend to my clients to train their whole body every workout. Firstly, it is much more functional and relateable to … Continue reading

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Food Prep With Louis

A Fool Proof Way To Lose Weight, Save Money AND Time. Whilst Being Full! This is your weekly dose of meal on a plate….except it’s in Tupperware boxes and multiple meals!! Don’t you just love food prep! I’ve played around … Continue reading

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Ladies – Get Rid Of Those Bingo Wings!

Honestly if you Google “how to get rid of bingo wings”, it just lists all kinds of weird and wonderful arm “toning” workouts which range from 5 all important exercises to 20 minute blasts, 30 day challenges and surgery! None of … Continue reading

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Olympic Lifting Variations

Before we look at the Olympic lifting variations, I thought I’d give you a brief history of Olympic lifting. Olympic weightlifting has been included in the Olympics since the first Modern Olympics in 1896 and is now a permanent feature … Continue reading

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Bulletproof Shoulder Workout

My role as a Sports Therapist commonly exposes me to shoulder problems. Recently I have seen a huge increase in the amount of individuals complaining of shoulder pain with symptoms that suggest secondary impingment. These are often influenced by postural … Continue reading

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Beyond the Muscles – Weight Training and Identity Control

  This weeks article is another installment of my PhD studies. The previous articles have higlighted my findings that associate muscularity with the enhance ment of masculinity and the empowerment of an independent feminine identity. What follows are the ongoing … Continue reading

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Amazing Avocado Breakfast Recipe

I am not ashamed to admit I have well and truly jump on the avocado band-wagon, I have been eating a lot recently and I am far from getting sick of it. One of the best accompanies for avocado is … Continue reading

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