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Wimbledon Workout

  I love Wimbledon! But like watching anything on TV you don’t want to get too sedentary. This got me thinking, could I train using the tennis? Answer – yes! Here is a workout for you tennis lovers, just like … Continue reading

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Split Squat or Back Squat – Which Should I Do?

Recently I have been loving listening to my podcasts. I am a massive badger when it comes strength and conditioning (S&C) and personal training books, podcasts, blogs or anytime of information source. Out of all the podcasts I have listened … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction – 3 Myths About Exercise

The treadmill tells you you’ve burnt 500 calories after a 20 min run but you didn’t tell it your age or weight or sex; you finish every workout with 100 crunches but still can’t see your six pack; and you … Continue reading

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How To Improve Your Economy of Endurance Exercise

Educating our clients is one of our main goals here at motive8 North, surprisingly though it is the more experienced exercisers that often need a tip or two. Many of the endurance athletes that come to us, especially runners, are … Continue reading

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HIIT And TRX Workout

The TRX, what a simple but awesome piece of kit. As a personal trainer, I use the TRX in my sessions a lot. I love the versatility of the TRX and the challenge of using your body weight for the exercises. … Continue reading

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Workout Motivation – Reason or Excuse?

A couple of months ago I shared my 10 minute rule tip, a simple way of getting your backside into gear when you really can’t be bothered doing your workout. This week I thought I’d share another simple workout motivation … Continue reading

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Triathlon Top 5 Tips For Beginners

I’ve been doing triathlon’s for just over 2 years now, and I must say I LOVE them, dare I even say it, more than just running alone! There is something equally exciting, amazing and exhilarating about taking part in this … Continue reading

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Old School Kettlebell Circuit

I save all my personal training client programmes and all my class plans. Sometimes it’s good to look back over previous programmes and workouts. Not only does it help you realise the progression in your client’s training, it can also remind … Continue reading

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Changing Your Training Environment – 4 Key Factors

Everyone likes to train in different ways, in different environments. I don’t pretend to be any sort of psychologist, but it does really interest me how motivation and therefore training adaptation can be altered so much by the environment that … Continue reading

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Alex’s Holiday Training Sessions

The big question I am sure you are dying to know, does a personal trainer still training, even when they are on holiday? Sorry to disappoint but, I certainly do. Here are my three workouts I did whilst I was away … Continue reading

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