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Top Tips for Beginner Runners

When you first start running or even think about going running it can all feel a bit daunting. Stepping away from the treadmill to the great outdoors can often seem quite an intimidating prospect. What about all those others runners? … Continue reading

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Cardio vs Resistance Workout

As our one day Motive8 Fitness Fiesta approaches, I can’t help but start to plan the classes already. It means that I can try them out in advance and iron out any timing problems, add progressions and modifications or rethink … Continue reading

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Total Body TRX Workout

We wrote a HIIT and TRX workout a few months ago. This time I thought I would share a Total Body TRX Workout with you. Many of my personal training clients are interested in fat loss or improving their muscle tone, … Continue reading

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How To Recover Properly

Ok so you have exercised Monday to Thursday a combination of heavy weights, aerobic interval training and hypertrophic training – your body is in pieces but you have a final session to do before the weekend. How on earth do … Continue reading

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Maintaining Weight Loss – Ali’s Story

As a personal trainer I’ve worked with many clients who want to lose weight, drop body fat and tone up….it’s a common goal for many people. From experience, whilst losing weight is a MASSIVE achievement which takes a lot of hard … Continue reading

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Spinning vs Cycling!

Some of you will know, a couple of weeks ago I took part in my first cycling Sportive. Prior to this I have taught endless hours of spin and commuted to work and back on my bike. But the transition … Continue reading

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Dumbbell Complex Workouts

Last week Kate wrote a Wednesday workout which was a barbell complex workout. This week I am going stay on a similar theme but tweak it slightly. Barbells are great, possibly the piece of equipment I use most for my personal … Continue reading

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Louis

How well do you really know our personal trainers? Don’t get me wrong, everyone by now knows that Jenny loves aubergine, Alex gets easily sunburnt and Louis LOVES burpees….however, we perhaps don’t always show the real human side of that … Continue reading

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5 Top Reasons People Choose Personal Training

Personal training used to be a word associated with the rich and famous, however more and more people are turning to using a personal trainer. We look at the reasons why people choose personal training. They’re New To Exercise As … Continue reading

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Nice Little Barbell Complex – Workout Wednesday

I’m not going to lie – this is currently my favourite things to do as a second warm-up. I started introducing it into a couple of my clients plans as it gets the whole body “warmed up” – but then … Continue reading

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