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Workout Wednesday – Don’t Fall Off The Ladder!

Right, I’m back with another wicked Wednesday workout, and this one is pretty intense so make sure you’re ready for it! Its called the ladder workout because each round you complete, you take a step closer to the finish….like what … Continue reading

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Personal Training Success Stories – Sarah Webster

I’ve been personal training Sarah since 2008! Wow! I don’t even think my husband get’s to see that much of me! When I first started training Sarah, I was a ‘mobile’ personal trainer, one of those PT’s you see driving around … Continue reading

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A Look Into Alex’s Dissertation – Plyometric Training

‘Plyometric training (PT) involves any jumping-type exercise that aims to enable the involved muscles to reach maximal force (Wallace et al, 2010). It is a type of training involving an active muscle switching from a rapid eccentric muscle action to … Continue reading

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Alex’s Favorite Strength Workout

  During a training session, we all have exercises we like, and exercises we hate. You may think as a personal trainer I can just programme exercises and training session I really enjoy. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case very often. … Continue reading

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Reps? Sets? Strength & Hypertrophy Training – What You Need To Know

In today’s world of social media, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (just to name a few) it is so easy to think you know what you are doing in the gym. Truthfully, I think people may still be a little confused … Continue reading

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Do It In 12 Success Stories – Sophie Bambra

This picture is Sophie on week 1 and week 12 of our Do It In 12 programme – a 12 week bespoke personal training programme focusing on two personal training sessions per week, in addition to nutritional and lifestyle support to help you … Continue reading

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The Two Dumbbell Workout

Right guys, you know I like to keep my weekly workouts, short, intense and to the point; so here is a workout with just 2 dumbbells and 4 movements… sound pretty simple yeah? This dumbbell workout is going to be … Continue reading

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Needs Analysis – What Makes A Good Cricketer?

A ‘Needs Analysis’ is a term that is used to discover the key physical attributes needed to be successful in sporting performance. Without doing this it is impossible to programme or pick the correct exercises to suit your athlete. It … Continue reading

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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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