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Changing Your Eating; It’s Not All About Looking Good

Changing Our Eating; It’s Not All About Looking Good As Personal Trainers we get a lot of questions regarding how to change our eating habits, and peoples motives are very often image driven. I’ve spoken previously about not relying on the scales for image. Good nutrition, however, is not all about looking good. Appearance is […]

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Sport-Specific Training; How to Design Your Programme

Sport-Specific Training; How to Design Your Programme! The following article will provide an overview of some principles of how to design your training and implement your own sports-specific programme. Designing an effective programme will help you boost your sport-related fitness and performance. There are whole catalogue of exercises, protocols, and approaches to sport-specific training. What […]

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Getting Great Glutes!

Ieuan’s Backside-Boosting Workout I feel there are several motivations for getting great glutes in modern society. For me, the gluteals are the anchor for a stable body. They provide us with the support and stability to maintain a netural, strong, spine and core. For others, the aesthetic appeal for a firm and perfectly rounded bottom […]

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3 Tips For Maximising Your Results In Minimum Time

Let’s be honest, we’ve all been insanely busy at least once in our lives. Maybe you’ve been given some extra responsibility at work or perhaps your home life needs more of your time. Instead of letting all your hard-earned fitness go to waste, what you need is a simple way of how to maximise your […]

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The Perfect Leg Workout

They’re often a neglected body part, mainly because training them is hard and sweaty work. But if you’re after a great looking, strong and athletic body, then leg training should be a weekly staple. To help you with that, here’s one of my personal favourite leg workouts, and it’s ridiculously effective for building strength and […]

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Simple Sun Salutation

The 3 day yoga blog extravaganza continues. First “What is yoga“, followed by “Buddha Balls” and now “how to perform a simple sun salutation”. I mentioned in the “What is yoga” blog that you can learn a sequence so that you can practise yoga where ever you go; sun salutations are just that. There are […]

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Two Fat Burning Circuits

I do love a good circuit. Whether it’s to teach in a class, to go through with a client, or to do in my own time; there’s something to be said about the quick fat burning blast you can get from this style of training. The possibilities are endless: limited rest between exercises, a mixture […]

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High Intensity Abs Workout

The unusually long UK heatwave sees no signs of abating yet  (I’m not complaining). But this does mean restless nights leave people tired. There is an overall sense of lethargy and it can be just too hot to train. Let’s not use the weather as excuse not to get a workout done (too typically British). […]

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To Breakfast Or Not To Breakfast

(sung) How do you like your eggs in the morning? Maybe you don’t like eggs? Maybe you don’t like to eat anything in the morning? Do you eat breakfast because you think you should or because you want to? Have you been told it’s the most important meal of the day and that it will […]

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30 Minutes To Building Bigger Arms

Building bigger arms is one of the most common goals among male gym goers, alongside broader shoulders. Most people slog through hours upon hours of endless curls and tricep extensions only to be met by diminishing returns due to over-training or not taking the right approach with their training. Building bigger arms doesn’t have to […]

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5 Minute Body Weight HIIT

Anyone who has read any of my previous workout blogs, will know by now that I like a quick short blast of good hard work! This week’s workout is exactly that. 5 whole minutes. But it’s a 5 minute body weight HIIT that gets everything working. It’s ideal for when you’re short of time; want […]

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Joe’s Body Building Porridge

A Simple Summer Twist We love porridge in this team!! With the weather as it is, it can be hard to stick to your usual food routine and eat something hot, especially when the heat is suppressing your appetite. The last thing I want to be eating is hot porridge in 20 degree heat! I […]

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Top Tips to Prepping for your First Competition

Top Tips to Prepping for your First Competition I have recently decided to enter my first body building competition. With only 16 weeks to prepare, I have to ensure I am using my time efficiently. I’m currently 3 weeks in and seeing significant changes already. This blog will discuss the top tips I’ve used to […]

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Golf Workout – Getting Golf Strong

Ieuan’s Getting Golf Strong Workout Recently I have found my new pastime; golf. With rugby out of my sporting life, I needed something to focus my energy on and golf has become that. It is not the rough, tough, and ready that rugby was, but it still requires a great deal of strength, flexibility, and […]

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So You Wanna Learn To Handstand?

So you wanna learn to handstand? You’ve seen the Instagram posts of everyone balancing on their hands. You could do it when you were 10 years old. And now you fancy doing it again. How hard can it be right (cue, much harder than you remember)? If it is something you are serious about, then […]

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