Personal Training Blog

Personal Training makes you look good and feel great. My role is to provide you with the tools for you to achieve this. If you are committed and have the desire, try your best, think outside of the box and have a bit of fun you can achieve your health and fitness goals. Live life in the active lane. Little active steps taken today, lead to giant progress strides tomorrow.


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  • Posted on: 2 Mar 2018 - 13:49
    There are a whole host of benefits to exercising outdoors: the increased wind resistance can help you to burn more calories, spending time in a natural environment can strengthen your immune system, and you'll get a boost of vitamin D. Plus, it's much cheaper than working out in a gym and, if your home has outdoor space, you can get some cardio in without venturing far from your house. If you're thinking about exercising in your garden this spring and summer, we've put together some tips that will help you to get the most out of it. Read on to find out more.  Make sure you have a flat, clear space to work with To reduce the risk of falling over or bumping into anything and ensure that you can get the most out of your workout, you should...
  • Posted on: 15 Feb 2018 - 17:48
    The following is a useful and informative guide from Rajen Bagri who works at Laundrapp, a mobile service that washes and delivers laundry directly to your door. Here, they share their expertise on how to care for your workout and exercise gear, including how often you should wash your kit, how to keep it fresh and how to deal with tough stains. Thank you for sharing your tips and advice on how to care for our workout clothing. ​High 5, Matt Your workout clothing puts up with a lot: stretching, friction, sweat, and even wet weather and mud. So, even though athletic wear is usually specially designed to be hard-wearing, and many high-end styles often feature antibacterial or quick dry fabrics, your gym clothes still require a bit of TLC to...
  • Posted on: 25 Nov 2017 - 16:41
    This time of the year I am frequently approached by people with regard to exercising and buying a training package for themselves, friends, family, colleagues for the start of the new year. This is a great incentive to kick start a more healthy and active lifestyle and start to the new year as we mean to go on. I am always delighted to cater a training package to each person’s individual needs and requirements. Therefore, if you would like to buy some training sessions then please do not hesitate to get in touch. A Voucher and exercise package is a great way to help and encourage yourself and others to get more active, healthier and fitter. Lets achieve our goals in 2018. Looking forward to hearing from you. High 5, Matt
  • Posted on: 12 Nov 2017 - 15:17
    This informative and beneficial article on the top 10 health benefits of Ice Skating was written by Matthew Marley. It discusses 10 key health benefits - both physically and mentally - of ice skating. Enjoy the read. High 5, Matt Top 10 Health Benefits of Ice Skating Ice skating is mostly considered a fun hobby by most people. Earlier, it used to be a sport limited to only the coldest of regions, and that too only during the winter months. However, with the advent of technology, you have several cities across the world sporting indoor ice skating rinks to enable fans of ice skating to enjoy this sport even during the peak of summer. Gliding across the ice on sharp, blade-like skates at high speeds seems like a fun activity to perform,...
  • Posted on: 18 Sep 2017 - 08:02
    This informative and beneficial article on spinning was written by Brice Hagood of It discusses 10 key things that we can do before when we attend our first spinning class to ensure we enjoy it, feel the benefits and go again. Thanks Brice. High 5, Matt 10 Things to Know Before Your First Spin Class Do you want to improve your riding skills and bring it to the next level? What about giving a spin class a try? A spin class is a powerful cycling workout on a stationary apparatus loaded with weighted flywheel that is attached to the pedals. It is a stationary bike that requires you to constantly move your legs and apply pressure by moving fast or slow. It is considered as a popular form of workout in most parts of the...
  • Posted on: 4 Jul 2017 - 12:16
    I was delighted when Mark Holland of online fitness magazine contacted me about a detailed, visual and thought-provoking infographic he has created on sweat and ways we can can reduce sweat. The infographic focuses on: - Two different types of Sweat - Sweat Rates - The problems of Sweating - How we can deal with visible Sweat and Smells The following words and advice from Mark discuss in detail the ways that we can reduce visible sweat and handy techniques that we can use and employ. Thank you Mark for your time and contribution. High 5, Matt 10 Practical Ways to Reduce Visible Sweat Almost everyone knows we sweat to cool down, though the complexity of the systems involved in sweating are a mystery for most of us.  Did...
  • Posted on: 30 Jun 2017 - 14:32
    Fix have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with tips and advice on Kickboxing and how it can help us with our health and fitness and weight loss. This blog summarises the detailed article on Kickboxing  as written by Susie Lemmer. Thank you to Katelyn Green for providing this article and infographics. Please click on the 3 infographic images to enlarge them and see a wide variety of information and concise detail on Kickboxing. The first infographic highlights the mental and physical benefits of Kickboxing. The second infographic gives advuce on how we should punch. The third infographic provides examples of Kickboxing moves and exercises. Whether we are looking to unleash some stress, in a fun environment or wanting to...
  • Posted on: 20 Jun 2017 - 11:31
    Informative and beneficial infographic from Miramont Lifestyle that shows the benefits of exercising and strength training and also some examples of exercises and training we can do to improve our strength. As the infographic shows, the benefits of strength training include: - Preserving Lean Muscle Mass - Improving our Body Mechanics - Boosting our Energy - Burning more Calories  High 5, Matt 
  • Posted on: 15 Jun 2017 - 13:01
    I  was pleased when Lexi Watkins from contacted me to see whether I would be interested in sharing the extensive and detailed research they had done on Workout supplements, with the aim of finding which is the 'best' one. recognised that no pill or powder is "going to beat a healthy diet and good night's sleep". But for that extra little boost, the "best pre-workout supplements will have a mix of clinically proven ingredients, like creatine and beta-alanine to super-charge anaerobic strength, and caffeine and citrulline to improve endurance".. chose the 'best' pre-workout supplement by eliminating supplements with: - Potentially harmful, dangerous or banned substances - Proptritary Blends  - More than 200g...
  • Posted on: 14 Jun 2017 - 12:57
    Informative and thought-provoking infographic from which highlights and shows the number of calories on average contained in a wide range of different alcoholic drinks. For instance, the infographic shows that: - Champagne, Vodka and Gin contain 96 calories per serving - White Wine contains 121 calories and Red Wine 125 calories per seving - Beer contains 145 calories and Hard Cider contains 150 calories per serving. This highlights that the Calories contained in alcohol can soon add up without us realising. For instance, consuming say 5 beers would equate to 725 calories. Therefore, the calories contained in alcohol can often be labelled as 'empty' calories and a useful starting point with our weight-loss goals is to...


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