Too fat, old, tired and poor to get fit?

Hands up who’s sticking to their new years resolutions? As we head into the third week of January, sadly most of us have started dropping in a few excuses as our resolve begins to fade. As I head into my 13thNew Year running a personal training business it’s safe to say I’ve heard them all. Here’s [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:54:30+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

5 steps to drop a dress size (and still enjoy Christmas)

With the ‘Little Black Dress’ season about to kick off, and the endless offerings of booze and rich foods coming our way, it’s a difficult time of year to keep your weight in check. That’s why I’m a big fan of spending the first 2-3 weeks of December being super disciplined with your nutrition and [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:55:05+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog, Chris Wharton's Posts|0 Comments


Nearly every client I work with uses the word toning as one of their main goals. Toning is not a special adaptation that happens to the muscle (or fat) to make you look more “toned”, it is quite simply a loss of body fat coupled with an increase (or just maintenance) of muscle mass. Most [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:55:40+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Blog, Joe Birch's Posts|0 Comments

Sugars – what to know?

Many people believe that if a product contains no added or refined sugar, it means it will have less sugar or low sugar content compared to other products. Natural sugars provide benefits such as additional antioxidants and, when eaten in fruit combined to fibre compared to that of refined sugar. However, the metabolism of both [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:59:28+00:00July 31st, 2018|Blog, Eleanor Rees' Posts|0 Comments

The quick guide to supplements

The golden rule with supplements is to only take them if there is something missing in the diet, something needs topping up in the diet or dietary restrictions are putting some nutrients at risk of deficiency. Without one of three of these reasons, most supplements are useless and will give very little benefit to health [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:59:57+00:00July 31st, 2018|Blog, Eleanor Rees' Posts|0 Comments

10 steps to successful weight loss

The start of any weight loss journey can be daunting to anyone and understanding what will ensure your success can massive determinant; Step 1 We've mentioned this many times but setting realistic goals in a MUST when going into any weightless programme. These should be specific, positive and realistic, most importantly be clear as why [...]

By |2019-12-12T16:01:47+00:00June 30th, 2018|Blog, Eleanor Rees' Posts|0 Comments

Effects of Strength training on distance running

Middle and long distance running performance is constrained by several important aerobic and anaerobic parameters. Recently the effects of strength training for distance runners has received considerable attention. Below I am going to review the topic and outline the benefits. From a physiological perspective the three main parameters that influence running performance is maximal oxygen [...]

By |2019-12-12T16:03:46+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Harriet Clark's posts|0 Comments