Our latest feature in Sport Magazine... The Body Coach is hot news – but he’s not the only one banging the fitness drum to an audience of millions. Which author sold the most print books on Amazon in the UK last year? Clue: it wasn’t JK Rowling. It was personal trainer turned social media ‘influencer’ Joe Wicks – The
No pain, no gain. Right? Wrong. The effectiveness of your training session should not always be measured by how sweaty and exhausted you feel. That feeling of complete exhaustion has become a worrying barometer of how 'good' or 'bad' a workout is, which, in all honesty, is a bit one dimensional. We hear statements like... "I'm an all or nothing
Who says breakfast has to be boring? Here's a nutritious, tasty and very quick breakfast recipe thanks to one of our members... You can tweak to your own tastes: Ingredients: 4 tablespoons of rolled of oats (we use whole grain rolled oats) 1 tablespoon of chia seeds. 1 scoop of whey protein powder (we use
Our latest feature in Harper's Bazaar magazine. Replace the damaging shock tactics of gym work-outs with a gentler approach to everyday life, to keep yourself trim and active. The problem with many extreme modern work-out regimes is that, rather than nourishing your body, they actually deplete energy and can cause adrenalin to surge, so that immunity, sleep, stress levels and
You will probably have noticed the recent reemergence of the coaches’ favourite exercise - The Turkish Get Up (TGU). Some people love it, but the majority hate it. I though it would be a good time to put my case forward as to why everybody should be doing them more often than not. The aim of our training sessions
Here's a detailed answer to the million dollar question that we often hear... Johns et al (2014). aimed to examine the effectiveness of combined behavioral weight management programs (BWMPs) targeting weight loss in comparison to single element programs. In total, there were 1,022 participants who met the criteria. Six studies met the inclusion criteria for combined BWMP vs diet-only.
People are always asking me, ‘How long till I see I changes?’, ‘Why can’t I drink alcohol?’ “Why can’t I eat ‘X’?’. The thing is, nothing comes easy and everything needs to be worked for, be that in life or the gym. The key to making real progress isn’t the latest fad or bit of kit. It’s consistency.
There is nothing more frustrating than being consistent with your nutrition and training yet not seeing the results that you had hoped for. One factor that is often overlooked in the process of getting in shape is stress and the effect it can have on our bodies. We are all aware of how stress can harm us mentally but let's
Stop trying so hard. It's okay to have an off day once in a while. No one is perfect. So many people beat themselves up over missing a workout or eating something that's not deemed healthy. Do you know what? It's OK. The world isn't going to end. You're not going to lose muscle and you're not going to ruin everything else
“I really want to lose some body fat from (insert cliché areas of abdominals, bum, hips, arms etc.), how do we do that?” This is a question that gets asked a lot around gyms, as everyone has that one spot in which they feel body fat just will not budge from. Targeting a specific area of fat with an exercise