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No Time to Train? Little and Often is the Answer

By |June 8th, 2016|Fitness|

One of the most common reasons people give for not exercising is they don’t have time. While most people are indeed busy with work and family responsibilities the reality is that even […]

Recovery: Sometimes Less is More

By |May 27th, 2016|Cardio|

Regardless of whether you’re exercising to lose weight or an Olympian training for the marathon there is one basic training principle which must be realised:

Improvement = overload + adequate recovery

In simple terms […]

Spot Reducing Doesn’t Work

By |May 12th, 2016|Fat Burning|

People vary in the way their body stores fat: men tend to store it around the abdominal area whereas in women it’s often around the midsection, hips and thighs. We’re constantly asked […]

The Importance of Goal Setting

By |April 28th, 2016|Personal Training|

In studies which compare the effectiveness of different working practices results have shown that people with tight deadlines are more effective and productive than those who have more relaxed or unspecified deadlines. […]

Dieting to Lose Weight? Eat More!

By |April 14th, 2016|Diet|

The first thing many people do when trying to lose weight is to begin dieting. This provides short term gains but is a completely ineffective way of achieving long term success.

The word […]

Quality vs Quantity: Train Smarter

By |March 26th, 2016|Cardio|

There’s a simple principle to follow when aiming to burn fat and reach a healthy weight: the more calories you burn the leaner you will get. There are many forms of exercise, […]

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