Are you off the rails and gaining unwanted pounds for Christmas

What to do when you are “off the rails” and  life is getting in the way of your health and fitness goals. I get it, the countless invites, free drinks, canapés, late nights, early mornings, long night shifts, long day shifts, comfort eating and worse junk food. Welcome to the party season or for some […]

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Burn more in the big freeze!

The big freeze is here for a while and still most of my clients are happy to train outside in the crisp fresh air! Studies have shown that you can burn more fat during a training session in the cold. You can help to combat S.A.D by getting more daylight, which help our bodies increase vitamin […]

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Ditch the spanx

In a bikini or a new summer dress a flat stomach is most desired.   There’s a motel scene in Pulp Fiction when Fabian says “On a woman a pot belly is sexy” Do you agree? Sitting on a beach this summer, I was asked how the woman with the sunbed business managed to get such […]

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Making a comeback

Regaining your strength and fitness after a considerable time off from exercise and  normal activity due to illness or injuries is always tough.  I say you will never know how fit you are until you stop exercising and lose your current fitness level. You will then find yourself saying “I can’t believe I used to do that!” I […]

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Wave goodbye to bingo wings!

  We are having a wonderful summer, women around London are getting plenty of use out of those strappy dresses, swim wear and t shirts. The last thing you want is flabby untoned arms. If you are self-conscious of your arms do not worry as there are a few simple steps for shapely toned arms. There are […]

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Why diets don’t work long term

This time of year, a few months  after the Christmas binge, most of us seem to be on some kind of diet. The list of diet books is endless, with a one or two highly publicised new diet books coming out each year. The truth is that none of them actually work long term. Firstly […]

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Training to fight cancer

As a personal trainer I get the opportunity to make a difference in my clients’ lives by helping them to feel good both physically and mentally. In truth it really all comes down to the client, their values, focus and ability to lead a reasonably balanced life that enables them to reach their desired goal. […]

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Boxing workout “Inside the camp of a London boxer”

After a tough but enjoyable eight week camp the day was finally upon us, fight night Saturday 28th at the April 2012 Ben Day was about to step into the ring for the third time in a professional boxing match. We started the journey with Ben’s weight at around 148 lbs and as usual we began with […]

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