Category: Fitness Advice

What Is Fitness?

Good question, we are all individuals and with this everyone’s definition of fitness is going to be different. A 100m sprinter would find a marathon very hard and a marathon runner would find a 100m sprint a struggle too.  Both are supremely fit, but conditioned to their own event. Many of us however, simply just […]

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WHY HAVE A PERSONAL TRAINER?

I have been interested in health & fitness from a very early age, competing mainly in tennis & athletics as a kid and then after serving in the British Army, I turned to Ultra Distance Running as a professional athlete.  From the age of 16yrs old Ive also been coaching and fitness training individuals and […]

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Record Your Personal Goals

Ensure your goals are not beyond your capabilities. Set your goals and use them to focus on achieving the results you want. Use the information below to put together your our Goal Setting Sheet to put up somewhere that you will see every day, like on the fridge.   SHORT TERM GOALS: Goal:     […]

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Get Started – Get Fit

Most people at some stage in their lives, have tried to keep to an exercise programme and failed…  They start off with lots of enthusiasm and then gradually the eagerness drains away. WHY? Maybe the exercise that they chose was too demanding, maybe they began to make excuses, they didn’t have enough time.  Maybe they […]

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Morning vs Night – When Should You Workout?

MORNING: In general, training in the morning is a real energy booster.  A morning training routine does not only give you an energy boost, it will also free up your evenings allowing you to enjoy activities that are less demanding and more relaxing. The body might still feel sleepy early in the day, but it […]

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Eat For Your Heart – Make Change Today

Getting ready to make changes…  If you have coronary heart disease, your doctor may have already given you information about healthy eating and to eat well for your heart. You will also be able to find many articles on Heart Disease prevention nutrition and exercise articles.  Just check out key words in the search box. […]

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Increase Your Bench Press By 10kg

It would be fair to say that there are three measurements that us guys will know about ourselves…  Our shoe size, length of penis and our MAX bench press. Here’s how you can increase your bench press by 10kg… Many people that I see in gyms seem to think that if they lift for hours […]

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KEY WORDS TO FITNESS

KEY WORDS TO FITNESS CV (CARDIOVASCULAR) Exercise which works the heart and lungs, eg: bike, rowing or running. AEROBIC Aerobic means “with oxygen”.  Aerobic exercise is any exercise where sufficient oxygen can be breathed in to supply all the relevant muscles and allow them to continue working. ANAEROBIC Anaerobic means “without oxygen”.  Anaerobic exercise is […]

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TRAINING PRINCIPLE

TRAINING PRINCIPLES The F.I.T.T. Principle Of Training Can Be Applied To All Methods Of Training. FITT Means: Frequency:  The number of times each week that you train, for maximum benefit you should be doing at least 3sessions per week. Intensity:  The level of which you workout at.  This can be measured by Heart-Rate. Time:  Length […]

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DONT WASTE YOUR BREATH! GET YOUR TRAINING ON TARGET WITH EFFICIENT TRAINING METHODS

DONT WASTE YOUR BREATH! GET YOUR TRAINING ON TARGET WITH EFFICIENT TRAINING METHODS The promise to visit a gym is for many a promise never kept, excuses of lack of time due to work and family life.  But all too often I find even the minority regular gym goers who would miss their own wedding […]

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