As a personal trainer I’ve worked with a lot of people, busy mums and dads, business owners and people with extremely stressful jobs. They are so busy looking after everything and everyone else most of them are really bad at looking after themselves. It might surprise you to learn that I’ve also been guilty of [...]
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Yes honestly, at whatever age, women should lift weights. The importance of exercise in our lives can't be stressed enough and it shouldn’t be a chore. There is a strong likelihood that when you find a form of exercise you enjoy you will fall in love with the feeling of exercise and the benefits that [...]
It’s the $64 million question isn’t it? What to eat to lose weight? It’s a question i’m often asked so I’m going to shed a bit of light on the subject. What should you eat to lose weight? Should you reduce your carbohydrate intake, cut out fat, start taking diet supplements to ‘burn fat’ because [...]
The debate around fat shaming has been rife in the media over the last few weeks. The bottom line is fat shaming is bullying and it is never okay in any circumstance. It has saddened me to hear some of the stories that have been in the media recently directed towards people who are overweight [...]
Type 2 diabetes is one of the biggest health challenges facing the world today. The number of people living with diabetes in the UK has more than doubled in the last 20 years. The current figures from Diabetes UK as of February this year state that 4.7 million people in the UK now have diabetes [...]
I’ve been thinking about sharing my menopausal journey as a blog for a number of weeks now. As women, the simple fact is, there is absolutely no escaping it and by sharing my journey I may be able to help someone. I’ll be honest, I had little idea about the menopause apart from the fact [...]
Walking is something the vast majority of us are able to do but how many of us either choose not to or actively avoid one of the most basic of human functions………walking!!! We’re too busy or don’t have time, we think because we’re on our feet all day that we don’t need to, it’s easier [...]
Why shouId we exercise? I have heard plenty of excuses why people don’t exercise. Some of these may sound familiar; I don’t have time, I’m too old, I’m not confident enough, I don’t have anyone to exercise with, i’m too fat to exercise… the list is endless. We are told to build physical activity into our lives [...]
A lot of people spend time ‘exercising’ but have you considered this question....... are you moving enough? It’s so easy to spend time nowadays sitting working at the computer or binge-watching our favourite box sets. Our bodies actually thrive on moving at low levels for the majority of our day. General daily activities such as [...]
Personal training is about so much more than weight loss. Read about Sarah’s* amazing transformation.admin 2019-04-28T11:36:01+00:00
Sarah* is a busy mum in her thirties with two young children. She contacted me in January of this year and as we spoke it became apparent that she felt she had lost part of her identity, she hated looking at her reflection in the mirror and she lacked energy. In Sarah’s* words: “I contacted [...]