Take a moment to think about your typical day and how your health comes into it.  Do you leave it until the last possible moment to get out of bed and grab breakfast on the go, if at all?  Maybe you have kids? When you...

Rest Days What are they and why do we need them? Sometimes when we’re working hard and training consistently, our bodies can begin to feel fatigued, and we just end up feeling a bit run down. This is where rest days come in! Start by taking a look...

Building the perfect booty – my favourite glute exercises! I think it is fair to say that 2017 was the year of the quest for the perfect ‘peach’ and my predictions are that 2018 won't be much different. So in a world full of people thrusting, pressing...

The Club Gym - More than Just a Gym Here’s why. You’ve probably noticed that budget gyms are popping up everywhere nowadays.  Yeah, they’re huge and have lots of equipment, but they also have what feels like a million members.  Most of them are open for 24...

When you step into the gym, do you have a specific goal in mind?  Rather than getting in to train and trying to make up your routine on the fly, why not set yourself with a goal - whether it be for that day, or for...

The Deadlift If you’ve never done a deadlift, I suggest you start now. If you don’t know what it is, here’s a short clip of the 2017 World’s Strongest Man, Eddie Hall, doing one (just so you can get the idea). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9Y4o_BqC0A (PS - that's 500kg/1100lbs, an absolutely...

What is protein? Proteins are made up of many chains of amino acids which comprised of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen or sulfur.  Because of all these different building blocks, 20 different types of amino acid can be formed, allowing the proteins to be used for different...

'I'm struggling, That's uncomfortable, I'm sh*t!' Are you saying these things more often during training and not feeling as in the zone or struggling with motivation. The truth is we aren't invincible! You should maybe be thinking of regression or a taper period in your training. A regression...

Have a training buddy Having a training buddy always helps you train so much harder even on those days that you can’t be bothered as it’s been a long day at work, it’s cold dark mornings or just having an off day. Having arranged a...