[Updated 06/03/2018] Cardio seems to have fallen out of favour these days, but that doesn’t stop it from being a powerful tool to help you achieve better health and a more defined body. In this guide to cardio, I’ll tell you why you should definitely be doing some cardiovascular exercise, which types are best for…

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woman doing weight training

Thoughts have changed a lot over the last few years, it’s become more and more acceptable for women to lift weights and this is a good thing. Not every woman needs to be an athlete, not every woman needs to be physically strong, but there are a lot of benefits to be gained from adding…

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lean, muscular man lifting weights

It sounds pretty good doesn’t it? Eat just as much and watch as your fat is replaced with lean muscle. It is entirely possible, in fact it’s what I’ve been doing over the last year or so. First some key points: You CAN lose fat and gain muscle simultaneously It doesn’t happen overnight Good nutrition…

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man with six pack abs

Most people train their abs only in one way, with flexion exercise. Unfortunately, this leaves a lot on the table as most of the time, we just don’t use our abs that way! The abdominal muscles main function in daily life is to stabilise, they often function not to create movement, but to restrict it.…

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Personal trainer coaching a client through proper deadlift form

I hope you enjoyed part 1 and part 2, part 3 is the concluding post, and it covers the last two benefits you get from working with a personal trainer. Efficiency So as it turns out, time is money. You don’t want to spend a lot of time becoming an expert in fitness and nutrition,…

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female personal trainer at a gym

In part 1, we talked about the knowledge you can gain from working with a personal trainer. Knowledge, they say, is power. But what is knowledge if not properly applied? Knowledge without application is nothing. While it’s good to have the knowledge of what you should do to achieve your goals, actually doing what is…

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