Are you more Nail Or Bail? How to get on point to nail life or lifting goals

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Anyone out there used or seen one of these tags recently? #januarygoals #newyearnewyou #resolutions #fresh start #transformationgoals #cleanfood #strongerfitterfaster #cutting #bulking Just some of the hashtags appearing on social media feeds in January along with posts of frugal meals, declarations of turning vegan, crash diet plans or extreme workouts of people starting over with renewed enthusiasm for feeling and looking better. …

The Callus – 5 tips for avoiding the Knurl for those who lift

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So you lift weights? You’re tough, but are your hands? You lift and slam bars do pull-ups, swing kettlebells, dumbells and plates all in the name of strength and self improvement, the whole time your hands are by your sides working like tireless tools to see you through. Spare a thought for your trusty palms because when you rip of …

Love your Workout – Valentines Offer

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10 Secrets to improve your physique from a Bodybuilders playbook Part 2

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So after reading part one of this two-part series to improve your physique you should now working in the right rep ranges, have figured out where your weakness are and be using the most relevant exercises for your goal? Whilst also paying much better attention to your nutrition and recovery? If you missed part one read it HERE Lets move …

10 Secrets to improve your physique from a Bodybuilders playbook Part 1

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So you want the magical answers that turn you from an average human to a beautiful specimen of life? Don’t we all!!! Whatever your training background or preference when looking to improve your body composition it is worth listening a bodybuilder. They dedicate their time creating a symmetrical and aesthetically pleasing body with consistent nutrition and training. The typical image of a bodybuilder is that of …

Move of the Month – Goblet Squat

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 GOBLET SQUATS Goblet Squats are a great way to develop the muscles in your thighs and butt along with your back and core, they are also great for increasing your speed and strength in sports. Doing your Squatz are important as they are one of the most frequently used movement patterns in everyday life. Also if it has been a while …

#ramadanproblems – Top Tips to survive Ramadan as a fitness freak

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#ramadanproblems Sparked a flurry of twitter comments and musings, some hated it and some loved it for me it highlighted a  community of people who may not be optimising their training during the fast inspiring me to write about it…  What is Ramadan? The  9th month of the Islamic calendar; when Muslims worldwide fast during daylight hours, sunrise to sunset for 29 or …

EAT and train right for your body type

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Do any of the following scenarios sound familiar? Have you tried lots of different diets with no luck or have good initial success but hit plateaus? Do you diet with a friend who drops weight as fast as Jordan divorces husbands while your body refuses to budge one inch Are you desperate to gain muscle but no matter what you eat and how you …

Spring Fitness RESULTS what we all want for our body

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So spring has kicked in I find myself in shedding mode, in more ways than one. I like to clear out all the junk from the house, peal out of winter clothes and de-clutter my life, I can’t be the only one as the queues for the dump are getting longer every day with people clearing out household and garden …

Top Tips – Race Week Help Sheet

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So you have spent weeks training for the big race, broken in your trainers, crossed off the miles and are raring to go. Make a coffee and take 5 minutes to read through my top tips before you trot up to the start line to avoid any last-minute catastrophes. Final week preparations can make or break your race, look after …