10 great reasons to get more exercise

Every person that I train has their own idea of what they want to achieve and what their long term goals are. Whether it’s to improve running fitness, increase strength or improve general health most of us have our own motivations for training. If you have not found yours yet then check out the following 10 […]

Five commonly overlooked benefits of exercise

When we think about exercise we often associated it with weight loss. However, exercise has way more benefits then that. The following list highlights 5 great benefits of exercise that we often forget about. 1) Better sleep Those that engage in regular exercise sleep better than those that don’t.  Having a healthy sleep routine has several […]

Interval Training – An Introductory Guide

Interval training involves structured periods of work and recovery aimed at developing both the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems. This type of training develops the body’s lactic acid tolerance abilities as well as developing all of the physiological systems involved during continuous (steady state) training . Why use interval training? When exercising at a higher […]

What is the best form of exercise?

I often get asked what is the best form of exercise. Unfortunately it is not a question I can answer without asking a few questions of my own first.  Those of you that have completed our level 3 diploma in fitness instruction and personal training will be familiar with the terms specificity and individuality. Specificity Specificity states […]

Why is modelling healthy living so important?

As a personal trainer and fitness education tutor I spend a lot of time teaching the importance of adopting healthy behaviours such as healthy eating, exercising daily, stress management and sleep.  Im also very conscious that I need to practice what I preach otherwise my clients and students wont take me seriously. Therefore, I should […]