Phase 2 – Strength | 12 week challenge

Now that phase 1 of my 12 week challenge is complete it is time to shake things up again and begin phase 2 – strength. Phase 1 was all about volume and muscle tension. Allowing my body to adapt to a high frequency of lifting (six times per week) with moderate loads (6-12RM) and slow […]

Health check – Waist circumference

When writing a battery of fitness tests for my clients I often like to include waist circumference. Whether the client has a weight loss goal or a weight gain goal it can still be applicable and more importantly can be used as a in indicator of health status. What does waist circumference tell us? Simply […]

Six workout and training myths

It’s new year – which means it’s time to think about your resolutions! For many people that involves getting back into working out. Unfortunately, many people live with misapprehensions about fitness regimes and training which can lead to them making mistakes or giving up altogether. Here are six workout and training myths and misconceptions as […]

Accelerate your fat loss with NEAT

Non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) is the energy expended for everything we do that is not sleeping, eating or planned exercise such as going to the gym or playing a sport. Examples of NEAT Walking to work Housework Gardening DIY Even fidgeting! NEAT activities can significantly contribute towards your daily energy expenditure without the need for […]