The ultimate fitness Christmas gift list

What to get for Christmas, it’s often a nightmare. Do you go for the funny gift for a cheap laugh? Or a random gift, or maybe just money. I find it’s near impossible to find something suitable.That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate fitness gift list to help make things easier for you. All these products are brilliant for helping people get fitter than ever. As a bonus all of them except one are available on amazon for a quick easy purchase.Resistance bands - A good set of resist...

Awesome home workout for women

Being a Personal Trainer I know how much of a struggle getting to the gym can be, I  even find it tough.Luckily getting a workout in at home is super easy. It requires almost no equipment to get your heart pumping and muscles firing.So if you are short on time here is a fat burning muscle toning workout you can try for yourself. During this workout we are going to focus on lots of awesome body-weight strength exercises to help develop muscle tone and burn lots of calories.This workou...

Thor Workout Program

Want a body like Chris Hemsworth the god of Thunder from Thor? Probably, he does look pretty sharp.That's why we've created a workout video to help you get there.This workout is exactly what we'd start with if Personal Training someone with Thor body goals.It's quite clear Chris Hemsworth is looking pretty lean and muscular in the film.To help develop hefty physique like his we started the workout with heavy compound movements taking inspirationfrom Reg Parks original 5x5 pro...

Sugar – the real truth

If there is one thing I really hate, it’s misinformation portrayed through over simplification.Unfortunately one of the biggest over simplifications is sugar, there are more myths around sugar than religion nowadays.From being more addictive than cocaine to the root cause of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Poor old sugar really has an endless list of deadly functions. However, how true is this? If I start putting a teaspoon of sugar in my coffee today, will I be putting in ...

The problem with Paleo

paleo diet
I’m sure you’ve heard of the paleo or caveman diet. The basic premise of this diet is that people are not adapted to eat a neolithic diet of grains, legumes and dairy.Instead we should eat a diet of fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, nuts and seeds. Doing this will help our weight normalise and chronic health problems such as issues such as joint pains, type 2 diabetes and obesity disappear. Advocates of the paleo diet believe we are riddled with health issues because we are ...

Can I drink alcohol and lose weight?

Can I drink alcohol and lose weight
Weight-loss can seem a real battle at times, plain boring food, no drinking, no junk food, just an all round drag. However, does it need to be like this? Basically can you drink alcohol and still lose weight?The short answer to this is yes you can. The long answer is it depends on what you drink. You see everything we eat contains calories from fat, protein, carbohydrates and if you consume them, alcohol. Protein and carbohydrates both contain 4 ...