Why The Body Gets Fitter & How To Hack The Process

Whenever I get a new personal training client there is a disconnect between what they think they need to do to get fit (hard effort, pushing it, pain) and what I actually get them to do (consistent, low to medium effort over time). The reason they expect this is due...

Exercise for Arthritis & Joint Pain

There was an article on the BBC today talking about the new recommendations around arthritis and exercise. It is no surprise to read that it is now recommended to exercise if you have arthritic joints and there is great benefit in doing this. The piece goes on to...

Fitness Requirements For Life

When it comes to health and fitness most people are all or nothing. They are either generally underperforming or they go all in and decide they need to lose weight, start a fitness routine and improve their health right NOW!  For most people this is a bit too much,...

Advice If Thinking About Competing

I am often asked about how to get into and compete in bodybuilding/bikini or fitness model shows. I did my first show in 2014 and my last show in September was my 5th. I am looking to do one more this year and then may go back to athletics (400m). If you always wanted...

Fitness Patterns Over The Pandemic

Yesterday marked the effective end of the pandemic here in the UK as they announced all rules will be lifted from next week. Assuming nothing unexpected pops up the rest of the world will follow in due course and life goes back to normal. As the pandemic ends we will...