Should you be doing High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?

HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training is extremely popular these days, so should you be doing it? In this article I’m going to look at the pros and cons of HIIT so that you can decide whether or not to include it as part of your exercise regime, as well as giving you a couple of routines to try at home if you think it could be for you.

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The Split Squat

The Back Squat is labelled as the king of lower body exercises for good reason, when applied correctly it is unrivalled at producing size and strength of the lower body. Despite all this, it’s not for everyone. Why?

Well a lot of us simply do not have the ability to squat properly. This may be due to a lack of mobility, pain caused when squatting or issues from past injuries. You might be sitting there thinking “I have back pain” or “My hips hurt when I squat” if this is you then you need an alternative to effectively work your lower body….

... enter the Split Squat!

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Barbell routine for a busy gym

Barbell routine for a busy gym

Sometimes when the gym is really busy, it can be hard to try and get an effective workout in. When all the equipment is being used it can be hard to do what you need to do, meaning you end up having to do a workout that is ineffective, or worse still, just leave the gym because it’s so frustrating!

When this happens, I like to give my clients this routine, as it means they can get the workout they need. It’s a really effective fat loss routine (when combined with an appropriate nutritional plan) that will really challenge you. 

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How to grow your chest

I’m yet to train a bloke who doesn’t want more definition or size in their pecs. In this article, I’m going to give you 3 key variables for enhancing your chest and ensuring your moobs are left behind for good.

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3 Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

3 Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Do you struggle with eating breakfast in the morning? Perhaps you don’t always have time to make it, or maybe you just can’t bring yourself to eat a breakfast high in protein? In this article I give you my 3 favourite breakfast smoothie recipes that are not only packed with protein, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals, but are also extremely quick to make.

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Intermediate Fat Loss Training Program

Intermediate Fat Loss Training Program

Last month I posted a beginner program for you guys to follow. Hopefully you’ve stuck to the program and managed to get some great results! In this article I want to give you something a little more advanced, that’s going to test you and ensure that you keep progressing towards your targets.

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7 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Do you really struggle to lose body fat? In this article I’m going to discuss 7 reasons why you may not be losing weight, as well as telling you how to fix them!

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Tips to stick to your new years resolutions

5 Tips to ensure you stick to your New Year’s Resolutions

Some people are really pessimistic about New Year’s resolutions, not me, I like them, I think January is a great time to reflect on what went well and what didn’t go so well the year before and then set targets for the year ahead.

However, the stat I found the other day (which is maybe not overly surprising) is that 92% of people fail with their New Years resolutions. In this article I’m going to address how you can change that.

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Beginner Fat Loss Workout

Beginner Fat Loss Workout

The German Body Comp system is a fat loss workout invented by world-renowned strength coach Charles Poliquin. I learnt the system many years ago and have used it to great effect on countless personal training clients who are looking to get in shape quickly. Over the years I have tweaked the formula slightly to suit my own client base, but have always kept the basic principles the same.

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How much should I eat to lose weight?

How much should I eat to lose weight?

In this article I’ll be answering that common question “How much should I eat to lose weight?” as well as provide you with 3 handy steps to help you work out exactly how much you personally should be eating, plus a breakdown of your macro-nutrients when trying to lose fat.

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Meal Prepping 101

Meal Prepping 101

Being organised and prepping your food in advance is essential to getting in shape and eating healthier. But for many people, the idea of batch cooking can seem daunting. If you struggle to organise yourself well enough to prep your meals, then this article will show you how easy it is to start taking control in the kitchen.

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