Mid-Week Musings: Water Retention and Scale Weight in Females, Chasing Exercise For Fat Loss and Why Going Meat Free Isn’t That Great.

Here are the pressing questions of the week from the gym- you ask I answer! Water Retention and Scale Weight In Females. In conversation with our female clients this week there were questions about why weight fluctuates through a calendar month. The conversation follows the line of “I have eaten perfectly for the last week- […]

What is Fatigue? How To Resist It?

The typical UK winter brings along the standard seasonal ailments of colds and flu’s but one thing I encounter is the fact that people say they are “fatigued.” There is generally no need to feel tired, after all most people have a seasonal break over Christmas and should return to work/ life refreshed but as […]

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work… and Here’ What to do About It!

Only 6% of New Year’s resolutions are a success. In simple terms New Year’s resolutions don’t work because we underestimate how long it takes to kick a bad habit. Popular wisdom suggests 21 days but habit research suggests that the reality is that it takes up to 66 days for a new habit to become […]

Does tempo matter when lifting weights?

If you are interested in weight training this is a good study to take some interest in. While teaching on personal training programme at my local college we got into a bit of a debate. If a repetition is based on tempo e.g. 3 seconds up/ 3 seconds down and for instance you do 10 […]

Stating the Obvious: A Short Video On The One Rule of Weight Loss.

It’s my video debut… Which obviously makes me a bit squeamish listening to my own voice! It’s about 2 minutes long and it’s about the 1 rule of fat loss that doesn’t change. Your feedback obviously would be well received (though I clearly say err too much which is a work in progress. Enjoy!