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22Mar

Breaking The Fitness Rules: 11 Things You’ve Got Wrong About Fitness

by James Pope

Science tells us that our ability to make responsible decisions decays throughout the day. In other words-unlike wind, solar power and Dame Judy Dench, willpower is a finite resource. So if you’re going to put some effort into making changes, make sure you’re not wasting your willpower on the wrong ones. 1- “Fat makes you fat”- well it must right? … Continue reading


04Mar

Three Surprising Pieces of Strength Training Research…

by James Pope

Strength Training Personal Trainers have an occasionally strained relationship with strength training research. On the one hand, it’s useful to check that one isn’t, to use a scientific term, pulling one’s claims out of one’s arse. On the other, it can sometimes feel like research merely validates things we’ve been doing forever. Some personal trainers go so far as to … Continue reading


28Feb

Why HIIT training doesn’t work

by Peter Walker

HIIT classes are fun and they will definitely make you sweat but is that really the reason you sign up for these classes? We have found that most people start exercising to get a stronger better looking body and not to just “feel the burn”. Unfortunately there are so many things that mainstream fitness classes miss if getting you your … Continue reading


22Feb
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Weight Training Rules: If You Can’t Do This, Don’t Squat

by James Pope

Everyone knows squats are one of the 10 commandments of personal training and weight training. They’re one of the key fundamental weight lifting movements, and build strong, muscular, lean bodies for years. They can probably cure tonsillitis and do your taxes too (this is not a legitimate claim. Please consult your doctor or accountant). But there are many different ways … Continue reading


15Feb
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The Cardio Workout You’ve Never Done

by James Pope

The Cardio Workout You’ve Never Done Treadmills are crap. They’re boring. They gradually destroy your knees. They turn your gluteal muscles into weak, lazy bastards. And all for what? To burn a few calories. That’s a pretty poor return on investment if you ask us. You’re not getting stronger, you’re not building any muscle, you’re not improving your posture. You’re … Continue reading


08Feb
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Workout routine For Women – Want Abs? Focus on Recovery

by James Pope

Workout Routine for Lois Occasionally we like to highlight clients who achieved particularly stunning results. Lois Day definitely fits the bill. Her pictures do most of the talking but we’ve also included a few words from Hakim Medfai, who trained her. He’ll go through her general workout routine and nutrition approach, plus talk about the importance of recovery. Massive congratulations on your … Continue reading


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