WHAT I’VE LEARNT AS A PERSONAL TRAINER

I remember passing my Personal Trainer level three test and thinking sh*t, I don’t know what I’m doing! It was a little like passing your driving test and then entering the motorway for the first time. I had the knowledge but was unsure how to apply it and what obstacles would come my way. I’ve been a trainer for four…
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WHY YOU SHOULDN’T SKIP YOUR LUNCHBREAK

You’re entitled to a lunch break but do you actually take it? So many of us opt for working from our desks and nibbling as we type over getting off our butts, heading out of the office and really allowing ourselves a food break. You guys know how much I love to move and that’s what a lunch-break is! For…
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A LETTER TO MY BODY

We’ve been together for over 30 years and man you’ve done well to put up with me. Life was certainly much simpler for you when I was younger and resembled that of a daddy longlegs (thanks Dad) No matter how many crisps I stole from the kitchen cupboard or one penny sweets I bought from the shop you had my…
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WHY YOU DON’T NEED TO BE SUPER FIT TO BE HEALTHY

Perhaps you clicked on this thinking, that’s an odd title for a Personal Trainer to write – “You don’t need to be super fit” but it’s true and this is why. I spend my days listening to my clients in person, online and over the phone and it seems the fitness society has given the illusion that to be healthy…
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ARE YOU HEALTHY OR FOOD OBSESSED?

Am I choosing to be healthy or actually unhealthily obsessed. Did I decide not to eat bread because I disliked it or because I worried it would change my body? Do I love carrots with hummus or have I made a conscious decision that it’s a better snack that a mars bar. Admittedly I live in a health bubble. I…
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