Why Nutrition and Recovery Are Vital For the Corporate Athlete

For the corporate athlete, performance at work and performance in the gym may be equally important. The build up of fatigue and pressures surrounding training, deadlines and many other aspects of life can often be massive. It is essential to have a plan in place for the times in life you may need to “perform”…

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How hard do I have to work to reach my fitness goal?

Just how hard to you have to exercise to achieve your goal?  Are you lost between high intensity interval training, Insanity workouts and walking the dog?  If the answer is yes, then this blog is for you!  First of all don’t panic!  Simply put, you should only work at an exercise intensity as hard as…

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Elite sport starting to allow youth athletic development take it’s time

Following the lead of Brentford FC, Huddersfield FC have taken the decision to scale back their youth academy.  They will shortly get rid of all age groups below Under 18’s.  Moving forward Huddersfield FC will invest their youth budget in maximising the talent of their U18 and U23 age group squads.  With more clubs sure…

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How Full Fat Milk Could Be Your Secret Weapon

We know that good hydration is essential, not only for sports performance, but for staying alive! I doubt you have ever thought that drinking milk could be the key to hydration? Research recently posted in an infographic by Science in Sport compared how well different drinks hydrate you.   Top 3 Drinks For Hydration O.R.S. Hydration…

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Questions and answers: The consultation questions I’ve been asked in the past by clients

Question and answer in consultation Questions and answers in a consultation a personal trainer in Windsor can get asked a number of questions the client might be concerned about. All the questions that we get asked we have heard before and we have an answer for. It is an honest and ethical answer to make you understand…

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The Great Outdoors: what can you get out of walking in the country?

The Great Outdoors at Manitoulin Island As I have just come back from visiting my girlfriend and her family in Canada. I have a feeling I want to do some more walking in the great outdoors of the United Kingdom. She showed me some amazing places in Ontario. One of the places was called the…

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If it’s hot I’m there. The Group Fitness Training rounds

Looking for the next best group fitness training class?  Jump on every fitness craze that comes out?  Are the garage and loft full of headbands, bullworkers, ankle weights and the like?  To be honest you can be commended on many levels.  You take your health and fitness seriously and as a result are continually looking…

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Weights vs Cardio: Which Is More Important For Performance

The ongoing argument within the fitness industry, weights vs cardio, which is best? Personally, I think the whole argument is outdated and should be a thing of the past. Step away from the “Fitness” industry, i.e. lets tell you whatever it is you want to hear. I’m going to try and NOT turn this into a…

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The Power of Consistency in Personal Training

One of the most valuable factors in realising your fitness goals is consistency of training.  Ask any of Londons top personal trainers.  We are what we repeatedly do.  Repeating exercise several times a week will result in improvements in fitness over prolonged periods of time.  Of course, some types of conditioning are more effective than…

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3 Fitness Documentaries To Challenge Way of Thinking

Sports & fitness documentaries are a great insight into our industry. They point the spotlight on athletes and before unseen areas of performance and lifestyle. However, many fitness documentaries like to show all the glamorous parts of training and competing. I feel Mat Fraser summed it up quite well when stating, “Nobody wants to see…

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