Why do you need Functional Fitness?

We went skiing in Austria over Easter. It was lots of fun. The first time for the boys, and I haven’t been for 18 years. Skiing made me think about the importance of strength, coordination and being able to move well, both for sport and for everyday life.

21st April, 2017 Read more...

Why do you Exercise?

Why do you go to the gym? I asked this in my newsletter this week? . I would say that my top 4 answers would be: 1. To lose weight/fat/tone up 2. To burn off extra calories 3. Because it makes me feel good when I am on an exercise program 4. To get stronger/increase […]

21st April, 2017 Read more...

Indoor Circuit Training Ideas: Stair Lunges

Some of my clients don’t want to exercise outside so much at this time of year (I can’t think why?). So just for them, here are some indoor circuit training ideas that you can do without any apparatus at home.  All you need is a flight of stairs.

2nd March, 2017 Read more...

Thyroid problems after pregnancy

You’ve just had a baby. You’re tired, exhausted – of course you are.  But is that all it is or are you showing symptoms of thyroid problems?

14th February, 2017 Read more...

What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)?

A conversation with a client today has prompted me to write on the subject of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, also known as DOMS.

6th February, 2017 Read more...

What is the Safest Form of Exercise in Pregnancy?

There seems to be conflicting advice out there as to how much it is safe to exercise in pregnancy. It’s no wonder many mums to be are confused and may err on the side of caution. Let’s take a look at this area in more detail.

26th January, 2017 Read more...

Early Morning Cardio: Is it for You?

There is a popular piece of advice in the fitness industry that early morning cardio exercise will burn fat faster, and therefore everyone should do it.

19th January, 2017 Read more...

Cortisol, Stress & Fat Loss For the Post Natal Client

  Adrenaline & Cortisol are the two main stress hormones produced by the Adrenal glands.

15th January, 2017 Read more...

The Best Way to treat Hormonal Imbalance Naturally

Hormones play an influential role in a woman’s health. Women may experience an array of negative health effects triggered by hormonal imbalance, particularly in the peri-menopause and menopausal years.

12th January, 2017 Read more...

Busting popular Fitness Myths

Some things never change, and some fitness myths never seem to fade away. If you believe some of these misconceptions, you could be undermining your fitness efforts.

9th January, 2017 Read more...