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Summer is finished and we’re slowly approaching the dreaded cold and flu season, which we all know can have a very big impact on your training. If you have a cold or flu, you’ll be feeling tired, fatigued, achy, you’d have a runny nose and cough, and just generally unpleasant. No one wants to train […]
We always hear people talking about ‘functional training’, and it usually involves flapping some ropes about, tossing a tyre and the occasional swing of a hammer, but really the most ‘functional’ exercises you can do are walking, running, picking stuff up (deadlifts) and getting up/getting down (get ups & squats). So, with the intention of […]
Bizarrely, despite the amount of impact it has on diet and exercise, the female menstrual cycle is often deemed an awkward subject to discuss, especially with a male trainer! It often takes a long time (I’m talking up to 6 months) before a female client feels comfortable to talk to me about their period, and […]
What should you take before you workout? There are lots of different studies around the various forms of pre-workout supplementation and food intake. In my opinion – backed by the wide variability in what I‘ve read – it can’t be the same for everyone, and you need to test what works for you. That’s because […]