You may have read about it on social media or in the news, obesity in children is on the increase, and its time we did something about it. By ‘we’ I mean from the top to the bottom, Government, food companies (I wish), right through to us as parents. There is a lot we can do in terms of taking responsibility for our own health and that of the future generation. Read More
There is so much information out there when it comes to health and fitness it can be difficult to know which information to pick out. One thing we fail to do when thinking about which piece of equipment to buy or the best ‘diet’ to go on, is use our common sense. Read More
There are a lot of myths out there when it comes to the health & fitness industry, and a lot of these are absolute rubbish! I could write forever about them, but let’s just focus on one for now – women shouldn’t lift weights!
I’ve heard this a lot, in the time I’ve been a personal trainer, but it continues to be a popular belief, particularly in the area of fat loss / getting leaner (getting leaner is not the same as ‘getting big’). Some of the favourites are ‘you NEED to do cardio’, ‘get on the treadmill’, ‘weights will make you look like a man’, ‘I don’t want to look like Arnie’ and my favourite quote I came across, from a “trainer”, ‘women shouldn’t lift more than 4kg dumbbells’…genius! Read More
One conversation that I have many times with our clients is regarding sit
ups and crunches. Many people say they do them but don’t like or enjoy doing them. That would
indicate to me that there are lot of people doing these two exercises because they feel they should. Read More