January 21, 2019

I'll let you into a secret.

No, Not THAT secret!!!!

A different one.

This blog is not about learning to run.

 It's not actually about running at all.

Although this bloke, has already got that stuff nailed!!!

It's about being a beginner

Something we all have been at some point...

November 26, 2018

I'll be honest this type of blog post has been done before,

There are plenty of versions of it online already.

And I'm sure it will be done again......many times.

But, over the years I have had countless conversations with clients based on statements like this...

August 3, 2018

I am a nerd!!!!

One definition of the word nerd is

"a person who is extremely interested in a subject"

I'm an exercise nerd!!

I'm also a snowboard nerd!!!

And from about the age of 10 I've been a video game nerd!!

I remember playing the first Atari c...

July 20, 2018

Before taking the plunge and going solo with my personal training career, I did what all budding PT's do and I worked in a local gym.

For 5 years I did all the things that comes with a gym instructors role.

I gave new members inductions and showed them the ropes.

I wrote...

July 12, 2018

Most gym goers are mad keen on training their abs.

They perform countless crunches and try to hold planks for as long as possible thinking it will help them lose the fat from their stomach area,

Unfortunately that isn't the case,

You need to work on your diet to achieve t...

July 6, 2018

If you are reading this there is a very high chance you are into fitness!!

The dictionary definition of fitness is:

In good health, especially because of regular physical exercise.

or

Fit for purpose, i.e of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpos...

June 18, 2018

This ridiculously easy recipe comes with the Benchmark Fitness super tasty seal of approval,

It's got plenty of protein, healthy fats and despite containing chorizo it's not off the scale in calories.

Give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments box.

Ingre...

May 31, 2018

It’s back to work after a week away celebrating my wife’s birthday in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

We had a great time.

Awesome weather, nice people and loads of things to do.

While we were there we walked the city walls, took a food and drink tour with a fantastic guide called An...

May 7, 2018

Anyone that knows me, will know that I’m a mad keen snowboarder.

It’s probably my favourite thing to do. Ever. If I could spend the whole winter doing it, I would.

So, March 2017 I got the chance to spend a week in St Foy in the Savoie region of the French Alps on a coac...