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...

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 1, 2018

I’ve just finished cooking my breakfast.

A strange combination of 3 rashers of bacon, a handful of raisins and a mug of black coffee.

Weird, I know but it’s a protein and carbs before a workout thing.
(quick note: these were not consumed at the same time in the same mout...

March 8, 2018

Thai Beef Salad with Nam Jim

Nam jim is a chilli-based Thai dressing with a balance of spicy, salty, sweet and sour flavours

This recipe is high in protein, low carb and easy to do.

Give it a go and let me know what you think.

INGREDIENTS


• 1 bunch coriander
• 3cm piece gi...

March 4, 2018

Farmers walks are a great full body exercise.

They work all the major muscle groups and can be used to achieve different training goals.

Pictured is Personal Training client Tim Lawrence going heavy and smashing a few trips up and down the drive.

Some of the benefits are:

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December 14, 2017

In the recent past it was thought that eating fats like dairy, nuts and oils made you gain weight. This is why there are so many low fat products available to buy.

Recently the attention has turned to carbohydrates and it is implied that things like pasta, bread and sug...