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What do you train for?

April 16, 2021

Motivation, Personal Training

What I train for. Actually I saw a instagram post about this question and I thought it was an excellent one. I get extremely grumpy, restless when I don’t exercise. I notice that my productivity and drive gets much lower when I am not able to train. However I have quite recently (in the last […]

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Exercise effect on our brain.

April 1, 2021

We often tend to focus on what effect exercise has on our fitness and aesthetics. But how often do we consider what effect exercise has on our brain? Not very often. In my experience to focus on aesthetics when exercising won’t keep you running long term. It’s often not a strong enough reason to keep […]

How to hire a personal trainer.

How to hire a personal trainer.

March 18, 2021

Personal Training, Uncategorized

This is for anyone thinking about hiring a personal trainer for themselves or for someone else. How to hire a personal trainer? Don’t worry it really isn’t that difficult but I wanted to give a few tips on what to think about. When hiring a personal trainer one thing that you should always do, is […]

Injuries, Personal Training

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Are injuries obstacles in you training?

March 5, 2021

To feel your injuries are obstacles in your training can be extremely frustrating. The good thing is that in most cases we can reduce symptoms to even get symptom free. What you need is  good physiotherapy, the right type of training, time and patience.  What classifies as an Injury?  You might think that my sore […]

What to do to get in shape?

February 25, 2021

Personal Training

What is in shape? Here comes a pretty standard answer from me. If you have read some of my other blog posts you will recognize it. It depends on what you want to get in shape for. It’s not the direct answer most want but there is none I’m afraid.  For example if you are […]

Health

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How long does it take to get fit and healthy?

February 11, 2021

Is there a straight road to fitness and health? To most people’s frustration when they ask how long will it take? I give the answer, it depends. We all know there are 6-week transformation programs out there that should get you fit and healthy. Promising to give you the body you want but do they […]

What kind of training do I promote?

January 28, 2021

Personal Training

I have on a few occasions been asked or people have assumed that I promote gym based exercise above any other form of exercise because I’m a personal trainer. So I wanted to write a blog post about what kind of training I promote. The simple answer is no I don’t put that above any […]

Health, Motivation

What does health really mean?

January 12, 2021

What is health for you? For a lot of people health is associated with a healthy weight and if you look healthy then you must be healthy, right? I say no, that is not necessary. As an easy and a bit exaggerated example, if someone is at a healthy weight and looks healthy and they […]

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Can we be healthy without sleep?

December 29, 2020

Health

What does sleep got to do with being healthy? Let’s start by briefly talking about sleep, it’s the best way to manage stress. Stress is the component that links a lot of symptoms together. When we feel anxious and stressed we then often resort to foods that make us temporarily feel good. Often this is […]

Food

Why we over eat certain things?

December 15, 2020

What do I mean by over eating certain things? In this case, I’m talking about things that we eat and just can’t stop. We have gone in with the best intention to just have a few crisps, the next minute the whole bag is gone and we are left  thinking how did that happen? We […]