Aug 1, 2018 8:00 am
Being in a network of personal trainers Iíve had a lot of conversations about our pet peeves or frustrations.
There are, sometimes, those clients who rub a trainer the wrong way. As professionals, we would never allow that to negatively...
Jul 18, 2018 8:00 am
This article is for those that havenít found the love in exercise. You know who you are. Youíve tried going to the gym. When that failed, you hired a personal trainer hoping the added expense and accountability would motivate you to becoming the...
Jul 4, 2018 8:00 am
Staying healthy this summer isnít just about having plenty of hand sanitiser and avoiding sick children.
Fighting with your significant other and staying up late watching television fall on a long list of things that can also impact how...
Jun 13, 2018 8:00 am
Vacations are usually a break from routine and, while they can be great for relieving stress, they can also wreak havoc on exercise plans.
When travelling, I normally manage to get a workout in by starting early before...
May 30, 2018 8:00 am
The travelling season is here! Many of us are preparing to travel for the summer months and visiting family or even enjoying a staycation.
Many of us travel frequently or have various conferences to attend. If you are getting ready for any...
May 16, 2018 8:00 am
Youíve been exercising regularly, trying to get that summer body ready.
Your clothes are looser, people are noticing and, most importantly, you feel healthier and more confident than youíve ever felt before.
Then, a couple months go...
May 2, 2018 8:00 am
With summer quickly approaching, everyone is trying to lose weight. Like right this second. However, we know it doesnít happen that way.
When weight loss is quick it is only temporary; a complete lifestyle change must occur.
Apr 18, 2018 8:00 am
Iím sure anyone who has ever worked out in a gym has, at some point, noticed someone doing an exercise incorrectly. Most of the time no one says anything because it might upset them.However, proper form is key to gaining...
Apr 4, 2018 8:00 am
Last week, I ran the Ray Swan Flat 8K Race. With no hills, it was my best time yet. I was feeling pretty good and actually noticed that all of the hours Iíd been putting in since January with weekly track sessions had paid off.
While I was...
Mar 21, 2018 8:00 am
Exercise can be painful! If youíve ever done a really tough leg workout, you know what Iím talking about. Your muscles take a real beating. To make things worse, itís impossible to escape the pain even a day or two later ó those ten sets of...
Feb 21, 2018 8:00 am
This week I took the opportunity to interview one of my clients, Karla Brookes. She is over 50 and has been training with me for the past seven years. As we get older, sometimes we think it is too late in life to begin a fitness routine. However,...
Jan 24, 2018 8:00 am
Do you ever get that too full, uncomfortable feeling immediately after eating? Does it sometimes happen the morning after youíve eaten out?
It feels horribly annoying and can cause you to feel tired and lethargic. It...
Jan 10, 2018 8:00 am
Deep down we all want to be fit. I want my clients, family and friends to experience the joy of fitness. One important thing that can be very helpful in your effort to stay in shape is to surround yourself with other active people.
Dec 27, 2017 8:00 am
As 2017 draws to a close, and 2018 will be here in a few days, now is a good time to reflect on your year.
Personal reflection is something that we all should consider. We need to ask ourselves questions that will help us to close the year...
Dec 13, 2017 8:00 am
Itís December and the parties keep rolling. This is one of the hardest times of year for keeping fit. Cooler weather makes us crave comfort food, and thatís before you factor in the celebrations.
But instead of waiting until the New Year...
Oct 4, 2017 8:00 am
Some people think skipping meals will help them to lose weight.
The opposite is actually correct. Skipping meals can actually make you so hungry that you basically eat everything in sight by the time the next meal rolls around.
Sep 20, 2017 8:00 am
Even though I consider myself reasonably fit, training is a constant challenge. With winter coming, some of us may opt for a more sedentary lifestyle than usual because of the cooler ďdampĒ weather.
Have a look at these tips to avoid a...
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