Functional Fitness – The New F-Word

If I questioned 15 fitness coaches / personal trainers and asked them to define what “functional training” is, I know I will receive 15 different responses. The reason I know this is to be true is that I have written and delivered several functional training courses to coaches and PTs. One of my slides actually […]

Personal Training What has to change?

It seems like almost everyone is becoming a Personal Trainer. People are looking for a fast, easy career change that pays well and one, which they believe, does not require much work. The result… an overcrowded fitness industry filled with people pretending to be ‘professional’ trainers. As a result, the general public is starting to see […]

My Journey as a Personal Trainer

My Personal Journey as a trainer…so far Having been active in the fitness industry for almost twenty years I have been asked by a few trainers I have taught to share my story. If you are new to the fitness industry or thinking of becoming a trainer you may think personal training on the surface […]

Are You CrossFit?

A friend of mine, and a great CrossFit coach has asked me to write an article for his clubs blog post. I have heard nothing but great reports from his gym (or ‘box’ for you CrossFitters) and as mentioned he’s a great coach so I have happily agreed to write a few words.  Those who […]

Keeping it Simple, A Basic Workout Template

Keeping it Simple, A Basic Workout Template From time to time I like to get a little less scientific and keep it simple. A few days ago one of my clients brought her husband along for a workout. I asked him how he normally trains and he told me that he usually does circuit training […]