Movement Screening and Specificity – Why ‘One Size Fits All’ Does Not Work

There are so many different goals when it comes to exercise – whether it is weight loss, strength, muscle mass gains, sports, injury rehab and health or preparation for an endurance event – and the choice of exercises is vast. We know that the human race is massively diverse and […]

Not All Carbohydrates Are the Same – Glycemic Index

When planning out your exercise regime, what type of food and timing of ingestion are key to seeing results and improving on your performance in the gym or out on the sports field. The most important food group with regards to exercise is carbohydrates (CHO). CHO is the primary fuel […]

Winter is Coming – New Fitness Goals for the Winter

When first asked to write on the topic getting ready for the winter, I thought it was a strange topic, as I don’t think about how the winter affects my training. For me it’s just another month in the calendar, but after little more thought it’s actually a very important […]

Lower Back Pain – Common Causes and How to Treat It

Lower back pain (LBP) is a common disorder that the majority of people and athletes have experienced at one point in their lives. For some people it stops them being able to do their jobs and/or stops them from training and staying fit. Which in turn can lead to chronic […]

Training Methods for the beach – Escalating Density Training (EDT)

  As it’s that time of year again when everyone is looking to trim down the fat and build some muscle for their summer holidays, I thought it would be appropriate for me to do my first blog on a simple weight training method that builds muscle and burns a […]