5 Key Benefits of Sports Massage

2018-02-09T18:20:25+00:00 February 9th, 2018|

Regular sports massages can play a regular role in the life of athletes and non-athletes, whether they are injured or not. Sports massage has multiple benefits including, physiological, physical and psychological. Which can all help to boost performance and alleviate pain in specific muscles.   Prevention of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) Following exercise [...]

The Muscle Building Secrets You Don’t Know About

2018-01-10T12:23:40+00:00 January 10th, 2018|

STOP USING 10 REPS PER SET How often have you read your fitness magazine, or spoken to your gym instructor and they have said: “Right, let’s do 3 sets of 10 reps” regardless of the exercise performed and/or the weight that is handed to you? Current research suggests that for muscle growth [...]

Five Move Fitness

2017-11-30T14:58:43+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Five Move Fitness The most common question I'm asked as a health and fitness professional is “What are the most effective moves in the gym to build muscle/burn fat etc?” This is a question with MANY different answers as many factors are involved with this question. However today I have come up with a list of FIVE [...]

Core Training

2017-11-30T11:45:27+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Core Training: Much More Than Sit Ups Core training has become increasingly popular for fitness enthusiasts, and for fitness professionals to implement into their fitness programmes. However, there is still a slightly “old school” mentality that sit ups are still a great core exercise. Also, I see more and more gym “newbies” attempting the 30 [...]

Therapy 101: Is Your Stretching Routine Making You Weaker?

2017-11-30T11:33:01+00:00 May 18th, 2017|

Therapy 101: Is Your Stretching Routine Making You Weaker? Very often in the health and fitness industry; fitness trainers, coaches and therapists will say to clients “You’re really stiff in your hips/lower back/upper back, you should try to stretch out after sessions”. The reported benefits of regular flexibility work are widely documented and [...]