7 Tips to Relieve Stress

Stress is a normal part of life and mild stress can actually be helpful. But for millions of people, stress can seem insurmountable. If it is not handled and dealt with properly, it can cause much more serious ailments like panic attacks, anxiety and depression. There are many causes of stress and each one of us handles it differently. Financial worries, loss of a loved one, a demanding job and much more can cause varying degrees of stress.

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Russian Kettle bells

Russian Kettle bells have been around for hundreds of years but it is only recently that they are going through their second round of popularity. Obviously by the name you will have gathered that they originated in Russia where a standard Kettle bell weighed 32 kilos, thankfully you can find them in most gyms in a variety of different weights. Continue Reading →

The 7 Worst Things In The Gym

Being a personal trainer I’ve seen a lot of bad behavior in the gym over the years. Carry on reading to find out the things that really get on my nerves.

Guys training in groups of more than 3: You’ve all seen them, they stay on the same piece of equipment for 30 minutes performing sets at a rate that would make a snail happy, spending most of their time chatting between themselves and scaring most of the girls away from the weights area. Guys this is not a turf war! You don’t need to bring your whole crew to the gym! Your rest periods are too long and your training intensity is non-existent so if you’re serious about results split into pairs and do your own thing. Continue Reading →

Back Strengthening

Back pain effects 4 out of 5 adults and you’re most likely to suffer between the ages of 35 and 55.

With our modern lives becoming more and more sedentary, more time spent sat in chairs or the car in the wrong position and less and less time exercising it’s no wonder that our whole bodies not just our backs that are getting weaker and therefore becoming more susceptible to injury. Continue Reading →

Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that affects over 100 million people worldwide and the age group most affected is 40-59 years, but the lower end of that is coming down all the time with more and more young people affected. In the U.S alone are a million new cases each year. Continue Reading →

Goal Setting

Goal Setting is great and if you want to do everything you can to reach your goal setting will only help.

Having studied sport Psychology myself and making my clients set clear and achievable goals and seeing how it helps I highly Recommend that you yourself try goal setting.

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