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How to measure progress and ditch the scale
11 October | Motivation, Workouts, Lifestyle
It may seem counter-intuitive, but the scale is better at helping you maintain your weight than it is at helping you lose it. The reason? There are important changes happening in your body that the...

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Running- The impact of breathing efficiency
21 September | Workouts
This morning I was talking to a client regarding breathing efficiency whilst running, this is a common problem I keep seeing so I thought why not write a blog on how we can combat this.

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Core Training & Pregnancy 
03 August | Motivation, Workouts, Women
Training your core during pregnancy can be a confusing thing to navigate. The common questions that I get asked as a pre and postnatal PT is how do I maintain strength in my core? How will I be...

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How to get the most from your home workouts
30 March | Workouts, News
Most of us are currently trialing at home workouts. Are you still experimenting with what works for you? In today’s blog we are going to discuss how we can provide body weight workouts that...

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Pregnancy and Abs 
03 February | Workouts, Women
The fitness industry is full of conflicting theories but none more so than exercising whilst pregnant. Many women are very confused about what is classed as “safe” during pregnancy.

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Workout: Partner You go I go
02 December | Workouts
This drill is a fantastic example of how not every workout you run needs to be fancy. Quite often, the basics plus an element of partner work will make for a session that will get  your heart...

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Fitness At Christmas
26 November | Workouts, Lifestyle
Don't become a new year statistic, it's called silly season for a reason we all know. The Christmas holiday period is typically extremely busy and can also be extremely indulgent. In short,...

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Strapped for time, have you tried the PUSH PULL Split ?
19 November | Workouts
Monday: chest, Tuesday: shoulders, Wednesday: legs. Sound familiar? Ever noticed people in the gym performing the same body part workouts on the same days, using the same exercises and the...

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Diastasis Recti AKA Ab Separation
02 October | Workouts, Women
Diastasis recti, also referred to as ‘Divarication of the Recti’, DRA or ‘Rectus Divarification’, is the widening of the gap between the 2 sections of the Rectus Abdominis (or...

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AMRAP Workouts 
25 September | Workouts
AMRAP (as many rounds as possible) workouts are one of my favorite types of workouts ever to maximize time efficiency and overall effectiveness. Not only do...

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Spot Training for Muppets
02 September | Motivation, Workouts
With the barrage of Bulls**t on social media advocating 100 crunches morning noon and night will get you those “washboard abs” - Well it won’t….. 

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Understanding the importance of Tempo
16 August | Motivation, Workouts
We often hear coaches and trainers throwing around a load of numbers, but do we fully understand what they mean ...Today's blog we are talking T E M P O 

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