Monitoring Progress

As a PT I’m always tracking the progress of my clients and often have a battle with them over the number on the scales.   Reason is, so many people use the scales as their only way of monitoring progress in the gym and get fixated on the number they see. Yes this is a[…]

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Kettlebell Training – In Perspective

Kettlebell training has increased in popularity significantly in recent years and has been very much associated with the term “functional training”. This piece isn’t intended to cast a negative light on kettlebell training or anybody who enjoys training with them but I would like to look at an alternative view. Far from being against KB[…]

Benefits of Kettlebell Training

So what are the benefits of kettlebell training?? How about: Fat-loss and mental toughness plus speed and explosive strength! Pretty good right! About Kettlebells What is a kettlebell? Glad that you asked ! Imagine a black bowling ball with a suitcase handle on it and you have an idea of what a kettlebell looks like.[…]

Why You Need To Train Your Legs

Lots of people shy away from training their legs in the gym for a number of reasons, all of which tend to be poor excuses hiding the fact that they just don’t want to do it. I’ve listed some of the most common excuses below; Excuses ‘You can’t see them’ Probably the most widely used[…]

Get those killer abs you’ve always wanted

Introduction to Abs The abdominals are a diverse mix of muscles that make up your mid section. These include: transverse abdominals (deep core stabilizers), rectus abdominal and the internal and external Oblique. Firstly in order to bring these muscles to the forefront you need to target all of these muscles individually and as a compound[…]