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May 30, 2019

Across mental health awareness week there were so many great articles, posts and programmes covering so many aspects of mental health. This year’s theme of body image really resonated with me as an individual who has struggled over the years with their own image. I wan...

November 23, 2018

I don’t know about all of you but I certainly find eating healthy more of a challenge in the winter? Its so much easier in the summer to throw together a salad and not have to think about it but in the winter months we all crave something a little bit warmer and more c...

October 26, 2018

Following Mental Health Awareness day earlier in October, I wanted to talk about the warning signs of mental health problems among young people.

It is easy to miss the signs and put this down to adolescence, mood swings or just ‘kids being kids’ and most of the time tha...

September 28, 2018

October will be the 2nd birthday of my business and I wanted to take the opportunity to thank those of you who have helped me to get to where I am today.

If someone had asked me 5 years ago if I would be running my own business, I would probably have said no, but someti...

August 1, 2018

During July I answered some of the most common questions I get asked as a personal trainer on my Facebook page. I have decided to put them all into one please here so they are easily accessible for anyone who might need some extra help.

Ask The PT: When is the best time...

July 27, 2018

It seems like you haven't been able to read the news these past few months without reading about the childhood obesity crisis or the onset of child addiction to computer games. I find both worrying as I'm sure many parents do.

Working in schools I see both before my eye...

June 29, 2018

I talk a lot about making workouts sustainable for your lifestyle and what suits you best, whether that’s a long walk, a 5k run or an hour in the gym. There are so many opportunities to take part in exercise and one of the great debates is Group Vs Individual workouts....

May 25, 2018

May has seen Mental Health Awareness Week raising the profile of a number of mental health issues but with a particular focus on their theme this year of stress.

For those of you that have been following my Facebook posts across the week you will have seen that I have t...

April 27, 2018

Last month I talked about how exercise should be individual to you to make sure you get the most from it - this month I'm applying the same theory to diet.

We've gone through the January blitz that makes most people try a new fad diet to lose their Christmas excess and...

March 30, 2018

With the recent press relating to Celebrity Fitness DVDs it has raised some interesting questions about the ethics behind the way that they are sold. Often advertised as quick home workouts that will turn you from a size 16 into a size 6 just like the stars but the rea...

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