Art of Functional Movement

It’s the 10th of October 2018, and I’m sitting on my balcony in our apartment in Turkey. It’s mid day and I’ve just finished my movement and stretching practice.  I’m in a holiday village. In the distance I can hear the joyful cries of children having fun.  On my phone, I am playing a video […]

Your Relationship with Fitness

Today, I want talk about your personal relationship with fitness. Are you in a positive relationship with your own fitness/movement? Is it good, bad or somewhere in between. If you have a good relationship with fitness, then well done. Maybe you’ll be able to use this winning formula to empower another area of your life […]

Don’t Be The Best, Just Be Better

I am a big believer that you don’t need to be the best, you just have to get better. Better at what? Well, whatever you feel needs improving in your life. A lot of people get put off self improvement because they are constantly comparing themselves to the people at the top of their field, […]

Covid Secure Gym

This year has been a challenging one for sure, but things are beginning to look up since reopening on the 1st of September, after a long 6 months. We are hugely grateful to our loyal students for continuing to train with us online. This change of delivery was even more successful than we expected, delivering […]

Resistance Bands and Exercise

Have you ever wondered why resistance bands are so versatile and challenge your body so much in many different ways? Let me share with you a bit of history! Resistance bands were originally utilised during the early 20th century to help people rehabilitate after muscle injuries and in the treatment of cardiac rehab patients. This […]

Isometrics In Exercise

Have you ever tried to push or pull something really heavy and found your muscles getting really tired without anything actually moving? Have you wondered why? There is a simple scientific reason for this which I’d like to explain in this blog. This type of movement is called an isometric contraction, which basically means that […]

Slow Cooked Three Bean Chilli

Lockdown has brought many things to us, including challenges, frustration and emotions but I have to say they haven’t all been bad.  Having more time in the house has allowed me to take more time to plan and prep our meals in advance and expand on the usual array of foods we enjoyed.  So when […]

Strong Hands

A guide to wrist and hand care. Your hands and wrists are probably the most used parts of the your body. Just think how many times you use your hands when waking up in the morning, you switch off your alarm, you have a shower, brush your teeth, get dressed all before starting your day. […]