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FODMAP

FODMAP

FODMAPs are different types of carbohydrates that are found in certain foods like wheat and beans. Studies have shown strong links between FODMAPs and IBS.
Low FODMAP diets can provide relief from IBS symptoms. However, these diets are only temporary. Read on to find out what foods you should be eliminating and for how long.

A very good year 2019

A very good year 2019

Great 2019 training for the 2020 regatta season. Managed to win a gold medal at the British Rowing Indoor Champs in my age category and collect 3 British records. Nice to be back training again.

NICK – DECEMBER 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

NICK – DECEMBER 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

Nick has won December 2019 client of the month. A great mindset, professionalism and an all round nice person. After suffering from anterior pelvic tilt and chronic back pain for years, Nick has improved posture, strength and mobility to reverse the condition. What a quick transformation. Read on.

WHY SLEEP IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN DIET & EXERCISE

WHY SLEEP IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN DIET & EXERCISE

2020 New Years Resolution of better fitness and healthier food. But have you thought about your sleep and how it interferes with diet and exercise.
Listening to your internal clock will enable you to lose weight, feel energised and achieve greater fitness and well-being. It’s all about your circadian clock.

VAPING

VAPING

Is vaping safe? Hardly. Research proves that e-cigarettes are as addictive as normal cigarettes. And as a Personal Trainer in Bath, I’m aware of some of my clients vaping as a ‘healthier’ alternative to smoking.

Most contain the highly addictive drug, nicotine, plus fillers and chemicals to flavour and pad out the E-juice!

It’s time to start swotting up on e-cigging and to understand propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin harmful effects on the body. Plus, the other nasties that you or your children or partner are inhaling into the lungs!

TRAIN TO ROW FASTER

TRAIN TO ROW FASTER

Wish you could get faster on the rower. Having problems improving your 2k time. Want to be fitter, stronger and faster on the water. Dream of winning those big races. Wish you had better information about nutrition. Unsure on the correct rowing technique. Need race plans. Want to be competitive on the rower at Crossfit comps. Read on to row faster.

THE TRUTH ABOUT WHEAT

THE TRUTH ABOUT WHEAT

Is wheat making us unwell? Is it responsible for the western diseases now plaguing our populations? Is it responsible for the increase in obesity, auto-immune diseases and cancer? Should we eliminate wheat and gluten from our diet? How has wheat changed over the centuries to what our ancestors ate? It may be time to consider taking this GMO grain off the menu for the sake of our health.

IMOGEN – JULY 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

IMOGEN – JULY 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

2ND TIME WINNER OF CLIENT OF THE MONTH. Imogen has added an incredible 9kgs of lean tissue in 30 months. Her body fat has remained constant around 20-23% and weight has increased from 49kgs to 58kgs since 2017. In addition to this gain in extra lean muscle, there has...

Heart Rate Variability

Heart Rate Variability

HRV What is heart rate variability? The average persons heart beats at rest between 60 and 100 beats per minute. Endurance athletes tend to have lower heart rates as the training enhances the effects of the involuntary nervous system. This training strengthens the...

ADAM – JUNE 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

ADAM – JUNE 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

FROM 24 WORKOUTS IN 24 WEEKS TO 24 WORKOUTS IN 8 WEEKS Adam is a busy man. He runs a successful business and employs many staff. He has a lovely family, 2 dogs, great neighbours and enjoys a holiday or 3 from time to time. To fit anything extra into his life creates a...

KEVIN – MAY 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

KEVIN – MAY 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

KEVIN'S AMAZING BODYFAT LOSS IN ONE MONTH I hadn't seen much of Kevin as he had been recovering from a ruptured achilles tendon he sustained whilst playing volleyball in October last year. We had a few training sessions which targeted mobility and strength,  as...

Cooking with oils and fats

Cooking with oils and fats

Healthy Cooking Oils There are many debates on eating healthily, ideas on the best diet to follow and what healthy cooking oil or fat should be used. As a Personal Trainer, I advise most of my clients to cook with butter, ghee or coconut oil and to follow The...

TIM – MARCH 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

TIM – MARCH 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

TIM - MARCH 2019 CLIENT OF THE MONTH: I have been training Tim since 2017. Tim was overweight, stressed, had high blood pressure and suffered a number of food intolerances and allergies. At only 25, his health was poor. He had been off work due to stress and was on...

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

IF Intermittent Fasting became popular after the BBC aired the Horizon programme in 2012 called "Eat, Fast and Live Longer" presented by Dr Michael Mosley. The programme initially examined calorie restriction diets to improve and extend life expectancy. Michael...

For the sake of your gut

For the sake of your gut

  The Diet Myth So I've recently been on a well-earned break to Dubai and decided to read one of the most talked about food health books in the last 4 years, 'The Diet Myth' written by Tim Spector, a Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King's College London and...

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