March 10, 2020

● How to progress exercise

● How to regress exercise

● Progressing regression

Today I am going to share with you some of the secrets to progressing and regressing exercises. There are definitely benefits to both progressions and regressions in terms of exercise - either g...

January 20, 2020

Recently the lovely Ify (our resident Nutrition Therapist) kicked off the first of the 2020 WIYWO Workshops. She concentrated on how to use diet to optimise your brain power: your wellbeing, memory and mood. Below I have summarised the main points:

Ify’s Top 3 take outs...

December 30, 2019

Contemplating using 1:1 training can be a daunting thought at first, however we would like to spend a moment explaining just how rewarding it can be for you.

We all have health and lifestyle goals that we wish to conquer; planning and execution is a different...

December 13, 2019

Nick Townsend, our Director of Personal Training, gives us his top 5 fave exercises:

1. Weighted Cable Crunches: This is an abdominal exercise done under load using the ropes that are attached to the cables. Set the cable to a medium to high weight and take hold of the...

October 27, 2019

● Benefits of routine training and exercise

● Benefits of variety in training and exercise

● Which works best?

This is a question that I get asked almost daily; which is better - regular routine or variation in exercise?

Both certainly have pro’s and con’s. The main determ...

September 20, 2019

I rarely get to go on conferences these days, especially more general business ones, but I have just come away from the one I make a huge effort to get to – The 'Members Only' annual 2-day conference. A chance for business Directors to get together, share ideas, learn,...

August 12, 2019

● The definition of cardiovascular exercise

● Classifying it in a gym environment

● Benefit of cardiovascular activity

In simple terms, my definition of cardiovascular exercise is activity which raises your body temperature and elevates your heart rate. This can range fro...

July 29, 2019

I am very pleased and proud to announce that WIYWO is welcoming our newest member to the PT team – Nick Townsend. Nick joins us from David Lloyd in Oxford and will be operating out of the Horizon building in Hurley. Nick has been operating as a Personal Trainer for 7 y...

July 5, 2019

I have got to admit, before researching for this blog, I wouldn’t have thought to go out of my way to purchase a little packet of flaxseeds to add to my food and they have really only more recently been on the general public radar, but they are in a number of foods alr...

June 16, 2019

As PT’s we are frequently dealing with questions and managing injuries Client’s currently have and have had in the past. It is important that we know their injury information before training them. But when a Client is suffering from pain but there is no apparent injury...

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