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...

June 8, 2019

As summer approaches and the travelling season begins (plus whilst I am sat on a plane!) I thought it appropriate to discuss how best to keep your fitness and health levels up whilst away from your normal routine. You have just worked hard on that beach body, it would...

April 3, 2019

That feeling of getting a ‘side stitch’ when you are running or after a particularly hard exercise session is not the most pleasant! But what is it and why does it happen? And can it be prevented, or what can be done to get rid of it when it does happen? 

Also refe...

March 24, 2019

This is a question I get quite a bit from Clients when I start working with them and particularly after the first few sessions.  Why do my muscles feel sore a day or two after our sessions? Does this improve over time? What can I do about it?

This aching feeling is...

March 18, 2019

I have at least 2 eggs every single day.  Whether that is scrambled for breakfast with ham or smoked salmon, or hard boiled in a salad at lunchtime, or as part of the mixture for some baking creation I am making, they feature quite heavily in my diet. We go through at...

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