Getting started is hard. Whether you’re doing something for the first time or starting up again after a break, taking the first step is difficult. You’ve all been there at some stage, correct? My first foray into the gym was prompted by personal humiliation. I was skinny and unhealthy adult, and a friend held a … Continue reading How you can start an exercise routine from scratch
Use your inner voice for good, not evil.
I was the skinny kid that got picked on in the schoolyard and was last picked for playground games. Regularly, my feelings were hurt because I was lighter than the other boys. Being tall and thin, I was an easy target for bullies. I was pushed, punched, insulted and ridiculed because I was too weak … Continue reading Act ( Lifting changed my life)
8 lessons learnt from 25 years under the bar Around 25 years ago I’m shooting the breeze with one of my best buddies Simon. Then out of the blue he made unusual request. “Take your shirt off” he said. I thought, that’s not a question you hear often, from one man to another, so … Continue reading Lifting lessons
Does back pain haunt you? If so, you’re not alone. Eighty percent of the population of the US, at some point in their lives, with suffer from chronic or acute low back pain. That’s a frightening statistic. About 2% to 10% of people who experience low back pain develop chronic low back pain. The first … Continue reading Practical tips for low back pain
We’ve seen on our social media feeds success stories about losing weight or moving massive amounts of it. It’s a great way to promote personal training services(or yourself) and to provide social proof. What’s not shown is the hard work and failure it takes get to that point. Well, at least for me. The only … Continue reading Lessons learnt
Exercise is a reward for the body and never a punishment. Unfortunately, not everyone feels the same way. Go to any gym and witness all those unhappy sweaty people on their torture machines of choice trying to burn off last night’s indulgence. That’s no fun, and ultimately this leads to a road of heartache and … Continue reading Fun fitness, fitness fun