This Saturday at 10am I will be setting off with another 300-400 fellow lunatics from Richmond on Thames on a 100 mile non stop foot race, following the River Thames, finishing in Oxford sometime on Sunday. This is my third and ultimate endurance challenge over the last 2 years, having completed the 100 kilometre Race… Continue reading 100 Mile Run -The Final Frontier (at least for me)
In my experience people choose a personal trainer for several different reasons: Because they’ve not used a gym much before and just don’t know where to start. They want to know how to exercise safely. Because what they’ve been doing up to now just hasn’t helped them to achieve their goal. Most people just go… Continue reading Why choose a personal trainer?
This is a follow up from my blog post about how calorie counting just does not work for 95% of people when it comes to weight management. I meet these people every day as a personal trainer who just cannot understand why their weight doesn’t change despite burning sometimes thousands of calories per day on… Continue reading So what does work to lose weight?
For the umpteenth time yesterday I found myself having this familiar conversation with a client. His BMI was in the obese category, his body fat way above healthy levels, along with visceral fat. As usual, the conversation went something like this; Client: “I can’t understand why I’m not losing weight. I train regularly and I… Continue reading Ditch the calorie counting – you know it doesn’t work!