5 mental training techniques for increased performance  

The effectiveness of mental training techniques in improving peak performance amongst elite athletes has been shown in many research studies examining various psychological interventions both during a…

Improve Balance With These 4 Proprioception Exercises

Balance and co-ordination are fundamental skills which can affect the way we train and progress throughout our journey to optimal fitness.  Balance is the ability of the body to maintain correct post…

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

Summer is coming and, let’s be honest, we’re all starting to think about looking our best for the beach. It’s usually a wise idea to steer clear of traditional diets, which often result in muscl…

Exercises and advice for hypermobility

Hypermobility

What is hypermobility? Joint mobility and muscle, tendon and ligament flexibility occur along a spectrum with everyone displaying individual levels of mobility/flexibility; hypermobility is an extreme…

Improve your posture

Sort that shoulder tension!

A lot is spoken about the importance of good posture for a healthy and happy life, and how that factor is often neglected even in people who actually train. Training is an opportunity to make your bod…

How to fix lower back pain

Since moving away from top level sport and taking a role working with people with more fundamental health issues (mainly heart disease), I have been lucky enough to see a large number of people and ex…

Osteoporosis – Look After Your Bones

Osteoporosis is a progressive loss of bone mass and density resulting in fragile, weaker bones. Around half of all women and one in five men over the age of 50 experience fractures due to loss of bone…

Apples & Pears: Body Shape Specific Training and Nutrition

Nutritional Therapist and Award-Winning personal trainer Rob Suchet (MSc) explains why weight loss is impossible unless you’re getting your exercise and nutrition right for your specific body shape.…

Posture: Make a strong stand

Most of your life is taken up by sitting, lying down, walking or standing. Isn’t it?  Therefore important to do these things well? “Well?” you say, “but I just stand and walk the …

3 exercises to prep your legs for tennis

Playing tennis puts your body into positions that are irregular in everyday life. Whether this is due to the nature of the game, including many lateral movements, or just down to throwing yourself aro…

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