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Six Senses Kaplankaya, Turkey

After the earthquake disaster in Turkey and Syria, Turkey has been in the news for only tragic reasons lately. Here’s some positive news about Turkey: a fantastic wellness resort worth considering for the summer. Located in the Mugla province of south-west Turkey with stunning views of the Aegean Sea, Six Senses Kaplankaya has an extensive […]

The Peak Fitness Club & Spa

Located in the Carlton Tower Jumeriah hotel in Knightsbridge, London SW1, this gym & spa has a 20 metre swimming pool under a curved glass ceiling bathed in natural light. One of my personal training clients in London likes to pamper herself here occasionally. The Fitness Club offers a range of classes: dance, kettlebells, yoga, […]

La Quinta Resort, California

As a keen tennis player, the more I read about this 45 acre resort the more impressed I am. La Quinta Resort is located – as its name suggests – in the resort city of La Quinta in the Cochella Valley, just 20 miles from the wealthy city of Palm Springs in southern California. The […]

Hotel X Toronto

Looking for a vibrant city break combined with a wellness vacation? Hotel X Toronto ticks both boxes. Hotel X Toronto is located in the West End of downtown Toronto, with panoramic views of Lake Ontario, the famous landmark of CN Tower, and the high-rise hi-tech cityscape. Toronto is Canada’s Sillicon Valley thanks to its fast-growing […]

BodyHoliday Saint Lucia

Fancy a luxury wellness holiday on a Caribbean island? As a personal trainer in London, I recommend this (almost) all-inclusive resort to any of my clients who need to unwind and re-charge their batteries. ABOUT BODYHOLIDAY Opened in 1988, this resort has won awards for its great service and wide range of sports & fitness activities […]

The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in London

There is a growing demand in London for high quality vegetarian and vegan restaurants. As a personal trainer in London I’ve had several vegetarian clients, and here are some of their recommendations: Farmacy Restaurant, Notting Hill, London W2 Located at 74 Westbourne Grove, W2 5SH, Farmacy Restaurant is a plant-based up-market vegetarian restaurant founded by […]

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Health

Like most professional and conscientious personal trainers in London, I take a holistic approach to my clients’ health and fitness. One key aspect of promoting your health is to minimise the consumption of substances that harm the body. When I first meet a new personal training client, I ask them to complete a health questionnaire. […]

Wellness Retreat: Kamalaya, Thailand

Located on the southern coast of the island of Koh Samui, Kamalaya is one of the most exclusive 5 star wellness resorts on earth. Kamalaya was founded by John and Karina Stewart, whose dream was to create a place with all the right ingredients to nurture personal growth and profound transformation. I would definitely recommend […]

Workouts to Build Muscle Mass

Do you want to build serious muscle? You need three things: optimum nutrition, challenging hypertrophy workouts and plenty of sleep. As a personal trainer in London with over 20 years experience helping clients lose weight, build muscle, get fitter, and in some cases bulk up, I know what works and what doesn’t. HOW TO AVOID […]