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YouTube Tennis Coaches

If you’ve been reading my blog posts, you’ll know by now that when I’m not seeing my clients as a personal trainer in London, I’m on the tennis court being thrashed by someone better than me. YouTube is a fantastic and cost-effective source of tennis tips from a wealth of online tennis coaches from all […]

Your New Year’s Resolutions for 2023

As a personal trainer in London, I encourage my clients to review their 2022 fitness goals and set some new goals for 2023. YOUR HEALTH & FITNESS GOALS The majority of my personal training clients in London want to lose excess body fat. A better goal is to lose fat and gain muscle, while boosting your […]

Pine Cliffs Resort, Algarve

For a sports & fitness retreat in the summer, treat yourself to one of Europe’s best: Pine Cliffs Resort, Algarve, Portugal, with its luxury Ocean Suites. Located just 30 minutes’ drive from Faro International Airport, this sprawling oasis in Praia da Falesia (‘praia’ is Portugese for ‘beach’) is set on a red sandstone clifftop among […]

Swiss Wellness Retreat: Ultima Gstaad

Switzerland is famous for its wellness retreats and clinics, and Ultima Gstaad is one of the most exclusive, nestled in the Alpine village of Gstaad. From Geneva’s Cointrin International Airport, Gstaad is around 2 hours 30 minutes by road, or a much faster 1 hour 40 minutes by train. Gstaad is located in south-west Switzerland, […]

Wellness Holidays: Grantley Hall

Location: Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3ET As a personal trainer in London, I’m sometimes tasked with finding my clients a holiday destination which will encourage them to continue on their fitness journey rather than gain five kilos of fat. There are many fabulous destinations around the world which cater for health & wellness, but there […]

Public Tennis Courts in North London

Finsbury Park Tennis Courts Location: Finsbury Park (southern end of the park), Seven Sisters Road, London N4 2DE 6 hard tennis courts, recently repainted. Public transport: Manor House tube station (Piccadilly Line), Finsbury Park tube & train station (Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line, trains, Overground) Tennis coaches available (LTA Level 3 coaches Gergo Pinter and Kevin […]

Public Tennis Courts in South West London

Barn Elms Sports Centre Tennis Courts Location: Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, Wandsworth, London SW13 9SA Nearest stations: Putney Bridge tube station (District Line, Wimbledon branch) – 30 minutes walk along the River Thames. Putney train station is roughly the same distance. Barnes Bridge train station is a 20 minute walk. 9 hard tennis courts6 outdoor […]

Public Tennis Courts in North West London

North West London has an abundance of public tennis courts, well connected to public transport links. Here’s a selection of the best: Parliament Hill Fields Tennis Courts Location: Parliament Hill Fields, Highgate Road, London NW5 1QR Nearest Public Transport: Gospel Oak Overground Station, Kentish Town Tube Station (Northern Line), Bus routes 214, 88. 10 hard […]

Public Tennis Courts in East London

As well as being a personal trainer in London, I’m crazy about tennis. Here are some great tennis courts in East London which I recommend you check out: West Ham Park Tennis Courts Location: West Ham Park, Upton Lane, London E7 9PU. 12 hard courts, one of East London’s biggest public courts, run by the […]