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Book Review: The Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding by Arnold Schwarzenegger

This genius of bodybuilding and human achievement in everything he has set himself – Arnold Schwarzenegger – has produced the bible of muscle building workouts. With more than 850 photographs of exercises, this book is organised by muscle group and continues to stun me with its wealth of practical advice on building muscle. As a […]

Subliminal Influences on our Health

We’re all affected by the messages we see and hear every day, far more than we realize. Subliminal messages seep into your subconscious mind, your default setting, which determines your underlying beliefs and personality and self-image. This in turn determines your actions and your habits and ultimately your life outcomes. Advertising, TV programmes, our thoughts, […]

Full Body Workouts vs Split Routines

When you go to the gym, do you generally do a split-routine or a full-body workout? Advantages of Full Body Workouts Great for getting back into training after not exercising for a while Ideal for beginners who need to get all-round strength before specialising The best option if you only get into the gym once […]

Why Hire a Personal Trainer and Why Most People Don’t

Why hire a personal trainer? I’ve been a personal trainer in London for over 12 years now, and the reasons why people hire me are many and varied. Here are some: More energy I have personal training clients who work in the City of London. Most of them are pretty knackered when they come to […]

Personal Trainer in London Cures Tennis Elbow

When I’m not with my personal training clients, I’m on the tennis court. Like thousands of people in London, I love playing tennis, but back in 2005 I got a bad case of tennis elbow. Here’s my story: The Andy Roddick Serve Impressed with the speed and power of Andy Roddick’s serve, I thought I […]

Personal Trainer in London Recommends these Healthy Foods

I’ve been a personal trainer in London for 13 years now, and I advise my clients that good nutrition is just as important as exercise if you’re serious about getting fit and healthy. Here are some healthy foods to add to your eating plan: Low salt baked beans This is a great staple food to […]

London Personal Trainer’s Back Workout

The gym I currently use for my own workouts is Fitness First Bishopsgate in the heart of the City of London, and it has some of London’s best personal trainers to swap ideas with. Here’s the back workout I did today: Warm-up 5 minutes on the elliptical machine, followed by limbering up the arms, rotations […]

What is the Role of Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is one of the eight B vitamins, all of which are water-soluble. Vitamin B12 has many functions in the body, and as one of my personal training clients in Chelsea discovered to her surprise, there is a danger than vegetarians and vegans are deficient in this key vitamin. She thought that a strict […]

Is Milk Good For You?

One of the services I offer as a personal trainer in London is nutrition coaching. Face to face clients get nutrition advice at no extra cost, and for those who don’t train face to face with me, I offer online coaching. One of the issues I come across a lot is the effect of milk […]