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Christmas is a great time of year. Maybe even the most wonderful. You can spend time with your family, remind yourself of why you only see these people once a year, and watch some of the best and worst films ever made. But without a doubt, the...

You might have heard of the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) before. You might not. But you are definitely familiar with the results of it! Almost everything which is now considered common knowledge about cardiovascular disease (CVD) came from the FHS. Smoking increases your risk, lack of...

Over my years of competing and also coaching clients one thing that we all experience at some stage is some kind of setback that has an impact on how we progress in achieving our goals. These can be anything to binging on junk food, injury...

As the football season enters a crucial period of games our partners at Partick Thistle are entering a vital run of games that could define the club’s fortunes. During this time player fitness is more important than ever and there is constant work going on...

Who wouldn’t want to be a little bit healthier? Doing a few little things each day which have a benefit can add up to make you happier, healthier, and fitter. Unfortunately, not everything which is good for you is pleasant! My mother tricking me into eating...

The (short) beach season may be over. You might be tempted to write off your fitness goals until the New Year and focus on summer 2019. Don’t! It’s easier than you think to achieve your goals and stay focused on your health and fitness all year! In this...

It seems that what is popular in the fitness world changes all the time. Every year the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) do a survey to see what the top fitness trends are going to be in the year ahead. The survey for 20191...

Most people who have thought about having their own home gym have come across the same hurdle – SPACE! I know I certainly don’t have enough space in my house to keep a store of every weight available ready for all possible eventualities. So here is...

  These days many of us are working longer hours than ever. This can be due to pressure at work or just doing what’s necessary to get by. Personally, I work 46 hours a week as a Fire Fighter then around another 10-12 hours Personal training....

Any physical activity is better than none. Even just standing instead of sitting is good! But if you’re serious about improving your health and fitness, then you need to start thinking about how much reward you’re getting for the time you put in. One of the most...