All posts by Ross

Why I love the hip thrust

Good Glutes are gold at the moment! with Instagram awash with “models” PTs and everyone who’s been to the gym a handful of times posting pictures of there Ass. Everyone wants the fashion accessory of the year. One of the best ways to make your bum grow is the hip thrust. If you didn’t know […]

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Think I’m a liar?

So I’m always going to big myself up – nothing wrong with a bit of confidence is there? When my client Tima asked if she could do a piece for her website on our sessions I thought it would be a good idea. Click here to see the results  And if you want to jump […]

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Training Vibes – 3 part blog

This Blog is taken from several emails I sent to my subscribers. The old stereotype is, that girls don’t do weights, they just do cardio and classes. I don’t think this is true anymore. I’ve seen an increase in girls lifting over the last few years – thanks to the rise of “Instagram fitness models”. […]

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Catching Feelings

This may surprise you to read, but my job as a personal trainer is not to make you squat perfectly or run a 10k in record time.  Weight loss and dropping dress sizes are the stepping stones to what you want – which is ultimately to feel good whether that is confidence, self-esteem or general wellness. […]

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Let’s all get Fish n chips 

Now here’s a phrase we’ve all heard before, some of us more than we care to admit. It can strike fear into any health- conscious gym goer, and rightly so. A fish and chip tea can include anything from 850-1,000 calories per portion – this is around 50% of a female’s daily calorie intake, consumed […]

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“I was a pig last night…

……now I feel like I’ve undone everything.” This was a text I received from a client – it wasn’t the first time I’ve been sent a message like this over the years and I’d put my last penny on the fact it won’t be my last. When I receive a text like this I often […]

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Why I will never share a “Gym Fail” video

We have all seen the videos on the line of people in the gym doing crazy exercises on equipment, too fast, crazy angles will too heavy weights and terrible form. I understand why they are funny at times, but let me explain the problem for us an industry. These people in the videos are trying […]

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Hopefully this blog will put you to sleep in record time.

  Sleep is mega important recovery gym wise – but essential for health, performance and mood. Here I’ve listed five tips to try, before sleeping tablets/drugs Use a foam roller before bed, if you are training regularly you need to roll for 10mins a day  regularly for maintenance. If you do your roll out before […]

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Personal Training FAQs !

Do I need to be fit to start ? Absolutely not, the sooner you start with your trainer the better. I hear “i just need to lose half a stone before we start” quite regularly then the speaker will go off on to a treadmill for hours on end drinking lucozade sport – this needs […]

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