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Training Tip for a Flat Tummy

A toned tummy is one of the most sought after training outcomes when I discuss goals with the women I train. Whenever I am doing a personal training session with one of my trainees and I say we’re doing a “core” exercise it’s definitely an element of my programming where more often than not, I […]

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The Truth about Weighing scales:

I don’t think I’m being too controversial here by saying that women definitely hold more emotional attachment to the weighing scales than men. It’s almost this notion that a lb of scales weight lost is a lb closer to the ideal figure. But despite weighing scales being the method that many use to measure progress […]

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The Menstrual Cycle, Training and Nutrition:

*Disclaimer* I am a man and do not have a menstrual cycle. Therefore I have no practical experience of what I am about to discuss. However, female physiology is something I have committed a lot of my up-skilling to for quite some time now so I feel like I may be able to provide some […]

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Training During Pregnancy:

The lady you see in the picture with me is Rebecca. We’ve been training together for 5 years now which makes her my longest term and most loyal client (we go way back to when I was finding my personal training feet at Ben Dunne Sandyford!). To say she is far more than just a “client” […]

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Why Women are better than Men at Weight Training

Women and Men’s metabolism differs from each other in relation to the absolute amounts / percentages of carbs and fats we use during rest and exercise – Mens metabolism favors carbohydrate use during training and favors fat during rest – Women’s metabolism varies depending on what stage of the menstrual cycle they are at, but […]

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