Category: Dave’s Blog

Is it possible to get a good workout in at home? Do I need to get equipment? How do I stay motivated to workout at home? Where do I start?  Questions I had a lot of people ask me recently. Here’s my guide to help you stay fit and active from home. REMEMBER YOUR WHY…

When it comes to fitness goals, losing belly fat is probably one the most popular goals people have when they join the gym. Whilst doing endless crunches may help to make your core stronger, it’s not the most effective way to lose belly fat. A whole-body approach will be more optimal, combined with proper nutrition,…

How to get past strength plateau in isolation. No gym equipment? No weights? No bands or resistance? Trick is to use gravity…. Jumping over objects Jumping onto high blocks Development in to single leg hops Single leg jump for height Single leg bounding, which is basically running. Kneeling jump. All of the mentioned above make…

WHY ARE WE SCARED OF THE GYM, AND HOW DO WE OVERCOME GYM FEAR? There’s no getting around the fact that for some of us the gym can feel like an intimidating place when you’re first starting out. Our latest research shows that 50% of non-gym members say they find the idea of going to…

When you push yourself through a tough workout, you’re not actually becoming fitter. What you’re doing is stressing your body and priming it to grow and adapt, in response. If you want to enjoy the best fitness results possible, you’ve got to give your body sufficient rest and nutrition to grow and recover after each…

About Sir Chris Hoy 6x Olympic Gold medallist and 11x World Champion Sir Chris Hoy MBE is one of the most successful British athletes of all time. Following his retirement in 2013, Chris has continued his passion for cycling, launching his own range of bikes and clothing. With his dedication to helping people improve their…

As life gets increasingly busy with more distractions vying for our time, it’s never been more important to be mindful of what’s going on inside and outside our bodies. According to Professor Mark Williams, former director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, mindfulness is living in the moment and being aware of our thoughts and feelings…

With the Six Nations having just wrapped up, it’s as good a time as any for all amateur rugby enthusiasts to think of new ways to up their game and transform themselves into a powerhouse on the field. Here are a few ways you can use the gym to boost your rugby performance.   GET…

Live to inspire is available on Amazon – Click here The main purpose of this book is to inspire people to reach their full potential in life. This is through the culmination of lessons and skills I have learnt throughout my life, both as an elite athlete in two different sports and my professional career…

BREAKFAST Do you normally have a bowl of cereal or a slice of toast with fresh orange in the morning try swapping it for a bowl of porridge with fresh fruit or wholemeal toast with poached eggs instead. JAM ON TOAST WITH ORANGE JUICE Calories: 248 Fat: 3.2g Carbs: 55g Protein: 10g PORRIDGE Calories: 206…