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? I’ve got you covered! Here’s our guide to help you stay fit and active from home. REMEMBER YOUR WHY Knowing your ‘why’ is an important…

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the universe, deserve your love and affection” – Buddha One of the biggest myths we feed into…

Stress can affect us in several ways, both physically and emotionally and in varying intensities. During this time, many of us may find ourselves feeling worried, anxious, alone whilst staying at home which makes it an even more important time to look after our mental wellbeing. Remember it’s okay to have these feelings and make…

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and research by the Mental Health Foundation tells us that 74% of UK adults report that they have felt stressed to the point of feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope at some point in the past year… and that was before COVID-19 arrived as the new kid on…

Fruit and nuts are healthy — a simple statement that’s hard to disagree with. But when it comes to the question of which is best, things become quite a bit more complicated. ‘Healthier’ in what way? ‘Better’ for what? It should come as no surprise that different fruits and nuts do different things, and each…

Want to run faster? Including strength training into your weekly training routine can help with improving running performance and also prevent the risk of injury so you can chase those PBs. Here are some of my favourite strengthening exercises for speed development SQUAT Squats are a great exercise to help improve your strength, particularly in…

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…