Spending your days hunched over your computer will (sooner or later) ruin your posture and make you a very poorly functioning human being. We're designed to walk, run, jump, push, pull, drag and climb. We're NOT designed to spend our days sitting in a highly unnatural position. Maybe in thousands of years [...]
It’s hard to argue against the benefits of a healthy lifestyle: regular exercise, eating well, sleeping well and minimising stress. Even those most adamant of anti-exercise individuals can at least grasp the concept that moving their bodies around, and eating something green that hasn’t come out of a fast food pack is [...]
Fitness trackers have boomed in popularity in recent years. The 'FitBit' seemed to start the trend and was the hot favourite initially, but with the introduction of other trackers like the Jawbone UP and more recently the Apple watch, competition is heating up. Whilst we may be spoiled for choice, the question is: are these [...]
The plank is without a doubt one of the most popular core exercises. Walk into any gym and you're bound to see a number of gym-goers planking. Attend any fitness class and there's a high chance the plank (or variations of) will be included. We also use the plank in many of our personal training [...]
Learn how you can enjoy Christmas guilt-free without gaining weight by following these 5 simple but powerful tips and strategies
Just like the vast majority of our clients, the chances are you are busy, and fitting in exercise into your schedule can be challenging. Here at Luke Bremner Fitness we try to make things as simple and convenient as possible for all our clients and in today's blog post we have a solution for [...]
It's great that events such as the Olympics inspires such a huge amount of people to get more active and take up a new interest or hobby. For some people it can be life changing.Of course, good intentions can shrink fairly quickly if you haven't made the right choices with regards to which activity to take up, which is why it's really important to consider what motivates you when taking up a new lifestyle activity.
Many people in the UK are simply not getting the daily physical activity the human body requires. Not only can this contribute to poor fitness and weight gain, but it can also impact your mental well-being.Of course, the good old British weather keeps us indoors a lot of the time, and there's only so much physical activity you can do indoors unless you go to a gym regularly. However, with the recent bout of great weather we’ve been having it’s a perfect time to get outdoors and get more active…
Your daily habits can either lead you towards to a healthy, fit, lean and strong body OR cause you to remain unfit, unwell, overweight and out-of-shape. Find out exactly why in this blog post.
Today I have an inspirational story to share with you - a case-study of a client of mine, Derek. Derek has just hit "the big 5-0" and at age 50 is, in his own words, in "the shape of his life" - as you can see from this reverse picture of him below: An incredible [...]