Healthy Living In Edinburgh #2 – Bodyworks

By | 2018-04-02T13:05:37+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health|

Welcome back to our new 'Healthy Living In Edinburgh' blog post series. Today's blog post is #2 in the series and I'll be discussing my experiences at West End massage and physiotherapy centre - Bodyworks. Over the many years I've been in Edinburgh I've visited Bodyworks frequently for massage and physiotherapy treatments. [...]

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Is There A Link Between Your Body Weight And Mental State?

By | 2018-03-13T13:12:39+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Blog, Health, Mindset|

Video Transcription Below: This video was inspired by a conversation I had with a client last week. They opened up to me and told me a little bit about their struggles with depression in the past; bad depression to the ‘clinically depressed’ point. Fortunately they have now come [...]

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Healthy Living In Edinburgh #1 – Real Foods

By | 2018-03-05T14:09:43+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health, Nutrition|

As one of Edinburgh's few exclusive private personal training studios we're passionate about helping our clients live healthier and happier lives. As part of our mission to improve the health of Edinburgh's busy professionals, we regularly recommend and promote other health-focused local businesses who offer products and services that can also help our [...]

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What To Do When Nothing Else Works

By | 2018-02-12T14:16:42+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

Video Transcription Below: The question I am going to answer in today's video blog is a really important question. It's something I know many people are struggling with: "I have tried so many different plans to help me lose weight but nothing seems to work – what do [...]

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How To Take The Pressure Off Yourself & Actually Lose Weight

By | 2018-02-12T14:25:29+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

Video Transcription Below: For the past few months, I have been providing a Q&A episode every other week, answering three top questions the team and I have been asked recently. From now on, I am going to change things up a little. I am going to answer just [...]

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The Shocking Truth About Personal Trainers!

By | 2018-01-09T22:42:33+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

So the team and I had our Christmas lunch / day out back on December 22nd at Indigo Yard in Edinburgh's West End. It provided a rare opportunity for us (minus coach Graeme who was struck down with the lurgy unfortunately!) to catch up in a social environment away from the [...]

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Increase Training Results With This Warm Up

By | 2017-12-23T14:24:35+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Blog, Exercise, Health|

I started lifting weights at 16. And, as a 16 year old, my ‘warm up’ consisted of waving my arms around, and loading the barbell up with as much weight as I could handle (sometimes more). That was about it. The only thing that saved me from too frequent of injuries, [...]

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Is Movement OUTSIDE Of The Gym The Key To Fat Loss?

By | 2017-12-18T08:17:04+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset|

When someone comes to us with the goal of dropping body fat, and improving their physique (which, given my line of work, happens quite a lot), I ask them a series of questions addressing a few key areas that’ll contribute to their success. I ask them about their nutrition habits (which [...]

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Dropping Fat Over The Holiday Period

By | 2017-11-29T11:58:59+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Blog, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

The festive season is rapidly approaching (or already started as soon as Halloween was done and dusted, depending on which group you fall into). It’s a time synonymous with mince pies, black pudding and mulled wine. And Christmas parties. Multiple, messy, Christmas parties. Not exactly an abundance of activities that you’d [...]

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Recovery Techniques To Boost Fat Loss

By | 2017-11-29T11:34:50+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Blog, Exercise, Health|

So it turns out training is only half the battle when it comes to building your ideal physique. … well, I guess nutrition is half the battle… so training is half of half the battle. Recovery is the other half. Or 25%. Or whatever the complicated fraction is I’ve managed to [...]

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