Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training

Hello, welcome back, so how did you get on with your first taste of outdoor training? The time has come to move things along and challenge the system a little more. So I'm going to outline the next level with a new set of exercises. Each one will be slightly more advanced than the previous … Continue reading Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training

Part 1: Beginners Outdoor Training

Now you've made the decision to head outdoors to train, it's time to get some structure into your session. As a regular gym goer you'll probably have your own routine and level you feel comfortable with, certainly an idea of what stage you're at in terms of what you deem hard or easy. So lets … Continue reading Part 1: Beginners Outdoor Training

7 Minute Work Out

I recently read an interesting article titled "7 minutes to get fit" with the catch line "Do twice a week. Job done". Instantly I was intrigued, fit in two 7min sessions, this ought to be good, or too good to be true. So I began to read. Studies have found you don't need to spend … Continue reading 7 Minute Work Out

Commonwealth Day #10 – Refection #5

Well the end is in sight for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and I've had a blast so much so I might go to Rio. Working in the poly clinic as a physio to the athletes has been a once in a lifetime experience and taught me so much about the world of elite multi-sport events. … Continue reading Commonwealth Day #10 – Refection #5

Commonwealth Day #9 – Reflection 4

  The 2014 commonwealth games is coming to a close within the next few days. The Glasgow platform has provided some amazing sporting outcomes and a great experience for athletes, team officials, and Clydesiders alike. As part of the medical services, working in the polyclinic has given me a taste of the multi-sport elite level competition, … Continue reading Commonwealth Day #9 – Reflection 4

Commonwealth Day #3 – Refelection 3

Commonwealth Reflection #3; The Glasgow 2014 commonwealth games are now well and truly underway with Saturday 26th July promising to be a busy schedule of competition across various sports including netball, Judo, and tracking cycling. The athletes are in full swing and the medals are coming thick and fast with this in mind I undertook my third shift … Continue reading Commonwealth Day #3 – Refelection 3

Commonwealth Day #2 – Refelection 2

Commonwealth Reflection #2: Hello and welcome back. Thank you for reading my first reflection on my experiences in the Glasgow 2014 commonwealth games. After completing my first poly clinic shift, I was excited to get back in clinic and enjoy shift number two on Wednesday 23rd July, OPENING CEREMONY NIGHT A little wiser from previous shift, … Continue reading Commonwealth Day #2 – Refelection 2

Exercise Calculator & Exercise Types

Courtesy of 24 hour fitness check out this amazing 'Exercise Calculator'. By answering these simple questions you can choose the best type of exercise for your needs...simple! Good exercise hunting everyone, and take care. Thanks for viewing. Tom

Outdoor Training Time

In this series of blogs we are going to take a look into the world of training outdoors with Chris Watson, an expert in outdoor personal training and conditioning. Enjoy this weeks blog: Now that summer is finally upon us and the weather seems to be picking up (hopefully) it's time to leave the treadmill … Continue reading Outdoor Training Time

Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???

Neuromuscular Control - What Does it mean? Neuromuscular control is certainly a complex procedure undertaken by the body but this has been made easier to understand by Vern Gambetta, a top performance coach from the U.S. Great reading and this will certainly improve that understanding of movement. Movement is quite simple and from that wonderful … Continue reading Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???