Dangers of the gym

 Do you know what my biggest concern is?

It’s my fear of avoidable injuries.

During my 41-plus years playing with weights I’ve witnessed or heard of some awful injuries - most of which could’ve been avoided.

Posted on September 7, 2019 and filed under Starting training.

How do you motivate yourself to exercise?

Have you ever thought truthfully about your motivation for exercise? Why do you really drag yourself out of bed each morning to hit the weights?

If the answer is “to look better”, then I’m afraid your commitment to exercise and healthy eating will only be temporary…

Posted on September 4, 2019 and filed under Motivation.

5 Things to ask your personal trainer before you commit

1. Are you qualified?

Straight off the bat, find out if they have a qualification. If they don’t, walk right out. 

Make no mistake, gyms and training studios are potentially dangerous places. I have seen some horrific lifting techniques over the years, sometimes with the trainer standing right next to the client! If your trainer is unskilled and unexperienced, you are placing yourself at risk. 

If in doubt, ask them for…

Posted on August 31, 2019 and filed under Starting training.