Another String To My Bow

On Sunday 2nd November I passed my level 3 Personal Trainer qualification (Programming and Coaching with Future Fit training). I owe a great deal of my success to Steph, my brother’s girlfriend, who… Continue reading

Fit Brit 2014 – challenge accepted!

In August I attempted Fit Brit for the first time. Fit Brit is the result of a partnership between Fitness First and Men’s Health magazine to complete “8 exercises back-to-back against the clock”… Continue reading

Eat. Sleep. Row. Repeat.

And work. And play. No? Keeping the balance as a professional athlete is hard to do as your priorities change and your time and energy become so focused on succeeding. They have to,… Continue reading

Never bin a bake…

As a massive fan of the Great British Bake Off, I immediately applied for tickets for the new sister show called the Extra Slice and was thrilled when I got some and that… Continue reading

Fitness First – Team GB’s Official Fitness Partner

Fitness First & Team GB have partnered up to create a new product to launch in the clubs this September, supporting Team GB athletes, in particular those heading towards the Olympic Games in… Continue reading

Working out – what’s my balance?

Working at Fitness First has thrown me into the world of freestyle, functional training. I have rapidly become acquainted with ViPRs (Vitality, Performance, Reconditioning), TRX bands, Kettlebells, Steelbells, Power Bags, Medicine balls and… Continue reading

Balancing the Seasons

This summer finds me in London, once again sorting the balance out in my life. My upbringing defined the structure of my year into winter and summer and as a consequence the balance… Continue reading

Fuel in London

For breakfast I have been enjoying porridge – 1 cup full of oats (around 50g, depends how hungry I am!) and one and a half again of liquid (milk and water), Berries (frozen)… Continue reading