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19
April
2017

Andy’s Top 10 Cycling Tips For Commuters

We all know cyclists should obey the rules of the road, wear high viz, lights etc.  Some choose not to and take their chances with their health and Garda fines, but these tips are more about things I’ve learned over the years, that aren’t so obvious to cycle commuters.

13
April
2016

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? Most of us enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, and in moderation caffeine does have some proven benefits. However in large doses, it can have lots of negative affects. I’ve taken a good look at the amount of caffeine in things we eat and drink and looked into how much might...

10
February
2016

Find Your Fitness

It might surprise you to know that I haven’t run in about 7 years and the longest I’ve ever run for is 20minutes. I hate running, it bores me to tears and my knees don’t like it either, but if I decided I wanted to lose weight or get fit etc and forced myself to start running, how long do you think...

25
January
2016

Looking Good – Side Effect Of Feeling Great

I believe looking good, should be a side effect of feeling great. I remember a few years ago this really struck me. I had a client (Sean) that was originally 25 stone and having lost 5 stone so far was down to 20 stone. He felt amazing, was in the best form of his life, wearing clothes he’d ne...

24
July
2015

Bodyweight Toning Workout

Intermediate to Advanced Program Do not do this program, if you have any injuries, illnesses, are pregnant or a beginner.  As always, if something doesn’t feel right don’t do it.  After your warm up do 3/4 circuits of the exercises.

12
May
2014

How To Fuel Your Body For Intense Exercise

Before Training: 2-3 Hours beforehand eat a medium sized portion of Complex Carbohydrates for gradual release of energy.  Common examples are: Wholegrain bread, whoelgrain rice, Wholewheat Pasta, Porridge, Beans or Lentils. 15-20 Mins beforehand eat a small amount of simple sugars to give you a good...

02
June
2012

Are You Interval Training When You Exercise?

If you don’t or don’t know what interval training is, chances are you will be wasting valuable time and limiting your results dramatically!  If your goals involve improving your fitness, losing weight and/or improving your Health, then you need to read this article I have written detailing all you n...

15
February
2012

Nutrition & Hydration for Training

Want to find out what’s best to drink & what types of food to eat before, during and after training? Eating and drinking the correct foods and fluids, in the right amount and at the right time plays an enormous part in how well you can train. Fuelling your body correctly can have great benefits...