7 minute HIIT Circuits

7 minute HIIT Circuits

The HIIT Revolution What is HIIT? The greatest shortcut when thinking of losing weight is HIIT Training (High Intensity Interval Training). HIIT involves stop-Start, incredibly high effort intervals with short rest periods which are massively effective for fat burning...
My Diary – Eating Raw 5/2

My Diary – Eating Raw 5/2

My Diary – Eating Raw 5/2 I suffer with a fair amount of stomach problems, pains, cramps and bloating. It isn’t easy to deal with because in my line of work I need to be physically fit and able at all times. I also have a fairly unreliable immune system...
Strength Of Mind

Strength Of Mind

Strength Of Mind… …and how it affects the quality, effectiveness, intensity and sustainability of your training. Strength of mind relates to your internal resilience, reaction to pain or set backs, determination, will power and ability to cope with change...
My Inspirations

My Inspirations

MY INSPIRATIONS My Inspirations – Boxers that inspire me: 1.) Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay) – Though I am not amongst those who dub him “The Greatest” boxer of all time, Ali is without doubt a man deserving of huge amounts of respect...
What Is Gluten?

What Is Gluten?

What Is Gluten? Gluten is a protein composite found in Wheat, Rye and Barley that helps coagulate and elasticise foods and dough. Eating a Gluten-free diet involves avoidance or reduction of these foods as well as other foods which contain added Gluten. What Is...
My Diary – 3 Years Since Retirement

My Diary – 3 Years Since Retirement

My Diary – 3 Years Since Retirement I started boxing at 11 years old. From that point onwards I was in the gym for a minimum of 2 hours a day, 6 days a week, 52 weeks of the year. I didn’t take time off for anything except holidays or sickness. Boxing was...
Remaining Active via Cardiovascular Training

Remaining Active via Cardiovascular Training

Remaining Active via Cardiovascular Training In 2002 the WHO (World Health Organisation) named one of the 10 leading causes of death and disability as having a sedentary lifestyle. A lack of physical activity is one of the main risk factors linked to the development...
Be Exceptional

Be Exceptional

Be Exceptional – We all have equal opportunities with health and fitness. Even the worst of days end; and it is true that time is the biggest healer. In the case of health and fitness, having an off day might well be a set back, but once it is done, it is in the...