In this post we discuss why you shouldn’t use exercise to lose weight and what can sometimes happen if you do. Whilst it might be a little counter intuitive, it’s important to detach exercise from the process of losing weight. When we talk about weight loss we usually mean reducing body fat. To do that […]
How to exercise without pain
In this post we discuss how to exercise without pain and why rethinking what exercise actually is might be helpful. Before we begin lets’s first clarify what the word exercise actually means. Whilst it’s a word we routinely use, its precise meaning is rarely considered. Which of the following would you classify as exercise? Playing […]
Is exercise technique important for rehab and fitness?
In this post we discuss whether exercise technique is important for both injury rehab and general health and fitness. Have you ever been in a car with a bad driver? I took an Uber the other day and had to ask the guy to slow down. He was driving like he was being pursued. So […]
Are you training around injuries or training to improve them?
In this post we discuss the difference between training around injuries or training to improve them. Before we begin see if this situation sounds familiar to you. You’re in the gym and performing a bench press when you feel a pain in your shoulder. You’ve experienced this type of sensation before so you’re not unduly […]
Why I stopped stretching people and focused on resistance training
In this post I discuss why I stopped stretching my clients several years ago and instead focused on resistance training. Have you ever had an epiphany? A sudden realisation that caused you to question your present understanding of something? That happened to me about 12 years ago. I remember exactly where I was and who […]