1.Someone asked me about why everyone foam rolls at our gym. In summary here are the benefits: Pre- workout: evidence currently suggests that there is an improvement in joint flexibility as well as no negative effect to performance (in comparison to just stretching which can see decrements). Short-term (in session) recovery: evidence suggests foam rollingContinue reading “More news and views from Results FAST: Foam Rolling, Social Media and Fitness Industry Professionalism.”
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From the Gym Floor: Part 4… Batman, Wall Balls, Speed Strength and Ambient Temperature.
This could be classified as the “super hero” edition. Why? Read on. 1. We were featured in Men’s Health in an article “How to be Batman” the premise was how to disrupt your childhood to leave you with a deep seated personality order meaning your role in life is defined by trying to imprison bad peopleContinue reading “From the Gym Floor: Part 4… Batman, Wall Balls, Speed Strength and Ambient Temperature.”
From the Gym Floor… Episode 2: calories, deloads, British Titles and a thank you.
In keeping with the running theme of training anecdotes from the gym floor at Results FAST here is part 2 of an ongoing series of what we see every week while training/ working with our clients nutrition at our gym. 1. Calorific deficit does not mean starvation and constant hunger, it also doesn’t mean justContinue reading “From the Gym Floor… Episode 2: calories, deloads, British Titles and a thank you.”
Getting What You Want From Your Training and Nutrition Programme
It’s pretty obvious that most people who walk through the doors of a gym or who buy personal training are looking to improve themselves in some way. Now that could be their health, fitness, physique or mentally but most people enter with a goal in mind. Now what are the factors that lead to successfulContinue reading “Getting What You Want From Your Training and Nutrition Programme”
Things I Learnt From 2013….
Every year I tend to way in with my opinion of a few things that we either do at Results FAST, have borrowed of other people and use at Results FAST or changes in approach to the way we work as professionals at the gym. These often can be translated in to many things whetherContinue reading “Things I Learnt From 2013….”
Fixing the Flaws: Part 1
It doesn’t really matter if you are an elite level athlete or a beginner. There are always going to be areas in your fitness that you need to work on. You are not Mr or Mrs Perfect….. Sorry…. Be it whole body strength, the transfer of your physicality in the weight room to your sport orContinue reading “Fixing the Flaws: Part 1”
Energy Drinks… What The Science Says…
Energy drinks are a relatively new phenomena in modern diets. While standard carbohydrate based “sport” drinks have been available for a long time “energy” drinks are perhaps another example of “functional” foods which promise to achieve the purpose of giving you more energy. Energy drinks in general are misleading. They don’t give you energy, wellContinue reading “Energy Drinks… What The Science Says…”
Good Programming Vs Bad Programming
Justifying the way we write our gym programmes at Results FAST is important to me and our personal training clients. The fact is how you do something when you are training matters. Someone once said to me and I agree… “It is very easy to make someone tired… Any monkey can do it!” With theContinue reading “Good Programming Vs Bad Programming”