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”

How To Stop Your Scapula Winging

Winged scapular is something that is common that I find when I asses a lot of my personal training and gym members. The best example of this is if you place the back of your palm in the small of your back the bottom of your scapular lifts away from the back and “wings” up.Continue reading “How To Stop Your Scapula Winging”

Stand Up More- You Will Live Longer…. Fact!

The vast majority of adults in Britain – between two-thirds and five-sixths according to a new study spend more than two hours daily watching television. Scientists have tried to quantify this data to suggest how much of this is negative and what the possible harmful implications are to people’s health. They estimated that if peopleContinue reading “Stand Up More- You Will Live Longer…. Fact!”

Hot of the Press: Double Men’s Health Feature…

Just a quick blog post to let the regular readers of this blog that Results FAST has been featured in Men’s Health in TWO articles this month. One of the articles is on progressions for those looking to build up their physique to progress towards Olympic lifting. I’ve often been misinterpreted in the past thatContinue reading “Hot of the Press: Double Men’s Health Feature…”

Back to the Future… The Last 10 Years of the Fitness Industry

In this post I thought I would review the fitness industry’s evolution. Now from a historical standpoint I have been immersed in  fitness and nutrition for over a decade. With a background in both commercial fitness and small start ups and have a unique insight in to both ends of the market. As tradition dictatesContinue reading “Back to the Future… The Last 10 Years of the Fitness Industry”

Hertford and Ware’s Premier Gym and Fitness Training Facility

Do you want to look good, feel great and perform better? Are you looking for a gym or personal trainer that get you great results? Then Ian Mellis and the team at Results Fitness and Sports Training could help you. Results FAST is a gym and fitness training center with a unique and proven approach to helpingContinue reading “Hertford and Ware’s Premier Gym and Fitness Training Facility”

Fat Loss- It’s Not Just About Cutting Carbs…

In continuation from my previous posts on hormonal influences on fat loss it is important to state that keeping carbohydrates in your diet can still invoke fat burning. Another hormone Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) is moderated by insulin levels. Increases in insulin (due to carbohydrate consumption) increase LPL and elevated levels of this hormone are seen inContinue reading “Fat Loss- It’s Not Just About Cutting Carbs…”

Training Programmes- Critical Non-Essentials and Finding 5% Extra

Training by it’s general nature is the repetition of something to get better at a given task. This often can lead to a lot of repetion of certain exercises or types of training which can lead to staleness, boredom and sometimes a loss of motivation. In our training centres we pride ourselves on having anContinue reading “Training Programmes- Critical Non-Essentials and Finding 5% Extra”