Author: Greg

The colder temperatures and darker days mean it is often easy to pike on your workout at the first sign of a sniffle but is that the best course of action?   The flu bug is an extremely contagious virus known as influenza, which affects the upper...

It’s ok I trained today, so I will eat that cake. I have been working hard so I deserve that ice cream. I will have that packet of twisties and burn it off later. The reality is, that side of fries with dinner would take 30 minutes of running...

One of the biggest drives for people when they first come to see us is the aesthetics of being fit and healthy. Most realise that nutrition is a crucial aspect to sustainable weight management but are less clear when it comes to exercise. If you are trying to lose...

Most people arrive in February a couple of kilograms heavier and feeling in need of a complete health overhaul. So often they will go completely cold turkey, resort to extreme exercise routines and go on radical diets to kick start their health. Although this can...

After over doing it at Christmas, is it any surprise gyms are inundated with the New Year resolutioners insisting that this year will be their year to get fit and fabulous! Only 2 weeks later they find themselves back in the same position, work gets...

After making decisions all day, the last thing you feel like doing at lunchtime is have to make another decision or travel half way across town to find something good for you. So often you gravitate to what ever is fastest, easiest and most convenient, but...

With many clients returning from their European summer vacations, they often struggle with more than just the post holiday blues. Studies have found that people often underestimate the impacts of flying with a 20% decrease in physical and mental performance. It can often take people 2-3...

Left your run a bit late to get your summer body ready? Feeling a little flabby from a gluttonous winter and want to get in great shape and fast? Bootcamp, Zumba, Yoga, Crossfit, Running, Circuit or Pilates; how should you best invest your time when it...

I always find it interesting to watch people’s reaction when it comes to sugar. Some people’s eyes light up as though all their Christmases have come at once. For others, it is almost as if you are trying to poison them. Sugar has become public enemy number...

It’s true. I lose 9 kilograms in 5 days through a combination of restrictive eating and carefully planned dehydration before each of my fights. It’s terribly hard, probably not healthy and definitely not sustainable; I put most of it back on in 12 hours. If you’re reading...