HOW TO STOP SABOTAGING YOUR DIET – PART 2 In part 2 I have added a few more ways in which you sabotage your diet without realising it and what you can do about it – You don’t keep track of your food portions – I don’t expect clients to stress over weighing everything but your portion size can play a big role in long term fat loss. It’s easy to over eat even if its healthy. To combat this you should weigh or portion your meals, use a bowl instead of a plate, use cup measurements to portion rice and veg, use the palm size of your hand to measure protein etc. When I was trying to... View Article
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HOW TO STOP SABOTAGING YOUR DIET – PART 1 So often I see clients who struggle with their nutrition, and are constantly sabotaging their fat loss efforts without realizing it. Below I have listed a few things to help you take control and stop getting in your own way in your journey to losing fat long term Over eating on weekends – So often clients are eating well through the week but completely come undone at weekends. They go way off track and wonder why they aren’t getting anywhere. I am not saying you cant’ indulge a little but too often will slow down results. For me I try to eat near perfect Monday to Friday so that... View Article
Since November 2012 i was carrying a shoulder injury, i trained around it and competed with it and eventually had to take complete rest as i couldn’t even do a 2kg DB bench press. Having to take time off from training to rest and recover is hard, but i see now the benefit to doing so. Rest is so under rated and too many of us train ourselves into the ground. I did this last year and trained non stop for 11 months preparing for and competing in 3 competitions. My body gave up and i got injured. I rested and feel so much better for it. I took 4-5 months off, no training at all. I didn’t gain weight,... View Article
I have been training for the past 2 months in preparation for Galaxy Universe on 26th October 2013. The videos i have uploaded are my 2nd phase of training for strength. Due to my shoulder injury that put me out of action for 4-5 months i had to start again with my chin up strength as well as my overall body strength. I have spent a lot of time working on my remedial exercises to build up the strength of my rotator cuff muscles to prevent more injuries in the future. I have also been working on my grip strength so i can perform better chin ups. I started off only being able to do 1 chin up, last year... View Article
As many of you know I am in the process of securing another location for a NEW Personal Training Studio in Winchmore Hill. I plan on keeping my studio in Southgate and opening up a slightly larger studio with more equipment. I am so excited to be able to expand and reach more people and help them transform their bodies. My aim as always is to equip my clients with the knowledge to lose weight, tone up and maintain their results long term. I aim to inspire everyone i meet to be stronger, healthier and leaner and am always reading and learning to expand my knowledge of how to help people regain their lives and move forward in a positive... View Article
BEEF AND VEG MUFFIN BURGERS Ingredients – Olive oil spray 1 medium courgette (approx 230g) grated 150g mushrooms, finely chopped 1 aubergine grated or finely chopped 2 peppers finely chopped 1 container sundried tomatoes (not in oil) 2 whole eggs, 6 whites – total 240mls 500g lean beef/lamb mince 1 tbsp parsley and oregano 2 tbsp cinnamon Salt and pepper to taste Fresh basil – 1 handful Directions – Spray muffin trays with olive oil Cook off all courgettes, mushrooms, aubergine, peppers, tomatoes until soft – then drain Preheat oven to 180°C Whisk eggs in large bowl Rub the herbs and spices into the mince then add to the egg mixture along with the veg Stir all ingredients together... View Article
Check out some of these videos of me strong man training on my lead up to Galaxy May Universe 2012. this video is me 5 weeks out of Galaxy Universe May 2012. I lost 6kg in 9 weeks, 7.5cm off my hips and 5% body fat This was my first week preparing for Galaxy Universe May 2012 week 1 of training for my 1st comp of the year My first time doing strongman training in preparation for Galaxy Universe May 2012.
Are you really on track when it comes to losing weight and being healthy??? To often we strive to lose weight and stay fit, you join a gym and get some results but are never truly happy with what you achieve. You try every new diet there is and train everyday but for all your effort you seem to be going nowhere. We are told to eat less and train more as a way of losing weight, but in actual fact this theory is flawed and in the long run you cant maintain eating less and will ultimately deprive your body of essential nutrients and enter into the realms of overtraining. I know from experience that training smarter and eating... View Article
More fantastic results achieved in 6 months. Danny lost 23.4kg total, 13.5cm off his waist, 11.6cm off his hips and a total of 12% body fat all in 6 months. Danny has been overweight his whole life and has never had a physique this lean or been this healthy. Truly amazing effort I am so proud.