What are Kettlebells?

What are Kettlebells?

Invented by the Russians way back in the 18th century, kettlebells have a handle that is attached to a bulbous weight and like dumbbells you can get them in a range of differing weights. They worked their way through the military forces in Russia and then the US...
Exercise Classes: Circuit Class

Exercise Classes: Circuit Class

What is it? A circuit class, like all fitness classes, is designed for one main reason and that is to make exercise more fun and social. Of course if you think this is a chance to sit down and have a chat then you are wrong. However a circuit class can be easily...
Learn how to Box

Learn how to Box

It doesn’t seem so long ago that my first impression of boxing was….well, shall we say not very complimentary. This was of course before I became a qualified personal trainer and fully understood the mechanics behind the sport. I guess I just pictured two meat heads...
What are your core muscles?

What are your core muscles?

Your “core” is a word that is used a lot these days without really any understanding of the muscles involved and how to use them. Today I want to explain which muscles make up your core, where in the body they are found and how they are, or rather should,...