6 reasons your kids should be lifting weights

Before I begin extolling the benefits of kids pumping iron, let’s get the biggest elephant in the room out of the way. The whole notion that weight lifting can damage children’s growth plates is 100% true. A theory that dates back to 1970’s study on Japanese child labourers that found that constant lifting of heavy [...]

By |2017-11-09T07:45:39+00:00November 9th, 2017|Blog, Chris Wharton's Posts|0 Comments

His Tips to Aid Strength Training for Runners

If you love running you might think it’s important to just keep on running every day, with no need for other exercises to keep you at peak condition. Of course, you’ve got a nutrition plan, but having in place a plan for strength exercises helps to reduce the risk of injury from your running. By [...]

By |2017-06-01T14:24:48+00:00May 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Reasons to Sleep Well as Part of a Healthy Routine

We all sleep, and we all have different sleeping patterns. Some people sleep well and long, others with short sleeping cycles and other problems in the night. The importance of a healthy sleeping regime as part of a healthy lifestyle should not be underestimated, and here we look at why. In the short-term a bad [...]

By |2017-05-03T11:01:30+00:00April 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Benefits of Cardio Workouts for Weight Loss

If you are looking to lose some weight, joining a gym and hiring a personal trainer are both great ways to make a start. There are many ways to improve weight loss and maintain it, and cardio workouts are great, with a number of benefits associated with it. Burn Loads of Calories – The harder [...]

By |2017-04-11T10:53:35+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Benefits of Soft Tissue Massage Therapy

Soft tissue massage provides a type of therapy to the soft tissue and joints, lowering the levels of muscle tension and pain that an individual is experiencing. There are a number of health benefits to soft tissue massage therapy, and we can help you experience those benefits. Reduce Pain – Soft tissue massage is an [...]

By |2017-04-11T10:51:12+00:00February 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Young athlete development: Resistance Training, is it safe?

Young athlete development: Resistance Training, is it safe? In my experience in the sport and exercise industry, I have come across a lot of people with questions, concerns, and assumptions regarding young individuals performing resistance exercise (pre-teen). I believe it is a subject with a stigma attached to it, with differing views and opinions irrespective [...]

By |2017-03-09T12:11:27+00:00October 3rd, 2015|Fitness, Personal Trainer, Personal Training, Young Athlete Development|Comments Off on Young athlete development: Resistance Training, is it safe?