A bit about me… Despite having resolved at an early age to become a fashion designer, I also developed a keen interest in nutrition and exercise science. Adamant that I could and would pursue both my passions simultaneously, I qualified as a personal trainer alongside my fashion degree. Achieving my Fashion BA… View Post

Recent figures from the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) show that of the total 13,770 Registered Personal Trainers, only 5,256 are women, equalling a paltry 35%. Yet, according to research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of The Training Room personal trainer academy, personal trainers are happier and healthier in their… View Post

Women’s Running magazine are holding two focus groups to try and find out how they can  continue to improve the magazine and deliver content that is informative, inspiring and relevant to women. So whether you are a beginner runner or you’ve been running for some time, Women’s Running magazine wants to hear your views.… View Post

Have you ever gone to the gym carrying a notebook of scribbled down workouts, or printed out a workout guide from the internet and found yourself faffing around with multiple sheets of A4 paper? Frustrating, isn’t it! This is where the fantastic new workout cards created by FlipGym come in.… View Post

It’s time for the next part of Spring into a Marathon. Last time we covered the purpose of the second phase of marathon training, the importance of stepping back, and how to keep a strong core for strength even when tiredness sets in. This time, we will look at what… View Post

Yesterday was my Grandfather’s funeral. He died at the age of 91, peacefully in his home, surrounded by what he loved: his wife, Sylvie Nickels, his books and photographs, all memories of a well fulfilled life. All my life I have heard stories about his travels. He was an avid… View Post