Why Young Men Persistently Fail at Increasing Muscle Size

Are you failing at increasing muscle size? After plying my trade in the fitness industry for more than a decade, one of the recurring frustrations I encounter is to see successive waves of young boys turning sixteen years of age walking through the doors of health clubs, fitness centres...

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Why am I Always Banging on about Sprinting?

This post is related to the desired outcome of building muscle and losing fat and not performance competing in distance running or sprinting events. I shall begin then by putting forward what conventional wisdom has us believe is a better alternative to sprinting for losing body fat and why...

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Saturday 15th October

As a coach and owner of a fitness centre Saturday 15th October made me very happy. When Kevin and I opened MPA it was with the intentions of providing health & fitness to many people but with a very important point of making health & fitness enjoyable. I’ve talked...

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Change the Law and End the Obesity Crisis

What is a pandemic? A pandemic is a problem or disease that is prevalent or widespread across a whole country, continent or the world. Obesity is a global pandemic. Once thought to be a problem of the more affluent in society it is now a serious matter across all...

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Two Women Talking about Getting in Shape

Two Women Talking about Getting in Shape I’ve written before about trips to a posh leisure club and this weekend I visited one again. I like to go sometimes in the winter for the relaxation side of health & fitness when it’s not so easy to lie in one’s...

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How Will You Approach Christmas Dinner?

From a health & fitness, fat loss perspective my thoughts are very clear on Christmas Dinner – get stuck in to everything that is on offer!! Christmas Day is the one day of the year that we are encouraged to eat and I think it’s very enjoyable taking part...

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The best hangover cure this Christmas

Last weekend brought me the first of my December Christmas parties and with that came the high carb and sugar laden foods, high volumes of alcohol and an extremely late night that get most people searching Google for the best hangover cure. What followed was a Sunday of zero activity...

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