What Do You Want to Achieve?
If you've got this far then you have either met me already or have been speaking to someone that knows me and you're looking for a trainer.
You've already taken a huge step forward by just asking the question - now we need to form a plan. We need to find what you what to achieve and by when you want to achieve it. Once we have fixed that goal, then we can start to progress towards it.
You might want to look fantastic for that wedding, show off on the beach or make your ex as jealous as hell next time you see them. You could be aiming to bring down your 10km run time by a couple of minutes, get through a marathon or survive your first triathlon. You might want to be strong for that skiing holiday, improve your accelaration for next season or be stronger in the contact area. Or it might just be as simple as working off that winter blanket. In all of these cases we will make the goal specific and achievable and above all measurable. In all honesty, if you don't have something to aim for then you won't achieve that something!
Body Fat Reduction.
Let's face it, most of us would like to get a little leaner. A lean, athletic look is associated with good health and, just as importantly, it makes you feel better!
It's not all about lifting weights and doing sit ups. There are many ways to shed those excess pounds, there is no way that you're going to lose weight by taking on an exercise programme that you don't enjoy. Equally, if you don't like the food you're eating then you're soon going to switch to calorie source that you do find palatable! We will sit down and again form a plan of what is going to work for you - we all have busy lifestyles and there are plenty of temptations out there. So we'll talk about what works for you.
Increase Lean Muscle Mass.
Whilst we're working hard on stripping away some of those excess calories that your body has become oh so good at storing away, we'll also work on improving your physical shape. Once that extra layer has gone you'll want some good looking arms, legs and butt to show off... Equally you need a degree of strength to live and thrive in day to day life - whether you're a professional sportsman, Mother, Father, actor, estate agent teacher (secret agent, ssshhh!).
If you're taking on a long distance cycle or run then being leaner is only going to help you. You'll be stronger and better able to deal with the rigours of the hard training you're going through and therefore more injury resistant. We'll work to strengthen your weakensses and iron out any imbalances that could cause you long term problems.
Sport Specific Training.
Does your sport involve thousands of similar repetitions over several hours? Or does it involve more speed and power, with an increased need for strength and acceleration?
With over 15 years of my own training to play rugby at National League level and training others since, I have plenty of experience to draw on to make you faster, stronger and more powerful for your sport.
If you are tackling an endurance event, I can help again through my own experiences of multi-day long distance events. together we will form a plan to build endurance and make you stronger and allie this with a nutritional strategy to get you through your challenge however long it is.
Obviously, we generally go out of our way to not get injured! But there every now and there we come across variables that we just couldn't account for and end up having to take a little bit of time off to get back to full strength.
If you've got a long term issue, there really is no reason why myself and your physio can't team up together to get you through it, or i could just take over when your Physio has done all they can. Of course, it completely depends on how acute (or Chronic) your injury is but there's always something that can be done.
Every Tuesday evening at 7pm. Although it has been free for as long as I've run this, I do now have to make a small charge - only £5 per session! Your first session is still FREE!!! Meet inside Planet Organic, Wandsworth, Southside). It's an hour of hard work, but it gets results!
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