Type 1 Diabetes Stockport

Type 1 Diabetes Stockport   Hi I’m Tom, I’m a personal trainer from Stockport and also a type 1 diabetic which I’ve had since I was 21 so coming on for 8 years now, When I was first diagnosed I was completely mind boggled and stressed with it all, I didn’t get...

28 Day Inch Loss

              28 Day inch loss – special offer! Summer is coming! Have you seen the reports, a month of sunshine! In Stockport? Hmmmm, believe it when I see it. Anyway……want to get some serious weight loss and inch...

Weight loss made simple

Weight loss made simple   I deal on a daily basis with people trying to lose weight, gain weight or improve their physique in some way. Now…..here at Cheshire Personal Trainer we get results for our clients but it’s often a case of being realistic....

Better Body Squad

Better Body Squad Are you looking for any of the following? Weight loss Toning up Fat loss Dropping clothes sizes Building muscle Better skin Increased energy Sleeping through the night Sounds great right!? Well Better Body Squad is for you! I know what you’re...

Better Body Squad Elite

Better Body Squad Elite Welcome to our premium package. In depth planning and exercise programming to ensure maximum results in the shortest time. Before booking this package, please contact the senior trainer directly to discuss your individual needs in a free...

Better Body Squad – private group

Better Body Squad – private group   Better Body Squad private group is a course designed for those who are determined that now is the time to make a big change but don’t feel that they can invest in one of our premium packages (I know the feeling!)....

Better Body Squad Online

Better Body Squad Online Are you looking for any of the following? Weight loss Toning up Fat loss Dropping clothes sizes Building muscle Better skin Increased energy Sleeping through the night   Awesome! Our brand new Better Body Squad online service is available...

Warrior Dads

Warrior Dads   Are you an out of shape dad? Are you exhausted after a 5 minute run in the park with the kids? Do your mates make a joke about your weight? Do you wonder how you lost your once fit body? Do you struggle to find the time and motivation to keep fit?...

BTN Academy

BTN Academy Maybe you’re a Personal Trainer like me? Or perhaps even an aspiring personal trainer? For me it’s really important that I invest in my knowledge, that’s what gets me the results with my clients, knowing how to tailor their training and nutrition...

Top 5 exercises to prep you for skiing

The 5 best exercises to prep you for skiing   So you have booked your annual escape to the slopes with your friends, the weather looks great, your new ski pants look awesome but are you physically prepared for the huge amount of work that a weeks skiing is going...

10 stone in 1 day

10 stone in 1 day!   So many people are gaining interest in dieting fads that promise dramatic results by using their secret magic formula. It’s hard not to ignore some of these diets such as Herbalife as they seem to be transforming people’s bodies and making dam...

Personal Trainer – gym space to rent Stockport

Personal Trainer – gym space to rent Stockport Calling all Stockport PT’s! Are you a PT looking for a space to train your clients from? Tired of working in a mainstream gym facility and paying too much rent? Maybe it’s time to stop working all those...

Discount Individual Nutrition Plan

Discount Individual Nutrition Plan What’s your goal? Lose weight Drop clothes sizes Develop tone Increase energy Sleep well                                                                                                JUST £49 Feel healthier Reduce / remove...

Personal Trainer Mentorship

Personal Trainer Mentorships             So you’ve done your level 2 and 3 – what now? Here at Cheshire PT I see lots of newly or about to qualify trainers. These guys are raring to go! The problem is that several hundred trainers qualify...

Vegetable Pepper Pizzas

Vegetable Pepper Pizzas BOOM!!!  It’s Will from www.primalwill.com again and today is an extra special day as I get to write for you guys down at the awesome Cheshire Personal Trainer!! John came to me asking me to create something super delicious, easy, family...

Kezie Foods Discount Code PRESTON2016

Kezie Foods Discount Code PRESTON2016 Kezie Foods – Fitness food does not need to be boring! 10% discount! PRESTON2016 At Cheshire PT we are always trying to provide awesome nutritional advice alongside our training plans. It’s really important to source...

Fat loss, Juff’s & George Michael

Fat loss, Juff’s & George Michael   We’ve got a guest post today from Greg Williams – an online nutritionist who dishes out loads of great articles, advice, emails and some free ebooks at his site www.IamGregWilliams.com Hey, I want to share with you 10...

Dean Amasinger – Performance and MMA coach

Dean Amasinger Cheshire Personal Trainer & Bramhall Personal Training Gym present –   Dean Amasinger Performance Coach Mixed Martial Arts Coach https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dean-amasinger-sports-performance-seminar-tickets-10724600569 Calling all personal...

Breakfast muffins

Breakfast Muffins  By Will Girling aka Primal Will There is a big buzz every new year with lots of people going on ketosis diets but many are struggling to get some good meal ideas with such a high fat, medium protein and low carb intake, but I say NAY!! I say BOOM!!...

Callum #2

Callum #2 A while ago we published a blog about a young man we have the pleasure of working with at our Stockport studio. Here’s an update of his progress – Our son Callum has been attending a one on one fitness course for 6 months. He is 10 years old, he...

10 Nutrition Mistakes You Are Making

10 Nutrition Mistakes You Are Making This was written by and reproduced with the kind permission of Ru Anderson at Exceed Nutrition. When it comes to improving peoples nutrition, which is what I do best, I commonly see the same mistakes being made, time and time....

Nutrition, the basics

The purpose of this blog is to give a bit of guidance to the average person who wants to start changing their body shape and living a healthier, more active life. There is no one size fits all when it comes to good nutrition. What works for you may not work for...

Machine Fitness Discount Code

Machine Fitness Discount Code As you know, it’s all about looking good! Just click on the Machine Fitness Logo and enter the code – cheshiremachine10  at the checkout. Here at Cheshire Personal Trainer  we are huge fans of the Machine Fitness gear. Why?...

Discount Code ARIA™ WI-FI SMART SCALE

Discount Code ARIA™ WI-FI SMART SCALE Here’s another great fitness related product that readers of the www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk blog can now get a discount on! Thanks to the guys at www.anytimeigo.com all you need to do is enter the discount code...

John Preston – Motivational Speaker

John Preston – Motivational Speaker John Preston is a motivational speaker and celebrity personal trainer who has had to cope with many personal battles. As a single parent John has had to deal with a severely disabled child, divorce, depression and abuse. John’s...

Vascular wear discount code

Here’s another discount code for you blog readers!     Vascular wear discount code to be entered at checkout for a 15% discount! johnp15 I wear Vascular clothing myself and absolutely LOVE the sleeveless hoodies! Grab yourself a bargain and get some...

Scoche discount code

Here’s a Scoche discount code just for readers of the www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk blog! Scoche discount code with www.anytimeigo.com  Here’s a £5 scoche discount code! Your Scoche discount code is gdx8900345jp Just enter at checkout for £5 discount off any...

Scoche discount code

Scoche discount code with www.anytimeigo.com  Looking for a cheaper alternative to Garmin? Well here’s a £5 scoche discount code! http://www.anytimeigo.com/SCOSCHE-RHYTHM-RHTHMA15.htm Here’s a Scoche discount code just for readers of the...

Kezie Foods Discount Code PRESTON2016

Kezie Foods Discount Code PRESTON2016 Kezie Foods – Fitness food doesn’t need to be boring! 10% discount! PRESTON2016 Here at Cheshire Personal Trainer, we are always trying to provide great nutritional advice alongside our training plans. It is really...

Client testimonial

Client testimonial – Angus   It started with a photograph. A photograph taken by my sister on New Year’s Day 2013 of yours truly taking part in the local Park Run in Marple. It isn’t the most flattering of pictures – cross-eyed, red-faced and...

Metabolic Friday

Metabolic Friday Working from the ground up! Perform each exercise in turn with no rest 30 seconds intense plank (in plank position try to pull your toes towards your elbows – impossible to do but really makes you work) Barbell ab rollout x 20 Deadlift x 20 Bent...

Tabata Thursday

Tabata Thursday We are doing this at the end of a workout so make sure if this is all you’re doing you warm up properly! Rules 20 seconds work 10 seconds rest Perform each exercise 8 times 20s on 10s off After 8 sets change to the next exercise during your 10s...

#BodyRevive

#BodyRevive Coming soon to www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk Weight Management & Well-Being Live Pure with LPFitness   2 exercise classes per week 1 Nutrition talk per week Personal nutrition plan Weekly weigh in Thursdays 6.45pm – weigh in/nutrition...

Fitness for everyone

Here at Cheshire Personal Trainer, our motto has always been ‘Fitness for everyone’. We take a person centered approach to all of our clients……but what does that actually mean? When we first start to work with any client, able bodied or...

Protein: The basics

Protein: Why it’s Important to Get the Basics Right Written by Andrea Saunder, Health Coach Is there anyone who hasn’t overheard a conversation about what protein-laden concoction to consume immediately after pumping iron? Have you noticed that every fitness fan seems...

Carbs: Facts, Myths and Smart Choices

Carbs: Facts, Myths and Smart Choices Everyone knows about carbs. They’re bad, right? But then again, that Atkins Diet is low-carb and opinion is pretty split on that… And how about all that Macrobiotic stuff… isn’t that high carb but supposed to be really healthy?...

Metabolic resistance training

Metabolic resistance training  Here at our Stockport Personal Training Studio we are always trying to challenge our clients to train in a new, effective way. Have a read of this and maybe have a go at the workout I have posted on our facebook page if your routine...

Friday Tabata HIIT

Morning All! Friday Tabata HIIT Here’s a free Friday workout treat for all of you After a light warm up for 5 minutes give this a go 16 minutes of intense fat blasting! Tabata protocol: 4 exercises, Perform each exercise for 20 seconds (as many reps as possible...

Childhood obesity, myths and facts

  Child Obesity,   Myths and Facts Big boned!   Glandular!  Puppy fat!   These are all terms used by parents today to justify their childs weight, In fact 18.9% of boys and 17.8 % of girls residing in the UK between the ages of 2-15 are classified as Obese!!...

14 days 14 workouts £14

14 days 14 workouts This is a programme desgined to show what can be achieved within 14 days of intense full body circuit based training alongside correct nutritional advice. These are mostly body weight exercises or use items that you have at home anyway. If...

Hip flexors

Here at Cheshire Personal Trainer we have close associations with local therapists and suppliers. Here’s some great info from local therapist Annette Wrigley. Annettes contact details can be found at the end of this post. What is the job of the hip flexors? The...

Fat makes you fat … I love fats!!

Fat makes you fat … I love fats!! Written by our newest addition Mark Harrison. This blog will be brilliant for people that consume fat free/ low fat products, and also those who have been advised a low fat diet, enjoy!! Ill start off with a little science, there are...

Strength and Shred

Strength and Shred “A course designed using proven methods to create lean muscle and decrease body fat through exercise and healthy nutrition” “I am a huge promoter of natural health. I believe that the fundamentals of any goal starts with what...

Viva Extreme Running with Cheshire Personal Trainer

ULTIMATE CHALLENGE FOR YOUR MIND, BODY & SOUL! PAIN IS TEMPORARY PRIDE LASTS FOREVER! Want a challenge in 2013? Viva Extreme is a series of all-terrain running events combined with obstactles that everybody can enjoy and visualise completing with moderate...

Cheshire Personal Trainer Studio – Train in a new way

Cheshire Personal Trainer Studio – train in a new way Well we’re up and running (excuse the pun!) With the forecast looking a bit grim this week in Stockport…getting as low as -6, you could come over and train in the cheshire personal trainer private...

Cheshire Personal Trainer – The Studio

Cheshire Personal Trainer – The Studio Exciting news folks! We are just putting the finishing touches to our new training studio. I will of course add some photo’s and videos over the next few weeks. In the meantime, this is where we are – Unit 1...

Bored of the same old routine? Exercise trends

EXERCISING can get dull unless you keep changing things. And what better way to do that than to get in on the latest exercise trend. At Cheshire Personal Trainer we like to offer a variety of options to our clients, either at home or in our exclusive Stockport studio....

Tomatoes – and why you should be eating them

TOMATOES (and why you should be eating them) Tomatoes are an excellent source of the antioxidant lycopene. They offer  a degree of protection against the formation and spread of cancer cells as well  as protecting arteries from atherosclerosis. THE  EVIDENCE: Research...

Diet and Exercise Mistakes That Are Aging You

Diet and Exercise Mistakes That Are Aging You www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk Eating too much sugar certainly isn’t wise for your waistline, but did you know that overindulging in dessert can add years to your face? And even if you do strenuous cardio workouts...

Hypermobility syndrome and propreoceptive training

Hypermobility and hypermobility syndrome  Following the recent Fresh approaches to disability support conference at Edgeley Park, Stockport, I have put together some basic information oh hypermobility and the exercises that will help (as long as your consultant or...

Fartlec training Bruntwood Park Stockport

Fartlec training Bruntwood Park Stockport Here in Stockport we are lucky to have so many great parks and open spaces. I can often be found swinging from trees or running around the bmx track in Bruntwood Park, Cheadle Hulme. One of my favourite routines in the park...

Personal training in Autumn has arrived!

Well summer never happened and looking outside Autumn has arrived! I’m often asked if I mind training outside at this time of year. In reality, the crisp mornings with a bit of frost in the air can make for some of the best workout conditions you may have all...

Fitness myth 2 – I can just tone my muscles

Fitness myth 2 – I can just tone my muscles. More often than not I hear clients say, “I just want to tone.” But that’s the wrong way to look at it. You can only lose fat. Your muscles are already toned or you wouldn’t be able to move around. They’re just...

Fitness Myth 1- Exercise can erase my bad eating habits

Fitness Myth 1 – Exercise can erase my bad eating habits. This one is pervasive and unfortunately a myth. You can’t out-exercise a bad diet! Your eating has to be in check. About 80% of what you look like is based on diet. It’s a calorie game, in general people...

How to start exercising

How to start exercising Ah, exercise. In addition to building muscles, aiding weight loss, fending off diabetes and heart disease, it releases feel-good endorphins, lowers stress, helps produce antibodies and enhances energy. Still, there are lots of reasons why...

Stockport is flooded – swimming workouts

Stockport is flooded – swimming workouts   Due to the vast amount of rain we’re having at the moment in Stockport, I thought I might as well add a blog about swimming workouts. Have a go at your local pool or local flooded high street Swimming...

www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk MMA for fitness classes

www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk MMA for fitness classes Here at Cheshire Personal Trainer we don’t tend to run many classes. There has to be an exception to that rule when it comes to our MMA for fitness classes. If you want to try a group exercise class that...

Leptin and how it effects fat loss

www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk Many thanks for the kind permission from James Conci-Mitchell, founder of www.six3nine.com This is his recent article regarding weight loss, fat loss and how the hormone leptin effects the whole process. Let me know your thoughts...

Why you should use www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk

If you’re having a hard time getting motivated or just don’t feel like you’re getting enough out of your exercise routine, consider hiring one of the highly qualified fitness professionals at www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk . More than just an...

Celebrity diets – The caveman diet

Ok, so you’ve probably read about some celebrity on the Paleo diet or caveman diet….well here’s what it’s all about! www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk  The paleolithic diet (abbreviated paleo diet or paleodiet), also popularly referred to as...

A Great reason to hire a fitness pro!

Here’s a great reason why you should think about using a fitness professional! Here at www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.co.uk we take pride in developing safe and effective home workouts for you. Keep-fit fanatics who work out at home caused  damage to the tune of...

Interval training

Interval training is a type of discontinuous physical training that involves a series of low- to high-intensity exercise workouts interspersed with rest or relief periods.[1] The high-intensity periods are typically at or close to anaerobic exercise, while the...

Exercise helping stress and anxiety

Exercise helps people deal with stress and anxiety. Earlier research has shown that exercise boosts mood, but the effects on a person’s emotional state have yet to be seen, as well as whether the positive effects last when faced with everyday stressors. A study...

Carb Loading

Pre half marathon, marathon or endurance event diet and nutrition. The food you eat in the week prior to your event is an essential part of your preparation. The peice below, taken from runners world explains why and how to go about carb loading. Rid yourself of any...

Over hydration

Over hydration   I have been asked recently how much water to drink during an endurance event. My answer to this was pretty straight forward – “drink when you are thirsty” It’s pretty much unheard of for people during a marathon to collapse and die from de-hydration...

Different types of runs – the basics

Different types of runs   Long runs These are designed to improve your endurance and are the most important aspect of your training. You should start out at a very relaxed effort to warm up properly for 2 miles and gradually settle into a relaxed pace that allows you...

Gallstone risk ‘higher among obese teenagers’

Gallstone risk ‘higher among obese teenagers’ Teenagers who are overweight or obese are much more likely to develop gallstones, compared with peers of a healthy weight, US research suggests. Healthcare providers Kaiser Permanente looked at 510,000 children...

Progressive diet goals

Progressive diet goals   Instructions: Pick one goal each week that you feel confident you can modify in your diet for years to come. Share your goal with those close to you and put a note of your goal on your refrigerator so you are more likely to succeed.   Eat...

Fat Britain – Gastric bypass operations up 350%

Fat Britain: Gastric bypass operations on the NHS up by 530% over the past five years… and costs us £85m a year 18,577 gastric bypass and      7,650 gastric band operations were carried out between April 2006 and      March 2012 NHS spent up to      £81million...

Oldschool but awesome – bodyweight exercise

Oldschool but awesome – bodyweight exercise Here’s an outdoor workout that anyone can do for free, this is part of a session I will be doing regularly with a client as part of a fitness test and to increase cardio fitness and lower body endurance....

Lower body workout – www.cheshirepersonaltrainer.com

LOWER BODY WORKOUT Following on from my previous upper body compound workout, here is the lower body version. I have tried to keep the amount of equipment to an absolute minimum so that anyone can give these a go. As ever, if you are in any doubt whether you can do...

Obesity bad for the brain

Obesity ‘bad for brain’ by hastening cognitive decline   Carrying excess weight may impact on mental performance experts believe   Being overweight is not just bad for waistlines but for brains too, say researchers who have linked obesity to declining...

Upper body workout for women

Upper Body Workout for Women To most guys, the most important muscles to work are the biceps, pecs, lats, and traps (beach muscles!). After all, these are the muscles that can change a mans look dramatically. But what about women? Most of women don’t want to have...

The fasting diet

The fasting diet   Scientists are uncovering evidence that short periods of fasting, if properly controlled, could achieve a number of health benefits, as well as potentially helping the overweight. How you age is powerfully shaped by your genes. But...

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