Why Weight Is Not Relevant

You’re probably here and reading this because you googled “why am I not losing weight although I’m on a diet?”. Am I right? Now, let me tell you why it doesn’t matter what the scale tells you. And believe me, I know what I am talking about. I have gone through more plateaus and weight…

Muay Thai – Or Why You Should Always Just Try (Anything)

Some of you may have read one of my oldest blog posts where I write about how I discovered Muay Thai. It’s been over two years now and I’m loving it more than ever. It’s been a bit of an up down relationship, but then again, which relationship isn’t? So I thought it may be…

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Going

It’s the beginning of February and my guess is that a lot of people have or are just about to give up on their New Year’s resolutions. I totally get that. How many times have I barely made it through two weeks with my effort to get fit, eat better, stop smoking, do exercise. For…

How and Why to Change Your Workout Routine

I think pretty much everyone who is regularly going to the gym has heard that it is necessary to change workout plans from time to time. Apparently your body (your muscles) gets used to a routine, so it loses its effectiveness. But is this actually true or just a rumour? Is this only applicable to…

Exercises and Stretches for Better Posture

It is no secret that a lot of us suffer from bad posture. We are spending a lot of time sitting slouched in front of a computer, at a desk, on the sofa, in the car. We also spend a lot of time these days looking down at our smartphones. As a personal trainer, when…

What is the Best Exercise to Get Rid of Cellulite?

I would like to discuss today another popular question for Personal Trainers. It is about the dreaded cellulite. I am sure you know what I am talking about. Standing in that fitting room with those horrible unfavourable cold lights mercilessly exposing every little dent on your skin. The dimples and holes and squishy skin on…

Do Muscles Have a Memory?

Here is another great question that I get asked a lot as a personal trainer. Do muscles have a memory? When people ask this, they usually refer to either of the following: 1) motor learning or 2) gain and loss of muscle size. These are two different things, so let me explain both before I…