My Life-Improving Injury

My Life-Improving Injury

An injury made my life better! For anyone that’s done their ACL (Anterior cruciate ligament – a common knee injury), you’ll know it’s a hell of a frustrating injury. I did mine whilst on a ski season in March 2015 and it was a long road to recovery. Here’s my story....
My Weight Loss Transformation

My Weight Loss Transformation

I first started training with Demelza in December last year. I’d spent the first half of my life unhappy – I was overweight, with little confidence and had spent years yo-yo dieting, trying every slimming club and fad diet in the industry. I knew I needed...
How to Structure a Beginner-Intermediate Training Programme

How to Structure a Beginner-Intermediate Training Programme

Structuring a Beginner-Intermediate Gym Programme You want to get fit and have thought about joining a gym, but how do you know what to do? Which exercises to perform, how many sets/reps? I’ll explain my favourite programme formats for beginners and how to write your...
How to Squat

How to Squat

The squat is one of the most popular gym exercises. Here I go through the movement fundamentals and some common errors that I see. 1. Break at the knees and hips together. The skill of squatting is maintaining balance across your foot throughout the descent and...
8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting The Gym

8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting The Gym

Growing up, I was never ‘sporty’ and it was only about 4 years ago that a friend introduced me to weight training. I still remember how intimidated and out of place I felt at the time, with absolutely no clue what I was doing! But I persevered – and having spent the...