Jeremy has worked in the health and fitness industry for almost 20 years. He has written for numerous magazines and newspapers and has his articles syndicated across the country. He currently trains clients in Lancashire and delivers training courses to fitness professionals internationally.

Gary’s Story

Gary's Story When Gary became a client he was preparing for major surgery on his knee. His goal was to gain as much muscle as possible in 10 weeks before he went into hospital. Having been a classic hardgainer all his life, Gary struggled to build muscle regardless of how much he ate and how…

Some Nutrition Basics

Basic Principles Nutrition and diet are not the same thing: Nutrition is the scientific or chemical impact of macronutrients (proteins, fats, fibres and carbohydrates), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) and the energy/calories a food provides. Diet is how you eat. There are no good, bad, magical or secret foods. Most people have similar basic needs. Once…

The 9 Golden Rules of Stretching

I’m currently writing a training course for personal trainers on advanced stretching and thought their golden rules might be of benefit to others. So whilst this is aimed primarily at fitness professionals, check if there are any changes worth making to your own programme. 1. Define the purpose of the stretch Don’t stretch randomly or…