Top

Uncategorized

BT-crop-Chepstow

Read about one members experience of the Ladies Body Transformation Course

We interviewed Pam Scammell about her experiences of signing up to the Ladies Body Transformation Course These were her replies: Why and what was your motivation to sign up to the Ladies Body Transformation Course?   My daughter saw the course advertised in January and was interested in joining, I said I would join with her, feeling I needed to shed a few pounds after Christmas, and after paying for the course, the panic set in – I was going to be the oldest and the most unfit and I was worried about not being able to keep up with everyone else!  I...

james-blog-road-to-heart-of-england-12-weeks-out

James’ Blog – Road to heart of England, 12 weeks out

So, to follow on from my previous blog back in February, I thought it was about time I do an update on what I’m doing…   This year I decided to do an 18-week prep, compared to 12 weeks last year. I’ve already been dieting 6 weeks, cruising through and seeing what works for me. At the end of my off-season I was weighing in at 82kg, compared to last year when I started prep at 73kg. Right now, I’m down to 74kg – this could mean that I’ve gained around 1-2kg of muscle since competing last year (which is good –...

Summer-get-back-to-fitness

The guys give their views on working with Personal Trainer Charlie James – Instructor of the Hub Mens Summer Blast Course

The idea of  The Summer blast course evolved from a small group of men that worked with Charlie on some Sunday mornings to improve their fitness and head towards their own personal goals and men requesting a course 'about them'. The Hub then created 'Men's get into fitness/Summer Blast course' , a course that every man can get involved with  'Orginals' - Paul Probert & Tim Ayres We asked Paul and Tim to give us their  thoughts on working with Charlie within a group to help him towards their goals...

Back to Basics: Push ups- 3 common mistakes and how to fix it – Charlie James

Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal. That is, provided you know how to use it! In this article, I’m going to show you 3 common mistakes made while doing push ups and some quick fixes you can use right now to make your push up safer, more efficient, and much more effective.   Put simply, there’s doing push ups, and then there’s doing push ups well. Now, you already know that sagging your head or hips toward the floor is a mistake, which is why I have not included it on this list. Aside from that obvious one,...