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Training With Intent

What do you think it means to train with intent? When you go to the gym do you approach it with an attitude of giving it your all or do you approach it with the attitude of a job you can’t really be bothered doing? It makes you think doesn’t it? Having said that, I…
Chocolate Easter eggs of all shapes and sizes

How To Make Easter Chocolate Healthier

Easter is just around the corner and you’re probably going to be eating copious amounts of chocolate. Who wouldn’t be?! Easter eggs, bunnies and chocolates in all shapes and sizes are going to be munched on and that sweet ooziness is going to be making your taste buds explode with excitement. I bet you have…

The Psychology of Fitness

What’s the point in looking good if you’re feeling like crap?! One of the biggest problems faced in today’s society is that we are bombarded with the looking good model, focussing purely on the outside: Flat abs Firm butt Toned or defined muscles So much money is spent on the pursuit of the perfect looking…

The UP Marbella Boot camp Review

If I was to describe it in one word, I would have to use the word brutal, as well as amazing, informative and inspiring. I arrived a few days before the actual course because I wanted to use the gym and become familiar with things. I also wanted to have a play on all of…

Balance Your Body

It seems that everyone’s on a detox, a diet or taking the latest supplements. But, how do you know what’s right for you and your body? With so many fads around today it’s easy to get lost. What’s the right way to become healthy and get the results you desire? Magazines, newspapers and online articles…

Training Online Vs. Alone in the Gym

What are the main benefits of having your very own online personal trainer? And, why would you choose one instead of working out on your own in the gym?   1. In Your Own Time On a regular basis we’ll be speaking. Talking through things every week with your online personal trainer means that the…

What Does A Typical Online Fitness Session Involve?

  A typical online personal training session with your fitness coach will, quite commonly, fit into one of two areas: a coaching session or a training session. Below, I explain what each one involves and why they both have their individual benefits.   Coaching Sessions These are based on the coaching principle, where we check…

Why I Became a Personal Trainer

In 2000, I realised what my mission in life was: to become a fitness coach and help other people achieve their vitality and wellness goals. I’ve been a professional personal trainer since 2001 and have worked with a variety of people with different shapes and sizes. If you’re like most then your motivation is probably…

First Steps To Fitness

At Masters Personal Training we’re celebrating our first birthday since moving to Brockhall with a special gift. Until the end of October (2012) we’re giving away a free 30 minute personal training session to every reader when they tell us about this post – and this is in addition to a free 30 minute consultation…

Get Fit – Feel Good

This blog was written a while ago when we were based at Brockhall Village. You might find some of the information contained to be out of date. Looking for some fitness classes in the Blackburn/Ribble Valley area? That’s where Masters Personal Training comes in! Look at the different Box and Burn Punch, hook and uppercut…
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