DOMS – What exactly are they?

We've all heard the dreaded phase 'DOMS' We all know the pain associated with them and the fun of not being able to walk after a big legs workout! But what exactly are DOMs? DOMS = Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Delayed onset muscle soreness…

Older weight lifters???

Should older adults (Let’s say 50 years +) lift weights? I get asked this question a lot so here’s my answer. In a word….YES Research has shown that weight training has a large number of benefits for older people. Including (but…

Some considerations to make as you age

Throughout life, men generally need more energy calories/kilojoules per day than women. This is because men tend to be larger and have a higher proportion of muscle. The amount of energy you need each day depends on your age, height, and how…

New to the gym, where to start?

With so much fitness information out there it can be hard to know where to begin! This is especially true if you’ve never actually put a focus on exercise and personal health & fitness before. Here are a few of my top tips to anyone starting…