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5 Rules of Life

Recently came across Thom Plummer’s 5 rules of life on Facebook And it got me thinking So I thought I’d share in here Enjoy the read 🙂 Here goes: The five rules of life: #1…. You will never find happiness through others. If you cannot find happiness within yourself, you will never be happy. If […]

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5 Lessons from 12 Years

I’m close to 12 years as a Personal Trainer now and between that time and having a gym for 6 and a half years I have learned a lot Here are 5 lessons you can take with you as you go into a new week: #1 Trying to get sore isn’t the goal of training […]

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DM Elite Go To Glasgow!

…no we ain’t opening a Gym in Glasgow ha ha But Last weekend a group of us at DM Elite (coaches and members) set off for Glasgow For Hyrox 2023 And we had a blast…. it was hard work but lots of fun and it was great to see so many people push themselves to […]

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The Importance of Mixing up Cardio Training

  40 mins of the bland, same old cardio is better than nothing yes. But if you’re looking to increase your fitness, strength and overall capacity there are better ways to mix up and vary HOW you do it: On non strength days perform 40-45 minutes at 60-70% of your maximum heart rate on a […]

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Are You Next ?

“Fantastic gym. The staff are actually amazing, always willing to help you obtain your desired results and actually want to speak to you on a friendly level. Equipment is first class and always kept clean and tidy. Just an all round good experience every time you go.” Andrew “I have been a member for almost 5 […]

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“They Fit”

Had Rosie one of our members at the Gym put this out to our group page Saturday evening It’s brilliant to see people feeling and noticing the change in themselves Not only physically…but also psychologically Here is what she said: “Managed to dig out an old pair of jeans that haven’t seen the light of […]

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The trouble with before/after pictures

Before and after pictures used to be a big part of we did at the gym People would take pictures at the start of programs …and then 6-12 weeks later at the end Thing I found was after a couple of years was, most could grind it out for 6-12 weeks The trouble was when […]

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“I’ll Start Next Year”

  A very common phrase I hear (I even called my book “I’ll Start Next Monday“)   I’ll let you in on a “Fitness Industry Secret”   The vast majority of people who say they will start next year don’t.   Most will put it off and will say the same thing in December 2023. […]

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How to stick with your fitness goals

Do you find yourself struggling to stay motivated and stick with your fitness goals? Are you daunted about trying because exercise just isn’t your thing? In this post, I offer some guidance for how to actually stick with your fitness routines. To get started, two questions for you: Are you looking to get or stay […]

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How to maintain/get results during party season

This is a tough one We all want to make progress Feel better and know we are going in the correct direction But as we near the party season That isn’t always realistic  (Unless you intend to not change too much) More food More drink More social stuff on AND that’s good That’s what we […]

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