The weekend of the 21st and 22nd of September 2019 is one that I had been looking forward to for over a year, as it was the first time I would be attending the Scottish Fitness and Nutrition Expo, or SFN Expo for short. Did Scotland’s biggest exhibition of its kind live up to my […]Read more "SFN Expo 2019 – A Review"
Muscles aching in the days post-workout is often no laughing matter – even the simplest of tasks can be extremely painful and sometimes near impossible! But do we have any control over this, or is it simply a byproduct of working out? This week’s blog is going to address the “Dreaded DOMS” and highlight some […]Read more "Why Am I Sore After a Workout?"
I often have a chuckle at the ads on the teleshopping features that always seem to pop up on early-morning TV. They often promise the best new form of exercise or piece of equipment that provides almost instant results. I’m sure you’ve seen the ads for the ‘AbMaster 3000’ or the ‘Bodacious Booty Builder X’ […]Read more "How Long Will It Take to See Results with DDP Yoga?"
So, you’ve made the decision to come along and try your first DDPY class…GREAT! Before anyone comes along to class, they often have some questions or concerns that they’d like me to address beforehand. To make it easier for you, this blog is a compilation of the most frequently asked questions related to what you […]Read more "What to Expect From Your First DDP Yoga Class"
I firmly believe that DDP Yoga is the best fitness system on the planet! With DDPY, you’re going to increase your flexibility and mobility, develop balance, boost your strength, recover from and prevent injuries, increase your cardiovascular endurance and so much more! And to add to that, you’ll be doing it without any joint impact! […]Read more "How Can I Make the Most Out of DDP Yoga?"
There’s a pretty great chance that you’ve heard the adage that’s as old as time itself, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” If you’ve not heard that, you’re not getting out enough! Apples were introduced to the West by the Romans, and today there are more than 2,000 cultivars or varieties. Along with […]Read more "Can an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?"
“I’m just not motivated to…”, or “I just don’t have the motivation to…” may be two of the most common phrases I hear as a fitness professional. When I hear either of these statements roll off the tongue of a client (or potential client), I’m actually quite glad. I’m glad as I know that the […]Read more "How to Increase Motivation"
Not having goals, or having poorly set goals is a surefire way of never achieving them! Having a vision of where you want to be is crucial – how could you possibly know what work you need to do, if you don’t know where you want to be?! You may find yourself lacking in motivation […]Read more "How to Set Goals"
I’m going to start this week’s blog with a very honest statement – I had no idea what the title should be. I had three or four titles in mind, but settled on the one that I first thought of. Of course the answer to “can men practice yoga?” is yes, obviously. I could have […]Read more "Can Men Practice Yoga?"
The benefits of regular exercise appear to be endless – the physical, mental, emotional and even spiritual advantages that you will enjoy can be life-changing – but how long do you need to spend exercising in order to achieve this? Is it also possible to exercise too much? These are the kinds of questions I […]Read more "How Much Should I Exercise Per Week?"