Kieran Igwe, Author at Diligent Fitness - Page 3 of 11

This Is How to Strengthen Your Core (…and Reduce Back Pain)

27th January 2017 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

Dave suffered with back pain. Had done for years. And due to a lack of exercise over the last 10 years he’d acquired a shed load of weight, with most of it round the middle. Sure he knew all about the health risks of being overweight (his GP took great pleasure in telling him), but […]

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4 Keys to Maintaining Your Fitness Over Christmas

8th December 2016 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again… the Christmas holiday season from November to New Years Day. It’s a busy time that leaves you focusing on everyone and everything… except for yourself. As a result it’s tempting to either; a) try and carry on as normal with your fitness (and beat yourself up when it doesn’t happen) […]

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How to Train for an Obstacle Course Race Like Tough Mudder or Total Warrior

4th December 2016 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

Perhaps you’ve signed up (or thinking about signing up) to an obstacle course race like Tough Mudder or Total Warrior. It sounded like a good idea at the time. But now reality’s dawning on you; you’re actually going to have to do this. If you’ve done it before you’ve probably got a few areas – […]

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How to Get Back Into Fitness After Time Off

21st November 2016 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

So, you’ve had some time away from fitness and now you’re looking to get back into shape. Maybe the time off was due to an injury, illness or perhaps just a busy life taking over. In any case, here you are, ready to take the plunge! Before you do… Now, you might be tempted to […]

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How to Resist Tempting Snacks at Work

14th November 2016 by Kieran Igwe Nutrition, Snacks 0 Comments

You want to lose weight and improve your body. But people keep offering you tempting snacks at work. You find it hard to resist at the best of times. And on a busy, stressful day you just can’t find the will power to keep saying no. You eventually give in eat the biscuits (or cake, […]

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5 Reasons You Should Consider A Personal Approach To Your Fitness

So you’ve made the decision to get fitter. And you might think that a big commercial gym is the only answer. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider a smaller more personal gym or fitness studio: With a small personal studio you’ll… Get a personal approach, which means you’ll get a plan appropriate to you and […]

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How to Find Time for Fitness (for business owners and busy professionals)

4th October 2016 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

If you run your own business (or are a busy professional) chances are you don’t have a great deal of time for yourself. That means fitness often gets put on the back burner. Until there’s a problem. Perhaps the doc’s flagged you with high blood pressure. Maybe a close friend had a health scare. Maybe […]

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Discover the 8 tips that helped 32 women (and 9 men) from Leeds stay motivated to exercise (and totally transform their body)

Okay, so you know exercise is good for you. It’ll help you lose weight, tone up, feel fitter and generally live longer. But even though you know all that, sometimes (okay most of the time) you just don’t feel like doing it. Ahh, so you’re suffering from the human condition too. Welcome. Welcome to Being […]

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One Simple Tip to Boost Your Willpower Overnight

Have you ever thought “I just need more willpower”. I have for sure. Especially when it comes to taking control of food. And at a first glace it makes total sense. But after years of coaching clients through transforming how they look and feel I promise you that focusing on having more willpower isn’t the key. […]

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How You Can Keep Up With Someone Half Your Age :)

23rd June 2016 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

Okay, so you know you’re not 20 yrs old anymore. But you’d still like to show those young’uns a thing or two when you’re out on the bike or up in the mountains. Over the last 10 years the most common concerns I’ve heard as a personal trainer: “I don’t like getting left behind, or feeling […]

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