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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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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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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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6 Mistakes Made By Strength Training Novices and Veterans Alike

20th June 2016 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

You’ve read about it in magazines. You’ve seen athletes doing it. Perhaps you’ve even watched it on TV shows like The Biggest Loser. So you probably know that those who are serious about changing their body or improving their fitness performance should seriously consider lifting weights. At DF we call it strength training. And we’ve […]

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Follow this 6 step process to ensure your fitness success

Whether you’re taking on a fitness challenge like the Yorkshire 3 Peaks or looking to tighten and tone your body in time for that beach holiday I’ve got the 6 step process for you to make it happen. Step 1: Imagine Maybe the biggest thing we see holding people back is not having a clear picture […]

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If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you

Got out in the hills with Lyz this weekend, and after ascending the first one (legs burning, gasping for breath) we got chatting about what it really takes for a person to see improvements in their body, health or fitness. The conclusion; The willingness to repeatedly work outside the comfort zone. What’s your comfort zone? Staying in your […]

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