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Core training – 4 Reasons to Question Why We Do It

OK, so this blog could be controversial and is probably the opposite to your expectations from a Personal Trainer. I decided to write this because I often get asked: “can we do lots of core today? I want a flat stomach”.

The more I learn, the more I challenge and question things. One of these subjects […]

Pain – extra thoughts

A few weeks back I went on a course about pain and I find it an interesting subject. Last month I wrote a blog about a few things I learned that I found very interesting. Today I want to share what other factors can influence pain.

1. Previous experience

If you have previously experienced an injury, your brain […]

Boston Marathon – Sports Psychology

As some of you may know, I am going to be running the Boston marathon (read here for more information). As a Personal Trainer I know the importance of training and having a plan to run it. The psychology is also part of the preparation. I am fortunate to be friends with a Sports Psychologist, […]

What a pain! 3 things I learned about pain

I have recently been on a course about pain and have been finding it a very interesting subject. So today I thought to share three things that I’ve found extra-interesting.

1.Pain is normal

Pain is a normal part of our life. No one will go through life without it, and actually, even if at first glance you […]

Accomplishing Big Goals in Triathlon

Tamara found out about my personal training sessions in Amsterdam at a talk I gave at our mutual triathlon club’s training camp in the spring. I explained to the group how I can help them to move better that can in turn improve their efficiency over their swim, bike and run. Tamara had been […]

Half marathon triumph

Meet client Natalie. Natalie started coming to my boot camp over 2 years ago. Over a year ago she also started personal training.

Natalie had previously been a kick boxer to a high level (1st degree Black Belt in the North West Chinese Kickboxing Association) in England. She trained for long hours and had […]

Hills in Amsterdam – A training challenge

Training for hills in a flat city
On the 1st of November I started my training for the Boston Marathon.

And the biggest challenge is: how to train for a hilly course in a completely flat city?

Here are some of the training tools we (my coach and I) have come up with that are going to help […]

Boston Marathon – I’m in

Boston Marathon – I’m in
A few weeks ago I got my confirmation that I had been accepted for the Boston Marathon and last week we booked the flights and hotel. So it is really happening.

On telling people that I am going to be running Boston Marathon I have had two responses. The first is […]

Biomechanics Coaching Classes

Get more out of your running when you are not running

A programme for runners that want to get the most out of their running.

 

Only 10 places available
“With less pain and worries, running definitely gets more fun” – Joost
“my shin pain went away, and hasn’t come back” – Tamara
5 reasons to join

You want to […]

Foot Pain and Leg Length Difference

I have just seen a client for the third time. We’ve already made a positive difference to her foot pain. One of the things we have corrected is her leg length difference.
When I screened her we found that she had a leg length difference (as well as a few more areas where her movement […]