Do you suffer from niggles and frequent injuries? When you are ready to go for a run do you just get up from behind the computer and start running, then wonder why you keep getting a sore knee/hip/lower back? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, this video series is for […]
Over the last months, a lot of us were going out less and therefore sitting more and moving less. This doesn’t necessarily mean exercising less. I am just talking about the lack of the commute to work, the walk to the shops, the cycle across town to meet friends. All these little things add […]
Due to lockdown, I threw myself into finding solutions to keeping both my business going as well as my clients fit. Because of the unusual nature of my working from home I was featured in the Het Parool newspaper last week. Here is the photo and if you want to read it you can […]
At the time of writing this article, we have been under an intelligent lockdown for 6 weeks. Social distancing is now our normal and this has had an impact on how I train my clients. Working online brings both challenges and opportunities, but it has definitely been a successful solution so far. Clients like […]
Given the current rules around social distancing, I quickly moved my business online. This has become my new normal for the last 4 weeks. It isn’t the first time I have done online training sessions, but they have been on occasion, for clients on business trips in hotels, or I had one client who […]
Towards the end of last year I was honoured to be put forward for the Dutch Fitness Awards for the title of best Personal Trainer in Amsterdam. To win this award it was required to receive votes from the public.
I decided to take part and, of course, asked all my past and present […]
One of the important aspects of training which helps with making progress is being consistent. If you train once every couple of weeks you won’t make progress, however, if you can commit to two or three sessions a week it is definitely possible to make gains in strength, condition and your health.
I have had […]
Happy new year! How did your holiday break go. Did you keep up with your training over this period, did you find it easy or hard to keep on track?
Now we are deep into January I have already started to set some sporting goals for myself for the year. I have signed up for […]
Here is my third (and last) Christmas themed blog. If you missed the first two the are here and here.
Training over the festive season is a big challenge for many. With so much going on it is easy to be distracted.
It is nice to give yourself a bit of slack over this period […]
Today I have a second guest blog for December, this time to help us reduce stress over the festive season. I manage to keep this period quite calm but I think there are a lot of people under a lot of stress. Marjorie is a mindfulness coach and I asked her to give us some […]