Abs Workout

Abs Workout
13 Nov 2019

We all see them in the media, on the television, In magazines: Abs. but how do you get them? We have all done the traditional sit up, which I think are not worth doing as they can start to hurt your back. So here is an abs workout that will help bring those bad boys […]

We all see them in the media, on the television, In magazines: Abs. but how do you get them? We have all done the traditional sit up, which I think are not worth doing as they can start to hurt your back. So here is an abs workout that will help bring those bad boys […]

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TRX all body workout demonstrated by Adam Taylor personal trainer

TRX total body workout personal trainer Sheffield
26 Nov 2017

What is a TRX? It stands for total body resistance exercise and is a form of bodyweight suspension training. Developed in the late 1990’s by Randy Hetrick a US Navy Seal. Suspension training enables more muscles to be used during every exercise, working together to improve tone, calorie burn, and strength and lower the risk […]

What is a TRX? It stands for total body resistance exercise and is a form of bodyweight suspension training. Developed in the late 1990’s by Randy Hetrick a US Navy Seal. Suspension training enables more muscles to be used during every exercise, working together to improve tone, calorie burn, and strength and lower the risk […]

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Plyometric workout for runners as demonstrated by personal trainer Adam Taylor

Plyometric workout for runners personal trainer Sheffield
18 May 2017

Personal trainer Adam Taylor uses plyometrics to improve running performance. Plyometrics are exercises that aim to develop strength and speed by conditioning the neuromuscular and elastic characteristics of the muscle. Plyometrics, also know as “jump training’ or ‘plyos”, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of […]

Personal trainer Adam Taylor uses plyometrics to improve running performance. Plyometrics are exercises that aim to develop strength and speed by conditioning the neuromuscular and elastic characteristics of the muscle. Plyometrics, also know as “jump training’ or ‘plyos”, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of […]

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Kettlebell workout for runners as demonstrated by personal trainer Adam Taylor

Kettlebell workout for runners personal trainer Sheffield
28 Apr 2017

If you’re serious about running and getting better then strength training should form part of your training programme. A personal trainer can help you reach your race potential and reduce the chance of injury by selecting the most appropriate exercises to include in your training programme. So why do we need to include strength training […]

If you’re serious about running and getting better then strength training should form part of your training programme. A personal trainer can help you reach your race potential and reduce the chance of injury by selecting the most appropriate exercises to include in your training programme. So why do we need to include strength training […]

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Totley Moor Fell Race – 17th May 2016

18 May 2016

Totley Moor Fell Race – 17th May 2016 Well done to our ladies at the Totley Moor Fell Race this evening. Note to all! If you run this race remember the nasty sting in the tail towards the end of the race! Anna Howard – 227th – 56:45 Karis Hodgkinson – 228th – 56:46 Suzie Lovell […]

Totley Moor Fell Race – 17th May 2016 Well done to our ladies at the Totley Moor Fell Race this evening. Note to all! If you run this race remember the nasty sting in the tail towards the end of the race! Anna Howard – 227th – 56:45 Karis Hodgkinson – 228th – 56:46 Suzie Lovell […]

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Tigers Todger Fell Race

06 May 2016

Tigers Todger Fell Race Wednesday 4th May 2016 Well done to our ladies who had a great evening of fell running in perfect conditions. Beth Marney – 98th – 47:36 Karis Hodgkinson – 146th – 51:47 Claire Britt – 152nd – 52:58 Official Results

Tigers Todger Fell Race Wednesday 4th May 2016 Well done to our ladies who had a great evening of fell running in perfect conditions. Beth Marney – 98th – 47:36 Karis Hodgkinson – 146th – 51:47 Claire Britt – 152nd – 52:58 Official Results

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Plyometric workout

26 Apr 2016

Plyometrics Plyometrics, also know as “jump training’ or ‘plyos”, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing (speed & strength = power). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plyometrics It’s important that you warm up prior to doing plyometrics and then stretch afterwards. Please read below how to perform these exercises […]

Plyometrics Plyometrics, also know as “jump training’ or ‘plyos”, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing (speed & strength = power). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plyometrics It’s important that you warm up prior to doing plyometrics and then stretch afterwards. Please read below how to perform these exercises […]

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The High Peak Marathon 2015

26 Mar 2015

The High Peak Marathon 2015 If you’ve ever thought about running a race of marathon distance or further then this brief account from one of my clients will give you an insight into what thoughts go through their minds whilst running this mammoth distance.   “Starting a big race like the high peak marathon is the […]

The High Peak Marathon 2015 If you’ve ever thought about running a race of marathon distance or further then this brief account from one of my clients will give you an insight into what thoughts go through their minds whilst running this mammoth distance.   “Starting a big race like the high peak marathon is the […]

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Long Tour of Bradwell blog

17 Aug 2014

Long Tour of Bradwell 50km, 2094m   Rewind back three years ago and we were living in Glasgow, I was running for a local club called Garscube Harriers and enjoying running for them in short cross country, hill and road races. I few of my club mates mentioned that they would be running the West […]

Long Tour of Bradwell 50km, 2094m   Rewind back three years ago and we were living in Glasgow, I was running for a local club called Garscube Harriers and enjoying running for them in short cross country, hill and road races. I few of my club mates mentioned that they would be running the West […]

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Welsh 3000s – my notes on the route

04 Aug 2014

A guest article written by Chris Day On the 20th June 2014 we set off from our bunk house near Betws-y-Coed to see if we could reach the summits of all the mountains in Wales over 3000 feet in one go. I’m a seasoned walker with experience of mountains such as the Cullin Ridge in […]

A guest article written by Chris Day On the 20th June 2014 we set off from our bunk house near Betws-y-Coed to see if we could reach the summits of all the mountains in Wales over 3000 feet in one go. I’m a seasoned walker with experience of mountains such as the Cullin Ridge in […]

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Adidas 24-hour Thunder Run

03 Aug 2014

What is TR24? Adidas Thunder Run is a 24 hour off-road relay race against the clock. Whether you run solo, pairs or teams of 5 or 8 it’ll test your tactics, endurance, speed and team work. It’s an exhilarating, rewarding and tiring race with a great atmosphere. Congratulations to Sarah Clothier and her team Thunder […]

What is TR24? Adidas Thunder Run is a 24 hour off-road relay race against the clock. Whether you run solo, pairs or teams of 5 or 8 it’ll test your tactics, endurance, speed and team work. It’s an exhilarating, rewarding and tiring race with a great atmosphere. Congratulations to Sarah Clothier and her team Thunder […]

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Passing clouds fell race & Grindleford fell race article

22 Jun 2014

Fell racing I was over near Leek at the Roaches the other weekend racing. The Passing Clouds fell race with 9.82 miles and 1,833ft of ascent to complete. I finished in 4th place with a time of 1hr 13 mins and a new personal best for that course too :-). I was however in 2nd […]

Fell racing I was over near Leek at the Roaches the other weekend racing. The Passing Clouds fell race with 9.82 miles and 1,833ft of ascent to complete. I finished in 4th place with a time of 1hr 13 mins and a new personal best for that course too :-). I was however in 2nd […]

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The Welsh 3000s

22 Jun 2014

The Welsh 3000s Congratulations Chris Day and Will Day for completing the Welsh 3000s. In order to complete the Welsh 3000s Challenge you are required to have been at the top of all 15 of the mountains over 3000 ft in Wales within the space of 24 hours, without using any form of transport. The […]

The Welsh 3000s Congratulations Chris Day and Will Day for completing the Welsh 3000s. In order to complete the Welsh 3000s Challenge you are required to have been at the top of all 15 of the mountains over 3000 ft in Wales within the space of 24 hours, without using any form of transport. The […]

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Totley Moor & Blacka Moor Sunday fell run

22 Jun 2014

Fell running Thank you to everyone who came along for the Totley Moor and Blacka Moor fell run yesterday. The weather was glorious. Here are some pictures from our run. We all ran 4.3 miles with 782ft ascent. Great fun and well done everyone. 

Fell running Thank you to everyone who came along for the Totley Moor and Blacka Moor fell run yesterday. The weather was glorious. Here are some pictures from our run. We all ran 4.3 miles with 782ft ascent. Great fun and well done everyone. 

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Why should we have an easy day/week or planned rest day?

15 Jun 2014

To exercise or to rest? The General Adaptation Syndrome –GAS. You stress the body, you give it time to recover, then an adaptation occurs. Hans Selye is the brilliant man who discovered this phenomenon, and he termed the body’s adaptation to training ‘Supercompensation’. The fitness level of a human body in training can be broken […]

To exercise or to rest? The General Adaptation Syndrome –GAS. You stress the body, you give it time to recover, then an adaptation occurs. Hans Selye is the brilliant man who discovered this phenomenon, and he termed the body’s adaptation to training ‘Supercompensation’. The fitness level of a human body in training can be broken […]

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Padley Gorge / Grindleford cafe run

01 Jun 2014

Trail / fell fun Here we are at the top of Padley Gorge enjoying a quick water break and enjoying the view. Thank you (from left to right order in photo) Elisabeth, Juliane, Kate, Lilias, Anne, Sue, Saskia, Tanya, Max, Liz, Jonathan, Tim, Chris and Clair for making a great morning out running with a sneaky […]

Trail / fell fun Here we are at the top of Padley Gorge enjoying a quick water break and enjoying the view. Thank you (from left to right order in photo) Elisabeth, Juliane, Kate, Lilias, Anne, Sue, Saskia, Tanya, Max, Liz, Jonathan, Tim, Chris and Clair for making a great morning out running with a sneaky […]

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Stanage Stumble 25 mile walk / Run

18 May 2014

Stanage Stumble The three musketeers looking rather relaxed before the start. Tim, Will and Chris. Congratulations for completing this extreemly challenging event. ‘I went in my running gear but planned to walk it. My friend Tim who I was walking with fell in a bog so had to cut the walk short but I decided […]

Stanage Stumble The three musketeers looking rather relaxed before the start. Tim, Will and Chris. Congratulations for completing this extreemly challenging event. ‘I went in my running gear but planned to walk it. My friend Tim who I was walking with fell in a bog so had to cut the walk short but I decided […]

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We did it! (Intro to fell running)

18 May 2014

Fell running Here we are on top of Carl Wark triumphant. Thank you (from left to right order in photo) Chris, Tim, Liz, Helen, Lucy, Jonathan, Sarah, Kath, Jenny, Sue, Anne and Kate for making our first fell running session a special one. Well done to you all for completing 4.7 miles of fell running […]

Fell running Here we are on top of Carl Wark triumphant. Thank you (from left to right order in photo) Chris, Tim, Liz, Helen, Lucy, Jonathan, Sarah, Kath, Jenny, Sue, Anne and Kate for making our first fell running session a special one. Well done to you all for completing 4.7 miles of fell running […]

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