Year: 2017

The Benefits Of Boxing

Many of our clients ask what the benefits are of boxing training. Here are the top 5 benefits: 1) Great for fat burning- boxing requires you to use large muscles groups and it gets the heart rate up which makes its great for fat burning. 2) The impact of boxing done properly helps to build […]

Why we should cut the sugar

As time goes by I notice more and more every day that people are consuming more and more sugar We Britons really do eat too much sugar: 700g of the sweet stuff a week. That’s an average of 140 teaspoons per person. Eating too much sugar can make you gain weight and can also cause […]

6 benefits of exercise for your brain

Did you know that exercise, as well as increasing fitness levels and decreasing body fat percentage, it can also help and improve the way your brain functions? 6 benefits of exercise for your brain 1. It spurs brain growth 2. It boosts brain-building hormones 3. It fights depression and anxiety 4. It reduces the effects […]

5 Reasons to hire a Personal Trainer

Did you know that only 1% of people who attend the gym reach their health and fitness goals? Out of this 1%, 95% of them train with a Personal Trainer.   I think everyone should give Personal Training a try when thinking about starting out a new health and fitness regime and here are my […]

CD Fitness hires new apprentice

CD Fitness would like to welcome our new apprentice Matt Vlatas. Matt will be joining us from Monday and will play a vital role in helping us to achieve our goal of being the best Personal Training Facility in the area. Matt has always had a keen interest in fitness and successfully participates in a […]

One size does not fit all…

I have seen many articles pop up recently where personal trainers are claiming “this is how everyone should be training to get fit” however through my experience if you want to succeed in getting fitter and into better shape you have to realise that there is more than one way of doing so.   There […]

Why September is the best month to start a new fitness plan…

The majority of people see January as the best time to start a new fitness plan, however did you know 66% of people quit their new year plan within one month! Any new fitness plan is hard to stick to but in my opinion January isn’t the best time to be trying to get into shape. I have been Personal Training […]

Can You Target Fat Loss?

A question I have been asked a lot recently is can you target a specific area for fat loss? The most common example of this is doing hundreds of sit ups hoping to reveal your six-pack abs. TV adverts and fitness magazines would certainly like you to believe so. Scientific studies, however, suggest otherwise. It […]

Planking – 5 Reasons Why You Should

Planking has become increasingly popular for core strengthening, and for good reason: it works – in large part because it engages multiple muscle groups simultaneously. What are some of the benefits you can expect from adding this exercise to your regular routine? 1 – A toned belly 2 – Reduced back pain 3 – Helps […]

Why you’ve stopped losing weight…

So many of my clients fall into reason 1: Their weight doesn’t change much because they gain muscle (which weighs more than fat) and lose fat. This makes them much slimmer yet the scales do not change. The scales can be demotivating for them at this point, so this would be why the scales aren’t […]