Dean’s Transformation

“Training with Matt, I lost over 5 stone in six months, transformed my body and changed my life!” Dean’s body transformation……… “Matt is an awesome personal trainer who makes exercise an enjoyable challenge, together with helping to build confidence. Having never entered a gym prior to training with Matt, I was initially apprehensive and nervous.…

Mid-week Inspiration

I found this great video on YouTube today for some mid-week inspiration….. It really is amazing what you can achieve, start with a small goal and then work up to the bigger ones. Dream it! Believe it! Achieve it!

5:2 diet

Interesting article about the 5:2 diet….. Personally I’m not a fan of diets or quick fixes to loose weight, whilst many of them provide quick results lots of diets are unsustainable and in my experience people generally end up putting weight back on when they start eating normally again. Making a lifestyle change regarding your nutrition…

What’s the best type of training for Fat Loss?

I get asked the question “what’s the best thing to do in the gym for weight loss?” The answer to this question will vary from trainer to trainer, my view is that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is the best type of training to burn body fat. I put the focus on burning body fat…

What is NLP?

Hypnotherapy & Life Coaching

Neuro-Linguistic Programming or NLP, is a methodology and modelling system that helps people to achieve excellence in everyday life. Neuro – this refers to the nervous system. We experience the world through our five senses – Visual (seeing), Auditory (hearing), kinaesthetic (touch), Olfactory (smell) & Gustatory (taste) Linguistic – this refers to the language that…

Is it better to train with free weights or machines?

A common question I get asked by people in the gym is “should I use free weights or machines?” This is a good question and both have qualities, generally I prefer my clients to use free weights as they are the best form of lifting, but there’s no shame in using a fitness machine if you’re…

My Ice Bucket Challenge

Last weekend I was challenged to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, I accepted the challenge and here’s my video of the challenge from Sunday. I completed the challenge at Legends Bar in Brighton, it was already very cold out on the terrace so I was frozen to the core after the bucket of Icy…

Superhero 10K Run

Last Sunday I took part in the Brighton and Hove Heroes and Villains 10k run. It was great fun and there were lots of interesting costumes, fortunately mine wasn’t too hot as Sunday turned out to be the hottest day of the year so far! I took part last year and finished in 44mins and…

Stoptober

Special Stoptober 2013 Offer Throughout October thousands of people will be stopping smoking for 28 days and for some willpower alone will be enough to stop for good, however other will need more help. Hypnotherapy has been proved to be significantly more effective at helping people stop smoking for good. Throughout October I’m helping people to…

Up, Up and Away!!….

It’s almost that time of the year in the UK when exams are complete, school has finished for six weeks and summer holidays begin. For some of you the thought of getting onto a plane fills you with absolute terror, and perhaps this fear has stopped you from seeing the places that you want to…