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Personal Training UK – An Introspective

Personal Training UK – An Introspective

“What’s your U.S.P.” a new client asked me the other day. I took a few moments to consider the question. “Our package is unique: we are boutique, exclusive, superior in our qualifications and experience – oh, and we change lives every day”.

“But no one knows about you” came the response. “You need to tell everyone about how good you are” he said – “loudly, like everyone else!”

“But that’s not the Pete Fraser Fitness way” I said, “we don’t shout about how good we are, we just get on and do it!”

This conversation threw up some interesting questions for me about the current state of the multi-million pound personal training industry – is it all about the client or the trainer?

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Selecting personal trainers – consumer guide!

Selecting personal trainers – a consumer guide

It’s New Year and time for many to get stuck into those fitness resolutions. If you want to make the most of your time and effort you may consider using a professional personal trainer. We want to help you make the best decision….read this First!

You’re about to spend a lot of money, time and effort on your personal trainer investment – we’re going to give you a helping hand to make an informed choice – here’s our 4 point selection process to make your investment value for money. 

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Top 5 Training Motivation Tips

Training Motivation

 

Maintaining a fitness training programme is easy right? Well, it can be given the right psychological outlook and training periodization schedule. But what do you do when training motivation is low?

At Pete Fraser Fitness we provide the training motivation for clients to work out. We also try to educate them into providing their own self-motivation to train when not with us.

So how can you motivate yourself to continue your exercise plan? Follow our top 5 tips to make your exercise plan a success…

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running injuries

Running Injuries – Prevention & Rehab – Part 2

Running Injuries – Prevention & Rehab

Part 2: Foot injuries – plantar fasciitis

Intro

The subject of running Injuries is a lengthy and specialised topic requiring knowledge and skills on many levels. However, common running injuries do occur and we’ll highlight these, breaking them down with some useful info and guidance to help the interested runner gain more personal knowledge of their injury and rehabilitation needs.

The subjects of foot and ankle injuries are both vast on their own and we cannot hope to cover them comprehensively in one article, however we will try and cover an overview of one of the most common injuries of foot – plantar fasciitis.

Please note: At Pete Fraser Fitness we refer any client with chronic, highly painful or complicated symptoms to seek the advice, guidance and treatment of a medical professional in the first instance. Nothing replaces the correct diagnosis from a chartered physio or sports physician.

In part 1 we introduced some basic info on biomechanics and running gait – you need to walk before you run, right? Let’s take a closer look at foot and ankle injuries…

 

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Runners D.I.Y. Injury Prevention & Rehab – Part 1

Runners D.I.Y. guide to injury prevention & rehab.

Part 1: Knee Pain A.K.A. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Intro

Injury prevention and rehabilitation are lengthy and specialised subjects requiring knowledge and skills on many levels. However, we’ll try and break it down with some useful info and guidance to help the interested runner gain more personal knowledge of their injury or rehabilitation needs.

Please note: At Pete Fraser Fitness we refer any client with chronic, highly painful or complicated symptoms to seek the advice, guidance and treatment of a medical professional in the first instance. Nothing replaces the correct diagnosis from a chartered physio or sports physician.

Let’s start with some basic info on biomechanics and running gait – you need to walk before you run, right? Let’s take a closer look at knee pain…

 

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Fitness Q & A Surgery @ Pete Fraser Fitness

Fitness Q & A Surgery @ Pete Fraser Fitness

 

Available now… 15 minutes for £15 – Q & A session with a Pete Fraser Fitness sports scientist trainer

 

Meet our experts for a 15 minute, private Q & A face-to-face consultation in our Mayfair gym & tap into our expert knowledgepersonal training consultation

 

Your opportunity to talk to the best trainers in London & ask all your questions such as…

  • Worried that your running or lifting technique is incorrect but your trainer is unsure what to do?
  • Not sure what and how much to eat before a marathon?
  • Still feel lower back pain even though you’re working your core?
  • Worried about why you’re holding onto abdominal fat even though your working out 4 x per week?
  • Am I able to change my body shape and what’s the most effective method?

Ask our professionals the answers to these and endless more – boost your fitness with our know-how today!

 

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Back to front – Spinal health and posture in fitness

Back to Front

An Article in the Sunday Times Style Supplement 1st November 2015 caught our eye. The article “Back on Track” stated that: “the spine is the fitness industry’s latest obsession”!

Pete Fraser Fitness trainer Huw Owen explains the background and importance of core stabilization and how any personal trainer worth their weight should already be taking the spine into consideration when planning your exercise progression.

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Fitness power molecule

Myth Busters – Do humans “burn fat”? – No!

How may times do we read and hear the term “FAT BURNING” or “BURNING CALORIES”?       Possibly every day!

Has anyone actually questioned this physiological impossibility?

Pete Fraser Fitness would like to be the first in the health and fitness industry to categorically state and reveal that humans are not combustion engines and do not somehow set light to fat in order to release energy. Steam may occasionally be seen coming out of our trainers’ ears but only when we hear the words “FAT BURNING”!

Want to learn exactly what does occur in the human body when we create energy from fat, carbohydrates and protein?

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