Fitness Tips & Advice From our Mayfair Gym

the secret to fat loss

The secret to fat loss

The secret to fat loss

Everyone wants to lose fat right? From elite athletes all the way down to the new boy in the gym.

The question is, what is the best way to train for it?

We are going to give you a golden secret and some insight into energy systems and why importantly this is the key to training smart and losing fat. 

Read on for enlightenment…

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The secret to weight loss

The secret to weight loss

The secret to weight loss

 

Want to lose weight? The most common goal clients usually have is weight loss. Do you want to learn the secret to weight loss?

The secret to weight loss

The world of health and fitness is littered with myths, legends and uncertainty. Methods are often as far from science as possible. People seeking to lose weight (or more correctly body fat) often do manage changes through diet and/or exercise but find the method unsustainable and pile the fat back on.

The true secret is not glitzy but it is 100% science based and if followed will guarantee success and sustainability.

The exercise physiologists at Pete Fraser Fitness, Mayfair provide you with the weight loss secret knowledge.

Bring forth the secret of weight loss

 

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Altitude Training

Altitude Training by Pete Fraser Fitness, Mayfair, London

Altitude Training by Pete Fraser Fitness, Mayfair, London

 

Millions of people travel to high altitude environments every year for pleasure, endeavour or in the case of athletes, physiological adaptation to improve their race times.

All very well for the professional athlete with time and probably funding, however, now the average serious enthusiast can get in on the action.

Accessibility to mountainous enviroments and training camps is widely available and the proliferation of hypoxia chambers in gyms is widespread.

But are hypoxia chambers creating similar environments to those in the mountains? Read on to discover….

  • What is altitude training?
  • What are the benefits?
  • How to do it?
  • Are altitude training and hypoxic chambers comparable?

 

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Ultra-Distance Sport - 5 Mental Preparation Methods

Ultra-Distance Sport – 5 Mental Preparation Methods

Ultra-Distance Sport – 5 Mental Preparation Methods

 

Pete shares his methods for mental preparation during ultra-distance events.

When marathon distance running or Olympic distance triathlon no longer satisfy the hunger, ultra-distance may beckon. The first steps are physical preparation and event planning but the athlete who overlooks the mental rigors of ultra-distance will fail. It is irrelevant how physiologically prepared one is, if the mind is unprepared the body will fail.

Read on for my top 5 tips for mental preparation to help you complete your ultra-event…..

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Recovery in Sport & Exercise - improve your performance

Recovery in Sport & Exercise – improve your performance

Recovery in Sport & Exercise – improve your performance

The principle of rest and recovery being central to healing is nothing new – the ancient Greeks practiced it centuries ago.

In modern sports science correct recovery benefits on improved sports performance is of great interest to athletes and recreational gym goers alike. But what actually works?

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How to use foam rollers at Pete Fraser Fitness

Rollers – an athlete`s secret weapon

Rollers for runners

Rollers – any benefit to a runner?   Yes, we think so!

Foam rollers are useful to improve muscle flexibility and promote muscle “maintenance”. At Pete Fraser Fitness we use them regularly for client prehabilitation (preventative exercise) to help reduce the possibility of injury from tight muscles. Read more to find out how…..

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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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