Author: tphelvin

Client case study – Lizzie’s focus on strength over scales

Client case study – Lizzie’s focus on strength over scales

The final blog post in my series looking at a few of my clients’ journeys and how Personal Training has helped them is all about Lizzie, or as I have come to know her due to her enthusiastic response whenever I explain what we are 

Client Case Study – Sara’s New Way of Being

Client Case Study – Sara’s New Way of Being

This week’s client case study blog is all about Sara’s journey. Sara is actually not only a client but also a friend (and you may recognise her as my website image model!) and these days also a fellow club runner too.  As a friend, Sara 

Client Case Study – Mary’s Postnatal Fitness Journey

Client Case Study – Mary’s Postnatal Fitness Journey

Welcome to the first in a series of blogs which aim to showcase some of my amazing clients and provide an insight into their fitness journeys and how personal training is helping them to reach their goals. Meet Mary … Mary messaged me in mid-September 

COVID-19 UPDATE: RETURN OF INDOOR PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS

COVID-19 UPDATE: RETURN OF INDOOR PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS

I am delighted to advise that as of the week beginning Monday 27th July, indoor Personal Training sessions can resume. This is following guidance released by The Chartered Institute of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), advice from my insurers and following the completion of a 

The Problem with Diets

The Problem with Diets

There is a lot of media focus at the moment on UK levels of obesity, particularly in relation to the increased risks that Covid 19 is thought to pose to those who are overweight. As such the Government has announced an emergency drive to ‘slim 

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): FURTHER CLIENT UPDATE

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): FURTHER CLIENT UPDATE

As the UK government has now advised that everyone in the UK should avoid “non-essential” travel and contact with others to fight coronavirus, it is with a heavy heart that I have decided I must stop delivering face to face PT/Adore Your Floor sessions until 

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): INFORMATION FOR CLIENTS

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): INFORMATION FOR CLIENTS

I am taking a few additional precautionary measures in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation which I wanted to update you on in line with the current advice from Public Health England (PHE).  I run a pretty tight ship when it comes to hygiene and 

Why exercise can help you through the menopause and beyond

Why exercise can help you through the menopause and beyond

I train women through various stages in life and each stage brings its own set of highs, lows and barriers to overcome when it comes to finding time for yourself and for exercise.  However, it has been really rewarding to see how exercise has helped 

We Need To Talk About…. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

We Need To Talk About…. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Last year I made a change to my consultation paperwork so I now ask all new clients (not just post-natal clients) whether they have any pelvic floor issues or weakness before starting their exercise programme.  I made the change because I had noticed that despite 

Focus on Fibre

Focus on Fibre

  Fibre has received some great publicity over the last couple of months prompting some nutrition experts to promote all things fibre through ‘Fibre February’. This is great news as fibre is not the sexiest of topics – not surprising with a strapline of ‘provides