Education

19 posts

What is Functional Exercise?

Here at Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot, we often use the phrase functional movement or exercise, when describing movements within a programme for clients. Functional exercise/movement/training are big buzzwords in the fitness industry at the moment and I’m often asked what Functional Exercise is.  Most trainers, when asked, can’t actually give a specific definition. […]

A Decade On

Ten years ago at 6:45 this morning, I was sat on the floor of the bathroom punching myself full force in my over sized stomach, thumping lumps out of my huge thighs and screaming about how worthless and ugly I was, much to the worry of my poor husband. I had gotten up, full of […]

The cost of Personal Training in 2016

Firstly, Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed the festivities. Usually this is the time of year people crowd the gyms in a bit of a gun ho attempt to get fit, lose some weight and start habit change. Generally people will go for it in a too much too […]

Member of the Month May 2015

true to form May came and went and I completely forgot to update the blog. So, better late than really, really late…. Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot would like to present: Please meet our Members of the Month for May 2015, Daryl and Natalie Richards. Daryl and I have known each other for a number of […]

Three things you can do right now….

Three things you can do right this minute to help you on the road to a healthier lifestyle. Yes we all have the high ambition that today is going to be the start of the new lifestyle and we tend to go all out when we reach that conclusion. We empty out the cupboards, make […]

Back to Basics

A Renewed Mission

This last weekend, while I was at a conference, I was encouraged to look at the statistics of the demography of the area my business, Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot, is in.  Statistics from the census etc, give us a great insight in to lots of different things in the area where we live […]