Personal Training Port Talbot

Why Kettlebells?

It is a question I get asked a lot, because I make no apology for my love of those beautiful cast iron arse kickers. On a personal level, I have found them to be a great tool in helping address weaknesses in my own training and improve my knowledge on coaching as well as movement, and […]

Kettlebell on rocks by sea

Member of the Month April 2015

Congratulations to Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness  Member of the Month for April 2015: Ann Marie Keogh Ann Marie contacted me late December of last year,  with the goal to improve her posture. As a very well respected chiropractor, she’s is exceptionally aware of her own body’s movement and noticed that, due to her profession, her working day was […]

Lead By Example Part 3

Lead By Example Part 3 from Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot. Krissie’s personal journey.  A week has gone by already? Time really does fly as you get older, it’s bonkers. So I realised that I hadn’t put up any stats for my starting point on the opening blog but I have been keeping […]

Lead by Example 1

If you follow Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness on Twitter or Facebook, you’ll see I use the hashtag #leadbyexample. It’s something I try and pride myself on, that I won’t give my clients anything I wouldn’t undertake myself and that I do my best to be a good example in not only fitness but nutrition […]

Member of the Month Feb 2015

A little later than anticipated but we are proud to announce that the Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness, Member of the Month for February 2015 is: Clare Court I started at Kirby’s with the main goal of losing weight and improving my fitness. Having attempted gyms myself, I didn’t really know what exercises would benefit […]

Member of the Month – UPDATE

Last month’s Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness (Port Talbot) Member of the Month, Trudy Harris, has just announced her final total after trekking the Himalayas and spending countless hours out in the cold raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.   UPDATE: my Himalayan trek fundraising total for Marie Curie Cancer Care, Wales is £4,911.93!!! […]

Member of the Month January 2015

We’ve started a new thing, here at Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot. Every month, a member of the month is selected from our clients based on what they’ve achieved or some milestone reached the month before, and it doesn’t necessarily have to be fitness based either!! It’s our way of making a bit […]

How to survive Christmas…

You’ve probably read a hundred posts about how you can minimise your weight gain etc, over Christmas. Well I’m going to go against all of that sage advice and tell you something a few of you probably won’t expect to hear. Don’t worry about it, just enjoy it and get some much needed relaxation and family […]

Another year older….

Today is my 39th Birthday. Age is just a number, and being 39 doesn’t bother me in the slightest. In my head I’m still 18 (probably a bit younger, if I’m honest). I still view the world with a slight rose tint; a teenage optimism that one day people will realise we are not the […]

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 […]