If there was one thing that I would say most people struggle with it’s the idea of maintaining their results. Now, I personally believe this is because people assume that progress is linear, and as such, maintenance is also linear. Now the problem though is that...read more
Speed. Ability to accelerate or change direction quickly. To beat an opponent to the ball. In sport, speed is integral to winning battles, races and points. If you have it, you have the advantage. If you don’t, what do you do? Some believe that there is nothing you...read more
Are you feeling confused about your fitness journey and you don’t know where to start? Perhaps you’ve tried to shape up in the past, it worked for a short period of time but then it all just stopped working no matter how hard you tried? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. ...read more
4 reasons why everyone should be lifting weights! It always surprises me when I hear the question “Why should I be lifting weights?” or “weight training is not for me, I’m not a “gym” person”. And surprisingly we still hear, “I can’t lift weights, I get too “bulky”...read more
In our marketing, we talk about bespoke programming and we offer it as a part of our Small Group Training Programme. We are the only people around who offer bespoke programming as part of Small Group Training but what does it actually mean? Ultimately, it means better...read more
There are so many different and often conflicting opinions on what diet you should be following for optimal fat loss. • Low carb • Low fat • Ketogenic • Intermittent fasting • Paleo • IIFYM (If it fits your macros) And that is just to name some of the more well know...read more
Christmas is just around the corner With Christmas just around the corner, it's tempting to wind down your exercise regime, reach for the mince pies and mulled wine, stick your onesie on and veg out until the New Year. Whilst this all sounds great, do you really want...read more
The idea of working with a personal trainer can seem daunting for anyone looking to get fit, especially if you are new to exercise. The idea of someone who is already in immaculate shape watching your every move whilst you workout can seem intimidating, and this will often lead to people taking a DIY approach instead.read more
Scott is one of the owners of Phoenix Performance Centre and has been managing the gym with friend and business partner James Saunders since 2010. Many of you will know Scott as a focused, motivated personal trainer who is serious about getting the best results for his clients.
What many of you perhaps don’t know is where his passion for personal training comes from and why he is so committed to Phoenix?
As Summer holidays are coming to an end, we know that come the start of September parents are climbing the walls to get back normality, and for many of you, missing out on ‘me-time’ has been tough.read more