How does Exercise Help Our Mental Health?
People who exercise regularly have better mental health and emotional wellbeing, and lower rates of mental illness. Exercise is important for people with mental illness – it not only boosts your mood, concentration, and alertness, but improves cardiovascular and overall physical health. Many of us find it hard enough to motivate ourselves to exercise at […]
A New Way to STOP the Weight Loss Struggle?
As personal trainers we are constantly asked: What is the best diet to lose weight? Which exercises are best to flatten my stomach? What foods are best for me to eat? I’ve been eating fruit for breakfast is that good for me? And the list goes on. Having been in the fitness industry for 30+ […]
Why the TRX?
As a Personal Trainer we have several tools that occupy our ‘toolbox’ and what often differentiates good from outstanding personal trainers is their ability to prescribe the most appropriate exercises for each client. The TRX is one such tool. The TRX suspension trainer stands for ‘Total Resistance Exercise’ and it is essentially 2 straps anchored […]
Improving Quality of Life and Brain Function
Improving Quality of Life and Brain Function One of our goals at Personal Best Fitness is to encourage everybody to look and feel better and function in a more optimal way. Robert is certainly a ‘shining’ example of that. Diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) over the last 3 years. FTD is characterized by the nerve […]
Comfort, Fear and Growth Zones.
Comfort, Fear and Growth Zones What do these 4 zones mean when we are thinking about lifestyle change? In the current climate, we are finding ourselves in many situations that are requiring us to simply find another way. It is likely that many of you have had to make some sort of life change recently. […]
Sofia’s Journey at Personal Best
Sofia first started at Personal Best as a personal training client of Eidolan’s after being referred by her physiotherapist some 11 years ago. Sofia was experiencing knee pain from the demands of being an elite junior soccer player. Eidolan was pivotal in Sofia’s learnings of the body and the recovery process as she progressed her […]
Function and Fiction!
I’ve been in the fitness industry for a while, I’l like to think for long enough to recognise the difference between function and fiction. If there’s one thing that really bugs me about what I do, it’s what I call the “cerebral onanism” of human movement. You see human movement isn’t that hard, we all […]
Why Spin? Have you recently woken up from a comfortable night’s sleep and opened your curtain, only to be greeted by an ever-darkening morning sky, the feeling of cold coming through the glass window against your face and thought to yourself, “Going out there for my morning walk just doesn’t look too enjoyable today.”? Despite […]
How much is too much?
How much is too much? How often have you made it to the end of the week and thought ‘thank god it’s the weekend’? Or not wanted to do a workout only to finish it and feel a whole lot better?
What does ‘Getting Fit’, actually mean?
What does ‘Getting Fit’, actually mean? One of the first questions we ask those who are new to Personal Best Fitness is “What would you like to achieve?” Often the response is “I want to get fit.” Sounds quite straight forward doesn’t it, but what does it actually mean?
“Personal Best Fitness has provided me with motivation that I had never previously been able to achieve.”Marilyn Martyn
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