A Hove based personal trainer’s best of guide to Hove

Personal Trainer guide to Hove

I live in Hove just off the Kingsway and as a busy personal trainer I get around my home patch daily. Over the last four years or so I’ve got to know my local area of Hove inside and out. Here are my first port-of-calls as a busy Hove based personal trainer, for various products, services and exercise that I … Read More

Personal Training in Brighton – Your questions answered

Personal Training in Brighton

As a qualified personal trainer in Brighton, I get asked a lot of questions, often during my one to one PT sessions with my clients. Here are some of the most frequent questions I get asked.  As a personal trainer in Brighton what dietary advice can you give?  My qualifications and training allow me to advise on widely accepted diet … Read More

The benefits of doing a whole body post workout stretch routine

Stretching post workout

As a busy Brighton based personal trainer I ensure my clients many whom live across Brighton and Hove, maximise the benefits from a hard personal training session with a whole body post-workout stretch which gives further benefits of:  Reduces muscle stiffness and soreness When you workout really hard your muscles contract and relax multiple times which leaves them in a … Read More

Interview with Gav O’Brien Personal Trainer in Hove

Hove sea front perfect for personal training

What’s the best thing about being a Personal Trainer in Hove? By far the best thing about being a Personal Trainer in Hove are the many outdoor areas that I can train my clients, Hove Lawns is great not least being so close to the sea, but I also love Hove Park, there are some great pathways for running and … Read More

Why pre-exercise health screening is important for older adults

Pre-exercise health screening for older adults

The benefits of exercise outweigh the risks for most people, and as an older adult personal trainer my core goal is to encourage older adults to be more active. It is extremely important that I pre-screen all new older adult clients before starting them on an exercise programme, to ensure that the exercise I prescribe accommodates and is adapted to … Read More

Simply the best weight-loss foods ever!

Weight-loss foods

Just as all people are not created equal, the same can be said of calories. Different foods travel through your body’s different metabolic pathways. And this can cause dramatic differences on how hungry you feel and the number of calories you use up. Here for your delectation are the twenty most weight-loss friendly foods that are scientifically proven to help … Read More

Personal Trainer Gav’s 3Fs Taster Workouts

Taster workout with 3Fs Personal Training in Brighton and Hove

So, you’re looking for a personal trainer who offers a fully mobile personal training service right across Brighton and Hove. Good for you! Check they’ve got at least a Level 3 qualification, decent public liability insurance, a clean CRB check and trained as a first aider. Next in your search you’ll want to meet your potential new personal trainer, many … Read More

Benefits of battle rope workouts

Battle rope workout benefits

Think battle rope training and you think great for working out your upper body. However, the benefits don’t just end there. Battle ropes work your muscles in your abdominals, back and glutes, and you can add in movements such as lunges, squats, burpees and jumps that can work out your legs for a whole-body approach. Some people find the thought … Read More

Benefits of having a personal trainer for the over 60s

Over 60s Personal Training

As we age our body starts to decline, and without regular exercise both the number of and probability of you suffering from a range of medical conditions and diseases increases such as obesity, high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis and other degenerative problems. Well that’s the bad news which I did not sugar coat! The good news is that … Read More

Benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT)

High Intensity Interval Training

At the start of the year many of us will have made a New Year Resolution for a healthier lifestyle in 2019; stop smoking, cut out the partying, give up the booze, lose weight and get fighting fit. Sound familiar? Now firmly into Spring no doubt any resolution made has been quietly forgotten. After all, the latter above two resolutions; … Read More