Sustainability in Fitness

So – I’ve seen people come and go through the past 8 years at the gym. I’ve seen people super enthusiastic very excited to start their new programme and going nuts… For a small period of time. Then they fall off. Stop coming. Lose motivation. Go back...

Scheduling In Breaks

As an experienced trainer I feel as though I can give you some knowledge and wisdom needed for when and how to take breaks with training. Over the past 17 years I have – Boxed competitively as an amatuerCompeted in double figure bodybuilding shows achieving...

Deep Focus & Patience

Having deep focus is a skill. It’s an art just like patience. In the fitness industry, having deep focus and patience are 2 of the biggest factors and skills needed in order for you to achieve your goal. As an example, Many people come to our club looking to...

There is no one size fits all…

There is no one size fits all… From Day 1 at SGF Gym this has always been the case. Here’s an example. As I type this blog out to you just now it’s 5:15pm on Tuesday evening. I’ve already ran 10 mile today, I’ve did a home weighted heavy...

Grow Or Die…

This is a message that needs to be heard by many people in day to day life. Grow or die can relate to many different things. Maybe you’re looking for a promotion at your job but you’re too scared to make the shift and progress with it. You’re too...

Mastery of Self

For me, mastery of self means the ability to not rely on others for certain elements of your life. Mastery of self is when I head out on my own for a 5 mile run at night or in the morning, eat the correct food daily, keep accountable to my goals and allow myself to...

The War On Health…

As it stands here we are in January 2021. And it seems the war on health is very much so in our faces once again. Yes – We need to social distance, Yes – we need to keep our hands sanitised and washed. Yes – we need to minmise contact with the elderly and vulnerable...

Goal-Setting for Success in 2021

By Chris Malone Goal-setting and planning are key to achieving your fitness aims and ensuring 2021 is a better year all round. Let’s face it – 2020 has been downright rubbish on a lot of fronts and even the best laid plans from late 2019 had to be chopped...

Alcohol vs Fitness Progress

By Chris Malone With Christmas and a festive lock-down fast approaching, avoiding alcohol could be key to maintaining your progress and starting 2021 in the right way. Christmas is fast-approaching and with the new lockdown measures announced in Scotland coming into...