Monday Movement: Mountain Climbers


Mountain Climbers Mountain climbers are a fantastic full-body workout that targets a multitude of muscles in the body. Along with having its callisthenics and athletic benefits, it’s certainly up there with my top five full-body exercises. Benefits Increase in balance Increase in coordination Increase in your agility Increase in core, arm, shoulder strength Muscles worked Quadriceps […]

Thursday Stretch: Extended Puppy Pose


THURSDAY STRETCH: Extended Puppy Pose This pose is perfect for improving your spine flexibility. It also opens the chest and can release tension in the neck and shoulders. How To Starting on all fours, keeping your knees hip-width apart, slowly walk your hands out in front of you. Keep your hips over your knees as […]

Tuesday Tips: Parents & Exercise


It’s easy for parents to get overwhelmed by the thought of finding time in a crazy busy schedule to find time to exercise. But it is possible, and here are some of my top tips to help you do it. 1. Make exercise family time Bike rides, going swimming and cycling are a great way […]

Monday Movement: The Press Up


The Press Up Often, this movement is done incorrectly. Very often there is no: Retraction of shoulder blades Shoulders not positioned over the hands Elbows flare out, too far forward Core, back, glutes, legs not contracted So as you can see in the demonstration, we have three positions. Let me explain: Position hands shoulder width […]

Tuesday Tips: Being Realistic With Your Goals


  There’s a lot to be said for being realistic, especially when it comes to your goals. You aren’t going to become a gym rat overnight if you hated going before. You also shouldn’t set a goal to drop two stone in one month. Setting unrealistic goals sets people up for failure and they give […]

Tuesday Tips – Food tracking


If you’re getting into the swing of things with your training, the chances are that you’ll be making more of a conscious effort to eat better. You may be tracking food tracking / keeping a food diary. If you aren’t, I’d highly recommend it! A great tool to use for food tracking is the app […]

Why we’re different!


The Club Gym is the creation of three vastly experienced personal trainers with a passion for fitness. There was no multi-million pound investment in the company, no businessmen in suits sweeping in with a big team of people behind them, just three hard working guys determined to change the face of the gym industry. We […]

Choosing your new gym


Choosing your new gym is an important part of your life, it has to be a place that makes you want to keep going. It has to inspire you and motivate you. Basically this is the place you will go to de-stress away from life, a place to work hard, a place to really give […]

The importance of community


The first ever gym I used was a local council gym in my home town of East Kilbride when I was only 15 years old. Back then we just didn’t have the same choice in gyms and they weren’t as popular as they are today. Although it was a small gym, it had a great […]