What Cardio Should I Be Doing?

by Matt Hodges
21 August 2014

Over the past year I’m hearing more and more of you ask me what sort of cardio you should be doing with varying goals and objectives. Unfortunately it is hard to answer because most of you have goals that are too broad e.g. I want to cut fat but I also still want to be able to run a half marathon. That said, In this article I’ll show you the different forms of cardio you can implement for the different goals you might want to prioritise.

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Pompeii: The Kit Harington Workout

by Matt Hodges
29 April 2014

Pompeii - The Kit Harington Workout by The MPH Method

Most of you will know Kit Harington from the epic series Game Of Thrones where he plays the sultry Jon Snow. Forever clad in fur and animal hide no one has ever really got to see his physique. That is until now….

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The 15 Minute Work & Home Workout

by Matt Hodges
08 October 2013

I cant remember how many times I’ve heard people say to me something along the lines of ‘But I just don’t have time to do any exercise, I work all day’, and yet the majority of us still find the time to scrawl social media and You Tube at work. Yes you know who you are, you’ve been caught out! Stop making excuses, it’s time to step up to the plate and start moving.

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KickAss 2 – Get The Superhero Body

by Matt Hodges
13 May 2013

‘Kickass’ wowed our screens in 2010 with some great martial art choreography, a devilishy dark but humorous script and some delightfully colourful language that left us only hoping that there would be a Kickass 2. As summer is slowly approaching we are getting ready for the release of the wonderful sequel to Matthew Vaughns’ epic tale of kid vs evil.

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Put the spring back into your chicken

by Matt Hodges
08 April 2013

Fitness Instructor London, Personal Trainer London

So the January fitness buzz is coming to an end, the dark mornings and early evenings have crept up on the soul and you are feeling deflated, less driven and you’ve probably slipped back into hitting the gym less than three times a week. As spring approaches I am giving you 5 of the best tips to get back some of that energy you’ve been missing.

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Swap the C.O.D for lean turkey this Christmas Day

by Matt Hodges
08 December 2012

Fitness Instructor London, Personal Trainer London

Guys it’s that time of the year where we make every excuse under the sun to eat ourselves silly and be couch potatoes. We all do it, we spend more, we enjoy ourselves more, and alas, we eat and drink more (and often not the right things!). Down your playstations, do away with the xbox and get moving! Here are the 5 best ways to enjoy your Christmas day and be healthy at the same time:

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The Importance Of Calisthenics

by Matt Hodges
16 July 2012

Fitness Instructor London, Personal Trainer London

Calisthenics are exercises that use your bodyweight for resistance and are designed to strengthen and tone your muscles and increase muscular endurance. Derived from the Greek kalos, meaning beauty, and sthenos, meaning strength, calisthenics don’t necessarily require any exercise equipment.

While many trainers dismiss calisthenics as only being suitable for beginners or the less fit, I always believe that this type of no-frills exercise can be a valuable addition to just about any training program for absolutely EVERYONE!

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Female Weight Lifting: Why Women NEED To Lift Compound Heavy

by Matt Hodges
06 July 2012

Fitness Instructor London, Personal Trainer London

Ive recently had a heated debate with a female client of mine about this hot topic in the fitness industry. It became clear to me the unbelievable misconception of female weight lifting and actually how much people listen to whats written in the media.  I thought it only appropriate, considering a high population of our clients that are female, that we should write an article to give our views on the subject.

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