News Articles & Blog

We know what makes a healthy body and mind so it is only fitting we pass this onto you.

July 10, 2017

TRT – The Key to the Kingdom?

One of the hardest aspects of my job is managing ideas, concerns & expectations.  This idea that if you take a pill, have the surgery, adjust your lifestyle; that suddenly everything is going to be ok, is unfortunately naive.  One of the problems with this modern ‘civilised’ world is the expectation of ‘now’, the unwarranted … Continued

April 23, 2017

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life… Life’s a Laugh and Death’s a Joke, It’s True

What makes a good doctor?  You need to be caring, non-judgemental, intelligent, honest, open, respectful, fair, humane and empathetic.  What makes medicine special is the unique connection you have with your patient, there is a level of trust and intimacy between you that is normally reserved only for your closest and dearest.  The doctor-patient relationship … Continued

March 7, 2017

Mean In 15

“Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.”  –  Rocky Balboa Props to Joe Wicks with his Lean In 15 business, packaging a simple idea and making it a commercial success.  Isn’t that true of a lot great ideas?  He’s shown people what to eat and how to exercise, so that they … Continued

March 6, 2017

Gym Rules

Now… us regular lifters have put up with our gyms being overcrowded the whole of January & February.  We’ve put up with you because you are new, and kudos for making a positive step towards a healthier, stronger you.  But it’s time you learnt the rules and lived by them… Work hard or go home … Continued

February 24, 2017

Better to Burn Out Than to Fade Away

We’ve been trawling through pictures on Shutterstock for eye-catching images for our latest Facebook advert.  Most of mine get vetoed by Lydia for being too ‘Rob’, whatever that means?  I think she believes I have a particular, perhaps eccentric taste, that might not appeal to the average Joe.  I’m hoping that’s true, not because I … Continued

February 2, 2017

Beware Of The Expert!

An expert is someone who is deemed to be very knowledgeable about, or skillful in a particular area. I can still remember the exact moment I thought my days of education were over.  No more tedious lectures and no more late nights with my head stuck in the books.  The age of missing social events … Continued

January 4, 2017

2016 Death Of The Celebrity 

There’s no doubt about it, 2016 has been a bad year to be a celebrity.  ‘So many deaths!’  Has it been the ‘worst year ever’ as some have hailed?  No, I’m pretty sure that 1347, the year of the Bubonic Plague, beats it hands down.  As ever a sense of perspective, clearly lacking in many, … Continued