Can I train with high blood pressure?

Can I train with high blood pressure?

The answer is yes. 1 in 4 people in the UK have high blood pressure. The good news is exercise is recommended as a way of managing and improving the symptoms.

​4 easy steps to improve general strength

​4 easy steps to improve general strength

Improving your strength is something that appeals to everyone from Olympic weight lifters to bodybuilders to gym goers who want to max out their lifts and also for people who just want day to day tasks to be easier and gain some defined muscles. The complexity and variety of training systems and programmes can be daunting. But there are some basic principles that apply to being successful with weight lifting for any purpose,

Training with lower back pain

Training with lower back pain

90% of people will have some form of lower back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It’s one of the most common niggles that we see at TWPT and in nearly all cases we have managed to find a form of exercise that works for the client. That is also enjoyable and effective.

Q and A  Blog, Part 1

Q and A Blog, Part 1

We decided to put together a series of questions and answers blogs. These are questions that we find we are commonly asked at TWPT.

​What are the health benefits of lifting weights?

​What are the health benefits of lifting weights?

What are the health benefits of lifting weights?

Weight lifting or as you may have heard it by its other name, resistance training, has a lots of other benefits to it other than simply getting bigger muscles.

It is absolutely one of the best forms of exercise from a health perspective, often these benefits can be overlooked in favour of improving appearance.


Health Benefits of Cardio?

Health Benefits of Cardio?

Health Benefits of Cardio?

Most people are familiar with the term cardio, it is short for cardiovascular exercise. This form of exercise focuses on improving the ability of your heart, lungs and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system) to perform efficiently.

Having a healthy cardiovascular system is a key part of living a healthy energetic life.

Do you have a goal? Why setting short term or weekly goals are important!

Do you have a goal? Why setting short term or weekly goals are important!

Do you have a goal? Why setting short term or weekly goals are important!

Starting the week with a plan for your eating and training is a great way to keep on track.

Setting weekly goals can be a great way of keeping the mind focused and can lead to better overall results in the long run. Its great for motivation to achieve lots of short term goals whilst in pursuit of a much larger goal that can take time to achieve. This can help keep you on track and focused.

​What should I expect from my first PT session?

​What should I expect from my first PT session?

What should I expect from my first PT session?

Starting something new with minimal information can understandably be a little uneasy for some people.

The expectations are that the first session with a new personal trainer is a tough hour of exercise, an experience that will leave you exhausted for the rest of the day and sore for an entire week after.

At TWPT we don’t like to go straight into exercise without good knowledge of the person we are working with.

New Website, New Blog!!

New Website, New Blog!!

Thanks for checking out our new website!

Since 2012 TWPT has gone from strength to strength, we’ve helped loads of people reach their health and fitness related goals.

Our clients and trainers past and present have worked so hard over the last 7 years to establish a fantastic business that’s has a really great community of people behind it!