Alvin Nurse, Author at Reboot Fitness Coaching

All posts by Alvin Nurse

What is the best healthy diet for weight loss?

Vegan…? Paleo…?! Juice cleanse…?!?! It’s the typical weight loss dilemma; there are so many options out there, but which is the best? And fastest, of course! Everybody want to go faster! And everywhere you turn, there’s a new trend, a groundbreaking study, or a news story pushing one approach over another (Lately it’s been the […]

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4 Holiday Eating Tips to Maintain Your Progress While You’re Away

You’ve been waiting for this holiday for ages! The destination’s been set; the time’s been booked off; you’ve set the itinerary. You’re good to go! But you’ve just remembered the last time you went on holiday… It’s easy on holiday to completely overindulge, and while it feels good at the time, it can soon lead […]

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Do you need to get fit before you hire a personal trainer?

I had a new client (let’s call him “Roger”) come through for a trial session a while back. Here are some things to let you know about Roger: – He was a great guy; we got on well. – He hit the session with lots of energy, and did really well. – He clearly had […]

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3 Workout Strategies to Avoid Missing Training

We’ve all been there. You’re all set for a BIG week of exercise, and then WHAM! Your kid gets sick. Or you have to work late. ​ It’s like the world is just putting speed bump, after speed bump in your path (you can take that literally here in Bristol; they’re everywhere.) So how do […]

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How to adapt your exercises when the gym is busy

At certain times of day the gym can feel a bit mad. You look around and every bit of kit seems to be taken. First thing in the morning, and the after work evening rush, can be carnage, and that ramps up even more at certain times of year. Post-Christmas, there’s a wave of enthusiasm […]

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What to eat for a snack when trying to stay in shape in your 30s

Let’s face it, snacking has gotten a bad rep in the world of nutrition, especially when it comes to fat loss. It’s usually one of the most ticked boxes on my client intake questionnaire: “What’s your biggest nutrition challenge?: Snacking when not hungry/Mindless snacking” *Tick!* Here’s the thing – eating snacks in and of itself […]

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How to switch up your workout routine, without changing all the exercises

Are you starting to feel like your workout routine is more of a chore than a challenge? It’s a common feeling, especially when you’ve been following the same program for a while. That feeling when you see what’s on the list for today, want to go sit in the sauna instead. In that case, it’s […]

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How to maintain a fitness routine in your 30s

Sticking to an exercise routine can sometimes feel like a juggling act in a circus you never signed up for (like the Geek in Bradley Cooper’s Nightmare Alley ). Whether it’s your kids or your work, keeping on top of things can be tough, and inserting exercise into that can seem like a daunting challenge. […]

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Beginners Guide: Lifting Straps

THE TALE OF THE RUNAWAY DUMBBELL Picture this: You’re in the gym, doing step-ups, feeling the burn and loving it. Then, something changes, and this pain starts radiating down your forearm. You try to ignore it and keep going. But then you start to sweat, as you feel each finger start to lose contact with […]

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4 Reasons Your Bad Workout Was Better Than No Workout

If you’ve exercised for any period of time you’ve probably had a “bad” training session, but is a “bad” workout better than no workout at all? What do I mean by “bad”? Well there are varying levels… via GIPHY There are the really bad training sessions where maybe you pulled a muscle; dropped a kettlebell […]

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