Rugby, the field of dreams (and sprains, and broken bones)

Don’t look now, but we’re smack in the middle of another punishing rugby season (and that’s not even counting our tragic World Cup result!) That is, if you believe the rugby season ever actually ends – many of the players I look after simply finish the 15s season and go straight into the 7s season, a perpetual life of rugby. …

MelissaJamesRugby, the field of dreams (and sprains, and broken bones)
Measuring yourself is a good way to see if you're progressing toward your fat loss goal.

Five proven ways to lose fat (plus a few that will never work)

It’s the holy grail of getting healthy, but it’s also one of the toughest things to achieve: finally losing that wobbly, jiggly muffin top or beer belly that ruins the look of your clothes (not to mention your self-confidence!) But losing that stubborn fat is possible – you just have to ignore all the hype and stick with what actually …

MelissaJamesFive proven ways to lose fat (plus a few that will never work)

Ballet Barre – grace under pressure

Have you ever glanced in the mirror and worried that everything seems to be heading south? This usually means you’re losing muscle tone, which is vital for keeping you upright and looking your best. Unfortunately, this can happen quite easily if your job requires sitting for long periods of time – especially if you don’t make time to exercise. Why? Essentially, your body …

MelissaJamesBallet Barre – grace under pressure

An uphill struggle? Make cycling hills a bit easier

Love them or hate them, hills are an inevitable part of cycling. Sure, it’s no fun to struggle up an incline that’s so steep that you grind to an untimely halt …. but there is another way. If you can tackle hills armed with good technique and confidence, you should be able to get up almost anything – and maybe …

MelissaJamesAn uphill struggle? Make cycling hills a bit easier

Where exercise becomes naturally enjoyable

The key to enjoying exercise is to find a place where you enjoy going to – where you can relax and be yourself – and where you enjoy the company of, and are motivated by your trainer. At the Training Works- a personal training gym located in St Margarets – you will find both! Our private, light, airy gym located …

Stuart JonesWhere exercise becomes naturally enjoyable

Movement 3 is now The Training Works

Hello! We are James & Melissa – the new management team at your local gym in St Margarets. Changes have been happening and all for the better. With new investment, a new look, new name and lovely new website – we remain at heart your private, local gym to help you lead a fit and healthy lifestyle. We still have our …

Stuart JonesMovement 3 is now The Training Works