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Mark

About Mark

Mark Westbrook. Advanced Personal Trainer / Freelance Instructor. Mark has accumulated over 19 years experience in the fitness industry, working in a variety of exclusive health clubs and high end spas in a number of roles, including supervisory, management and self employed. Personal Training experience includes Training both Physically and Mentally challenged clients, Doctors, Producers, Directors, Celebrities as well as Elderly and Sports Teams, Men and Women. Qualifications include: Premier Fitness Diploma is Personal Training with GP Referral. A Vivo Barefoot Running Coach, Circuit Training, Alan Herdman Pilates, Speedo Aqua Aerobics, NSCR Indoor studio cycling, Stages Indoor cycling, Boxercise and enjoys the use of his Exercise to Music qualification also. A member of the Register of Exercise Professionals REPS as an Advanced Level 3 Personal Trainer (Ref. R0068889) CIMSPA registered Practitioner. Mark works locally in the Hampshire area offering his mobile and online services that includes Fitness Consultations, Fitness Testing, Personal Training, Classes and Online Workout Solutions. Email: Mark.westbrook@yahoo.co.uk Tel: 07947 280 146 https://m.facebook.com/MarkWestbrookPeakPersonalFitness/ A keen AG triathlete, runner and over all health geek mark looks to Educate, Motivate and Facilitate Positive Change so you too can enjoy health and vitality.

Over due Update!

9May

Hi all it’s been a while since my last blog. It’s been a busy few weeks with fostering and we have enjoyed a trip to the lake district, a great place to get away and relax in balance with nature. … Continue reading

  

Pilates

25Mar

Many Health Clubs offer a range of exercise classes these days and often members are put off by the thought of trying something new. The thought of not knowing what the class will involve or being unable to “keep up” are two main reasons … Continue reading

  

Walking Medicine

4Feb

In todays world of Deadlines, Emails, Bills and Crammed work Schedules its no surprise that people find it hard to find time for health and well-being. Many people dislike the idea of the busy gym as they may not know … Continue reading

  

Aqua Classes… Do they really work?

10Apr

The benefits of Aqua Exercise. Warm water pressure helps to block pain receptors, making it ideal for persons post surgery. (back, hip, knee, shoulder etc) Water works to keep you buoyant meaning the exercise is less weight bearing. This means there … Continue reading

  

Sugar – Poison, Drug or both?

13Mar

 What is all the Fuss about Sugar! Its just Sugar right? Our World is infested with Sugar in many forms, in Soft Drinks, over Pills, in Medications, Sweets, Syrups, Sauces the list goes on… Have you ever hit the pause … Continue reading

  

Take Away? or Take that Take Aways?

2Mar

Its Friday…. I have had 3 Text Messages from Takeaway Pizza Companies! 4 Flyers through the door from fast food companies At least 10 people say they are going for takeout today!! Thats 17 opportunities to justify a take away tonight … Continue reading

  

Alkaline – Stay Phit on the inside out.

18Jan

So we are now well into January 2012… Christmas, chocolates, fizzy drinks, cakes and desserts are no longer for many people as they head towards a new years promise of weight loss and being healthier. On the Subject of health … Continue reading

  

Thoughts are Things

14Dec

Everything starts with a thought or energy, if you will. What you eat drink or do starts with a thought. (your thoughts about food/drink are the first stage of digestion, this goes on to enrich or infect, your whole mind body and spirit) … Continue reading

  

Heart news and Information

8Dec

One of the most popular discussions in the Health and Fitness world is how to keep your Heart Healthy.  What ever the latest news is, it is always good to exercise to help your heart stay in tip top shape. Here … Continue reading

  

Over 40% of Cancers through Lifestyle Choices try something new Today

7Dec

Today the BBC reported on Cancer UKs latest news that over 40% of cancers are through neglect of positive lifestyle choices, Smoking, Alcohol, Lack of Exercise and lack of Nutrition. Making simple lifestyle choices using the opportunities that day to day life presents us with, as in my previous … Continue reading

  

Life is motion, so move!

6Dec

Exercise is often an afterthought in today’s modern, upbeat, stressed society. The stress of work, family, children and more in this never slowing world of technology, is often the reason for people to excuse exercising. Being aware of the many … Continue reading