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“MEET THE BODY ENGINEER: THE ATHLETE, SUPERTRAINER AND BIOMECHANIC WHO HAS LONDONERS RETHINKING HOW THEY WORKOUT”

Worthington, is a personal trainer, qualified sports scientist and head of trainer education at Third Space, a former world record holder in endurance rowing and a former Harlequins rugby player.

Full article on Standard.co.uk

“Meet the body engineer”

One injury can lead to another. The body is connected: hip injuries beget knee injuries, which can trigger ankle sprains. At which point you can feel like your body is the enemy.

But according to Luke Worthington, all it takes is a bit of breathing and flexing to fix your aches and pains.

Worthington, 38, is a personal trainer, qualified sports scientist and head of trainer education at Third Space, a former world record holder in endurance rowing and a former Harlequins rugby player.

Full article on Standard.co.uk

“MEET LONDON’S NEW MALE FITNESS ELITE”

According to recent research by PureGym, 60 per cent of gym selfies snapped in December were taken by men. That won’t come as a surprise to anyone who has ventured into a London gym in the past few years; scratch below the surface, though, and you’ll discover that aesthetics are no longer the only thing driving men to work out.

Full article on Standard.co.uk

“MEET LONDON’S NEW MALE FITNESS ELITE”

According to recent research by PureGym, 60 per cent of gym selfies snapped in December were taken by men. That won’t come as a surprise to anyone who has ventured into a London gym in the past few years; scratch below the surface, though, and you’ll discover that aesthetics are no longer the only thing driving men to work out.

Full article on Standard.co.uk

“HOW TO RECALIBRATE YOUR BREATHING”

In 2016 musculoskeletal problems accounted for 30.8 million sick days in the UK, at a cost of £7.4bn to the economy. Back and knee injuries, we’re told, are inevitable as we age and our bodies succumb to wear and tear; however earlier this year the Guardian highlighted the increasing epidemic of untreatable conditions.

Full article on Esquire.com

“HOW TO RECALIBRATE YOUR BREATHING”

In 2016 musculoskeletal problems accounted for 30.8 million sick days in the UK, at a cost of £7.4bn to the economy. Back and knee injuries, we’re told, are inevitable as we age and our bodies succumb to wear and tear; however earlier this year the Guardian highlighted the increasing epidemic of untreatable conditions.

Full article on Esquire.com

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Devil’s Advocate – Only Calories Really Count

Tallying kcals may be out of fashion – now replaced by modish macros – but when it comes to weight loss, it’s the only strategy that adds up.

The best bodyweight core circuit

Lying back and wrenching your head towards your knees is doing little more than working a small section of your 6-pack – poorly.

Score a bench press PB on chest day

Bench press plateaued? Your warm-up needs a rethink.

Devil’s Advocate – Yoga is stressing you out

Stop yoga tying you up in knots. To many, a spot of downward dogging is the remedy to all your physical and mental woes.

Instagram’s top 20 male influencers

Think you’re hard enough? These men have primed CEOs, pumped iron with pro footballers and whipped flabby actors into shape. Meet the capital’s new fitness elite.

Forget the plank, try the Turkish Get-Up

The human body is a machine. Some machines have better specs than others, while some soldier on with imperfect operating systems.

Meet the body engineer

He’s the athlete, super-trainer and biomechanic who has Londoners rethinking the way they work out.

Another Royal baby? Megan Markle, Prince Harry and the 1 per cent pregnancy plan

Meghan won’t be reaching for the biscuit tin. It’s punishing workouts and heels for the A-list..

A work out? No, I came to the gym for a lie-down

If you’re a member of a hardcore gym, don’t get too smug about it. Fitness trends move faster than a HIIT session and it’s no longer considered enough to hammer your muscles in one studio without joining another that promises to help you to repair and rebuild them for exceptional results. This new breed of gym occupies the middle ground between high-end training centre and luxury spa, offering recuperation workouts that complement all those hardcore sessions and sweaty effort.

The workouts you should be doing to stay fit in your 40s

If you grew up wanting to play centre forward for England or having a cover model physique, then the chances are that if you haven’t achieved those things by the age of 40, you won’t.

That doesn’t mean giving up entirely, however – just that we need to look at establishing goals that are more relevant, realistic, and attainable. Those may be as simple as being able to get in and out of the car without back pain, or wanting to still be around and in good shape when your kids grow up.

No magic suddenly happens on the eve of a 40th birthday, but there are certain areas that require particular attention as we hit our fifth decade

The 50 Best Fitness Instagram Accounts To Follow in 2018

As the dust from Christmas settles, we all start to realise that our health may have taken a blow during the festivities.

With the new year come resolutions and, inevitably, fitness resolutions.

In order to spur some fitspiration, Business Insider has compiled a list of the best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018 that will motivate you to keep on track in the year ahead.

Why Fitness Goals Shouldn’t Just Be About Aesthetics

When it comes to fitness we’re often so focused on the end result that we can’t wait to get off the starting blocks. But fully assessing our body’s capability before starting a new training plan can help reach goals quicker and prevent injury.

Tour De France 2017: This Is What Happened To Pawel Poljanski’s Legs To Make Them So Veiny

A Tour de France cyclist has revealed the impact racing has on his legs – and the internet is pretty concerned about it.

Cyclist Pawel Poljanski shared an Instagram photo of his legs, covered in bulging veins, and explained that after 16 stages of racing they “looked a little tired”. (Understatement of the century.)

Trainers to stars fitness programme

Luke Worthington is the man who gets the stars fit.

He’s worked with the likes of Mesut Ozil, David Haye, Surrey cricketer Stuart Meaker and 110m British hurdle sensation Liam Collins to list a few.

Yet while his services continue to attract the A-listers, he wants to help change the face of general fitness. And he may have just cracked it.

The former Harlequins rugby union player has pioneered an innovative fitness programme that extends beyond the world of professional sport and transcends to the general public.

What is it? OUT/SET is a comprehensive assessment that cuts to the core of fitness desires for athletes and ‘Average Joe’s’ alike.

6 Questions To Ask A Personal Trainer Before You Fork Out A Shed Load Of Money

You know the deal. It’s Sunday morning. You’ve just woken up with the mother of all hangovers and start scrolling through Instagram to find out how your friends and favourite A-listers spent their weekends.

But it’s not the perfectly-poised mochas in Wes Anderson-inspired coffee joints, or Zara changing room selfies that fills you with that mid-morning dread. No, it’s the #fitspiration snaps of athlethically-blessed gym bunnies deadlifting alongside expertly-trained (and undoubtedly ridiculously expensive) personal trainers.

How to get in shape like the Victoria Secret’s models

The worlds most beautiful angels are going to be floating down the catwalk today at the annual Victoria’s Secret show in NYC.

To become a VS angel, you’ve got to be able to plank like a pro in order to get that athletic shape that doesn’t come simply from starving yourself and partying.

And celebrity PT Luke Worthington knows all about what it takes to become an angel because he’s trained some of them.

The #1 Secret to Getting Better Results at the Gym

I’m sitting in a small room at the back of Third Space, a luxury gym in the heart of London’s Soho. Opposite me is Luke Worthington, an ex-rugby player turned sports scientist and biomechanics genius, as well as a trainer at the elite gym.

“If you don’t know your starting point, you won’t know how to get to your destination,” he says cryptically. “How do you get to Birmingham?” he asks, waiting for me to answer. “Erm, well, it’s north from here,” I reply. “Yes, but what if I told you we’re actually in Scotland? Then it’s south.”

Cycling and Back pain

Last week I popped up to London for a meeting and decided to tick a few things off a list of things I’ve been planning to do for a while.

One of the things I was most excited about was visiting Third Space to meet Luke Worthington, who I’m loathe to even refer to as a personal trainer because he’s so very more than that. I first came across Luke through my friend Sophie Everard’s Instagram where she mentioned Luke was helping with her some imbalances caused by snowboarding and surfing, and after following a little Instagram trail and reading Luke’s piece on Sophie’s blog ‘Mad To Live,’ I became convinced I needed to see him.

Experts Give Their Top Tips For Running During Winter

In the colder months, those who run regularly may feel deterred from going on their usual outdoor jogs.

But exercising outside during the chillier part of the year can be extremely beneficial for your wellbeing, providing you with an effective cardiovascular workout and a rush of endorphins.

When planning for a run during winter, it’s essential that you take certain precautions in order to ensure that you don’t put yourself in harm’s way.

The Exact Workout Used By Victoria’s Secret Model Winnie Harlow

Winnie Harlow stormed the catwalk in her first ever Victoria’s Secret show yesterday – after training hard in the gym for one of the biggest fashion event’s of the year.

And now, the exact workout used by the Canadian model, 24, to get into shape for the catwalk show in New York has been revealed.

Winnie visited the gym up to three times a week in the run-up, focusing on full body strength training followed by low intensity cardio exercises.

Elite personal trainer Luke Worthington at Third Space London explained how he developed a six-move workout especially for the Victoria’s Secret Angel.