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Welcome to the resources section of the website. In this part of the site you will find articles that Pete believes will be of benefit you in by helping you reach you goal be that weight loss, toning, muscle gain, fitness, confidence, motivation, etc… Click on the links below to learn more. If you would like to reproduce any of these articles on another website or want to suggest a topic please e-mail pete@petegriggs.com

Eating to Gain Muscle Mass

I have noticed that in pretty much all gyms across the country there are guys (and a few girls) who are in the weights sections of the gym four or...

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Obesity and Fitness Identity

On today’s news there was a report that said the by 2050 half of the adult population will be obese, I’m not talking about a bit overweight here I’m...

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One Month Fitness Challenge

If you are looking to get yourself into shape and fit try my 1 month fitness challenge, it will gradually increase your fitness and teach you how to...

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Body Building Split Routine

The purpose of a split routine is to divide the body up into different sections and work these sections individually more thoroughly. Regular...

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Weight Loss Diet Tips

Before I start personal training a new client I go through their diet and analyse what changes need to be made. I have noticed that a lot of people...

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Treadmill Programs

Personal trainers can help you make the most of your treadmill workouts by explaining what all the programs are designed to achieve. Intervals:...

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Personal Trainer Benefits

The following is a list of all the benefits of using a personal trainer. 1. Using a personal trainer will allow you to get workouts and programmes...

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Home Training

I tend to do most of my personal training sessions in clients homes these day and I got me thinking do we really need gyms? Part of the problems...

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Fat Tax

I was chatting to one of my personal training clients today about how we are getting fatter as a nation, and how this is a ticking time bomb for the...

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Becoming a Personal Trainer

As a personal trainer I get asked a lot 'What is the best way to set up a personal training business'. Today I thought I'd share with you some...

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Protein’s role in the body

As a personal trainer I get asked a lot by my clients what role protein plays in the body, here is an explanation for you all Proteins are something...

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Do I need Protein Shakes?

Do I need Protein Shakes?

As I personal trainer I get this question a lot, do I need protein shakes? An email I got only just yesterday... 'Hi Pete...........I'm looking to...

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Stability Ball Exercises

Stability Ball Exercises

Pete's approach to his clients personal training combines a focus on hitting client fitness objectives whilst utilising a variety of practical and...

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Training the Core

Training the Core

What Are the Core Muscles? Different experts include different muscles in their list, but in general the muscles of the core run the length of the...

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Split Routine for Women

Split Routine for Women

Quite a lot of my female personal training clients are into weight training these days, I'm glad to see resistance training has become more...

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Marathon Training Tips

Marathon Training Tips

I've got a few of my personal training clients signed up the the London marathon this year, I thought I'd share with you a few tips and fitness...

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The Best Way to Lose Fat

The Best Way to Lose Fat

I'm sure I speak for all personal trainers out there, the number one question I get all the time from new personal training clients is 'What's the...

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The C Word – Commitment

The C Word – Commitment

Just how committed are you to your health and fitness goals? How much of a priority are they in your life? One thing that I have noticed with all my...

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How to Start Losing Weight

Losing weight is a common problem for both women and men. People all around the world would like to have a body like some model or celebrity. For...

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Toning and Weights for Women

I think that nearly every female client who has done personal training to me has said “I want to tone up, but I don’t want to get big muscles”. I...

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Progression vs Periodisation

Progression vs Periodisation

When personal training clients first come to me they often ask the question 'Are we going to be following a periodisation programme?' More often...

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The Key to Bulking Up

The Key to Bulking Up

As a personal trainer I get asked bulking up questions all the time 'What's the best way to bulk up?' 'Are dumbbells better than barbells for...

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Do I need Creatine?

Do I need Creatine?

So todays question come from Steve in Sutton Surrey. I get asked this a lot for my personal training clients, ‘Do I need creatine to help me bulk up...

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Exercising after Giving Birth

Exercising after Giving Birth

This article was inspired by a new personal training client I had today who had given birth about 6 weeks ago. Thought I’d share what I have learnt...

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