Rob Blakeman
Rob Blakeman is one of UK's top celebrity fitness trainers and dieticians. He is a Multi-Published Author, College and University lecturer and an International Speaker on Health and Motivation. As a Trainer, his record is outstanding having trained a variety of Celebrities and Professional Athletes including World Boxing Champions Mike Tyson and Ricky Hatton through to Rock Stars such as Ozzy Osbourne.

Rob is also a Former Body Building Champion and was named as the UK’s strongest 200lb Man in 2006.

Entries by Rob Blakeman

Tyson Fury Doesn't Make me Feel very Patriotic This Weekend.

(0) Comments | Posted 28 November 2015 | (03:19)

I'll be honest from the start; The Klitschko brothers are not my cup of tea boxing wise. Their upright, slightly mechanical style has made for some boring fights over the years but I have been won over into respecting them both for how they developed their careers respectively. I, along...

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Tyson Fury: The Great Pretender Finally Has to Get Real.

(1) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (12:47)

World Heavy weight challenger Tyson Fury is 2.06 meters tall (6 feet and nine inches) and he usually weighs around 120 kilo's when he fights and that is very impressive. It's Bigger than Britain's former Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis. It's bigger than Joe Louis or even the huge...

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Trick Or Tweet, Halloween Holiday or Holy Day?

(2) Comments | Posted 11 October 2015 | (14:11)

I have lived in the UAE for 5 years now and never cease at being amazed at how the 'celebration' of Halloween is such a big thing here. I was initially very shocked at this celebration even being allowed as it seems so completely inconsistent with the laws here that...

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A Great British Boxing Trainer Hears the Final Bell

(0) Comments | Posted 19 August 2015 | (12:33)

King of the Boxing training pads, Lenny Woodhall, who coached his son Richie to become Shropshire, England's first world boxing champion in March 1998, has died, at the age of 75.
Lenny coached in boxing for over 40 years and trained 66 other champions at every level. I...

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It's 'Top Gear' Folks; but Not as We Know It.

(2) Comments | Posted 6 August 2015 | (06:18)

Did you know that when the film director Francis Ford Coppola first cast the lead in the classic war movie Apocalypse now he chose Harvey Keitel? There were some differences between Coppola's interpretations of the lead character Captain Willard and Keitel's idea on how he should be played and so...

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Mayweather V Pacquiao - Only the Facts Matter

(1) Comments | Posted 23 April 2015 | (05:52)

People continue to speculate about who will win the fight of the century coming up shortly between the two pound-for-pound best boxers on Earth but we just don't know the outcome yet for obvious reasons. But before it is finally contested let's look at what we do know:

1, Common...

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Frank Bruno Remembered - 20 Years Ago Becomes Heavyweight Champion of the World

(0) Comments | Posted 20 April 2015 | (09:09)

Frank Bruno is not a remarkable man-but he did some pretty remarkable things. He was not an exceptionally great fighter-but he was in some great fights! Throughout his career in the ring Frank had his share of ups and downs. His losses, he had 5 of them were followed inevitably...

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Amir Khan Ducks the Competition and Chases the Money Again!

(8) Comments | Posted 3 April 2015 | (16:01)

Amir "King?" Khan has stated on a Sky Sports Toe to Toe broadcast that he will not fight World Champion Kell Brook-even though having a World title would make him much more of a legitimate challenge to the winner of Mayweather v Pacquiao-the big money that Khan craves. He says...

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Mayweather Is the Richest Man in Boxing but Money Can't Buy Him Love

(8) Comments | Posted 18 March 2015 | (05:31)

Someone should play Floyd Mayweather the old Beatles song, 'Money Can't Buy Me Love' because despite being the highest paid sportsman in the world and notwithstanding being rich beyond anyone's wildest dreams he faces the biggest fight of his career on 2 May with the overwhelming majority of people rooting...

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The Law Says Obesity is a Disability - The Scales of Justice?

(5) Comments | Posted 19 February 2015 | (04:30)

It's not always easy to articulate your protestations against the World despite being fortunate enough to have a great forum like the Huff-Post to do so. However, on this occasion I feel empowered. Recently the European Court Of Justice ruled that Obesity can constitute a disability in certain circumstances. The...

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Mayweather v Pacquaio: Champion of Champions

(0) Comments | Posted 16 January 2015 | (12:37)

It looks like all true boxing connoisseurs are finally going to get to realise their dreams and witness the ultimate battle for boxing ring supremacy. The World's Richest ever boxing match looks set for May the second this year. Experts predict it could gross one billion dollars in revenue. The...

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If Obesity Is A Disability 'Big Food' Must Pay The Costs.

(0) Comments | Posted 8 January 2015 | (04:50)

Imagine the hubris of the European Court Of Justice to rule that obesity is a disability as it did just before Christmas last. The timing couldn't have been better for all of the newly defined 'victims' to gorge themselves into oblivion, mumbling through mouthfuls of Brandy Pudding; "Oh, my word,...

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Woman Bishop's in the C of E Is Fine, No One Listens to Any of Them Anyway!

(5) Comments | Posted 18 November 2014 | (06:01)

A report by the BBC today confirmed that The Church of England has formally adopted legislation which means its first female bishops could be ordained next year. The amendment was passed with a show of hands at the general synod. The first women priests were ordained in 1994, but to...

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If You Don't Have Good Musculature You Don't Have Good Health

(0) Comments | Posted 10 November 2014 | (06:13)

I have trained more than my share of Stars from Christina Aguilera to Ozzy Ozbourne, from Mike Tyson to Ricky Hatton and from Judas Priest to Black Sabbath and my main objective, cosmetic reasons aside was to make them strong and healthy. (Not easy in the case of some who...

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Hospital's Still Serving Junk Food Can Be Traced Back to Blair!

(0) Comments | Posted 26 October 2014 | (06:46)

Despite repeated calls from numerous medical experts and various health intellectuals hospitals across the UK continue to serve junk foods to sick people. As recently as last year Doctors themselves meeting at the BMA made the strongest recommendation that all hospitals should stop this practice completely because it was exacerbating...

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Doctor, Doctor, Please! Why Weight?

(0) Comments | Posted 11 September 2014 | (07:33)

Doctors want you to update your will immediately then, according to the latest scientific study into lifestyle you are cutting years off your life just by being a certain 'size and dimension'.
A study of the nation's health records has concluded the best way to ensure a long and...

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Permission to Shine, 10 Steps to Breathtaking Hair

(0) Comments | Posted 8 September 2014 | (05:01)

Want new life in your hair but don't know how to start? Help is at hand with the following tips:

1. Get the right cut-it's the cut that counts! Get one to suit your hair type, face shape and lifestyle. Straight hair, fine hair, curly hair, all needs a different...

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Being at the Bottom of the Ladder is Fine as Long as You Are On the Right Ladder!

(0) Comments | Posted 26 August 2014 | (07:59)

The last time I felt really afraid was when I was in a training camp in Ireland a few years ago with the then WBC World Super-Middleweight Boxing Champion Richie Woodhall and I was invited to spar. The sensible thing to do was of course graciously decline but my sad,...

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If God Doesn't Destroy Magaluf He Owes Sodom and Gomorrah an Apology!

(6) Comments | Posted 4 August 2014 | (15:40)

The Sunday Times of August 3rd last carried an article detailing how a British girl was filmed giving oral sex to a string of men in a Spanish nightclub to win a cocktail. Remarkably, the authorities in Mallorca have drawn up a code of conduct for tourists in an effort...

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Great Boxing Upsets Recalled By An Avid Fan!

(0) Comments | Posted 22 July 2014 | (15:31)

Many articles on boxing upsets have been written and some of them over time have become diminished or exaggerated. In any case, inspired by the recent Miguel Cotto V Sergio Martinez Middleweight title upset I decided I would list in no particular order, the greatest boxing upsets I have personally...

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