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Steve ‘The Body Whisperer’ Halsall has worked as a professional trainer for 17 years during which time he has helped 100’s of people to make permanent changes. He studied at the Central YMCA and passed Personal Training and counselling courses coming away with top marks. He has worked in Hollywood, trained the stars, grandma's and many desperate housewife's and believes anyone can be super fit.

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Bike Porn Strikes a Lucky 13

(0) Comments | Posted 20 September 2014 | (16:15)

The first thing that impresses is the attention to detail. Not a bike in sight and Halford's clearly mean business. A slick presentation by chief designer Justin Stevenson sets the mood. His twenty odd years working for several major cycle manufacturers have come to this point, the point where he...

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Chris Boardman Leads the Way on Cycle Safety

(0) Comments | Posted 11 June 2014 | (13:08)

It was a busy opening of the newest offerings from Halford's earlier this month, a bright and shiny collection of the latest bikes and kits about to hit their stores. The coolest and most unruffled figure in the room was the legend that is Chris, 'the professor' Boardman....

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Run 'YHA' Run !!

(0) Comments | Posted 15 May 2014 | (11:19)

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It seems that running is on the way back. After being pushed to the background by cycling, triathlon over the last few years, running is back. I have noticed that the obsessive advocates of bare foot running are on the evangelical...

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Should I Take My Shirt Off?

(0) Comments | Posted 7 March 2014 | (13:17)

I'm at a loss these days as to where exactly my industry is going. In twenty years I have seen many fads come and go, many 'eat this' and 'do that' miracle cures pass me by. What we have now is a saturated market of personal trainers looking to gain...

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Fitness Is for Life Not Just for After Xmas

(0) Comments | Posted 7 January 2014 | (13:59)

Yes, you have eaten too much, drank a few too many sherberts and had too many late nights. Your energy is low, your mood is like the great British weather. You are about to be bombarded by a load of smug, shiny, and bouncy holier than thou fitness 'experts' who...

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Shocking Yourself Fit

(0) Comments | Posted 26 November 2013 | (14:15)

Getting ahead of the game and shocking yourself.

It may be December shortly but it is not an excuse to lose sight of the need to keep your discipline. My experience tells me that those people who knuckle down and stick to their routine and don't succumb to the early...

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Ride London 100 - A Few Tips Before You Go

(0) Comments | Posted 3 August 2013 | (17:47)

I had my leg shaving kit poised. New blades, new foam, even borrowed some moisturizer from the missus. I will have the legs of a pro -cyclist. Until that fatefull Sunday ride and subsequent lunch. If lightening strikes, then I'm waiting for the third bolt. So much so, I actually...

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Cycling Dilemma - To Shave or Not to Shave My Legs?

(0) Comments | Posted 5 July 2013 | (11:54)

That is the question...

Like many other armchair Tour de France enthusiasts I'm slowly becoming more glued to ITV 4 and the regular twitter feeds off Team Sky in and around 4.00pm every day. Will it be Froome's year? Will Albert have eaten the wrong beef?...

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Angels and Devils Control Your Fitness Levels

(0) Comments | Posted 22 April 2013 | (18:02)

I guess we are all victim of our 'naughty side' our 'self indulgent side' where we throw caution to the wind and do all the things we know we shouldn't.

I'm at odds with the whole idea of living some puritanical existence where self control becomes self obsession, this...

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Fancy Taking Part in the 2014 Virgin London Marathon?

(1) Comments | Posted 22 April 2013 | (00:00)

The recent events in Boston ensured an underlying state of anxiety for all those involved in this years Virgin London Marathon. Moments of silence and moments of pain, joy and euphoria all combined into making it a day to remember.

Having completed the course once myself I always tune...

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Tinchey Stryder Inspires the Kids to BMX

(0) Comments | Posted 1 November 2012 | (13:57)

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It was the moment my hot and sweaty skateboarding obsessed teenage son smiled and 'dropped in' on his new BMX bike that I realised that there is really nothing like being on a bike, not matter what shape or size.

I have become...

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Fat Kids are Everywhere, Send for the 'Mo Bot'!

(21) Comments | Posted 24 August 2012 | (00:00)

It is just over a week since the greatest show on earth left London town with the promise of inspiration, perspiration and a fitter nation. Well, if the British kid I witnessed in an airport in Spain when returning to Luton at the weekend is anything to go by then...

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2012 Olympic Legacy Has Missed the Point

(0) Comments | Posted 30 June 2012 | (21:09)

Has the Olympic legacy false started?

I was running over Hampstead Heath with a client today and yet again the beautifully manicured running track on Parliament Hill was empty, totally empty. The fact it costs to run around the track is a huge mistake, all running tracks should have been...

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Will Zumba Give Me a Body Like Jess Ennis?

(0) Comments | Posted 29 April 2012 | (15:39)

Seventeen years as one of the UK's top trainers, this week I was faced yet again with a hopeful smile and literally the weight of expectation aimed at me.
'Can I have a body like Jess Ennis', was the request of my new NW London yummy mummy,...

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