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Jason HodgeHelpful hints, tips and advice about personal training and general fitness.

Come back regularlly to see what's new, or tell us what sort of topics you'd like to see us cover.

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 16:42 Written by

Craig’s Boot Camp Fitness Results

Craig Boot Camp (2)Who is Craig? Craig is a regular family guy with a manual occupation. You could in fact say that Craig is a fairly normal everyday type of chap. There’s nothing unusual about that right?

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 10:37 Written by

When is a running club not a running club?

RunFit ParachutesAnswer: When the running club is run by a military boot camp and fitness instructor who also happens to be a former Royal Marine.

Thursday, 04 January 2018 15:31 Written by

A healthier and fitter New Year

New Year New YouDo you tell yourself ‘This year I’m going to lose weight and get fit’ but fail to even get started after saying it!?

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 08:46 Written by

Why train in cold weather?

Bad weather training 720Just because it’s wet or cold (or both) doesn’t mean you should give up and stop training. Rather you just need to adapt to the bad weather conditions for a better training experience.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 17:09 Written by

Eat your way to a successful Commando Challenge

Linda SimmsTo get the most out of the day, eating right is very important. What you eat can improve your performance and help you recover faster post exercise. We asked our nutrition partner Linda to give s some suggestions to help you achieve your potential. Here's what she said:

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 16:58 Written by

Are you Commando Challenge Ready?

Kieran Tough Mudder 2 squareThe Commando Challenge is just a few weeks and team Hodge Health & Fitness have been training hard. I've asked one of our experienced team members to give us some tips for tackling a tough mudder like this, so here's what he said:



Tuesday, 04 July 2017 12:47 Written by

9 top tips for the best fitness results

boot camp boxingMy run down of my favourites...

Being a Boot Camp instructor, fitness trainer and former-Royal Marine, I get asked for health and fitness tips all the time. So, because we all love a good list, here's mine (and just to be different I'm doing 9 not 10). I hope you like them.

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 13:56 Written by

Military Burpee – why you're doing it wrong

Military BurpeeWhat is a Burpee and why do it? 

Burpee is an amazing exercise that uses the body as a single unit. Burpee is classified as a high intensity and high impact exercise that can get you fit quick. The main reason this exercise will get you fit quick is because not only is it just a high intensity exercise but it's also a metabolic exercise too.


Tuesday, 20 September 2016 12:18 Written by

Using the right trainers

TrainersWe talk about trainers quite a lot with our customers at Boot Camp and during personal training. 

Having the right pair can be the difference between a good workout and a great work out. So, choosing the right kind is important, and paying for quality often returns dividends rather than going for cheap alternatives.

Monday, 14 March 2016 10:44 Written by

The components of fitness

ComponentsIn this recent Linkedin post, Jason explores the notion of 'the components of fitness'. The things that all together have an equal share in you total fitness, and should be considered when designing an exercise programme.

It can be one of the best feelings ever when you reach a new personal best in what ever area of fitness you're good at. But focusing on just one aspect of fitness could mean injury in the long term.

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