120km For The Scottish Association for Mental Health.
Last month I decided to sign a team up for a pretty big challenge which is to cycle 120km in a closed road event in September. This very exciting event is called Tour O The Borders and will take place in the Scottish town of Peebles.
Every year I like to do something pretty cool for charity, last year myself and a few clients slept out in Princess Street Gardens with 9,000 participant to raise money for Social Bite. It turned out to be one of the coldest nights of the winter with temperatures getting to a rather chilly -11 degrees.
This challenge will be a little different, but equally as rewarding, as we look to raise as much money as possible for SamH and the Brewgooder Foundation.
25 Minute Conditioning AMRAP Workout
What the heck is an "AMRAP" I hear you say. AMRAP means "as many reps as possible" and is a great way to test your conditioning, endurance and of course your mental toughness into your workouts.
7 Top Tips To Help You Get The Most Out Of Raising Your Vibration.
According to the Law of Resonance, all energy in the universe is vibrating at various frequencies. Normally invisible thoughts and emotions as well as our physical selves are too made up of these different frequencies which are relatively higher or lower to different aspects of life. For example, we may vibrate at a high vibration at the thought of a tasty green smoothie, or a lower vibration at the thought of 'have to’s and ‘should do’s’.
Looking for the very best workout playlists to keep working out harder and longer then look know further. We have you covered for what ever your musical taste is so get following our CD Fitness playlists to spice up your workouts.
6 Awesome Ways To Get In Shape This Winter - Pre Season Training
'Pre-season training'...not a term we are all fans of...winter is still a stretch away, the snow hasn't yet begun to fall and the thought of slogging away at the gym all Autumn may not quite exhilarate the senses. Skiers and snowboarders are not known for being insiders; we are at home in the great outdoors, with clean fresh air in our lungs, surrounded by 'stop-you-in-your-tracks' stunning scenery. However, We know to really get the most out of the season we need to be prepared. 'Failing to prepare is preparing to fail as they say'... So with that all in mind, we have decided to take a fresh look at pre-season training. We want to inspire you to start getting amped for this winter season by looking at forming a training programme from a more holistic and integrative perspective.
The Sunday Supplement - The Best Fitness Articles Of The Week
Every week I do a lot of reading in and around some of the hot topics in the fitness industry. The reason for this is not only to keep myself up to date but to help guide you to the right and most importantly positive and correct information out there.
The Number One Fitness Article Of The Week Goes To...
Here is a list of the best articles on my blog chosen by you in 2017. I have based this not only on the "likes" each of the articles have received but also on the amount of times the articles has been read. A number which I am able to see through my Google analytics.
My aim is to make the information I provide as clear as possible and not only is it a pleasure that I know everyone is reading my articles it also helps develop my own knowledge which makes me a better personal trainer and business owner.
Thank you to everyone who has read my articles in 2017 and I hope I have been able to dispel some of the myths which are making the fitness industry a very confusing place.
Last month local charity Social Bite launched a very exciting event that will take place in Edinburgh called Sleep In The Park. This event will be host to the world's largest sleep-out ever. Social Bite are inviting thousands of participants, 9,000 to be exact to sleep rough in the shadow of the world famous Edinburgh Castle in Princess Street Gardens.
When I heard about this event I knew I wanted to be apart of it and help in anyway I could to help eradicate homelessness in Scotland. It's Social Bite's mission to eradicate homelessness in Scotland within a 5 year period with the aim of raising £4 million to make this awesome goal happen.
I bet you have that friend, let’s call her Jill who has lost an amazing 7lbs in 7 days by using [replace with any trending fat burning pill] for a week and she is now swearing by it and thinks you should try it too so you can fit into that bikini for your late summer holidays...
Are you doing any resistance based training right now? May that be with resistance machines or in the weights room in your gym. If your answer is no I’d like you to dedicate a few minutes to this blog post to understand why and how including strength training into your exercise routine can benefit you.
My name is Calumn Duthie, founder of CD Fitness Coaching. You’ll find me in and around the gym and helping like minded people just like you get the results they deserve. I enjoy everything from keeping fit, yoga, snowboarding, coffee and making people happy. If you would like to improve your nutrition, training and mindset then you definitely want to be part of my bigger community. Join my Facebook group,Healthy Living With CD Fitness Coaching is a must.