So, my marketing team have told me I have to start a blog as a way of keeping in touch with you glorious people. And here we are!
What can you expect from my Blog then?
Well, in a nutshell – EVERYTHING. Anything to do with health, fitness, eating, training, lifestyle and personal improvements will be included on here. Send me comments, feedback and questions and I will publish them all on here so all the rumors and stories you heard can be cleared up (don’t worry I wont publish your name if you don’t want me to).
For those of you that don’t know me my name is Roice, I am a 23 year old Personal Trainer, Nutritionist and Bootcamp Instructor with Supreme Being Fitness. As a school boy I was the kid that did every sport under the sun and was in school sports every evening of the week – and was even drafted into the Gifted & Talented in Physical Education scheme for Essex county which gives school children the chance to try a vast array of sports. And anyone who knows me when I was that age will probably tell you it was a good way of keeping me out of trouble!
After working several promising office jobs in central London, I decided that office work wasn’t for me and at 18 I joined the military. I served 4 years in an elite and very high tempo unit and served in several operational deployments, most familiar was probably Afghanistan. This was where my love for health and fitness started to develop. The military are keen to have fit and strong soldiers so training was initially a must, then it became a habit, and eventually it was my passion. I’d spend hours reading about exercise facts and advice, nutrition and effective planning, I ended up helping other lads out with diet and training routines and that is when I decided becoming a Personal Trainer was what I wanted to do.
Not some-one who does things by halves – I enrolled on the Advanced Diploma with Future Fit which would give me more than enough qualifications to start my career. I qualified in Nutrititon for weight management, Nutrition for sports and exercise, Client psychology and motivation, L2 in gym instruction, L3 in Personal Trainer, Lower back and core stability, Effective circuit training and am still completing my GP exercise refferal. All of these courses are accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS). The more I learned the more I wanted to know, I would spend time learning things that weren’t even part of my exams because I would just need to know how and why certain things worked – I believe its this hunger to learn that makes me the Personal Trainer I am. I constantly want to know why different things cause different outcomes and am constantly keen to try new approaches whilst still understanding the necessity for the basic fundamentals.
I apply this to everything I do; from Personal Training to Bootcamps, Nutrition and Lifestyle advice. I’m passionate about what I do – and where I don’t work for a large commercial gym my clients are my own, they are a reflection of my ability as a trainer and what I can do – hence why I take my job very seriously. I have seen first hand how improving someone’s fitness is more than just their ability to run faster and jump higher. People have more confidence, they change the way they speak, the way they walk and stand proud and are generally happier in every day life. I’ve had clients who have done sky dives, gone white-water rafting, completed charity runs all off the back off improving their lifestyle. Its seeing this change in people that motivates me to work as hard as I can to help EVERY client to get to where they want to be.
The inevitable truth is that a client MUST want to do it for themselves – regardless of the Personal Trainer, if someone doesn’t want to put the work in and listen to the advice then there is only so much a PT or can do in the few hours a week we spend with them. I make myself available as much as I can for advice and hopefully this blog will provide even more around the clock support.
I look forward to seeing you at a session soon. If you have any questions on anything you’ve read or something you feel I can help with please email me at:
So, there we are – that wasn’t to painful was it? I hope you enjoyed the first little installment, and I promise to keep this a regular thing – honest!
The next article is going to be – “FADs vs. Effective training”