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SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT TRAINING Is your prep pre-competition hindering your performance? https://overtimeathletes.com/…/mental-warm-up-how-to-get-i…/ NUTRITION “There is no “magic food” or “demon food” that will be the single factor determining your health, fitness, or body composition. Dairy is one small part of a much bigger picture.” https://www.precisionnutrition.com/is-dairy-good-or-bad-for… HEALTH......

TRAINING An overload of information from the industry leaves you…. where?? http://www.rscoaching.co.uk/i-need-help-im-lost-im-serious…/ HEALTH Why do hangovers happen and what can you do to prevent them? Ever heard of moderation? It’s an under-utilised term. Easier said than done, however…  https://examine.com/nutrition/hangovers/ NUTRITION Highlights from our ChefGary demonstration a few......

‘This is my advice to people: Learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun” – Julia Child So, the day has come and gone. The legendary Gary, Chef Gary, came, cooked, conquered. If you were......

One of the key distinctions between turning up to the gym and getting results in the gym is understanding the difference between physical activity, exercising and training. Physical activity – Daily and work related physical tasks, not result orientated Exercise – engaging in more strenuous......

HOW MUCH DAMAGE CAN BE DONE FROM WEEKEND BINGES? One of the most common issues we deal with when dealing with weight management clients is the concept of continuing with good progress made during the week through the weekend. We know how easy it is......

I’ve been following Andy’s training plan for 3 months in preparation for the Manchester marathon. He has specifically built the run plan around my needs. This structured run training combined with a strength and conditioning plan is definitely paying off as I clocked a 6......

Testimonial by – Lucy Gruner “I started training with Pinnacle as I felt I’d hit a wall training on my own  and wasn’t making any progress. Soon after beginning my training, I discovered I was pregnant. Andy and Dan coached me safely throughout my pregnancy......

This is Peter, he came to us with the objective of rehabilitating a few lower body injuries and to become generally healthier and fitter as a result of prolonged inactivity. At 69 years young he has made excellent progress towards improved fitness and functional ability.......

Great performances across the board for Pinnacle runner’s yesterday, some completing their first event to other’s smashing their personal best time’s. Well done team! If you are someone looking to improve their running performance – get in touch for a free 2 week trial, we......

I started training with Pinnacle PT a couple of years ago – in just 12 weeks I was achieving things I had never considered, learning lots and loving (most of) it. I’ve trained with them through a pregnancy and out the other side, rebuilding myself.......

Andy recently helped me to complete my first marathon race, the Portsmouth Coastal Marathon in December 2016.    Previously, over the last few years I had completed 2 half marathons and a couple of 10 mile races and sporadically ran for fitness, but never trained properly......

Before I go into my story so far, if you know someone that is struggling with their running performance or you are that person tag yourself or them below and I’ll select one person at random who will receive a free 12 week running programme.......

It took a long time to fully understand what training “hard” means to different people, perception is a big factor. I’ve made the mistake before of training people too hard too soon, the intentions were always the right ones but the timing wasn’t quite right.......

We are on the move but only 100 meters away! Recently we were approached by the estates management team from Marina Developments Ltd here at our base in Hamble Point Marina, they presented an option of progressing our business into a larger unit. After some......

Atlas Gym Opening Soon! We are pleased to announce that Pinnacle will now be offering our services at Atlas Gym in Park Gate as of next week (April 18th)! 89 Southampton Rd, Park Gate, SO31 6AF ***OPEN / TRIAL WEEK*** Starting this Monday 11th April,......

At Pinnacle we’ve been personal training in Southampton and the surrounding areas for a number of years now and all to often we come across a few common issues and questions but the one that crops up quite frequently is that pertaining to strength &......

Nutrition Advice Most weight management or weight loss plans today have one thing in common: they don’t work! They don’t work because they were not designed for your body. Your nutritional requirements are as unique as you and should be designed around your specific nutritional, metabolic needs.......

Hydration for Performance The following image is a basic overview of how to mix home made energy drinks instead of buying the junk you mostly find in shops. Note that the salt is unprocessed and from a good source, for example celtic sea salt would......

Everest Base Camp My 2012 new years resolution was to trek to Everest Base Camp [EBC] on a high level challenge, with a friend by the end of the year. Not being a sporty person, not being a seasoned walker and definitely not the type......

Testimonial by Georgie Bartholomew At the end of Nov 2013 I decided that I needed to lose inches, get fit and needed some guidance, enthusiasm, motivation and an expert programme specifically designed for me!  I decided to work with Andy @ Pinnacle, and start the......

Boot Camp Southampton Our boot camp/group fat loss sessions are suitable for everyone, from very beginners through to the advanced gym goer and of all ages as to allow you to work within your own capabilities. We deliver real functional training in a manner that......

PINNACLE PRINCIPLES The following information provides a list of the key principles and philosophies Pinnacle Performance & Training Ltd strives to uphold as health and fitness professionals, it is a blueprint of the pinnacle way. Performance Orientated Performance is a broad term encompassing a variety......