In this article, we got the chance to sit down and have a chat with Max Bridger. Max Bridger is a personal trainer, health coach and just an all-round nice and very knowledgable guy. He is also one of the founders of LDN Muscle (An online fitness brand). We had a chat about everything fitness and everything health and his reasons for stepping away from LDN Muscle. As a personal trainer, he focuses more on longevity and overall health than just numbers. You can find Max Bridger links at the bottom of the page but for now, let us dive straight into the interview.
Q: When did you fitness journey start? What got you into Fitness?
I have always been into fitness really, from as young as I can remember. Started sneaking into the older ages football so that I and my brother could do football together when we were younger. I was playing with the six-year-olds when I was 4 or 3. Then I was in after school clubs, always on the sports teams.
Then in year 9, we were allowed to start to go to the gym as well. So you were allowed to go to the gym before school on Mondays, Wednesday and Friday’s. There was a teacher there, who I think was mainly trying to almost bully me by giving me horrible exercises for the gym. He would be like “You won’t be able to do this one” and then show me the exercises he uses to do when he use to train! I use to love that!
Then I did triathlon competitively, up to around the regional level. Cycling to a high level and football to a sort of high level (Semi-Pro). It was when I was 16 and I was playing football. I managed to injure my hip (or groin, it was never fully diagnosed). I couldn’t do any of the higher impact sports, which coincided with me getting a job at my local leisure centre. which had a gym. So I would start to train with Lloyd and all the other boys there. From about the age of 16 to about 19 I just used the gym to get that fix that I would have got from triathlon.
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When I got to about my second year of university. I went to Loughborough my first year then dropped out, then went to the University of Birmingham, my hip issues kind of resolved itself. So then I got back into football, played American football in first and Rugby league in the second year, Third year just played 6 aside. Which was a bit more fun doing that twice a week with your pals rather than a group. There wasn’t as much pressure. Alongside that, from my second year, I was working on LDN Muscle. Doing my gym stuff and doing my degree, so there wasn’t much time for doing a sport.
Then after university, it was a combination of weight training, football with my friends. Skiing once a year, and in the last year and a half I have also been running, which has been fun!
Q: So we have another NFL fan then?
No, Surprisingly I actually dislike watching it. It’s just how slow it is! It is to slow for me. I prefer watching Rugby League. Obviously, the people in the Rugby union are athletic and are proper athletes! But the ones in Rugby League just seem to all be stacked and large! Just smashing into each other! I love that it’s 5 tackles, no maul and you have to kick it! Then the next team go! It’s a lot more dynamic. Whereas American Football can be so slow.
The reason I didn’t continue is because it’s all well and good playing it in the states where it’s 30 degrees! You are on a really nice synthetic pitch. You play on that you think “Yeah, decent”! When you are in a muddy field in middle England! It’s 2 degrees and the ball is slipping all over the place and no one can make a pass. You think this is rubbish!
Q: So what made you think Fitness could be a career and pursue it further?
It’s a strange one! I always envisaged me being involved to some degree with sport or fitness for my career but academically I was better at humanity. So at university I did Geography with Urban and regional town planning. Which is basically a fancy way of saying Human Geography with politics of movement.
Q: So completely different to fitness then!
Funnily enough one of the boys I lived with the thought that I did sports science up until my exams! I was walking with him to my exams and he was like “why are you here?” I was like “I am here for the mapping exam!” He was like “I thought you did sports science!” I was like “No! I have told you this so many times, I do Geography!”
So LDN Muscle kicked off at the end of the first year. So when I came back for my second year there was a lot of momentum. By mid-way through my third year, I knew that I was going to step out straight into fitness with LDN Muscle! and personal training (I was already qualified in that). See how that went before I considered going into something aligned with my degree.
It was really enjoyable for the first few years, definitely! It gave me a lot more freedom than I would have had going into a grad scheme.
Q: On your profile you have got Personal Trainer and Health coach. For those that don’t understand what would you say the difference is?
Personal trainer, you get qualified in the physical side of things. Whereas I did my health coaching qualification through the health coach institute, which is quite “Americanised”. The health coaching side is more looking at the overall health and well being. The area that you can do in addition to looking at a good exercise regime, good fitness and nutrition practices. Stuff like breathing practices and structuring your day.
The way I try to explain it to people is to imagine your life now! At points you might feel like you aren’t managing yourself well enough or you are stressed! You might be giving yourself the B or C version of yourself! It is about trying to get you to that A rate version of you. For more of the time.
I could easily go into someone life and give them a program for training and nutrition. It would be sustainable because I would never go out and give someone that isn’t. I don’t work with stage athletes for that reason. However, if I had just done fitness and nutrition but didn’t find out their lifestyle as a whole it wouldn’t work long term. So I got that health coaching degree so that when I did my online coaching I have more aspects to work off with people.
“I could easily go into someone life and give them a program for training and nutrition, it would be sustainable because I would never go out and give someone that isn’t. I don’t work with stage athletes for that reason”
Q: Do you think that is something a lot people skip when it comes to fitness?
I think when you are younger and coming into the industry, you usually come into it because you are interested in aesthetics, you don’t usually come into it because you are interested in wellbeing. Men especially! A lot of the times on social media, people aren’t interested when you talk about wellbeing, around the same age, but they are interested if you put up a photo of you looking shredded! or doing a bum pose after a bum workout online! You end up repeating those behaviours that get you more feedback online. So even if you do go in with the good intentions of looking at overall health and wellbeing I think quite often you get “taught” and you will learn behaviours to do stuff that gets you more traction!
So I think a lot of people when they get around the mid to late ’20s (As a personal Trainer), start to see the bigger picture and start to zoom out. I can help this 38-year-old person Get lean and get fitter but is it going to work with their lifestyle. Am I appreciating the amount of stress they are going to have with, what is likely going to be, elderly parents that they have to look after, as well as kids? Am I listening to them when they say “I’ve been demotivated this week” and you think “Oh they have just been a bit lazy”?
“You might have to dig a bit deeper and be like why do you think that was! It might be they had stress with work, or stress with this or I tend to eat more and binge watch TV as a default behaviour.”
You might have to dig a bit deeper and be like why do you think that was! It might be they had stress with work, or stress with this or I tend to eat more and binge watch TV as a default behaviour. Then you need to explain to them that it’s alright to reduce the amount of training you are doing, or you step back from tracking your diet so intensely to give yourself more capacity to deal with that stress. you don’t have to go from 4 or 5 sessions a week to zero sessions a week to deal with that! 2 or 3 session a week is still great, you got momentum, still practising movements and maintaining your fitness and strength.
I think a lot of people go into it (Personal Training) with good intentions but because the industry is so closely tied into Instagram, cosmetics and how you look people often step back from being more “personal” and more “open” and things like that. Because that doesn’t get you the likes and doesn’t get you the followers.
Q: You have brought up about Mental health and it’s something you been through, Do you feel fitness helps mental health? What’s you opinion of the government shutting gyms?
If you read a book that’s not, sort of laced for fitness fanatics they will undoubtedly mentions how effective a good exercise and fitness regime. Things tied to that like, social ability in gyms or classes, being out doors with things like running or football or even the camaraderie of joining a team sports or something along those lines. I They will say how they are closely connected and how much you can improve if you aren’t doing much or doing the wrong type of training for you. How much you can improve and make yourself more resilient in a mental health sense through that.
I am sure there is a quote you can find but I think there is a quote along the lines of “A training regime can be as effective as anti depressants”. For people who are going through periods of Depression/anxiety. So not people who are clinical depressed but people who are suffering with periods. Like bereavement, or stress from work or just some stuff has got on top of them. Obviously it’s not going to people who are suffering from stuff like Bi-polar and manic depression but training will help them as well, it definitely wont’ be as effective as a proper medical regime for them, or medicine.
I am sure there is a quote you can find but I think there is a quote along the lines of “A training regime can be as effective as anti depressants”. For people who are going through periods of Depression/anxiety. So not people who are clinical depressed but people who are suffering with periods. Like bereavement, or stress from work or just some stuff has got on top of them.
Obviously it’s not going to people who are suffering from stuff like Bi-polar and manic depression but training will help them as well, it definitely wont’ be as effective as a proper medical regime for them, or medicine.
Max Bridger on the closure of Gyms……
With the closure of gyms, I don’t know. I don’t know what the spread was like when it was in gyms. I think certain types of gyms, like the “spit & sawdust” gyms, would definitely be slightly less clean if you know what I mean. Whereas the more commercialised gyms would be a bit more worried, not about individuals actually getting Corona Virus but more about lawsuits and not cleaning appropriately.
I do think that maybe there needed to be more science and more data on it. I know there are a lot of people like the PT Collective who were saying that Gym should be open, saying that the incident rate of infection wasn’t that high in gyms at all. Maybe I have got a simple brain but I can’t figure out how they come to these conclusions with this data. I understood the basis of closing as many things as you could, even if they’re not as dangerous for infections as a hospital, supermarket or schools in order to keep the R rate down so you could have things that needed to be open (Like schools and supermarkets) but, at what point does the balance go off.
“When you are tied to a computer all day in a room that’s going to get light for a few hours until the sun moves, then by the time you finished work it’s dark.”
Where peoples mental health will be suffering, Especially in winter! it’s all well and good saying to people in the sunnier, warmer months, go outside and do some exercise. However, when you are tied to a computer all day in a room that’s going to get light for a few hours until the sun moves, then by the time you finished work it’s dark. it’s going to be super hard, especially if you are more of a gym, exercise classes or team sports person, it’s going to be really hard to motivate yourself to go out and do something individually. Which at the moment is going to have to be either circuit indoors, if you haven’t got any pieces of equipment or outdoor running. There has been that stampede to buy up all the fitness equipment.
There’s that basis where the goalpost keeps getting moved. You get told Mid Feb we will be coming out of lockdown, then you get told it’s getting pushed back, then push back. So you get a lot of people that are like “I will start training next week” or “I will train when the lockdown is over” and it keeps on moving.
It is like I tell my dad, he has a bad back from an old fireman injury. I tell him “When you are going to pick something up, pick it up like you are going to carry it for 100m, don’t pick it up as if you are going to put it straight back down”. I think a lot of people with there training at home need to look at it like it’s going to be for a year. So if you look at the training and think “I am going to have to do this long term”, you will then be more bought into it. Then hopefully get a bit more motivation, even if it’s something you don’t like as much as your other style of training.
Q: What do you feel are mistake people make with their Fitness and their Health? What is the first thing you have to correct?
When I am personal training people a basic on is just the balance of posterior to anterior movements. So pulling to pushing movements. With weights especially because men tend to train things on the front of their bodies because they can see that. You can see that in the mirror. They don’t see the results of those back movements. When you are taking a selfie or something the majority of the time they are from the front or the side. These are all muscle that is used, apart from the Biceps, but they chuck biceps in a lot. Same with legs, they tend to do movements that are easier like Quad extensions, leg press, calf raises and the occasional forward lunge thrown in for good measure.
What most people do is they tend to do traditional bodybuilding style of training, but without the amount of weight or skill bodybuilder use.And without the number of steroids that bodybuilders use and without the increase capacity to recover over long periods of days bodybuilders get from taking PED. So, the main thing I do with them is to break their training down. I usually tend to go for an upper body, lower body. Upper body, lower body. If they are doing 4 sessions a week. Or something like a push, pull, legs, upper and then lower. I try to ensure that, guys especially, for every one exercise they do on their front they do two on their back. Same with the legs as well. Focus on the glutes!
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The majority of the times, even if they trading legs, so many of the male clients I come across have no bum! At the front, it’s Pecs, Abs and Quads. Whereas at the back it’s like a Large upper back then nothing. I always think The reason your back is a bit iffy and you avoid deadlifts is because you have mistreated your body. Girls are similar in the sense that a lot of the girls that come to me are new weight trainers.
They have done a few more workouts and that style stuff, but in all those activities you can’t work the back muscle in the way you can with weight training. So a lot of the stuff I do with them is a posterior chain as well. So it’s the posterior chain and a lot of anti-rotation. A lot of movements where you are trying to keep your core in the same place under changing stress. Rather than stuff like crunches and mountain climbers.
So in a physical sense that’s the mistake is to see most people come in straight away and do. In a health sense, I find they don’t put their goals together right. So they will go “I am unhappy with my body image now, When I’m leaner and more muscular I will be happy”. They go into that biases of feeling like they are not happy because they are not where they want to be with their body.
“Oh, I have been bad for 3 weeks, I will punish myself to make myself feel happy for 6 weeks” Then they yo-yo again.”
Whereas if they go “I am happy where I am right now, I have got a good social life, a good work-life balance and enjoying the place I’m in! I’m not in the body composition I want to be in yet, but appreciate where I am now!” Then going forwards you are more likely to have a lot less pressure on you to get leaner or to build muscle. So you are doing to add to your life rather than to be happy once you are lean. Otherwise, you will have that constant YoYo of “Oh, I have been bad for 3 weeks, I will punish myself to make myself feel happy for 6 weeks” Then they yo-yo again.
Q: So you touched on LDN Muscle at the start but how did that all come around?
My brother and the Exton’s worked at the local leisure centre (Hampton Pool). I got drafted in one day because they needed someone to work on the BBQ (I was about 15 or 16). Met the guys there then went to the gym afterwards. They were then saying that they needed lifeguards so I did the NPLQ and became a lifeguard. Then we were always just training in the gym throughout the week. You would always train with another member of staff.
The boys (Tom and James Elton) and I got a bit of a name around the area for giving out advice. You would always get younger boys joining the gym and trying to ask you for advice. Then a fifth guy called Simon suggested that we started a website to answer all of these questions and he had a background in marketing, so he had the idea up his sleeve at the beginning.
Then we created social media platforms for it, originally being Twitter, and I think Instagram was just starting and of course Facebook was there alive and kicking. We started that in 2012 and then started the company officially in 2013, at the end of my first year of university, and the boys were at the pool or starting their other careers. I think my brother was trying to get into the marines at the time.
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It just built from there! The original message was we went into the fitness industry because we saw it as being very polluted, and having guys that astronomically large bodies telling you that it was “this supplement” that got them there when by the look of them it was a lot more than just a legal supplement that got them there. We found it not motivating in any way to see these physiques, where they would try and claim they were motivating people! You had to train as hard as you could for a long period and take all these really expensive supplements to see absolute minimal progress. Whereas you would see these guys transformation photos and think “How has he gained more than I have gained in two years in four weeks!”
So we wanted to go in and cut through the rubbish and say this is realistic and this isn’t realistic. Don’t fall for the tricks! Fitness can be a lot more simple than it needs to be! From there, that following took off, people enjoyed the message. A lot of people in the actually fitness industry didn’t enjoy the message and we got a lot of hate for a period. I do think that as a unit we started that wave of people saying “That’s not a natural physique”, “That’s not realistic”. We pushed through with that message, no rubbish, no lies and just carried it on year on year and built up more of a following.
Q: You mentioned getting hate! Didn’t receive some hate from a tube campaign for “taking your tops of”? Did that happen a lot?
Not particularly really! I think social media platforms it’s expected! So you didn’t get many people to have a pop at you on there. Facebook you did get a lot of, I wouldn’t say trolls they were just people coming in and being rude unnecessarily. You get that whenever you put a transformation of a client up as well. You always get people, I’m not sure why they do it! Validation in some way.
We did get a bit of backlash from that tube campaign, but it wasn’t on the basis that these were physiques that were unobtainable. it was four guys and 1 girl who didn’t appear in the photos to show one unobtainable skinny or another muscular and large. So there was some backlash. It was just before Sadiq Khan ban or restricted adverts that showed any skin/flesh. So it was a bit of a confusing one that people didn’t like. However, you have an advert from bulk powder with the bloke stepping off the tube naked. However, how do you advertise a product about improving body composition by showing body composition?
Q: Was there any reason you moved away from LDN Muscle?
It had been really fun, a good ride. I will say it wasn’t as profitable as it was in the initial years. It wasn’t as fun anymore! I wanted to move towards a more overall approach to the body, so looking at mental health, stress, overall health and wellbeing! I could take people and rather than looking at someone and getting them in shape a holiday, look at getting them in shape for life. Or finding them a “shape” that suited them in their lifestyle.
Even though when I created the guides with my brother we tried to create them to ensure they were as balanced as possible. As sustainable as possible. They had as much information as possible, I think it’s really hard to market it well on that front. People respond far better to “You could achieve this amount of body fat or muscle gain in this period”. We were kind of getting a lot of younger people! Some older people definitely, but I think I like working with people who have got slightly more to gain from working it’s me. So that is why I qualified in health coaching and almost qualified in pre and postnatal, life coaching. I am probably going to do something to do with sports massage.
So I want to basically, come at it from as many angles as I can. To help people see how they can improve fitness and nutrition to improve their body composition. But that you need to look further than just body composition. You need to look at how it’s going to add to your life! Make you happier long term, will it fit in with your lifestyle and children. Basically, just want to go into the health and wellbeing field.
Q: It seems like they are kind of split at the moment. You have Fitness and then you have health, you are trying to make people bring them together?
Yeah definitely, a lot of people in fitness who are just astronomical. Training and eating well and everything in terms of body composition come so naturally to them, they find it hard to not see that it doesn’t for other people. Whereas you get a lot of people who work in health and wellbeing and life coaching, who tend to be overly “smiley”. Every single photo is someone smiling in a contrived way from a photoshoot. Everything they say is like “Oh, don’t use your phone 3 hours before bed” or “When you wake up in the morning look in the mirror and tell yourself you love you 12 times”, it just isn’t realistic. Especially from younger people who aren’t going to take this advice from an older person.
I want to make it more down to earth and more honest. You are going to have crap days, you are allowed to feel rubbish and you are allowed to stew for a few hours. People don’t immediately need someone to come over and say “So how we going to solve this”. You are going to have emotions and appreciate that sometimes you are going to feel down and feel angry. it’s just not letting those emotions take over and learning how to build help from them.
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It’s like at the moment with COVID, you might complain and someone will use a stupid example like “At least you weren’t in the war”. It’s like, what the hell does that have to do with me being angry about the fact that my incomes been heavily taken away by COVID, which is stressing me out that I might not be able to make rent or push back buying a house by 2 to 3 years.
People are using the term “At least”. “At least you weren’t seriously ill due to COVID”. You don’t have to say “at least” to everything! You can accept someone is angry for a period. We are in this infinite up and down period, you get one piece of news saying we are going to be out soon, then the next piece says “the vaccine doesn’t stop you spreading in it”. You are like “What’s going on then when we coming out of lockdown!”. It’s that flips which means people emotions are sort of unsurprisingly going to be up and down, but it is noticing if those emotions are constantly coming down or are staying at lower than normal.
I have moved into a different tangent here but, it’s that with the fitness and gym industry it is quite close-minded but I also think the health and wellbeing industry and the practises they suggest are unrealistic of people in a lot of senses.
Q: It guess health and wellbeing is similar to fitness and nutrition, You have good days and bad days, but what you are trying to do is bring the average down?
Definitely yeah! For example, a guy will come to me and be like “I am going to train 6 or 7 days a week”. Right, so you are setting yourself up for training 6 or 7 days a week. You have a job? yeah! Do you have friends? Yeah! You have a Girlfriend or Boyfriend? Yeah, I have that! Ok, so you have got a lot of things that are taking up your time, how are you going to train 6-7 days a week? Then they insist that they will be able to train 6 or 7 days a week.
So I am like, ok fine we will do that. They continue that for 2 or three weeks, then they won’t train for 2 or 3 weeks! because it was so unsustainable that they thought they would have a weekend off and that turned into a week or month off! Or they accumulate some kind of fatigue or injury. What was the original question? I have gone off on a tangent again!
Q: We were just saying how a journey should average out?
Oh yeah, Sorry! People are often too optimistic about the amount of exercise. They often create a regime that is hard to stick to, and if you did stick to it 100% it would be great, but in the real world, you will probably stick to it around 60% of the time. Whereas if you set yourself for one that is 80-85% effective but you can stick to the majority of the time.Eeven when you are away with work or away on holiday, then you are going to be far more effective long term! Far more stable and happy than on a plan that doesn’t allow you to basically have a life!
“Ok, you have hurt your shoulder! What we do is we don’t continue to train those muscles and aggravate that injury. We work around it”
A lot of my clients, one came to me and showed me photos where he got into good shape but the shape he’s in now was quite overweight. Whilst we were working together we were doing a lot of mindset coaching. He said he had done a lot of YoYo dieting. He would be on the wagon then fall off the wagon. Then how his mental health was up and down as a result of it. Then I coached him through each week, we would always be in contact through WhatsApp. I would be like “Ok, you have hurt your shoulder! What we do is we don’t continue to train those muscles and aggravate that injury. We work around it”. We look at other areas! Change it up and that’s fine! That is life!
You might get a period where you might have to go abroad to a friends wedding and you think “Oh God! How am I going to manage this!” You train really hard for it, then you have a period of indulgence and when you come back you think“ I really hated that period of 8 weeks before! I’m not doing fitness”. That’s now your idea of fitness! That it’s a chore and it’s hard, that it wrecks your social life. However, you should do it in a way that plays into your preferences and aligns with your goals. So it is enjoyable and motivated for it.
Q: If someone was looking to improve their mental health and fitness, What would be your tip for them?
If you are in a position that you have a gym membership and motivation to go, don’t go from zero to one hundred! Start with like three sessions a week. Anywhere above two is great! If you are going 5-6 times a week and you don’t know what you are doing yet, you will be getting a lot more practise but you’ll likely just be “spinning your wheels!” It will get to the point where it becomes, as mentioned above, almost chore-like because it’s taking so much time!
So start small! I might sound bias but if you can afford it, getting a block of 5, 10 or 15 sessions with a good personal trainer (Who comes with a lot of recommendations). I don’t know about you but for me even though I had guys who had been in the gym a lot, we all shared the same mistakes. We all shared the same views that weren’t corrects when it came to fitness and nutrition. Whereas if we had gone to someone who knew what they were doing straight off the bat! I could have made the progress I made in the first 5 years in two or two and a half years. I would have also done it with a lot fewer injuries and a lot less time in the actual gym.
“Reduce your screen time. I don’t care how much you reduce it by, just reduce it a little bit.”
With the mental health aspect. A big thing I try to get my clients to do, especially at the beginning is to track the amount of sleep they are getting! Also try to minimise screen time. I think if I tried to tell you to do 20 different things it would help, and some are hard to do and hard to apply. However, if I just say I want you to reduce your screen time. I don’t care how much you reduce it by, just reduce it a little bit. Which you can see on all the smartphones now! We just want to reduce that!
In addition to that I want you to get up at the same time each day. It can be a little later on the weekends! But try to get up around the same time and try to get at least 7 hours of sleep at night (And track that sleep).
Not on something like a Fitbit. You might have someone who has had 8 hours of sleep and feels like they have all the energy in the world. Then all of a sudden they look at their Fitbit and it tells them they only got 25 minutes of deep sleep. Now they are like “Oh I feel knackered”. You have gone from having loads of energy to having none purely on what the device said! To track the amount of sleep roughly, because sleep is such an important factor in the stability of mood, Stability of hunger and cravings! Stability of energy levels and knowing how important energy levels are to having motivation. Motivation is the key to momentum, which will then playback into motivation.
“Next week I will aim for something else, I will aim for a protein intake amount or an exercise class also”
I always say, keep it super simple! Start with a limited amount of exercise, Do things you enjoy or if you are doing things that are foreign to you enlist the help of a personal trainer. Then looking at health and wellbeing, Increasing sleep and reducing screen time on your phone. Because the likely hood is you will have more spare time to do other things because you aren’t on your phone. You will be exposed to fewer stresses because all social media at the moment is just bad news. With more sleep you will have more energy and fewer cravings. So your diet will be easier to manage, your training will be easier to perform correctly and motivation will be easier to come by.
Once you have done those really little aspects you will think “Next week I will aim for something else. I will aim for a protein intake amount or an exercise class also”. It’s more manageable to add rather than starting with something unsustainable and believing that this is fitness! And you aren’t dedicated enough or successful enough to do things.
Q: So what are your current goals? What are you working towards training wise?
I have got to the point where, because I personal train from home I have equipment at home, so my goals haven’t changed that much. Similar to everyone else, the change in sleeping pattern, increase usage of my phone, the decreased amount of socialising and the increase of really bad new that is just going on forever. All that affects your mood and affect your motivation and then affects your training. So personally, I will admit that for the last, going on 12 months now my goals have just been intermittent or just not there.
In 2020 I decided to reduce the amount of weight trading to 4 sessions a week. So I am doing Lower body (I find lower body hard to motivate for), upper body (easy to motivate for), Pilates because I am traditionally stiff and my family have a history of back pain and problems. I also have a very long torso I think of it as I have more spine to go wrong. I am also getting back into the running.
So I am doing Upper body Monday, Lower Body Tuesday, Pilates on Wednesday or Thursday. Then Gym again Lower body Friday and Upper body Saturday and then Sunday I will go for a longer slower run. It will be a longer slower run because Saturday night you might have a heavy head from seeing your friends. Fingers crossed I will have Monday Night football with my mate coming back soon. but we will have to see.
My goals are real strength in my whole body really with Pilates and running. Maintaining the strength and muscle mass that I have got. I don’t really have any goals to build muscle mass at present.
Thanks again for Max Bridger for taking the time to sit dow with us and have a chat. Was great to get another view on fitness and health. Always good to get tips and tricks from experienced professionals. If you want to see more of Max Bridger then you can check out his links below.
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