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Fabulous 2 days out in North Wales with Couch2Summit clients Arun, Ranjini and Sapan. A scramble up the ultra classic Bristly Ridge and then a rock climbing day in the shadows of magnificent Tryfan. Nothing better than getting out and about on our great mountains! As always, big thanks to our guiding partner Rock N Ridge and fitness partner Peak Performance Personal Training

We believe getting Fit and achieving your goals should be fun,and our individually tailored training

Operating as usual

Pt | Peak Performance Personal Training | Englefield Green 29/06/2022

Pt | Peak Performance Personal Training | Englefield Green

Client Spot light ๐Ÿ”ฆ

Amazing work from our client Ipek who has lost just under 3kg in 8weeks ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Š

Sheโ€™s not on some crazy restrictive diet eating nothing but lettuce leaves, sheโ€™s not walking around starved all day ๐Ÿฅด In actual fact weโ€™ve just increased her calories, she is still having the occasional cheeky pizza & glass of wine, and the weight is still on a downward trend ๐Ÿ“‰

But how ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ
In one word, โ€œConsistencyโ€
๐Ÿ”น Consistently being within calorie targets (+-10%)
๐Ÿ”ธ Consistently turning up to sessions with a can do attitude ๐Ÿคจ
๐Ÿ”น Consistently doing the basics like hitting step targets
๐Ÿ”ธ Consistently holding herself accountable to her goals ๐Ÿ‘Š

Well done Ipek, really proud of you ๐Ÿ‘

Pt | Peak Performance Personal Training | Englefield Green Results driven personal training whatever your goals are, be it weight loss, toning, improving fitness, bodybuilding or sports specific. Available as 1-2-1 sessions or as group sessions

20/05/2022

Hospital bed to Finish line !!! Well done ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

Posted โ€ข Wow, 7 years ago on this date, I had surgery to repair damage to my knee, back then I would never have believed that I would be doing triathlons, let alone be in my 4th year of doing them.

I have overcome fears, further injuries and have met some fantastic people and made some fabulous friends along the way, and far too many people to thank.

If I hadn't taken those first nerve-wracking steps in February 2016 and joined a gym and had PT sessions, I would not have achieved what I have.

Big thanks to all my friends and family, a special mention to (its his fault I decided to give triathlons a go), for taking me from a panicky swimmer to where I am today, and the team at for all their encouragement over the last four years.

Roll on the next four years ๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

23/04/2022

Posted โ€ข 10km Ramp ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ this morning ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ
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1km 5:00/km (50% effort)
1km 4:30/km (70% effort)
1km 4:00/km (90% effort)
Repeat 3 times, followed by a 1km Cool Down.
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But why??? Itโ€™s an effective technique used to build your aerobic base, itโ€™s a great tool to make you aware of pacing and understanding what pace is sustainable for yourself during races, and it builds mental strength by forcing yourself to work at near max efforts when you already slightly fatigued.
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Why not give it a go on your next 10k and let me know how you get on!
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And as always, recovery is on point thanks to , link is in my bio for their website, and use code UPMSIM10 at checkout for discount ๐Ÿ‘
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*tty10k

16/03/2022

Client shoutout ๐Ÿ“ข

I for one couldnโ€™t be prouder of Christina ๐Ÿ˜€ Over the past few months she has really committed to her nutrition and training (both in our sessions and on her own!) and I think weโ€™ll all agree, IT SHOWS !!! ๐Ÿคฉ

Set a goal โœ…
Commit to that goal โœ…
Trust the process โœ…
Achieve the goal โœ…

15/02/2022

Shout out to another one of our awesome clients Amanda for smashing out 70kg on her Trap bar deadlifts today ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

here we come !!! ๐Ÿ’ช

Pt | Peak Performance Personal Training | Englefield Green 20/01/2022

Pt | Peak Performance Personal Training | Englefield Green

Personal Training where results are very visible ๐Ÿ‘€

Whatever your goalsโ€ฆ
โ€ข Weight loss
โ€ข Toning
โ€ข Sports Specific

Weโ€™ve got you ๐Ÿ’ช

DM today and a member of the team will be in touch ๐Ÿ“ฒ

Pt | Peak Performance Personal Training | Englefield Green Results driven personal training whatever your goals are, be it weight loss, toning, improving fitness, bodybuilding or sports specific. Available as 1-2-1 sessions or as group sessions

04/01/2022
Photos from Peak Performance Personal Training's post 30/12/2021

Attention all residents of in Englefield Green ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Not only do you have an awesome gym within your development, BUT you now also have access to elite level Personal Training onsite !!!

And as an introductory offer, we are offering 20% off all PT packages during January ๐Ÿคฉ

Give us a message via Insta, FB or we even on your app ๐Ÿ“ฒ

17/12/2021

The pallof press is a fantastic core based exercise which weโ€™ve incorporated into Mattโ€™s plan, as being an Ironman developing a strong core to help with the rotational movements associated with the sport is crucial !!! ๐ŸŠโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ

17/11/2021

Yes Louise ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

115kg today, this girl is a machine ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆพ

10/11/2021

Shout out to this superstar, absolutely smashing her sessions and a solid 8lb weight loss during last phase of programming ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™Œ

05/11/2021

with big man Scott taking the 35โ€™s out for reps today ๐Ÿ’ช

27/10/2021

Coaching the to this morning ๐Ÿ˜…

Still some work to do, but for a first go ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ

22/10/2021

Split Squats with SSB

Daiva got to play with the Saftey Squat Bar today ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ

Photos from Peak Performance Personal Training's post 21/10/2021

New toy for clients ๐Ÿคฉ

The Safety Squat Bar by ๐Ÿ’ช

The Watson Safety Squat Bar (also known as the Hatfield Bar) allows you to perform all types of squat movements in much more comfort than with a traditional straight bar.

Handles at the front of the bar reduce shoulder strain and the design of the Safety Squat Bar allows you to let go completely of the bar and it will stay securely positioned with the load spread comfortably over the 3 pads.

A fantastic and essential bit of kit!!!

14/10/2021

Thought for Thursday ๐Ÿค”

Whatโ€™s your WHY???
โ€ข why do you go to the gymโ€ฆ
โ€ข why do you go for that runโ€ฆ
โ€ข why are you mindful of what youโ€™re eatingโ€ฆ

When you have the answer to these questions, then again ask yourself WHY???

And when you have that answer youโ€™ll find a deeper reason to keep yourself motivated to achieving those goals! And if you still havenโ€™t got the answer, ask yourself WHY again, youโ€™ll get there eventually!

And then when you have โ€œYOUR WHYโ€ make sure your actions/behaviours are taking you step by step closer to achieving those goals.

If youโ€™re struggling to get to the bottom of โ€œyour whyโ€ and your actions arenโ€™t currently inline with your goals, drop us a DM and letโ€™s get you sorted ๐Ÿ’ช

07/10/2021

Great session with Triathlete & Ironman Matt this morning!

Working on building some off season strength in prep for the 2022 season ๐Ÿ’ช

30/09/2021

Exercise of the Day

Cossack squat regression to bench/box.

This is a great exercise to not only build strength in the hip but also improve mobility!!! By regressing the exercise to a bench you add in some additional stability and provide a means of measuring progression by moving onto a box and lowering the height, with the goal of eventually performing a Bodyweight Cossack squat to full depth with proper form.

08/09/2021

Workout Wednesday with and we were training all things Pull today ๐Ÿ’ช

Here we have tasty little super set of chest supported Swiss bar rows, and chest supported dumbbell reverse flys ๐Ÿ”ฅ

07/09/2021

Due to growth within Peak Performance Personal Training, weโ€™ve excited to recruit for a new Personal Trainer to work in our Englefield green studio!

All applicants will need to hold a valid UK endorsed Personal Training qualification, be able to work flexible hours based upon clients needs, and express a willingness to learn and grow within the company.

If this is of interest to either yourself or someone you may know, please get in touch via DM (Instagram), messenger (Facebook) or through our website at www.peakperformancepersonaltrainer.com

03/08/2021

Building some decent strength with Suzy in todayโ€™s session, and week by week we are slowly rehabbing a hip issue which has plagued her for years, sometimes so bad that itโ€™s stopped her doing day to day activities and being dependant on pain relief on a daily basis. And by sticking to the plan, sheโ€™s been a symptomatic and off the pain relief for a few weeks now ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™Œ

23/07/2021

Louise came to me a while ago requesting an interest to perform some front squats.

Due to the fact that Louise has had both carpal tunnel surgery and trigger finger surgery in the past, conventional front squats (with hands on the bar) wouldnโ€™t have been advisable due to the extreme angles of flexion in her wrist, and Iโ€™ve never been a fan of the cross armed approach.

That being said, we didnโ€™t ignore the request and say it wasnโ€™t possible but instead we adapt the exercise to meet her needs using a pair of lifting straps as demonstrated in the video!

20/07/2021

Coaching the hip hinge technique to Daiva and itโ€™s safe to say sheโ€™s nailed it ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Iโ€™ve said it for years and stand by it, this is potentially the most IMPORTANT movement any new client must learn as itโ€™s the basis of so many other movements, such as the deadlift, squat, kettlebell swing and much more!

As a coach I so often find that largely due to inactivity and sedentary lifestyles most new clients are very tight and restricted in this movement and the awareness of hip movement in general.

Donโ€™t be disheartened though, Iโ€™ve yet to find a client I canโ€™t teach this technique to efficiently ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Do it correctly and reap the benefits, do it incorrectly and suffer the consequences

14/07/2021

with and would like to applaud this young man ๐Ÿ‘

Nick has trained by himself for years incorrectly (and he wonโ€™t mind me saying that now that heโ€™s training correctly!) Like many blokes heโ€™d chase big weights with poor form and inevitably land up injured ๐Ÿค•

It was at this stage that he decided he needed some guidance ๐Ÿค“ During our initial consultation I suspected a frozen shoulder, but as this isnโ€™t something Iโ€™m qualified to diagnose nor treat during the acute stage, I referred him to for treatment.

After his initial treatment and positive response from we got the OK to begin his rehab in the studio. We followed a 5 week rehab plan where the goal was to improve strength and mobility in the shoulder, and can say thatโ€™s been a huge success ๐Ÿฅณ

Now onto week 6, and we can begin on a new plan whereby weโ€™ll continue to structure his rehab into his normal training plan, and session by session correcting bad habits and in turn making Nick a stronger and more functional human ๐Ÿ’ช To compliment his training Iโ€™ve also advised that Nick receive a weekly Sports Massage with Izzy from

Well DONE Nick, keep it up mate ๐Ÿ™Œ

Trainers take NOTE, to ensure your clients are achieving their goals, donโ€™t be a Jack of all trades, identify when to refer and work alongside other professionals and essentially create a team for your clients to achieve success.

Need help with your training, rehab, technique? Drop us a DM to get you on track ๐Ÿ“ฒ

06/07/2021

Lunging is fantastic unilateral exercise which is so often performed with lots of โ€˜bad habitsโ€™ such as driving the front knee too far past the front foot, putting too much weight on the toes of the front foot, lunging with a flexed spine, and lunging without proper core engagement, to mention just a few ๐Ÿ˜…

Iโ€™ve found that by adding in a controlled knee grab/hold thereโ€™s far more emphasis on control and correct ex*****on of a lunge, and only after this can be achieved will I think about loading the exercise!

Have a go, itโ€™s far tougher than it looks ๐Ÿ˜†

Thanks for a great demo ๐Ÿ™Œ

29/06/2021

Another episode of and here we have Claire ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ

Letโ€™s hear what she has to say,
โ€œMark is an excellent personal trainer, he takes me to my limits and beyond. He listens to your goals and helps you achieve them. With Mark's assistance and dedication to my goals I have lost 70kgs over 3 years. It was a long journey, but he continued to encourage and support me when I felt like giving up. I have never been fitter or stronger ๐Ÿ™‚โ€

Fantastic effort Claire, always a pleasure to train !

Interested to find out how we could begin your transformation? Get in touch through our website, links in bio!

Photos from Peak Performance Personal Training's post 22/06/2021

Itโ€™s again and โ€œWOWโ€ done to our client Nicole ๐Ÿคฉ

From somebody who by her own admission was a couch potato to somebody who now climbs mountains ๐Ÿง—โ€โ™€๏ธ

What a truly life changing transformation ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Letโ€™s hear what she has to sayโ€ฆ..
โ€œI've been with Mark for about 2 years now and gone from a lazy lard a*** who would stuff her face before a gym sesh (in the gym no less) to a pretty strong confident individual capable of... Anything at this rate. Mark pushes you, but not enough to be put off. He always has your best interests at heart and is a genuinely nice guy behind it all. 100% recommend to my ex fellow couch potatoes and anyone who needs that's push to get you going in the right direction.โ€

What you waiting for? Give us a shout, what you got to lose?! ๐Ÿ“ฒ

16/06/2021

Shout out to this superstar ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘

110kg Rack Pulls at bodyweight of 55kg ๐Ÿคฉ

15/06/2021

time again !!!

Awesome work from our client Jane and letโ€™s hear what she has to sayโ€ฆโ€ฆ..

โ€œMark is an absolutely amazing Personal Trainer, for years I have suffered from a bad back and knees but after a short time I felt so much better. Would definitely recommend ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘โ€

Well DONE Jane !!!
As you can see from her feedback and the picture, training goals can and should be multi disciplinary, and normally compliment each other well! For Jane we not only lost some weight but rehabilitated muscular imbalances and previous injuries.

Get in touch today for your consultation to discuss how we can transform your lives in whichever way that may be! ๐Ÿ“ฒ

08/06/2021

Itโ€™s that time of the week again where we showcase another clients awesome results ๐Ÿ‘€ ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

And in the same usual format, letโ€™s hear from Louise about her journeyโ€ฆโ€ฆ

โ€œI cant reckon Mark enough as a personal trainer, I have been training with Mark a few years now. Every session he makes me work hard to achieve my goals but at the same time making sure I have fun and enjoy the session. Mark has a huge amount of knowledge not just on training but also on nutrition I feel I always learn something new with each session. If you are new to the gym or even have a plenty of gym experience I would definitely recommend to try out some PT with Mark, you wont regret it!โ€

Awesome work Louise ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

08/06/2021

The diet is going a little too well ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคช

01/06/2021

Did someone say itโ€™s transformation Tuesday ?!

Over the next few weeks we going to highlight some of our clients success stories ๐Ÿ‘

We going to do things a bit differently by allowing them to describe how theyโ€™ve found the process.

First up we have Alison and this is what she has to say.....

โ€œMark has taken me from someone, lacking complete confidence after knee surgery, to seeking more challenging goals. I am now competing in triathlons, overcoming many fears a long the way.

Mark has helped with the rehab of my knee, given advice on nutrition, and, has helped me achieve my goals.

He is now helping me regain the strength in my right arm, after a cycling accident, which resulted in a fractured elbow, that required surgery to reconstruct.

I can't thank Mark enough for what he has helped me achieve, and would thoroughly recommend himโ€

Need help with your training? Give us a message to get booked in for a consultation!

21/05/2021

Posted โ€ข Iโ€™m Super Proud to announce that Iโ€™m now a affiliate ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿฅณ

Please click on the link in my bio to help yourselves to some tasty DISCOUNTS ๐Ÿ˜‰

Drop me a DM for a code for 35% off !!!

20/05/2021

Shout out to this legend ๐Ÿ™Œ

Only started back in the gym 4 weeks ago after many many years being out of it, and Boom benching 70kg with decent form and for reps ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘

14/05/2021

Gyms have been back open now for just over 4 weeks, and all our clients have been progressing through their plans ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘

At this stage, weโ€™ll be going away over the weekend and writing new plans for the next 4 week phase of training ๐Ÿค“

By changing your plan every 4-6 weeks you allow continual adaptation by throwing different training stimuli at your body, and ultimately allowing continued progression through structured periodised training! ๐Ÿ’ช

When last did you change your training plan?

Are you still making improvements?

Are you progressing??? ๐Ÿง๐Ÿค”

07/05/2021

A client asked this morning whether itโ€™s ok to essentially drop the bar after lifting it?

ABSOLUTELY!!! Why???

During a deadlift we aiming to build strength and power during the concentric phase of the motion (I.e on way โฌ†๏ธ) and not focusing on hypertrophy which is largely achieved during the eccentric phase of the motion (ie, on way down when the muscle is lengthening under tension)

By allowing the weight to just drop you remove a lot of sheering forces on the spine.

Note: remember to be really engaged with no slack in Arms before the lift, James wasnโ€™t during his first 2 reps but was corrected !

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Client shoutout ๐Ÿ“ขI for one couldnโ€™t be prouder of Christina ๐Ÿ˜€ Over the past few months she has really committed to her n...
Shout out to another one of our awesome clients Amanda for smashing out 70kg on her Trap bar deadlifts today ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ#club...
The pallof press is a fantastic core based exercise which weโ€™ve incorporated into Mattโ€™s plan, as being an Ironman devel...
Yes Louise ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ115kg today, this girl is a machine ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆพ#gymmotivation #personaltraining #pt #workout #deadlifts #girlswh...
Shout out to this superstar, absolutely smashing her sessions and a solid 8lb weight loss during last phase of programmi...
#flexfriday with big man Scott taking the 35โ€™s out for reps today ๐Ÿ’ช#friyay #workout #gym #gymmotivation #pt #personaltra...
Coaching the #turkishgetup to @daivabyou this morning ๐Ÿ˜… Still some work to do, but for a first go ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ#gym #personaltrain...
Split Squats with SSB
Great session with Triathlete & Ironman Matt this morning! Working on building some off season strength in prep for the ...
Exercise of the Day Cossack squat regression to bench/box.This is a great exercise to not only build strength in the hip...
Workout Wednesday with @nickdmabey and we were training all things Pull today ๐Ÿ’ช Here we have tasty little super set of c...
Building some decent strength with Suzy in todayโ€™s session, and week by week we are slowly rehabbing a hip issue which h...

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