David Jordan

About David Jordan

David combines industry leading strength and conditioning qualifications with his years of experience in body composition and physique training to develop highly effective programmes which focus on driving consistent strength increases alongside impressive body composition results. Being a competitive bodybuilder, achieving British runner up at the NPA Nationals, David knows what it takes to get results!

How heavy should you be lifting… strength standards for normal people

How heavy should you be aiming to lift?Understanding what weights to be working towards in the gym can be extremely motivating and act as a measurable and tangible goal when it comes to lifting weights. Fitness blogs and “fitfluencer” accounts will often reel off information about strength standards we should all be lifting; but these

How to do a Pull-up…

How to do a Pull-up Pull-ups are considered the ultimate upper body strength exercise, and achieving your first bodyweight Pull-up is a huge milestone in the gym. Reaching that point can be immensely challenging, but we've taught many clients how to do a Pull-up and hopefully we can help you achieve this goal too!

Hex Press Chest Exercise

The Hex Press is a great chest exercise that is usually performed with two dumbbells squeezed together, but can also be done with one for a slightly easier regression. The main benefit to the Hex Press is that the inward squeeze on the dumbbells activates the pectoral muscles and helps to take pressure off

How to track, and stay on track, with your new year resolutions…

New Year, New You? How to track, and stay on track, with your new year resolutions… When it comes to training, seeing physical changes in your body is the greatest motivator to keep going; however, we can often be our own worst critic, so here are some tips for monitoring your progress. Don’t rely

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Top tips on how to eat healthier…

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Sustainable healthy eating... our tops tips to eating healthily and sticking with it! It’s that time of year when many of us are looking to shed a little excess weight, tone up and feel fitter and healthier. To make this a long term solution, we need to find a way to eat better (probably

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The Fitting Rooms Outdoor Gym launched in London Bridge

The Virtual Home Workouts have been great, but things just got a little more exciting! Last week we opened our Outdoor Gym offering 1-on-1 and Shared Personal Training, just 2 minutes’ walk from The Fitting Rooms Gym in London Bridge. Be it rain or sunshine, the old crew have been getting back together and

Top Exercise to Relieve Neck and Back Pain – Prone TWYI

The Prone TWYI is our top home exercise for neck and back pain! If you're starting to notice a stiff neck or sore back from all this extra sitting indoors, you're not alone! Working from home with less than ideal desk setups, participating in regular Zoom catch-ups and longer-than-ever Netflix sessions are not exactly

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What’s better: dumbbells or barbells?

"So, which is better, dumbbells or barbells?"???? Of course, there is no simple answer as it will largely depend on your training experience, your strength level and your current goals; but below are some guidelines of when to use each to maximise your results… If you're new to training, it is important to create