Andy Pilides

Co-Director / Head Coach

Andy has over 10 years of experience in the field of training, nutrition, and exercise science. He has a lifetime of practice, using various methods of weight-room & field-based training principles, on himself and in abundance on a vast amount of people of all different body types. Andy holds a Masters degree in Strength & Conditioning.

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How Much Does a Personal Trainer Cost In 2022?

So, you want a personal trainer. You have a goal in mind. You know that having someone with expert knowledge is probably going to be the best thing for you. Having someone to hold you accountable for your actions is likely to address a major reason why you don't accomplish your goals. Let's break down your options.

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The 12 Best Gyms in Guildford (2022)

If you’re looking for the best gym to join in Guildford, Surrey, keep on reading! We've used our expertise to hand-pick the top fitness establishments in the area, just for you! Find and connect with a gym that suits your needs.

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The Secret Of How We Got Our Name

We all love a good behind-the-scenes story, right? That’s why we thought we’d share a little insight into how we ended up being one of the top personal trainers in Guildford, and where it all began. So, there's a cool story behind this one, and it all started on a holiday trip.

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Understanding Hamstrings

When training, it is important we understand the function of these separate muscles and know that they group together to form the hamstring. It will help us when intending to build a mean ass hamstring program.

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Training to Failure

You get out what you put in, right? Not necessarily when it comes to weightlifting. Putting in maximum effort and completing every set until absolute failure could in fact slow your development.

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Best Home Workouts

How many of you are used to working, living, relaxing, eating, sleeping and exercising all under one roof yet?

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The Debrief - An Invaluable Coaching Technique.

Making a point of debriefing clients after every coaching session not only justifies the significance of your session and its learning outcome, but also solidifies the value brought towards the client's improvement.

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Create A Prioritisation Strategy

Creating a prioritisation strategy will help you iron out any clients that can't quite justify their goal priority or more importantly keep to them.

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Positive Reinforcement Is A Useful Tool For The Coach

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Initial Training Assessments For Clients

Client perspective: how the initial training assessment refreshed my attitude towards my body, my goals, and the importance of expert knowledge.

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Protein Balls — The 5 Best No-Bake Recipes

The Best 5 no-bake protein balls, no fuss and no weird additives! I bring to you the best 5 energy filled, protein ball recipes I have!

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Flexibility In Training

How Many Of Us Get it Wrong?

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Preacher Curls: For a Bicep Advantage

Great biceps come in two styles:Those with sharp peaks when flexed and those that, while peak-free, seem to spring out of the forearms.

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Water Intake - Simple Formula

I wanted to share a cool formula you could all use to find your specific intakes

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Low Bar Squat vs High Bar

There are two primary versions of back squatting, both useful, but for varying reasons.

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