About Harry Thomas

I write a regular fitness column for City AM, covering everything from the best ways to work-out to how to stay on top mental form

2019 Articles

Fitness advice: What I've learned running a City gym for a decade
Fitness advice: What I've learned running a City gym for a decade
This week we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our personal training studio, No1 Fitness.  Although it still only feels like [...]
October 16, 2019
Fitness advice: Fix body and soul in the great outdoors
Fitness advice: Fix body and soul in the great outdoors
The City is great. I’ve owned a gym here for almost 10 years. It can be invigorating being around so [...]
October 8, 2019
Fitness advice: Why it's great to be selfish
Fitness advice: Why it's great to be selfish
Forget everything Barney the Dinosaur taught you: it’s good to be selfish. We spend so much time living our lives [...]
October 3, 2019
How to sleep like a professional: The science behind getting a good night's kip
How to sleep like a professional: The science behind getting a good night's kip
You don’t get enough sleep. I don’t get enough sleep. There’s a meme doing the rounds that nails it: it [...]
August 8, 2019
Fitness Advice: How to exercise when injured and how to get more supple
Fitness Advice: How to exercise when injured and how to get more supple
I have a knee injury and have to rest it, what exercise can I do and how do I know [...]
June 11, 2019
Fitness advice: How a chilling wake-up call helped this personal trainer to give up booze
Fitness advice: How a chilling wake-up call helped this personal trainer to give up booze
It’s been over a year since I gave up alcohol. When I tell people, the automatic response is, “Oh Mr [...]
May 10, 2019
Fitness advice: Here's everything you REALLY need to know about the keto diet
Fitness advice: Here's everything you REALLY need to know about the keto diet
Atkins. Low fat. Low carb. Alkaline. Intermittent fasting. Paleo. I’ve seen so many fad diets come and go that it’s [...]
April 11, 2019
Fitness advice: How desk jockey office workers can combat the scourge of sitting, dubbed by some the 'new smoking'
Fitness advice: How desk jockey office workers can combat the scourge of sitting, dubbed by some the 'new smoking'
Most of my clients spend the majority of their waking hours at work. This invariably means hours chained behind a [...]
April 11, 2019
Fitness advice: How meditating can help improve your productivity
Fitness advice: How meditating can help improve your productivity
I discovered meditation two years ago, at a time when I wasn’t in the best of places. Stress had taken [...]
April 3, 2019
These running tips will make you faster and help prevent injuries
These running tips will make you faster and help prevent injuries
With the sun making a return and the London Marathon in just over a month, the City will soon be [...]
March 12, 2019