Nutrition Tips and Recipes

Nutrition Tips and Recipes

Updated 14 May 20 The AF team bring you a selection of recipes, nutrition hints and tips to assist with being as healthy as possible during lockdown. Phil’s Recipe Packs and Information Phil Greening has prepared some recipe packs and information in pdf form....
MB Performance Helps Keep You Strong & Lean

MB Performance Helps Keep You Strong & Lean

Updated 14 May AF coach Matt Bevan of MB Performance brings you his balanced expertise in fitness as well as nutrition.   We’ve been having some minor technical issues sharing Matt’s updates on here! Please see his Facebook Page MB Performance for the most...
AF Coach Ash Murphy Home Workouts

AF Coach Ash Murphy Home Workouts

Updated 14 May AF coach Ash Murphy brings to your home his collection of daily workouts and challenges. How do you get on with these?! Home Workouts Glute and Core Workouts Daily...
Daily Lockdown Workouts from Matt Gardner

Daily Lockdown Workouts from Matt Gardner

Updated 14 May During this time of closure and staying home we are all feeling the need to keep active. Especially those of us used to attending a gym or fitness activity regularly.  This page links to the daily workouts I’m doing at home to keep my fitness and...
Whole Foods for Young Athletes

Whole Foods for Young Athletes

By Phil Greening My passion for youth sport impacts everything I engage with. As a part of my role consulting with the Olympic Committee I have in the past prepared USA teams to go to the Youth Olympic Games. Part of the preparation was delivering education regarding...
Why Bother with a Gym Programme?

Why Bother with a Gym Programme?

By Phil Greening As we speed towards the 2020 Olympics I become reminded of a time a couple of years back when we began planning the training for the USA7s team and set training/ gym programmes in place. You might think that the importance of setting programmes for an...
Sleep…the understated recovery!

Sleep…the understated recovery!

by Phil Greening With travelling between countries as a performance coach for USA7s team, I can never seem to get used to jet lag and lack of sleep. Sleep is one thing I have a fleeting relationship with when at training camps because my day can often start at 4 a.m....
Simple Tips to Aid Weight Loss

Simple Tips to Aid Weight Loss

The summer seems so far away and as we start to realise it is on the horizon we all begin thinking about that holiday and the beach body! What is crucial to getting that ‘beach body’ is understanding the pitfalls to weight loss. Often we jump on the latest...
Eat and Train, Not Diet and Exercise

Eat and Train, Not Diet and Exercise

By Phil Greening The Athlete Factory, Chester, has been open some time now and I still find myself in the situation where I seem to be juggling a lot. With 4 young children, the business, my youth sport commitments and my career as a performance coach to the USA...

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Updated 14 May

Our online programme "Lockdown Challenge" is now available! Click here to find out more and to sign up

We are sharing workouts, tips and information via social media and this is being added to our BLOGS as well. Take a look!

Just to clarify on the current status. We are still closed to the public but our gym office (Matt's house with a diverted phone) will be open Mon to Fri between the hours of 09:30 and 16:30 if you need to call to speak to someone. Or you can email Matt on matt@theathletefactory.global

We understand that this is not an easy time for anyone and will re-open as soon as we can. Please see Phil's letter below.

letter from phil

Stay safe and well everyone and thank you for your patience and continued support as we respond to the current climate.