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Bernard McGowan

Nutritional Therapist & Personal Trainer

As a Level 3 qualified Personal Trainer, McGowan understands the impact of exercise on the body, working to achieve fitness and health for his clients.

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Health

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Wellbeing

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Fitness

Introduction

This blog will cover a wide range of topics, including those that relate to McGowan’s professional interests of health, wellbeing and fitness.
In addition to fitness, food, cooking and nutrition, it will also include articles about travelling – particularly travel by motorbike, as this is one of McGowan’s favourite pastimes.
Nutrition

The Impact of Exercise

As a Level 3 qualified Personal Trainer, McGowan understands the impact of exercise on the body, working to achieve fitness and health for his clients. This blog will take a closer look at specific elements of a fitness regime, including strength training, offering tips for beginners and exploring the benefits of such a routine.

The Science of Food

The healthiest cultures in the world will be examined, with a focus on why their food is considered the best. With a strong interest in the science of food, McGowan continues to research and read about this subject, building his knowledge as a nutritional therapist. The topic of inflammation in the body will be covered too, with a definition of what inflammation is, what causes it, and if an anti-inflammatory diet could be beneficial.

Mountain Biking and Motorcycling

Both mountain biking and motorcycling are passions of McGowan’s. Therefore, this blog will cover aspects of each sport, looking at destinations where biking can be best enjoyed. McGowan has taken part in solo motorcycle trips across Europe, so tips, tricks and advice will also be shared to help readers plan a similar long-haul solo trip.

This blog will feature a number of destinations that cater specifically to mountain biking, including Scotland, which has an amazing range of top-quality trails.

The Importance of Food

As McGowan is a combined nutritionist and personal trainer, this blog will also focus on the importance of food – both for its health benefits and its taste.

Anti-inflammatory Diet

This blog will also explore what medical conditions and diseases can be treated, avoided and even reversed by adopting an anti-inflammatory diet, which is a topic of huge interest to professional nutritionists.

Destinations and Activities

For travel lovers, this blog will be a great place to discover new destinations and activities, alongside information about McGowan’s other passions such as abseiling, mountain climbing, hang gliding, weight training, yoga and meditation.