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How did you get into personal training?

I’d always been into sports from an early age. My dad was a semi-pro rugby player and both parents were always active.

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The Whole Body Practice

Go Solo - Subkit
February 2023

Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health & fitness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Matt Hodges, Founder & Owner of The MPH Method, located in London, UK.

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If the latest rumours from the ever churning whos-the-next-james-bond mill are to be believed, a new front runner has emerged in the form of 32 year-old Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

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A Book Review by Fermosalua: “Behind Gym Doors”

The Chrysalis Brew Project
January 2023

Unabashedly honest, surprisingly insightful, and endlessly funny, Behind Gym Doors is a unique peek into the dark, mucky, and downright absurd aspects of the fitness industry.

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What Goes On Behind Gym Doors

Sustain Health
January 2023

What goes on behind gym doors doesn’t necessarily stay behind closed gym doors.

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Q&A - Work It Out

Absolutely Magazine
January 2023

Celebrity personal trainer, and Sussex local, Matt Hodges on writing his first book, dealing with ADD and his local escape.

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Weight gain may feel inevitable for some over the Christmas period, what with food, drinks and parties galore. However, there are a few things you can do to mitigate the effects of too much revelry, according to an expert.

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Keto dieting has taken the world by storm - but do you need to ditch the carbs in order to lose weight? A fitness expert explained how you can enjoy carbs and slim down at the same time.

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Christmas is synonymous with drinking, eating and round the clock revelry, so many of us will find ourselves putting on a little extra weight over the festive period. An expert shared the one simple thing people can do this season to stay slim.

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A 15 Year Gym Session

London Daily News
November 2022

It was in 2018 when I was sitting in the hot Spanish sun reading a book that I had picked up off the bookshelf of the posh villa I was staying in. It was Adam Kay’s This Is Going To Hurt, a book that I saw at the airport and thought ‘Well this is one to swerve’.

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7 Things People Don't Know About Me

Female First
November 2022

Matt Hodges - Personal trainer to the rich and famous - 'Behind Gym Doors' by author Matt Hodges, one of London's most elite personal trainers - working with world famous A-listers, VIP's and billionaires in his exclusive Fritzrovia studio

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Through The Eyes Of A PT

GOM Magazine
November 2022

Matt Hodges speaks exclusively about the high's and low's of owning a studio and the future of an over saturated fitness industry.

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A personal trainer for the super-rich has revealed the "farcical" health fads followed by some celebrities - like drinking urine and period blood. Matt Hodges insists getting fit is hard work, there are no quick fixes and no such thing as "super-foods".

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EastEnders fans who can cast their minds back far enough might just remember Neil the hunky barman. The thirst-trap character starred in the soap opera for two years from 2007, after actor Matt Hodges actually auditioned as a stripper in his on-screen trial.

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Weird Ways Rich People Lose Weight

The Mirror
November 2022

Matt Hodges, 40, from south London first found success as a celebrity personal trainer to the rich and famous thanks to a brief role as Neil the barman in EastEnders in 2007

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An EastEnders extra turned personal trainer to the stars is debunking “farcical” health fads he says are followed by the super rich – including covering themselves in plastic wrap or drinking period blood in an attempt to shift the pounds.

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A personal trainer for the super-rich has revealed the "farcical" health fads followed by some celebrities - like drinking urine and period blood.

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An EastEnders extra turned personal trainer to the stars is debunking “farcical” health fads he says are followed by some super rich people – including covering themselves in plastic wrap or drinking period blood in an attempt to shift the pounds.

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Matt Hodges, who briefly appeared on Eastenders, also ended up covered in poo after massaging a wealthy woman on a cabbage diet

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Behind Gym Doors

In Touch Rugby
October 2022

The weird and wonderful world of fitness as told by one of London's most exclusive trainers.

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The Luxury Lifestyle List

Luxury Lifestyle Magazine
October 2022

We caught up with Matt Hodges, one of London’s most exclusive and leading personal trainers. Based at the heart of London’s sophisticated Fitzrovia, Matt welcomes some of the world’s best-known celebrities...

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Featured Book: “Behind Gym Doors” by Matt Hodges

The Chrysalis Brew Project
September 2022

Based at the heart of London’s sophisticated Fritzrovia, Matt Hodges welcomes some of the world’s best-known celebrities, VIP’s and billionaires into his state-of-the-art and highly exclusive studio which provides a private, chic haven for those striving to look their best.

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Get A CEO Body

The Times
September 2022

How to build abs, pecs and guns if you're over 40. The latest status symbol for tech billionaires isn't a fast car, it's firm biceps and a ripped torso.

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The MPH Method - Building Perfection

Desiderata
August 2020

The MPH Method by Matt Hodges specialises in holistic body transformations with cutting edge services that compliment personal training.

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Supermarket Swap

OX Magazine
June 2020

No, not the latest daytime TV show, but instead practical and pragmatic advice on stay-home nutrition.

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It's a common belief that munching on anything carb-heavy in the evening can ruin an otherwise good diet.

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Harsh truth time. If you’re going to take tips from a personal trainer, you judge them on how well they can take care of their own bodies, no?

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Ever wondered what supplements personal trainers actually take themselves? Us too. So – we asked some of the best we know.

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Make A Real Splash!

Women's Fitness
August 2016

Whether you're looking for a serious challenge, or you just want a different workout to help you get in shape, we've got the swimming plan for you.

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Hitting the gym and getting a sweat on is a good thing. Burning calories, building muscle and improving your cardiovascular is, by general consensus, good for you.

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Getting in shape doesn’t have to mean hours spent pounding the pavements in the rain or pumping iron in the gym.

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Study this week found a 30-minute brisk walk is more effective way to lose weight than running or going to the gym. Here, five personal trainers reveal their optimum workouts to shed pounds.

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You Better Shape Up

Vantage Magazine
February 2015

Unlikely gym bunny Gabrielle Lane embarks on a quest to improve her fitness with The MPH Method and shares tips for those looking to change their lifestyle in 2015.

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'10 Health myths even smart women believe'

Healthista.com
October 2014

Drink two litres of water a day. BMI is the best measure of weight. Houmous is god of health foods. Some health advice we take as gospel isn’t actually that good for us.

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'Spring Into Action'

The Mayfair Magazine
Spring 2014

Fitness has moved on since the days of treadmills, aggressive music and neon gym clothes. This month, we meet three of London’s finest fitness experts to find out the latest, smartest ways to get in shape.

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'Put More Power In Your Plate'

Progenex.com
July 2014

Five of our favourite food and drinks and why CrossFitters need them in their lives!

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Small Steps, Giant Gains

Women's Fitness
April 2014

Want to shift your results into a higher gear? These six easy workout tweaks will make all the difference to your bod.

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How To Make 2014 Matter

Vantage Magazine
January 2014

What could you achieve with encouragement from a little black book of contacts? Gabrielle Lane sought out the experts in their fields who are inspiring others to accomplish meaningful lifestyle
goals this year, to ask for their best advice.

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A personal fitness trainer is to be prosecuted for carrying out sessions in one of London’s royal parks without a licence.

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Are you a fitness fibber?

Women's Fitness
October 2013

Posting pics of your super-healthy salads, but conveniently neglecting to snap the cheesecake that followed... Tweeting about the 5k you ran in 20 minutes when really it took 30.

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'Stamp It Out'

Women's Fitness
Summer 2013

Your everyday habits could be wrecking your workouts. Never fear, we've found simple solutions to six little slip-ups.....

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KickAss2 - Superhero Sets

Men's Fitness Online
May 2013

Aaron Taylor-Johnson had an average build when he took on the role of Kick-Ass. Bulk up like he did with this eight-week training plan

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'Love Running'

Women's Fitness Running Supplement
March 2013

Reluctant to run? We're on a mission to change your mind. There are endless perks that come with pounding the pavements.....

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'Aphrodisiac Foods For Valentines Day'

Absolute Bridal Magazine
January/February 2013

It's said that foods can stimulate men and women in different ways, whether it's biological, psychological.....

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'Make your own fuel'

Women's Fitness
December 2012

Protein shakes, energy drinks and supplements have their place in any active woman's nutrition arsenal, but if you're housebound without supplies, there are plenty of other tasty ways to give your body the fuel it wants....

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'Bootcamp for Darryl'

Take Me Out - The Gossip
December 2012

As a part of ITV2's follow up show to Take Me Out, Matt was invited to 'Bootcamp' contestant Darryl who unfortunately got a blackout in the main show. Click 'Read more' to see the video....

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'Swap the C.O.D for lean turkey this Christmas!'

Absolute Bridal Magazine
November/December 2012

Guys, it's that time of the year where we make every excuse under the sun to eat ourselves silly and be couch potatoes.....

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Boot Camp plans are scuppered by Heath

Ham & High
Thursday 20th September 2012

A personal trainer has blasted the managers of Hampstead Heath for kicking his plans to run boot camps on the open space into the long grass......

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'Boost your energy with.... Ocean Swimming'

Women's Fitness
Summer 2012 - Issue 103

A good old fashioned dip in the deep blue sea is one of the easiest ways to stay in shape on vacation. Not only does it make a nice change from dreary laps of the chlorine packed pool, the movement of the ocean places......

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'Challenge your body........with Beach Running'

Women's Fitness
Summer 2012 - Issue 103

With a beautiful backdrop and the deep blue sea to cool off in, going for a run on the beach is a must. Plus, it's a great way to challenge yourself physically.......

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Stella Makeover 2009 - Jane Preston

The Telegraph
June 2009

Six months ago these two Stella readers were unhealthy and overweight. And now? There's no recognising them.

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The Muscle Manual: Volume 1

Training Programs
2013

For those of you that have bought our book, please click on the link below to access your training programs.

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