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A PROBLEM WITH THE FITNESS INDUSTRY….

  While there may be more than one, let’s look at the way Fitness and health is portrayed in the media. Mental Health Awareness is essential for us in modern society and there is a huge concern with Body Image and the issues surrounding the topic. With magazines and images on social media constantly pushing out the kind of garbage seen in the pic … Read More A PROBLEM WITH THE FITNESS INDUSTRY….

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BRING KETTLEBELLS TO YOUR WORKOUTS….

Kettlebells are a great piece of kit that tend to gather dust in the gym and don’t get used to their full potential. So are you using kettlebells in your training? If not then you are missing out on some serious strength and fitness gains. What is a kettlebell? Quite simply it’s a solid heavy ball with an offset handle just large enough to … Read More BRING KETTLEBELLS TO YOUR WORKOUTS….

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WINTER WALKS FOR WEIGHT LOSS….

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health and while we finally have some dry days and evenings make the most of them and get yourself outdoors. Although in winter this will be harder to find the right conditions, just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. … Read More WINTER WALKS FOR WEIGHT LOSS….

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IT’S THE WEEKEND, NOT AN ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET…..

Weekends are awesome, no work and time to do what you want! However if your focus is to lose weight then the weekends are where most people go wrong…. If you are struggling with your weight and want to lose some fat, then you will have to make some changes to your current routine. These are sometimes as small as changing to diet drinks … Read More IT’S THE WEEKEND, NOT AN ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET…..

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ARE YOU WORKING THE RIGHT MUSCLES???

Weight training can be hugely beneficial to your training goals and help with your health and fitness. Doing exercises correctly and using correct form is paramount when training, however just because a movement looks correct doesn’t always mean you are engaging the correct muscles. This is especially true when just starting out training, many of your larger muscles have been taking a break for … Read More ARE YOU WORKING THE RIGHT MUSCLES???

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WEIGHT TRAINING OR CARDIO – THE GREAT DEBATE…

Over the past few years more people are realising the benefits of resistance training to achieve fat loss. But many people are still stuck in the 90’s mentality that the only way to lose fat is through cardio and weights are only for those who want to get massive. On the other side of this coin are those who think weights are the only … Read More WEIGHT TRAINING OR CARDIO – THE GREAT DEBATE…

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WHY LIFT WEIGHTS?

Many will have heard that lifting weights is more beneficial for fat loss compared to cardio. While this may be over simplified, lifting weights will help you to develop and maintain a healthy body composition more easily than cardiovascular exercise. Throw in a good dose of healthy eating and you’re onto a winner. The problem with cardio (for the general gym goer) is that … Read More WHY LIFT WEIGHTS?

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CHOOSE LIFE, CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS.

‘You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.’ Jim Rohn

Now stop and have a think, who are the 5 people you spend most of your time with and how are they affecting me?

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WHY SO SAD???

Bright light at daybreak is the signal for the gland to stop producing this melatonin. But on dull winter days, especially indoors, not enough light is received to trigger this waking up process. Why do you think so many of us attack coffee every morning…..

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