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28 Dec 2016

When you purchase that January gym membership, your motivation is sky high. You picture yourself on the sun lounger sipping Margaritas whilst showing off your new bod in the holiday snaps. But slowly your motivation begins to fade. One missed workout becomes two. Then...

5 Dec 2016

Being physically unfit can be extremely taxing on your body. Walking a flight of stairs may feel like climbing a mountain. That short sprint for the bus may feel like you’ve run a marathon. The human body wasn’t designed to sit at a desk all day or to be laying watchin...

1 Dec 2016

Nothing is more important than your health. Absolutely nothing. If you don’t care for yourself, how are you going to effectively care for the ones that you love?

How often have you planned to exercise and something else has ‘come up’? You’ve agreed to stay a few hours a...

27 Nov 2016

Unless you’re in one of those god-awful hotel gyms, most gyms have a mixture of fixed weights and free weights.

You see these little fitness trends. Machines used to be the go-to for people wishing to build muscle. Then free weights were advocated as most beneficial. So...

16 Nov 2016

There is one word that all fitness goals rely upon: consistency. This is by far the most important aspect of any training programme.

Losing weight is tough. Ask anyone that has lost a significant amount of weight and they will tell you just how tough it is. If you have...

6 Nov 2016

When it comes to weight loss, which form of cardio is more effective? Is it High-intensity interval training (HIIT) or low intensity steady state cardio (LISS)?

HIIT – Short bursts of maximum intensity followed by a longer period of rest. For example, 20-second sprint f...

2 Nov 2016

Whether you are new to endurance events or a seasoned athlete, getting your nutrition ‘right’ can be difficult.

If you are making changes to your diet for a marathon in two months time, or simply looking to improve your health and well being, everyone’s diet will be dif...

31 Oct 2016

Fasting – a faster way to weight loss?

Intermittent fasting is a form of dietary restriction that involves limiting your food intake for a substantial period of time. There are many different approaches to intermittent fasting. Here are a few examples:

  • ‘Lean Gains’ -...

23 Oct 2016

Waking up and training in a fasted state is still very popular approach for people seeking weight loss. It is still believed that performing aerobic exercise on an empty stomach forces the body to burn more fat as an energy source.

Lets make this short and sweet:

During...

1 Oct 2016

The summer holidays are a great time to ‘live-a-little’ and spoil yourself. However, soon after stepping off that plane the signs of over-indulgence may start to show. Sugary cocktails and mid-afternoon snacks by the pool sound familiar? It’s time to get back on the ba...

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