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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...

6 Oct 2016

Most industries have their flaws, but the fitness industry is on another level. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with it. With the rising obesity epidemic sweeping the globe, many people are searching for ways to improve their health.

So what happens as a result...

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...

30 Sep 2016

“How should I approach weightloss?” “I don’t know where to start”. “What diet is right for me?” I receive messages like this regularly. Nutrition ‘gurus’ looking to make a few quid are confusing people in the process. We thought we’d do a mini quick fire round on a few...

20 Sep 2016

This makes me pretty angry. How many times have you been told this ridiculous statement?

Carbohydrates (shortened to ‘carbs’ within the fitness industry) will not make you fat. Unless you are experiencing issues with your metabolism or you have been diagnosed with a gen...

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