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January 2, 2019

Fitness Plus January formula for the gym!

It is no doubt that we all take some time off from the gym over Christmas and New Year and enjoy the festive period (yes, even us avid gym go-ers have too!). We will all consume more food than normal and drink lots of alcohol. Then, lo and behold, January comes; we feel crap and are ready to get bac...

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August 24, 2017

Is fasted cardio going to help me?

Over the years fasted cardio has been believed to be one of the many hot topics as it is believed that doing cardio first thing in the morning "burns more fat" due to food being absent so the body gets its energy from the existing fat... The truth behind fasted cardio is it is more down to lifestyl...

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August 24, 2017

The secrets behind juicing diets

When the New Year hits unfortunately many people (mainly women) resort to quick "diets" to help lose the excess weight gained over the festive period. The problem with this is that people don't see the bigger picture, juicing diets are misleading and often unsafe for the individual. Without naming ...

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August 24, 2017

Why women should lift weights

When women join the gym or ask for a programme, the most common phrase we hear is "I don't want to look big and muscly like a man". However they always follow this up with, "but I want better shoulders, a nice toned back and good arms, with a perky bum". -
 When we use the phrase "tone" we are ess...

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August 24, 2017

How to fix that back pain

The posterior chain is a set of muscles built up from the Bicep Femoris, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus (Hamstrings) the Gluteals, including Maximus, Minimus and Medius and the Erector Spinae (lower back).

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August 24, 2017

What to eat pre and post workout and why its important

We get asked all the time what is best to eat pre workout and post workout. The simple answer is it all depends on what time of day your working out and what you can manage to fit in before hand. Some people train late evening which means they can afford to eat before the gym but sometimes skip a m...

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August 24, 2017

The key to being accountable and making progress

How many of you keep track of things? In terms of exercise and nutrition to you track your calories and food intake? Do you write down a structured work out plan or do you make your workout up as you get changed for the gym? The key here is adherence, adherence works hand in hand with structure! Ho...

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August 24, 2017

Deciding on your goal and how to achieve it

If you take a look around you in the gym, everyone is working towards their goal. Therefore the variation in exercises will differ from person to person. What you need to decide on is what your goal is and don't take aspects from everyone else goal.

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August 24, 2017

Why eating out doesn’t have to stop your progress

Recently there has been a topic of conversation with our members, the discussion was about food choices and knowledge on nutrition whilst eating out. Now, most of our members may be training to loose weight. With training for weight loss they obviously have to be watching what they are eating.

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August 24, 2017

Are you passionate about what your doing?

Are you passionate about what you do? Don't get me wrong. Everyone has a Lull period in where they are fed up with their job or can't motivate themselves for the gym (usually around Christmas time when a lot is on and nights get darker earlier).

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August 24, 2017

Tips and tricks to improve your sleep

As we have said before, sleep is a vital component in reaching your goal. Whether this is building muscle or reducing body fat. There are numerous ways to improve your sleep, firstly its worth downloading a sleep tracker app, a favourite one is "Sleep Cycle".

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August 24, 2017

The importance of sleep

Sleep is something most people tend to disregard. The one time you'll see an improvement in your goal, whether this is fat loss or weight gain is through rest and recovery i.e. Sleep! Quite often we've seen people starting off in the gym by doing 4+ sessions a week with plenty of cardio and complai...

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