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March 21, 2018

Which is the most important meal of the day?

If you’re reading this expecting to find the secret to meal timing or even for us to reveal if you eat breakfast you will increase your fat burning capability by 3000%, you’re going to be disappointed. There are claims breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but if you are on an 1800kcal d...

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March 20, 2018

How much protein should I consume?

First of all we must ask, what is protein and why should we eat it? Protein is a key substance in the body aiding the maintenance and growth of muscles. Therefore, if we are exercising, in the gym or elsewhere, we constantly need a good supply of protein to keep our muscles and body at optimal healt...

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March 20, 2018

Our top 10 nutrition facts

In the world of health and fitness so many nutrition myths are banded about through social media it’s incredibly hard for anyone to decipher the BS from the factual information. We at Fitness Plus have put together a list of 10 nutritional facts.

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March 11, 2018

What is IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) and why it can be misunderstood?

Firstly before we go into this, we need to understand what macronutrients are… Macronutrients are made up of mainly Proteins, Fats, Carbs and Fibre. These days a lot of people track their food i.e. they record via apps on their smart phone (My Fitness Pal) how much carbs, fat and protein they intak...

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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

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

Adherence is vital and so is recording what you do

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

The benefits of MyFitnessPal

The purpose of this post isn't for me to tell you about my new workout buddy! My Fitness Pal is an App for your smart phone developed by Under Armour. It is used to help track your food and macro nutrient intake throughout the day and week. Tracking food intake - everyone has an aim or goal when tr...

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August 24, 2017

Is this the reason you are failing?

The one thing we are incredibly proud of at Fitness Plus is that members pick our brains and ask us all sorts of questions. 9 times out of 10 when people get stuck with their diet they don't ask questions. Speak to trainers at your gym, ask someone who is proven to know the answer. Your friends tha...

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