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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

Do you understand the importance of relaxing

We all know stress can cause further problems down the road if we don't address the issue head on first. But what actually happens when our body is put under stress? When we work out we put our body under a type of stress, this is needed for our muscles to grow and our bodies to change. The problem...

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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

The secret to meal timing and its benefits

How often should you eat? How often do you eat? A very popular topic within the fitness industry is meal timing. A lot of it all depends on your overall calorie intake and what best suits your lifestyle. -
 Lets look at an ideal world, in an ideal world you are able to eat 100% organic, single ing...

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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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August 24, 2017

Our take on cheat meals

When people start out on a diet they automatically think that 2 weeks into the diet they deserve a "Cheat meal" because they've worked hard for it for 2 weeks. Things like this cause unhealthy relationships with food, bad eating habits and usually binges. -
 Food shouldn't be seen as bad, a lot of...

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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

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

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

Life has its ups and downs

We are all dealing with things no matter how big or small! The trick is how to deal with it, and if to deal with it at all! What most of us do is let problems lie, rather than dealing with them head on. Trust me, you feel like a huge weight has been lifted.

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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

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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