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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

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 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 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 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

What are macronutrients?

In terms of nutrition, the only thing you should be bothered about are the 3 main Macronutrients. These are - Protein, Fats and Carbohydrates. However, do you really know what most of them are and what they do, or are you under the impression to eat as much protein as possible, carbs are bad and fa...

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August 24, 2017

What is the 70/30 split?

Everyone joining a gym has a goal. As with any goal you need to put the work in to help reach it. Most people will do the gym 3,4,5 or even 6 times a week. But where they fail is the nutrition aspect... Some people will say its 70% nutrition 30% exercise. Others will say its 100% nutrition, 100% ex...

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August 24, 2017

Why you shouldn’t go zero carb

Its incredibly common these days to hear people subscribe themselves a diet. The most common one we hear is people cutting out carbs. The definition of a zero carb diet is Ketosis. Going zero carb in this day in age sounds like torture, however its quite common to see with most top end athletes. Thi...

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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 food intolerances could be holding you back

Do you know if you are intolerant to a food? Do you know how to spot the signs of food intolerances? Do you know what a food intolerances even is? Many people are intolerant to foods, they just don't know how to spot the signs. Typically signs and symptoms include:
- Bloating
- Tiredness
- Sickly f...

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August 24, 2017

Dieting: The effort and enjoyment

If you read anything about dieting on the internet these days, it can sound like the most boring and most dullest thing ever. Especially when it "seems" all people do is eat out of tuppawear 5 times a day for 12+ weeks of the year.

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August 24, 2017

Is your diet failing you?

Does this routine sound familiar? Can you stick to your diet for the first 3/4 of the day and then suddenly find that post evening you find yourself caving in to your cravings and going over the top on sweets/crisps/chocolate etc? -
 The trick is to identify why your caving in, in the evening. Is ...

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