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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 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

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

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

Calorie Deficit vs. Calorie Surplus

How do you know if your in a Calorie Deficit or a Calorie Surplus? First of all we need to establish what a Calorie Deficit and a Calorie Surplus actually is, as some people assume calories are not important… believe us, they ARE! Calories are a unit of measurement, just like a mile or a centimeter...

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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

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 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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