Ever heard someone say “I just don’t have the motivation”? This is something I hear all the time, so now I’m asking; what motivates you? Who inspires you? Who makes you want to be a better version of yourself? The answer to that question should be… Yourself! Unfortunately, all too often, that isn’t the case. People tend to rely far too much on “motivation” to … Continue reading What Makes You Tick?
Winter is coming, which means it may get tougher and tougher to get your morning workout in at the gym. As the days grow shorter, and mornings get colder, hitting the snooze button over heading to the gym might seem like a no-brainer. Fortunately, keeping up the habit of an active lifestyle when the temperatures drop has never been easier. Here we’ve included tips to … Continue reading Winter is coming… tips to keep your routine alive through the winter months
Whether you want to lose weight, gain weight, or just begin a more active and healthy lifestyle, setting goals is vital to seeing the results you are looking for. A great way to approach your goals is to think SMART. The SMART principle helps you structure and track your objectives, as well as giving you a good idea of what you can achieve in a … Continue reading Goal Setting
What’s your excuse? What’s stopping you from making that change you so desperately want to make in your life? I know, I know. You’re starting tomorrow, or Monday, or next week. The funny thing is, all too often, tomorrow/Monday/next week never seem to come around. Sound familiar? There seems to be an epidemic of procrastination, especially within the health and fitness world. As a trainer, … Continue reading What’s Stopping You?
Ingredients: Serves 4 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 onion, chopped 450g chicken breast 165g jar Korma paste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g Sweet Potato, cut into small chunks 400g can chopped tomato 100g baby spinach Basmati rice, to serve Method: Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and cook over a low heat for about 5 mins until softened. Increase the heat … Continue reading Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry
If your goal is to gain muscle and keep it on, you’ve got to work out hard and eat the foods that aid recovery. We recommend the following basic compound programme to be completed 3 times weekly, sets and reps change for each daily workout, follow A for Day 1, B for Day 2 and C for Day 3. Keep a day in between each … Continue reading Bulking for Beginners
Those who are trying to shed weight and achieve a leaner physique—a.k.a. “cutters”—have it harder. But you don’t have to compromise getting lean or staying that way to have a good time. The day after a cheat day will be a great opportunity to take advantage of the caloric overload. You’ll be prepared for some high-intensity training. Combining H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) instead of … Continue reading Intro to Cutting