Love them or hate them, Brussels sprouts are a powerhouse of nutritional value and health benefits. Getting these into your diet over the Christmas period will be an easy way to help yourself and the health conscious family members stay on track without worry. Close enough to 100 studies have been published regarding Brussels sprouts and nearly half of them are studies on health benefits. … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts: The powerhouse of vegetables
Nothing is more empowering than having self-confidence. Being proud of the strong, powerful woman you see in the mirror every morning is something many find difficult to achieve. Society puts a lot of pressure on women to look and act a certain way. Films, TV and magazines are filled with “flawless” women. These so-called ideals can be so unrealistic that it is easy for girls … Continue reading Girl. Power.
Pick your battles – Bad habits are developed over the course of your life. The key to sticking to your resolutions is to try not to change all your bad behaviours at once, this can be overwhelming. Work towards one thing at a time. Remember, positive changes don’t need to wait until January. Once you feel you’ve made progress, move on to the next. Bite-size … Continue reading Trouble sticking to your New Years Resolutions? Don’t worry, we’ve got you.
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
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?
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