How To Build Lean Muscle Mass

When fitness training first piqued my interest as a teenager, the conventional narrative was to spend half of your time ‘bulking’ and the other half ‘cutting’. We really didn’t pay too much mind to the quality of mass gain we were putting on, so long as we were getting bigger. We gave ourselves a licenceContinue reading “How To Build Lean Muscle Mass”

WHY DO THE SCALES FLUCTUATE?

WHEN TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT, FLUCTUATIONS ON THE SCALE CAN MAKE OR BREAK SOMEONE’S DAY, WEEK, AND EVEN THEIR DIET. Unfortunately, your scale weight can be a very misleading metric when measuring fat loss progress. There are a multitude of factors that can cause a plateau or changes anywhere from 2-10lbs within the space ofContinue reading “WHY DO THE SCALES FLUCTUATE?”

Exercise & Fitness

Exercising regularly, every day if possible, is the single most important thing you can do for your health. In the short term, exercise helps to control appetite, boost mood, and improve sleep. In the long term, it reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, dementia, depression, and many cancers. The Centers for Disease ControlContinue reading “Exercise & Fitness”

4 Tips to stay active during stressful periods

​Think of last-minute demands at work meaning that you have to stay late, children becoming unwell and needing you at home unexpectedly, or the small matter of a worldwide pandemic and going into a lockdown that put a stamp on all areas of life in 2020. Being able to respond to these highly stressful periodsContinue reading “4 Tips to stay active during stressful periods”

3 WAYS TO NOTICE A FITNESS IDIOT MIGHT BE GIVING BAD ADVICE

1 – Do they take steroids? Or at the very least look like they probably do based on their stats and pictures? Now this isn’t me suggesting that someone who has made that choice can’t give out good, sound advice to anyone. BUT, and its a big but, most individuals I have encountered who takeContinue reading “3 WAYS TO NOTICE A FITNESS IDIOT MIGHT BE GIVING BAD ADVICE”

weight training fundamentals – A Basic Guide for Beginners

With over 52.9 Million Americans working out in a health club, less than 13% work with a certified fitness professional and 44% who quit working out annually claim it is related to lack of results because they “don’t know what to do” or an injury they acquired while exercising (IHRSA, 2014). It was this statistic,Continue reading “weight training fundamentals – A Basic Guide for Beginners”

Keep the body guessing – or keep it progressing

Should you keep the body guessing to see better results?  Mix it up  Chop and change Keep it guessing?  It’s something you often hear and see in people new to training. Boredom, a lack of progress and bad advice has them wanted to change their workout monthly, weekly or even daily to “shock the body”Continue reading “Keep the body guessing – or keep it progressing”

HOW TO EAT OUT AND STILL LOSE WEIGHT?

With the party season well on its way here are a few helpful hints to help you prepare for all the food and drink and celebrating heading your way. You really don’t have to overindulge. So have a read, follow the guidelines and know that you will be able to enjoy yourself without ruining allContinue reading “HOW TO EAT OUT AND STILL LOSE WEIGHT?”

HAVE A SWEET TOOTH?

Hidden Sugars One of the many concerns my clients have is how to lose fat from specific areas, especially around their tummies, but everyone seems to have different areas that they find it hard to shift weight from. So how do you shift excess fat or gain more tone in those specific areas? The answerContinue reading “HAVE A SWEET TOOTH?”