Food prep, is it really as difficult as you think?
Posted on: 2019-10-07 12:51:14Fitness | Gym | Gym Etiquette | Healthy Eating | Cardio | Training | Weights | Strength Training
Food seems to be the main thing that people fall down with on their journey. They get to the gym regularly and train well but often find themselves with no prep work done food wise and end up grabbing something that isn't ideal. When asked about food prep
10 Tips for Better Bodies
Posted on: 2019-10-07 12:47:42Fitness | Gym | Gym Etiquette | Healthy Eating | Cardio | Training | Weights | Strength Training
1. Keep eating simple. Avoid processed foods and stick to lean cuts of meat and vegetables, as close to their natural state as possible. When consuming carbohydrates, go for low GI, complex ones that are packed with nutrients and dietary fibre like sweet potato
Are you confused about Macros?
Posted on: 2019-09-24 13:15:39Healthy Eating
Are you confused about macros? Have you heard that some foods are both?Desperately trying to get it right? I feel for you, I really do. Most foods aren't 100% one, they are a combo of 2, maybe even 3.Now this chart isn't exclusive as we know nut butters do
Common mistakes that even 'healthy' eaters make
Posted on: 2019-09-24 12:05:09Healthy Eating
So, you've gotten your training🏋️♀️ nailed and you're doing well. You noticed an initial change in your body shape but it's stalled and you've no idea why. Now it could be a hormonal reason or something as simple as
Strength AND conditioning, can you do both?
Everyone these days in the industry calls themselves and strength and conditioning coachs but in truth we are much better at getting you strong than we are at getting you conditioned. You can't just add any conditioning work into a strength programme as one
What is the best way to train for body composition and hypertrophy?
This is a question that has been asked down through the ages and the answer was always the same, go hard or go home. While the principles of this is true, everybody is different and what’s heavy for some might not be heavy for others. Time and time
Why everyone should learn to back squat
I’ve been asked time and time again by people what the most complete exercise it is when weight training and although the dead-lift, chin and press are all fantastic exercises, for me it has to be the back squat. It uses more of the bodies musculature
TBHQ - know what you’re eating!
Posted on: 2019-08-14 09:13:08Healthy Eating
Do you read labels on your foods/snacks? Do you know exactly what you’re eating? Do you care? Well you should. There are hundreds of preservatives out there that we know very little about and those that we do, the food industries are hiding from us.
Ladies take note!
LADIES, TAKE NOTE! I know this has been written about before but I can’t stress just how important it is. For years we ladies have been told it’s all about the cardio and yes, cardio is important but anything over 45mins can be a bad thing. You
Do you train hard?Do you eat well?Do you sleep well?Are you suffering from depleted stamina and can't understand why? You could (I said could and not are!) be deficient in Glutamine. Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in muscle cells. It makes up approx