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IIFYM Diet
Posted on: 2020-02-05 14:10:55Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
IIFYM stands for 'If it fits your macros' and is a type of flexible dieting that helps people lose weight without any major restrictions. You don't focus on calories, more on macro-nutrient breakdown so you've got a lot more flexibility since all foods can
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The 5:2 Diet
Posted on: 2020-02-05 14:09:14Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
This diet is a form of intermittent fasting. You eat normally for 5 days and restrict your calories to between 500 and 600 for 2 days. You can choose which 2 days are restricted as long as there is at least 1 non-fasting day between them. Concerns - There
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Best Diet for Training
Posted on: 2020-01-24 08:45:58Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
People have been asking me about what diet they should be doing to get the best from their training. I'm not a fan of any diet per se, just a fan of healthy eating with the odd treat thrown in but I will post, over the coming weeks, different diets and any
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You and your spouse are making each other fat
Posted on: 2020-01-24 08:43:45Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
We know that, on the whole, we are pre-dispositioned to pair up with partners’ long term. We crave the closeness and familiarity of being with someone. We fall in love, and either stay in long term relationships or get married… Then we put on weight
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3 Ingredient Chocolate Cake
Posted on: 2020-01-24 08:41:58Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Fancy something a little sweet but don't want to totally break your new year good habits? Try this 2/3 ingredient chocolate cake and don't feel guilty having a slice after a long day 🙂 Heat a round cake pan in the oven.Take out and pour in chocolate
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Pitfalls to avoid for weight loss
Posted on: 2020-01-17 08:57:48Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Lack of intensity is one of the biggest traits when you struggle to lose weight but even if you're motivated and consistent with training and diet you might need to look at other factors that might be hindering your progress. This post is a little long but
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Mental Health Needs to be a Priority
Posted on: 2020-01-14 15:51:19Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
I can’t recall once in my fitness career ever being totally happy with myself. It’s always been about what I can change, what I don’t like about myself. I’ve always been motivated but I’ve always been anxious and this isn’
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Fighting Inflammation
Posted on: 2020-01-14 15:49:05Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
By reducing inflammation you will be healthier and leaver - guaranteed!Inflammation is connected to obesity, fat gain, accelerated aging, CV disease, diabetes, arthritis, cancer and stomach problems. It shortens your life and causes daily pain and discomfort
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Weight lifting and pregnancy
Posted on: 2020-01-10 08:49:46Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Doing a properly designed weights program when pregnant is very beneficial. We know that weight training women are healthier during and after pregnancy and they, on the whole, deliver healthier babies with fewer complications. Now I'm not recommending that
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Knee pain - Is it really your knee?
Posted on: 2020-01-06 14:34:58Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Your knee is a hinge joint, connecting your femur (upper leg bone) to your tibia (lower leg bone). It allows for flexion (bending) and extension (straightening)with minimal rotation. It's also a link between the hip and ankle. A lot of times when someone presents
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