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Menopause and HRT vs Exercise and Diet
Posted on: 2020-01-06 14:31:45Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
I train quite a few women of a certain age (of which I’m the same age) and so this comes up quite a bit. Women, even those that have trained for years, find a difference in their bodies when they hit their 40's. Menopause is different for every woman
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The Weight Loss Obsession
Posted on: 2019-12-18 16:01:57Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Now that Christmas is upon us, what inevitably follows is the magic weight loss pills and potions that commercial companies peddle to help us get rid of the Christmas spread. It happens every year and every year it doesn’t work. The only thing that ends
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Food facts for eating on a budget
Posted on: 2019-12-17 15:01:36Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
By getting the majority of your calories from nutritionally dense foods you'll enjoy improved energy levels, better immune health, cognitive performance and a general sense of well-being and generally, the best physiques out there are 'clean eaters' There
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Facts about fitness part 4
Posted on: 2019-12-17 14:57:31Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Sodium levels above normal daily levels increases water weight so reducing it below daily norm reduces it. Sodium (salt) sucks water into cells and potassium pumps it out. Our ratio of sodium to potassium should be 1:2 with sodium at approx 2300mgs and potassium
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Food and fluid facts
Posted on: 2019-12-13 15:16:49Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
1. Type 2 diabetes is characterised by chronically high blood sugar levels and is caused by an inability to produce enough insulin to lower blood sugars or by cells being unable to use insulin properly. 2. Fiber reduces the risk of developing type 2 because
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Facts about fitness part 3
Posted on: 2019-12-06 12:18:14Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
1. Regular exercise and weight-lifting increases your body's need for essential amino acids and thus protein. 2. RDA's (recommend daily amounts) don't really work. There are many factors that determine the amount of energy your body burns in a day, such as
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Protein Supplements - which are the best and why?
Posted on: 2019-12-06 12:11:56Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
There are numerous on the market. I'm not talking brands here, I'm talking types. When it comes to picking one, which one should you go for and why? The general rule of protein intake is that you want to stick to varieties that are easily digested and supply
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Facts about fitness part 2
Posted on: 2019-11-27 14:40:39Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
1. More is not always better in weightlifting. Many popular bodybuilder routines result in over-training for the natural lifter. Taking steroids allows the bodybuilder to recover a lot quicker than the natural lifter. 2. You don't have to constantly
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Facts about eating for fitness part 1
Posted on: 2019-11-27 14:38:27Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
1. When you restrict calories for fat-loss purposes, your body reduces its total fat stores to stay alive but it also slows down its basal metabolic rate (BMR) to conserve energy. 2. The principal of energy balance underlies all weight loss and gain. The
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5 tips for a great body
Posted on: 2019-11-22 13:13:07Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
So what is the most important thing to achieve when building a great body? Some say training, others say food. I say its 100% nutrition, along with 100% for heavy lifting, 100% for proper hydration, 100% for proper attitude and 100% for proper sleep.....
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