Category: Fitness Blog

Getting back on track after a ‘slightly’ over-indulging Christmas

28th December

So after Christmas peak week (or two) of over indulging on Mince Pies and Quality street strawberry creams, you thought it’s time to get back on track before we hit 2018…

Great! Here are a few things to consider when getting back on track…

-RE-hydrate! You’re probably quite bloated from the festive season and holding onto excess water weight due to high sodium intake… Up your water to 3-4 litres a day and it’ll soon go down.

-Introduce a lemon or lime based hot water detox drink when you wake up! This will cleanse your body of toxins, boost your metabolism and set a healthy mindset for the day ahead.

- re-introduce lots of micronutrients to your diet through green smoothies, green salads and lots of different colours and textures from vegetables. Aim for at least five different vegetables a day.

- Track your protein … Read More »

The benefits of weightlifting for women

Posted by Victoria Gaynor in Exercises, fatloss, Fitness Blog. No Comments

18th December

Thank you for taking the time to check out our blog,following last week’s fat loss blog, I wanted to give you guys some information on the benefits of weightlifting and building muscle.

I have listed some of the most important benefits below, I hope these will help you to have a clearer understanding as to why you should add some Iron to your life!

1. Lose Body Fat

Weight training builds muscle, as lean muscle increases so you’re your metabolism. A higher metabolism means that you will burn more calories all day long.

2. Gain Strength without Bulking

One of the most common reasons women avoid weight training is because they are afraid of “bulking.” This is a misconception as it physically cannot happen. Women simply don’t have the testosterone to build muscle like men. Most women who do have this ‘look’ train seriously hard and … Read More »

Fat loss starter tips

Posted by Victoria Gaynor in fatloss, Fitness Blog. No Comments

11th December

Thank you for taking the time to check out our blog.

We’re going to be sharing with you weekly: recipes, workout and nutrition tips as well as fat loss tips to get you a head start on your journey before the new year sets in! This week’s blog is full of fat loss tips as well as an easy-to-make, cheap/quick, fat free/protein packed meal with step-by-step instructions on how to make it.

Cut out any processed food groups (cakes, biscuits, crisps, sweets, ready meals, cheap sliced meats etc). Doing this one simple step will help with fat loss rapidly.

These food groups give zero nutritional value to your body. They don’t help any of your systems function; they don’t contain any vitamins or minerals.


2. Eat three / four meals per day – Males start at 4 and females at 3. These can be … Read More »