Are you getting your moneys worth from your session

I just had to write this after hearing a few horror stories the last few days. There are some very good PTs out there but a heap of bad ones. If you are paying good money for Personal Training here are some things you should be looking for. 1. Does he/she look like they train,and do they promote a healthy …

Intermittent Fasting 101 – The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Article by  Kris Gunnars Intermittent fasting (IF) is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. People are using it to lose weight, improve health and simplify their healthy lifestyle. Many studies show that it can have powerful effects on your body and brain, and may even help you live longer This is the ultimate beginner’s guide …

DRINKING ALCOHOL AND HOW TO TRACK IT IN YOUR MACROS

DRINKING ALCOHOL AND HOW TO TRACK IT IN YOUR MACROS For most people the social experience of life is a key ingredient to happiness. The inclusion of alcohol is very common during these social situations and for many who are looking to lose body fat the simple idea that they can’t consume alcohol is reason enough to avoid the process. …

Sumo vs Conventional Deadlifts

The following is a comparison between sumo deadlifts and conventional deadlifts. Deadlift – Muscle Emphasis Conventional deadlift. Conventional deadlifts place more emphasis on the back and spinal erectors (posterior chain). If you have a very strong lower back there is a good chance that you will be able to deadlift more using a conventional stance. (Body structure will also come …

ZMA and why you should be taking it

      Many of us take a keen interest in our pre, intra and post workout supplements, but how many of us take an active interest in our pre-sleep supplements? There’s more to night time supplementation than a constant drip feed of amino acids that can be provided by casein protein. One key night time supplement you might be …

10 Tips to help you keep your new years resolution

I think i can safely say that at some time in our lifes we have all made a new years resolution that we haven’t stuck to – I know i have. This year, lets stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself and become more active and …

Attention Ladies: Glute Training for a great bum!

  I have alot of girls telling they want to have a bum like my partner, Zuzana’s and my answer is always the same. You want a bum like that then you need to train glutes like she does. You want bigger arms you train arms, so you want a firm butt, you need to train it. Firstly, lets look …

Healthy Recipes Part 21:Turkey and Broccoli Meatloaf

                Ingredients 500g 97% Fat Free Turkey Mince 150g Broccoli – Finely Chopped 150 Zucchini – Finely Chopped 1 onion – Finely Chopped 100g Quick Oats 3 Eggs 2 Gloves of Garlic Chopped 1/2 Cup of Water Pepper and Salt Directions Put Vegetables through a food processor and then mix, along with all …

5 Biggest Leg Day Mistakes

A great leg workout means never sacrificing good  form for more weight. Here are 5  of the most common leg-training mistakes. 1. Doing Shallow Squats Whether it’s on the hack squat ,doing free-weight squats or on the Leg Press, nothing is more unproductive  than loading up a bar and dropping just a few inches. Doing all your sets this way …

Weights vs Cardio for FAT LOSS

When it comes to fat loss most people assume that cardio is the cure whereas weights are only going to make you get bigger. Falling for this common misconception is one of the biggest mistakes you could make and will not only hinder your progress, but will leave you not quite looking as you hoped. Here’s  3 reasons why WEIGHT …