Why weight train?
When we incorporate lifting weights into our workouts, we reap a number of benefits that go beyond just how it makes us look (although this is a great bonus) Weight training benefits include: Let’s start with the obvious. It builds muscle. If you’re looking to ‘tone up’, gain some serious size, or build a particular […]
The most underrated form of exercise – the benefits of walking
When people think about working out, more often than not, walking is not an exercise that they think to include in their weekly routine. But they should. Walking is actually the safest, least expensive, and overall, most beneficial way to lose weight and improve cardiovascular health. All ages can take part and it’s absolutely free. […]
Training around your menstrual cycle
The menstrual cycle represents a unique series of hormonal changes that underpin female reproductive capabilities. But when it comes to exercise we too often deem these physiological fluctuations as something that may impair our ability to move. Instead, by becoming aware of the changes occurring at each phase, it is thought that we can ‘cycle […]
Is Cardio necessary for losing body fat?
Many are still under the impression that in order to lose substantial body fat that they need to be doing hours on the end of cardio. However, this isn’t the case. While it is advised that you incorporate some form of cardio within your training program, if your goal is focused on building strength, muscle […]
How to Track Your Progress
When it comes to tracking progress, whether it be in terms of your nutrition or training, it is important to consider what metrics we are using to do this. For example, a personal goal may be to simply reduce body fat and they might use the weight on the scales as the determinant as […]
ARE YOU TRAINING HARD ENOUGH?
When it comes to building muscle, one thing that most people can agree upon is that you need to be pushing towards muscular failure in order to stimulate growth. Research shows that whether you perform 20+ reps or 6+ reps, there is little to no difference in muscular growth, as long as the individual reaches […]
One of the most important ingredients to achieving any goal you set out to is by keeping yourself accountable and surround yourself with others who will help you to do so. Whether you are just beginning your fitness journey or you are more experienced, it is still always important to surround yourself with people who […]
What is NEAT ?
THE MOST UNDERRATED COMPONENT TO FAT LOSS🚶🏻♂️🚶🏻♀️ – While we tend to focus predominantly on Nutrition or our specified training sessions when it comes to fat loss, we often miss out a very important piece to the puzzle. – We know that in order to lose body fat you need to be in a Calorie […]
Should I Train Everyday ?
While being in lockdown, many of us are doing some form of exercise which is great, and we would certainly recommend doing some form of movement daily. However, it is also important to note that your body also needs to recover. Recovery is needed for your body to grow and repair itself, and without proper […]
How to build muscle while in lockdown
Is it really possible to build muscle in lockdown? In short, Yes! Even with limited equipment, it is possible to stimulate muscle growth. Limited equipment means we may not be able to load up our muscles as many of us are so accustomed to doing in a gym environment. This method of building muscle is […]