Author Archives: FitnessUnit

Strongman Training

Strongman Training What is Strongman Training? Strongman training is about true functional strength. It is about lifting heavy, pushing heavy, carrying heavy, pulling heavy, all the primal movements with a heavy load. We use compound exercises like the squat, deadlifts, clean & press, farmers walk and prowler that work several muscle groups at once and that includes the heart…


How to stay motivated

How do you stay motivated? January is the busiest time for people starting a new health and fitness regime but State that 73% of them will not continue and half of those will give up within 6 weeks of starting. According to Statistic Brain 67% of people who have a gym membership don’t use it. I…


Ladies and Weight Training for Fat Loss

Ladies and Weight training for fat loss There are many reasons that women are concerned about weight training even though it’s one of the best ways to tone up and drop body fat in addition to having many other HEALTH benefits The most common concern I hear from clients who I recommend weight training to…


Why dieting on rabbit food is a recipe for disaster

We all know that salad is nutritious and healthy but it should not be your main source of food as it does not contain enough nutrients to keep the body healthy and functioning. Whilst a salad can provide Vitamin C Fibre and Potassium amongst other nutrients it needs to be added to a good source…


5 delicious breakfasts all under 500 calories

5 delicious breakfasts all under 500 calories & less than 60 seconds to make – no excuse to skip Breakfast! CRUNCHY NUT YOGHURT Calories 311 Carbs 22 Fat 19 Protein 12 1.5 tablespoons of coconut flakes – 1 tablespoon chopped mixed nuts – 1 teaspoon sultanas Serve with 1 tablespoon natural yoghurt Mix all the…


5 Simple Steps to Relieve DOMS

DOMS Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness? You may be wondering why you are so sore after a workout especially if you are new to exercise? You see the workouts we focus on are results driven but… In order to get results we have to give the body something that it is not used to which means…


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