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Which supplements should you take?

When it comes to supplements, there are many questions that often lead people baffled and extremely unsure of the stuff. In this article i’m going to try and answer the most common questions and curiosities about supplements and whether or not it’s worth investing in.   Myth Buster Firstly I would like to get a…

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Building Lean Muscle Mass

Benefits of Building Lean Muscle There are many reasons to build lean muscle, in most cases it’s just to look aesthetically pleasing however their are many different reasons as to why you should build lean mass including: Strengthening your bones Boosting your metabolism aiding in fat loss Pumping up your natural testosterone levels Sharpening your…

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3 ways to increase testosterone naturally

Increasing your testosterone levels can cause rapid gains in muscle mass and vitality in only a matter of weeks. Testosterone is an important hormone for good health in both males and females but as you age the amount of testosterone that your body produces declines. Women naturally have lower levels of testosterone and testosterone is…

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The effect of exercise on our mental wellbeing

What effect does exercise have on our mental well being? Working within the fitness industry, the term exercise or runner’s ‘high’ is something we hear on a regular basis. Client’s feeling great after a workout is very common and gives us as trainers a great sense of achievement. Research suggests that anxiety can be reduced for…

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Eating too much fruit can make you fat

Fruit is good for you it’s healthy right? so I can eat as much as I want. I know its sugar but it’s a natural sugar. Whilst the above is all true fruit is still a sugar and its addictive! Sugar increases our insulin level which in turn increases our appetite encouraging us to over…

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The best time of day to exercise

When is the best time to train? I often get asked this question and wished there was a straight forward answer as I would pack my gym out at those times. There are several factors that need to be considered not least; What type of exercise are you planning? What is the purpose of your training? and…

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The importance of rest and recovery

The importance of Rest and Recovery “Your ability to get results is dependent on your ability to recover from the stresses you place upon it” – Kev Walker Modelhealth Whilst you all need to stay active and exercise forms part of this whether for aesthetics and or health exercise can be another form of stress.…

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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…

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How to stay motivated

How do you stay motivated? January is the busiest time for people starting a new health and fitness regime but bodybuilding.com 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…

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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…

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