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Hollie Results!

    “I first joinedLIFT in June 2017 doing classes in the morning as I was overweight and unfit and wanted to get more exercise into my routine. Spending a few months getting to know the guys at LIFT made me realise how knowledgeable they were in terms of fitness, nutrition and healthy living. I […]

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Helen Result! Fighting weight loss

We talk a lot about why people should be more focused on fat loss than weight loss. In case you have been living under a rock lately here is a short blog post on why. However, there are scenarios where weight loss is the ultimate factor and I have a prime example of just this. […]

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Menstruation and Fat Loss

Men and women, although possessing many similarities, have obvious differences with menstruation being one of the most evident. With regards to training and nutrition it’s important both coach/trainer and client have a basic level of understanding on the subject. What is menstruation? This is a one month cycle that women go through from puberty up […]

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Increase calories, lose more weight

Sounds illogical, right. How can you eat more and yet, lose more? This is a very common occurrence through and working with people through the years I’ve noticed it’s been something that always blows people’s minds. However there are no tricks or magical fat burning foods, it simply comes down to selective dismissal. I am […]

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Energy Balance & Metabolism

On our Monday night Facebook live event we discussed metabolism and how we can change energy balance by influencing certain aspects. Here is how it went down: There are three aspects we need to consider: BMR – Basel metabolic rate – an estimate of how much energy you would burn in 24hrs at complete rest […]

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This is…. Blowing your mind

Let me blow your mind! We can lose weight eating only Doritos and Kit-Kats, and we can gain weight eating only chicken and broccoli! MIND = BLOWN Without going too science on you all, weight gain and weight loss is simply dictated by our TDEE (total daily energy expenditure). TDEE is how many calories we […]

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This is… detoxing

What is a detox?  By definition: “A detox is a treatment that is intended to remove poisonous or harmful substances for your body” Collins English Dictionary – Online  Basically removing toxins from our bodies that have been ingested in some way and which are harmful to our health.  However many detox companies have a variety […]

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This is… Dave

This is Dave. Dave has just undergone a 12-week transformation phase with us at LIFT. Before we get into the article lets just take a minute and appreciate how good he looks to date and how impressive his transformation is. Many places use before and after photos to entice the readers into a false perception, […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of New Year training

Do’s and Don’ts of New Year training Christmas is now a distant memory, the New Year has been celebrated and everyone is left feeling a little depressed, bloated, and convinced about not having any more alcohol until the summer…. Yeah! Like that’s going to happen.   This is when New Year resolutions kick in and […]

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This is… GOALS!

GOALS! – Climbing the mountain one step at a time. To train with a purpose you need to identify goals. Identifying goals provides a meaning and motivation to train at your absolute best. A goal is anything that is specific to you. It could be a target body fat (BF)%, a maximum squat weight or […]

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