Category: body composition

Fasted Cardio… What You Should Know About It’s Effect On Fat Loss!

Low intensity fasted cardio accelerates fat loss… or does it? 🤔 It’s been long believed that participating in low intensity cardio before breakfast increases fat oxidation. Therefore, removing more body fat than non-fasted cardio. I’ve seen it all over Facebook. Especially now, during lockdown. People out early doors for their hit of “fat blasting” cardio. […]

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January F**kery

Part 8: Creating your training program The finale! The finish! The climax! The last instalment of January F**kery. Honestly, I could probably keep going and continue this well into next January, I have so much more I want to help you with but there is more than enough to get you thinking acting differently this […]

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Before & after photos… inspiring or shaming?

“You need to lose a few pounds” “You’ll never look like {insert any Instagram fitness “influencer”} “This is how you should look” “Run fat girl run” That last one was actually a real quote. Seriously, one of my former clients was under the “supervision” of a PT before she came to me and this particular […]

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Carbs, The Truth You Need To Know!

PART 2: MENSTRUATION AND SUGAR “ADDICTION”… WHAT’S GOING ON? I just like to first put it out there… As a guy I will never experience what it’s actually like to go through menstruation. Therefore, the following article is based on what I’ve read, studied and years of experience working with women. So, although I can’t […]

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Carbs, The Truth You Need To Know!

PART 1: ARE CARBS MAKING YOU FAT? Carbohydrates have come under a lot of abuse of the last few years and have even been claimed to be the cause of fat gain and obesity. But what are carbohydrates and are they bad for our health? One of three macronutrients (protein, fat & carbs) carbohydrates come […]

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Kim’s new bod!

Another prime example that lifting weights and developing badass strength does NOT cause women to bulk… provided they manage their calorie intake. Kim has been part of ourLIFT family since we opened in January 2015 but has been training in our female group CORE sessions for the past 18-months. Our CORE sessions are designed to develop […]

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Has your metabolism been damaged like Bryan’s?

You’ve probably heard of it, but do you know what it is? Metabolic syndrome or Syndrome X as it can also be referred to is a cluster of metabolic process that have become abnormal due to lifestyle and dietary choices.   The risks:   Type 2 diabetes Cardiovascular disease.   The health factors:   Insulin […]

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55lbs down… so far!

Six months down and 55 lbs lost… Like many people Gemma came with the goal of losing weight. She had done many diets in the past and in some cases lost a lot of weight. But here lies the issue… weight. The fixation on weight can be truly debilitating. The focus becomes solely on the […]

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Slow metabolism?

You’ve probably heard of it, but do you know what it is? Metabolic syndrome or Syndrome X as it can also be referred to is a cluster of metabolic process that have become abnormal due to lifestyle and dietary choices.   The risks:   Type 2 diabetes Cardiovascular disease.   The health factors:   Insulin […]

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Is your weight out of control?

From a day to day basis you appear no different than you did the day before. But then you look back at photos from 6-months, 12-months and five years ago and then the reality hits you in the face harder than a five iron.   You then grasp you have gained a tremendous amount of […]

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