Category: body composition

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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Chris Results!

I would like to say an absolute massive well done to Chris So far, he has lost an unbelievable 41lbs of body fat since March this year and as you can tell is looking pretty good. His weight began at 228lbs and he is now weighing a lighter 187lb   I say so far as […]

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Cushions & jumpers… an analogy to female bulking

Lifting weights leads to huge biceps, traps and quadzillas. It creates an uncanny resemblance to the incredible hulk and develops the ability to tear clothes at the slightest squeeze of a muscle Anyone can easily add 10, 20 or 30lbs of muscle in a few measly months by simply eating more protein and lifting a […]

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Very fat to very lean… The training structure

Training is a very important aspect to dropping body fat and increasing leanness, however make no mistake, you can train like a beast but if you eat like a pig the former is a pointless process.   But let’s assume you don’t eat like a pig. You are now in control of your energy intake […]

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