Category: lifestyle

Know Your Fats

Fats, (sometimes referred to as lipids) have sparked much controversy over the years with some claiming it’s the root cause for cardio vascular disease and others claiming higher fat diets are superior for fat loss… confusing right? Each gram of fat contains 9kcals of energy. So, in comparison to protein (4kcal) and carbohydrates (4kcal) fat […]

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Know Your Protein

We know it’s important but what do you get for your returns? Once over, when the research wasn’t as easily understood, protein was associated mainly with building muscle. If you wanted to look like Arnie you ate protein… and lifted weights. However, the research is now for more advanced than it was back then, and […]

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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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Instant results, would you take it?

Everyone wants the answers delivered on a plate or more precisely on a quick Google search. Don’t believe me? I’ll bet my life you’ve Googled at least one of the followings or similar phrases: How do I lose body fat? How do I tone up? How do I lose belly fat? How do I lose […]

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5 Steps To Losing Your Mummy Tummy

You probably want a “how to lose weight quick” plan or “the best ab workouts” but please bear with me for the next five minutes as this could really change your perspective and give you the tools you need to really get the results you have been wanting for so long.   I do want […]

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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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It’s their most wonderful time of the year…

January is notoriously a month of post-Christmas depression and guilt. From high energy festive spirits to a low, unmotivated dark depression literally in the space of 24hrs. In general Christmas takes us away from reality and we allow ourselves to relax more and have fun… and why not, after all we probably spend too much […]

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