Category: nutrition

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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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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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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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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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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