Category: nutrition

Weight loss Vs. Fat loss

Whether you require weight loss or fat loss is entirely your call. But before you make the decision be clear on what both are and the results it will achieve: Weight loss: Loss of muscle, stored energy, water and a small % of fat Very little improvement of physique (essentially a smaller version of the […]

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A beginner’s guide to fuel for the GNR

Another year is nearly upon us and many of you warriors will be taking the stand on Sunday to take part in the annual Great North Run (GNR)… First off, well done for taking part… I wish you the very best of luck! Secondly, have you got your nutrition right? Have you done your research […]

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How to lose belly fat

Do you find yourself crossing your arms over your stomach when you sit down, sucking in when company is present or wearing baggier tops than normal, so it doesn’t “cling” to your belly? I bet you have also tried every diet going, every food that “eliminates” belly fat and yet still you’re frustrated. Look, we […]

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One reason you are not seeing results

When was the last time you noted actual progress. Progress that you could say with 100% certainty confirms what you are doing inside of the gym and outside of the gym is actually working? Do you how how it feels to be reassured that what you are doing is taking you one step closer to […]

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When to eat for fat loss…

Spiking insulin in the morning will prevent you from burning body fat When you fast, your body utilises fat for energy therefore you burn more fat If you eat too late at night, it will sit on your stomach and turn to fat   I am going to assume you have probably heard these, and […]

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What is Personal Training?

Sorry, I could resist the opportunity to use a buff guy in cheesy short, shorts… But in reality, this is many peoples perception of Personal Trainers …but what is Personal Training (PT)? Many perceive PT’s to be glorified rep counters or people that are going to get you out of bed at 6am and make […]

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How to create a calorie deficit without tracking calories

On chatting with one of our LIFT members yesterday, he asked how to create a calorie deficit without the need to actually track calories… My response was that it is very specific to each individual, which is why we work with individuals on their specific requirements, and you would need to look at your specific […]

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Eating after 8pm… What happens?

This was a myth I thought had past it sell by date, but on talking with a client just the other day it appears not On talking nutrition, she mentioned trying to avoid eating after a certain time at night. When I asked why she quite casually stated that it turns to fat if it’s […]

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Laurence Results!

Two years ago, Laurence approached us to help him change his health and physique. Being both a business and family guy his time was limited, and he gradually fell down the slippery slope of neglecting his own health and wellbeing “With a busy family and business life I struggled with managing to lose weight and […]

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Suzanne Results!

The persistency of weights causing, women in particular, to bulk still resides and fails to be quashed Suzanne is a first-class example of how lifting weights “does not” cause bulk She has been training with us now for a good 8-10 months and resembles nothing of the incredible hulk But there is something that she […]

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