Tag: fitness

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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Do you struggle to show up? Don’t be alone

Do you find you start training with a ton of enthusiasm and motivation only to find 4-6 weeks later your gym visits become significantly less frequent? Your motivation has dwindled away and the excitement of getting that dream body had worn thin.   One of the main reasons people quit on their fitness goals is […]

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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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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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Increase calories, lose more weight

Sounds illogical, right. How can you eat more and yet, lose more? This is a very common occurrence through and working with people through the years I’ve noticed it’s been something that always blows people’s minds. However there are no tricks or magical fat burning foods, it simply comes down to selective dismissal. I am […]

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This is…. Blowing your mind

Let me blow your mind! We can lose weight eating only Doritos and Kit-Kats, and we can gain weight eating only chicken and broccoli! MIND = BLOWN Without going too science on you all, weight gain and weight loss is simply dictated by our TDEE (total daily energy expenditure). TDEE is how many calories we […]

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This is… detoxing

What is a detox?  By definition: “A detox is a treatment that is intended to remove poisonous or harmful substances for your body” Collins English Dictionary – Online  Basically removing toxins from our bodies that have been ingested in some way and which are harmful to our health.  However many detox companies have a variety […]

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This is… Dave

This is Dave. Dave has just undergone a 12-week transformation phase with us at LIFT. Before we get into the article lets just take a minute and appreciate how good he looks to date and how impressive his transformation is. Many places use before and after photos to entice the readers into a false perception, […]

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