A Girl’s Gotta Lift – 3 Chest Training Myths

A Girl’s Gotta Lift – 3 Chest Training Myths

When the majority of women approach their personal trainers with a list of everything they want to improve, the most common options are a firmer stomach, thinner thighs or a more shapely butt. Improving their chest isn’t usually an option, in fact most females don’t think they should be training it at all.

Whether you want to become a bodybuilding, power lifting machine or you simply want to improve your overall confidence within yourself, it’s essential to train chest girls!

The overall understanding of training chest is that it should be left to men, because doing so will make you look less feminine. Here are three bogus myths I thought I’d get out and destroy so that you can get past your chest training fears and get to work!  Continue reading “A Girl’s Gotta Lift – 3 Chest Training Myths”

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Working Out

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Working Out

The first week of January is now upon us and there are a lot of people starting out a new fitness routine to fight off all of the mince pies they’ve been eating during December.

How many times have you started something and then thought, ‘I wish I knew that before’ .. ‘ I wonder where I would be now if only I knew that’

Well, I’m with you there and so was almost everyone else in the gym at some point. So I thought I would share with you my top 7 things I wish I’d known before I’d joined my gym. Continue reading “7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Working Out”

5 Tips to Meal Prep Effectively

5 Tips to Meal Prep Effectively

If you haven’t started already, prepping your meals at the start of the week is the best way to ensure you stick to your macro’s during the day.

Fail to prepare – prepare to fail.  Continue reading “5 Tips to Meal Prep Effectively”

Is This Healthy?

Is This Healthy?

This is a question a lot of us ask ourselves. Along with ‘how much pasta is REALLY too much, surely a bit extra is ok?’

Just me? Alrightey then …

Everyone has a different view on what’s healthy and what’s not. And everyone’s different, so what might be well suited to one person won’t necessarily be the same for you.  Continue reading “Is This Healthy?”

4 Tips to Avoid Over-Indulging this Christmas

4 Tips to Avoid Over-Indulging this Christmas

How on Earth are we so close to Christmas? I swear as you get older the countdown gets shorter.

Not helped by the fact that I keep forgetting to open my advent calendar..

It’s the season for indulging and treating yourself and whilst some people will completely let go of their diet ready to continue again in January, others want to maintain their plans over Christmas.
Yep, I’m the second one. Who’s idea was it to start my six pack goal of 2018 4 weeks early?!

Here are 5 tips to help you avoid over-indulging this Christmas and to keep on top of your fitness and diet routines. Continue reading “4 Tips to Avoid Over-Indulging this Christmas”

20 Christmas Gift Ideas for Fitness Junkies 🎄

20 Christmas Gift Ideas for Fitness Junkies 🎄

So we’re now well into December and people are getting into the swing of Christmas. We decorated our office the second December the 1st hit and it resembles Santa’s Grotto. Team that with non-stop playing of Christmas music and it’s safe to say that we’re all extremely excited for the Christmas break.

It can be difficult buying gifts for fitness junkies because they often know exactly what they like, and usually have it already.

I’ve previously put together a list of gift ideas for stock fillers all under £20 here. I thought I’d share with you a list of gifts with a higher price tag for your favourite friends and family members.

Continue reading “20 Christmas Gift Ideas for Fitness Junkies 🎄”

4 Ways Coffee Can Help With Your Workout

4 Ways Coffee Can Help With Your Workout

It’s important to fuel up before your workout to maximise your results – protein bars, pre-workout drinks. There’s plenty on the market. But have you ever considered just drinking a cup of coffee before hitting the gym?

Continue reading “4 Ways Coffee Can Help With Your Workout”