Don’t be another statistic!

Don’t be another statistic   So here’s a few staggering numbers for you – a combined total of 68% of people’s new year’s resolutions revolve around some form of getting fitter or dropping some unwanted pounds. 68%! That’s a huge amount of people wanting to get fit and lose weight.  But of this total how…

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Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Breakfast, breaking the fast, eating breakfast increases energy levels it restores blood sugar after sleeping all night, and restore glycogen stores in the muscles and liver. Breakfast also reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol. A literature from the University of Bath, found that skipping breakfast had no effect on metabolic rate and body weight…

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Ketogenic Weight-Loss Diets Have Similar Effects To Normal Diets

By now its fair to say everyone has heard of the Ketogenic diet. It has been a popular weight loss diet for many years. Diets that are high in carbohydrates trigger large increases in the insulin, and can promote fat storage. Substituting fats for carbohydrates increases fat oxidation and promotes fat loss. A study led…

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Eat + Train For What You Want

Eat + Train for what you want, not for what someone else wants! Matt Nailor Near enough everyday I get asked “how come you can eat/train or get away with ‘that’ ” whatever ‘that’ is. Usually this will come down to one thing, GOALS. What are my goals in comparison to you? And how my…

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Barnstaple Personal trainer. Did you forget about you!

I found myself thinking how awesome it was to be that young when a simple things like a ambulance excited you.
As we get older we forget the simple things, life catches up and we lose sight of the simple things.

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Personal trainer Barnstaple: Tasty Tuesday.

Ingredients for a Low Fat Vegetable Curry:• 1tsp coconut oil• 1 medium red pepper, deseeded and sliced • ½ vegetable stock cube• 1 tbsp curry powder• Pinch of sea salt • 80g cauliflower • 120g mixed vegetables. • 1 tsp chutney • 50g Quinoa, dry How to Cook a Healthy Vegetable Curry: METHOD: 1. Cook…

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Personal Trainer Barnstaple: To detox or not to detox.

That alone can cause you to shed 5 to 10 pounds in just a few days, but that loss won’t be body fat, and I promise you will regain the weight plus maybe some extra pounds as soon as you revert to your usual routine.

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Personal trainer Barnstaple: why use zinc?

There is a really simple way to tell and at our studio in Barnstaple we can run a very quick test that will tell us this information. Some of the tell tale physical signs are poor immune function, low libido, low fertility, ulcers and poor digestive health, tiredness not relieved by sleep, low concentration levels.

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Form Is Better Than Speed

Never sacrifice form with speed, performing 5 perfect press-ups is exactly the same as performing 20 sloppy rushed press-ups. By concentrating on form in each exercise you are maximizing the full potential of that exercise and getting the most out of your target muscle groups, but as you start to lose form you start targeting…

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