Why should we lift weights?

It isn’t uncommon to hear that people tend to avoid weights when they come to the gym. I have heard many different reasons for this, firstly they feel intimidated by others who seem to know more than them, secondly, they may be unsure of how to use the machines or what to do with theContinue reading “Why should we lift weights?”

Let’s Talk HIIT

HIIT. The term that can either have you running for the hills or grabbing your workout kit and jumping for joy! This style of training can be very polarising due to its nature. HIIT has been around for many years with a quick Google search showing it dates back as far as 1912 where itContinue reading “Let’s Talk HIIT”

Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating: “propensity to eat in response to positive and negative emotions” What is emotional eating? Defined as above emotional eating happens when we overeat in response to our emotions. This can include feelings of stress, boredom or sadness to name a few and causes us to eat, even when we are not feeling physicallyContinue reading “Emotional Eating”

Needing some motivation?

Ahhh motivation…. See the funny thing about it is that at some point we ALL need motivation and there isn’t a single person on this earth that is motivated all day every day (or I have yet to meet them!).  Motivation can be defined as ‘enthusiasm for doing something’. If it is something you areContinue reading “Needing some motivation?”