Apples: Autumn's favourite functional food for bigger and stronger muscles

Posted by Anita Badmus on Sep 19, 2017 5:06:36 AM

Apples are proving to be a functional food with benefits beyond basic nutrition. Synonymous with autumn harvests and back to school, apples provide amazing health benefits, with research showing promise in addressing the obesity epidemic and other chronic conditions and diseases. One of the most popular items to add to a lunch box, find out what the latest research is suggesting regarding the health and performance benefits of apples. From increased muscle size to decreased obesity, apples bring more than just flavour to the autumn season.

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Mindless to Mindful Eating for Weight Loss

Posted by Anita Badmus on Sep 14, 2017 3:10:34 AM

Do your clients eat mindlessly? From our underlying clean plate mentality, to dietary danger zones, to chicken wings, storage containers and taller glasses, help them discover strategies to incorporate mindful tactics to overcome barriers to losing weight and keeping it off.

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Building Muscle Mass: Balanced Workout Programmes Using Tabata at the end of your Hypertrophy Workouts

Posted by Anita Badmus on Sep 5, 2017 9:36:55 AM

A solution to cardio-vascular maintenance during hypertrophy training phases.

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BREAKING DOWN FOUR POPULAR DIETS - PALEO, KETO, GLUTEN FREE & DETOX

Posted by Anita Badmus on Sep 4, 2017 9:37:23 AM

Often, when our clients embark on a new fitness regimes they are seeking a quick fix and place their hopes on amazing “new” diets. Some of the popular diets that they might be considering are the detox, paleo, gluten-free and ketogenic diet.

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How to Become a Boxing Coach

Posted by Sam Underwood on Sep 4, 2017 6:42:53 AM

Boxing is undoubtedly one of the toughest sports out there. Participants need every physical and mental ability to be successful; strength, stamina, fitness, desire, balance, willingness to learn…the list goes on. However, there are many boxing enthusiasts who will lace up the gloves but never actually get in the ring, and instead use the training and discipline to dramatically improve their overall fitness and health without taking punches.

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Topics: Career Guidance

HOW TO BECOME A CERTIFIED GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

Posted by Sam Underwood on Sep 4, 2017 6:35:13 AM

The group fitness sector is booming in popularity; it’s wide ranging and diverse, from yoga to cross training, and indoor cycling classes to HIIT, there should be something for everyone of all ages, strengths and fitness. The old clichés of the types of people who participate, such as ‘ladies in lycra’ have largely gone - you’re likely to find a balance of like-minded people who just want to get fit and have fun doing so.

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How to Become an Indoor Cycling Instructor

Posted by Sam Underwood on Sep 4, 2017 4:02:47 AM

What is indoor cycling?

Indoor cycling is typically taught in classes of perhaps up to 20 people. The classes are almost always set to music and are a proper cardio workout, while also strengthening the lower body and shoulders in particular. While neither rhythmical nor particularly complex in the movements, participants will be standing, sprinting, and sitting on the bike at various times, and altering their speed accordingly. For effective and continued weight loss, increasing resistance – weight in the pedals – will be needed. Classes typically last 30-60 minutes.

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