How Does Exercise Affect Hormone Balance & Metabolism?

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Nov 22, 2018 3:43:05 AM

There are four hormones that are critical to the success of your client’s weight loss program. Cortisol, insulin, thyroid, and the sex hormones (testosterone in men, and progesterone in women). When kept in balance, these hormones have the largest effect on metabolism. When out of balance, they can prevent your client from achieving the fitness results they desire.

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Topics: exercise, hormones, insulin, testosterone, thyroid, weight loss, Advice

GET YOUR CLIENTS BEACH READY WITH THESE WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jul 13, 2018 1:14:54 AM

It’s been said we have more food than any other country in the world and more diets to keep them from it. Diet and fitness trends come and go. Currently we are in a low-carb/high-fat craze, yet for many years it was high-carb/low-fat.As a healthcare provider, personal trainer and sports nutritionist, I see many people who are seeking advice on how to lose weight, either to deal with the comorbidities of obesity and/or to feel better about their bodies.

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Topics: Fitness, weight, weight loss, Uncategorised

HOW TO DESIGN A WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMME LIKE A PRO

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jun 11, 2018 8:26:12 AM

A quick Google search for the topic of program design for weight loss provides well over 2 million results. Needless to say, there is a lot of information, and sometimes misinformation, on the “best” ways to lose weight.

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Topics: cardio, exercise, reps, weight loss, personal training, Advice

BUST THROUGH TRAINING PLATEAUS (AND BOREDOM) WITH THESE PROGRAMMING SWAPS

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on May 8, 2018 1:33:22 AM

Are your clients hitting a training plateau or getting bored with their workout? Are you getting bored using the same exercises? Try manipulating the training variables to bring in some fun factor while staying true to your client’s goals and abilities.

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Topics: exercise selection, intensity, plateau, reps, sets, superset, tempo, volume, weight loss, 1RM, Advice

SALTY FACTS ON SODIUM

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Apr 24, 2018 7:34:04 AM

The average Briton consumes up to 8000 mg of sodium each day! An amount far in excess of the tolerable upper level (UL*) intake recommended by most health organisations. Too much salt in the diet can raise blood pressure which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. A reduction in average salt intake from 8g to 6g per day is estimated to prevent over 8000 premature deaths each year and save the NHS over £570million annually.

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Topics: diet, sodium, weight loss, Nutrition, Advice, heart disease, hypertension, salt

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