Steps

WHY TEN THOUSAND STEPS PER DAY?

Ten Thousand steps per day is universally recognised as the target to hit if you want to be active throughout the day and get your steps in. But why Ten Thousand? You might be surprised to hear that the original reason for Ten thousand steps didn’t come from research on health and fitness, but from […]

Steps

5 STEPS TO SUCCESS

Building new habits into your daily routine is a great way to help you to get success with your goals. It can take anywhere between 14-28 days for something that is done daily to become a habit. If you have found it difficult to stick to new things in your routine when it comes to […]

Reasons to exercise

5 REASONS TO EXERCISE (that have nothing to do with weight loss)

Exercise and weight loss tend to go hand in hand. Whenever people think of exercise, the majority tend to be using it as a tool for getting or staying in shape and for some form of fat loss. But there is so much more to exercise than just a weight loss tool. The benefits are […]

low calorie

THIS ONE WEIRD TRICK!

If you have been on the internet in the last few months, you will have seen links to different weight loss products that usually start with ‘This one weird Trick’. They usually are aimed at removing belly fat, shrinking your waist, taking a pill or herb to eradicate fat or dropping 20lbs in a week […]

training myths

FITNESS MYTHS

Fitness Myths are as common as Nutrition Myths. I talked about those in last week’s blog and You can check that out here I’m sure there will be at least one of these fitness myths that you have heard before and probably believed or might still believe, so hopefully this will dispel some of these […]

Nutrition Myths

NUTRITION MYTHS

Nutrition Myths are everywhere! They are online and you will hear them in work and even at home. I’m sure there will be at least one of these that you have heard before and probably believed or might still believe. Hopefully this will help to dispel some of these and clear up any confusion there […]

Summer Sips

SUMMER SIPS!

It’s Summer Sips season, but instead of cocktails, we are going to give 3 smoothie recipes that are packed full of flavour and taste, but also are full of healthy ingredients for getting your vitamins and minerals in. As always, the calories and macros are included in the images, so you know exactly what you […]

Letterkenny gym

WHAT TO EXPECT ON YOUR FIRST DAY BACK TO THE GYM!

What to expect on your first day back to the gym? Next Monday, June 7th will see the welcome reopening of gyms and fitness facilities across Donegal. My own gym Rushe Fitness here in Letterkenny will be opening at 6am and we will be having our 1st set of classes in 6 months. It will […]

Eat real food challenge

THE EAT REAL FOOD CHALLENGE!

To Eat real food should be what we do every day. But with the lockdown and the past year of Covid, we are seeing more and more people turning to takeaways and convenience foods dressed up and disguised as ‘health foods’. If you bought shares in Just eat or Deliveroo early last year, there is […]

no excuses

NO MORE EXCUSES

Excuses, It has been extremely easy to fall into a rut with everything that has been going on. I spoke about this at the start of the initial Lockdowns back in 2020 and I made the point that “habits made during the lockdowns would be very hard to break!” Last year was a wash out […]