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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 […]

Sit Up

DO SIT UPS BURN FAT?

Can doing sit ups or any exercise burn fat from one area of your body and no others? Spot reduction is where people try and use certain exercises to burn fat from stubborn areas of the body. An example of this would be people who do loads of sit ups to try and burn tummy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Letterkenny gym

DON’T BE AFRAID TO GET BACK TO THE GYM!

With the gym beginning to reopen and life starting to get back to normal, it is important to remember to schedule time for your health and fitness into your routine. It is extremely easy to let it slide and continue the trend of doing little to no exercise as many have for the past year. […]

nutrition myths

5 SIMPLE WAYS TO LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT DIETING!

Dieting sucks! When most think about dieting, it usually involves severe restriction or turning to diet products. The word diet doesn’t tend to have any positive connotations for those who are thinking of starting one. So, today I am going to give you 5 simple Tips you can use to stop over eating, that should […]