Fitness Advice – Plateauing

Fitness Advice – 6 Reasons why you have hit a plateau or think you have 1. You are not being honest with your food intake, not accurately tracking it or even eating correctly for you. It is easy to kid yourself into thinking you are eating accordingly to your goals. Yes that biscuit or three […]

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Personal Training & How Rest Aids Recovery

Personal Training – Recovery and rest’s role for getting in shape War time British prime minister Winston Churchill was once asked; “Sir, to what do you attribute your success in life?”. His reply was; “Economy of effort. Never stand up when you can sit down, and never sit down when you can lie down.” I […]

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Diet Planning, Thornbury Nuritional Expert’s Menu For Fat Loss

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for fat loss! So here it is! An example of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Remember, just an example! Bear in mind that eating for health can often be different than eating for body composition goals. It may be worth adjusting your focus from making every meal michelin star standard food (in […]

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Nutritional Advice from Thornbury PT Mike Nichols

Nutritional Advice – What Should You Eat For Fat Loss? First of all, one day of eating well for your goal will be good, but far from sufficient to attain it (in case you needed that clearing up!). You will need to face up to committing yourself to being consistently good for at least weeks […]

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Muscle Toning & Getting Lean – 6 Steps

6 Steps to getting leaner, more toned and more muscular  1. Make it your primary focus to actually achieve it for around 3-12 months of disciplined effort (or more if you really like). In the grand scheme of things, this will be a short period of time for you to sacrifice if you end up […]

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Fitness Training: Weights or Cardio?

Fitness Training: Should I be doing Weights or Cardio to get in shape? I’m sure I have written posts on this topic before and so have many others. Yet there are still people out there with beliefs that one or the other is the best form of fitness training to get lean and ‘in shape’. […]

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Diet Planning – Do I Need Supplements? Part 2

Diet Planning & Supplements – Reasons to take (or not take) supplements As promised in Part 1 of Do I need Supplements? Here are few reasons for and against the use of Supplements in your diet planning.  Reasons for: If you are an individual that wishes to truly excel with body composition results, then you […]

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4 Fitness Tips For Christmas Indulgence

If like me, you have already attended a Christmas party or two and have yet more to come before the year is out, you may be allowing yourself to feel a little anxious about what the scales might say after it’s all said and done. Here are some tips for not worrying about it this […]

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Diet Planning & Supplements – Do I need them?

Diet Planning – Do I need Supplements? Part 1 Supplements can be in the form of; Whey protein powders, Casein protein powders, BCAA’s (branched chain amino acids), creatine, Pre-workouts, intra-workouts, mineral supplements, vitamin supplements, raspberry ketones, ‘slimming teas and shakes’, Herbalife…. (makes me shudder when I mention their name), slim fast, aloe vera, cod liver […]

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