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Isometric Training

By Fred

In simple terms, muscle can only contract in a few ways. It can do the obvious and contract to shorten the distance between joints, such as when doing a bicep curl. This is called aconcentric contraction, where the muscle tenses while shortening.One of the main benefits of isometric training is that the body is able to…

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Intensity or Insanity

By Fred

QUESTION: Do you think that the intensity of your workout is “THE THING” that gives you results or is it more about being consistent with your workouts? I like doing these kind of workouts, but I’m having a hard time pushing myself that hard every day and I’m finding now that I’m starting to dread doing…

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Eating Alone

By Fred

My top clients have one thing in common – they keep an honest fit book and food journal. They record every mouthful of what they eat and every sip even if they have gone off the rails . I also ask them to jot down the time, who the meal is with, and where they…

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A Minimalist lifestyle

By Fred

A minimalist lifestyle is the reduction of stress and material goods to focus on what matters the most.While for some, a minimalist lifestyle may begin with simplifying out diet or meditating. When you have less physical distractions around you it actually correlates to less mental clutter,which in turn gives you permission to look deeper into…

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Creative visualisation

By Fred

This is a technique in which you use your thoughts and imagination to bring you closer to achieving your goals and creating what you want in life.When we visualise we act,and our subconscious mind interprets imagery as equivalent to a real life action,put simply,as if it already happened,and this helps our intention move from imagination…

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Set up an early morning routine

By Fred

When you have a morning routine,made up of positive habits as possible,then you’re starting your day with intention and bringing your morning ‘wins’with you into the rest of the day,while also working to deter bad habits along the way.A study has found the key to happiness is structuring your day so that includes activities that…

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Best Foods to Eat AFTER a Workout

By Fred

These are the 3 guidelines to follow after a workout: 1. As with every meal, you should include a lean, complete protein source, such as grilled chicken breast, cottage cheese, or protein powder. These are not only high-quality protein sources, they are also “quick-digesting proteins”, which is optimal after a workout (so the proteins’ amino acids reach…

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Conquering Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

By Fred

here are 3 tips that will limit cravings, and over-all sugar consumption: 1. Focus on Protein: often times when we craves sweets it’s because we are lacking protein. Remember, serotonin is made from an amino acid (the building blocks that make up protein). PLUS, sugar alone causes your insulin, or blood sugar levels, to shoot up and then…

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Focus on the NOW and not the all or nothing approach !

By Fred

Have you ever started a weight loss or exercise plan, veered off course, and then decided you’ve already “blown it”, so might as well continue being “bad” and start over on Monday? If so, you’re not alone. It’s very common. Instead of straying from the plan on Friday night and then getting right back on track…

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Fibrous carbs very effective for fat loss !

By Fred

Did you know that fibrous carbs are extremely beneficial for 4 reasons: a.) they are low in calories, b.) they are high in fiber, c.) they have almost no adverse affects on insulin, and d.) they are loaded with vitamins and minerals and other nutrients that fight off illness and disease. So then why shouldn’t…

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