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HOW TO FIGHT THE WINTER BLUES Posted 17th November 2017 at 07:57

It is definitely that time of year! Dark, cold and miserable. People start missing sessions and skip the 6am Team Training class in favour of the snooze button. And you know what? I don’t blame them! This morning I felt like death. I went for dinner with a client at the Turkish Kitchen in Hertford to talk through a new business idea. We had a beer. I went to bed late. And of course, my mind was working at... Read more

The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer Posted 5th October 2017 at 11:44

PERSONAL TRAINING WORKS When you find the right one for you it can be great and the same rule applies for us as personal trainers. Sometimes the person who walks through the door makes the trainer. I will be the first to admit that. We don't always get it right, but the more experienced I get (8 years now), the less mistakes I make. If you're prepared to work with your trainer and apply what they know, rather... Read more

5 Reasons Why Protein is Good for Weight Loss Posted 4th September 2017 at 10:15

1. YOU NATURALLY EAT LESS In the beginning of your weight loss journey, protein is important because it helps keep you fuller for longer. Eating protein slows down digestion making us more satisfied and less likely to go back for seconds. If this happens over the course of multiple days, you are more likely to get into a calorie deficit. 2. SUSTAINABLE ENERGY Ever found yourself craving something sweet mid afternoon only to go on and make food... Read more

How to stay on track this summer Posted 17th July 2017 at 10:48

For many of us holidays are mostly about relaxing & unwinding from every day life but for those trying to lose weight or to maintain a healthy lifestyle the lure of the all inclusive buffet and copious amounts of cocktails can sometimes throw us off course. So how can you keep control whilst still enjoying yourself? Well you can! Living by the 80/20 rule means that you can still eat healthy, lose weight and enjoy your chosen treats! One... Read more

Womens Fitness in Hertford Posted 2nd July 2017 at 16:03

As personal trainers we obviously hold keeping fit and healthy as a high priority, however, we understand that not everyone feels the same way. As busy mums Sian and I can relate to many women whose daily lives are filled with responsibilities which are often seen as a barrier to finding time to exercise. Working, childcare, household chores and generally being busy with daily life often leaves little time for 'ourselves' and even less time to... Read more

Why Diets Don't Work Posted 13th June 2017 at 17:11

Having been in the fitness industry for over a decade, you can probably imagine how many diets we have come across. Low carb - eat fewer carbs and more foods rich in protein and fat. Ketogenic - eat almost no carbs, some protein and lots of fat Low fat - avoid foods high in fat and eat mostly protein and carbs. Intermittent fasting - restrict your eating period to only a few hours a day. Weight watchers - uses a... Read more