An Introduction to Macronutrients: What you need to know

  A balanced diet requires adequate water intake and the adequate intake of foods from five different nutrient groups. Three of those nutrient groups come under the heading of macronutrients.   Macronutrients Macronutrients are needed in large quantities, and required for structure, function and fuel. The three macronutrients are: Carbohydrate Carbohydrate is found in bread, […]

What is nutrition?

  Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. At the very least food keeps us alive but if we want to function optimally then we need to take our nutrition seriously and consume a diet that enables our cells to function at their best. This involves eating a […]

5 Nutrition Tips for Healthy Fat Loss

When we are trying to lose weight what we are really trying to do is lose fat. There are a number of different ways we can influence fat loss, some are considered healthy forms of fat loss and some aren’t. Our top five nutrition tips that will aid healthy fat loss 1.Eat breakfast You have heard it a […]

Top 5 tips for getting a good night’s sleep

  Exercise and good sleeping habits go hand in hand. An improvement in one usually leads to an improvement in the other. Conversely, if you sacrifice either of those components it will have a negative effect on the other.  When we are sleeping this is when our body recuperates and repairs.  A good night’s sleep […]

Interval Training – An Introductory Guide

Interval training involves structured periods of work and recovery aimed at developing both the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems. This type of training develops the body’s lactic acid tolerance abilities as well as developing all of the physiological systems involved during continuous (steady state) training . Why use interval training? When exercising at a higher […]

Personal Trainer Resources

Working as a personal trainer is a lot of fun, but it can also be very challenging. We have created the following list of resources that can help you whether you’ve just qualified as a PT or are looking for ways to up your game. Our list includes everything from tools and free software to […]