Teenagers and Exercise

Throughout childhood and adolescence, there are so many reasons why exercise and activity can reduce and teenagers become more inactive – studying for exams and exercise isn’t always seen as ‘cool’. In today’s social media society, there’s extra pressure for teenagers to look a certain way or to have a particular brand of sports clothing,… Continue reading Teenagers and Exercise

Alcohol and weight loss

We’re at that time of year coming up to peak party season, with endless buffets, drinks and limited time for exercise. Whilst you don’t want to go completely bonkers, you also want to be able to enjoy yourself and not have the stress and worry of counting every single calorie that may pass your lips… Continue reading Alcohol and weight loss

TDEE? That’s totally NEAT

Weight loss comes from a basic energy balance – burn more calories than you’re consuming….. simple, eh?! Exercise burns calories, we all know that, and we also know that some forms of exercise burns more calories than others.  The same way that some foods contain more calories than others, so make losing weight that bit… Continue reading TDEE? That’s totally NEAT

Compound vs. Isolation Exercises

We’re all really busy people, and trying to fit everything into such a short amount of time.  Exercise is no different, and it really is a case of quality over quantity. People always ask how much exercise they should be doing per session and per week, but it really depends on the amount of time… Continue reading Compound vs. Isolation Exercises

Fat – be gone!

We’ve all been there, weight is coming down and changes are happening, but there’s fat that just won’t budge.  Stomach fat, bum fat or that little bit of fat on the back of your arms (pleasantly known as bingo wings), it’s all annoying. Although targeting particular muscle will help with hypertrophy (muscle growth and size),… Continue reading Fat – be gone!