Category «Health & Fitness»

How A Great HIT Mindset, Reaps Great HIT Results

ENTER STUART RALPH This is an article about mindset. The mindset you need to get the most from HIT, long into the future. HIT isn’t for the faint hearted. Your mind needs to be strong. I hope the below inspires you to achieve your goals. I’ve been doing HIT now for 2 years. I’m no …

Ageing Gracefully Through Strength Training

Keep muscle as you age

Enter Chris Allen…… Our strength increases up to 25-30 years of age. After this, if no preventative action is taken, strength declines in both genders due to muscle atrophy (muscle tissue replaced by fibrous and fatty tissue). Body weight will increase but we have less strength to carry that weight around. “If no preventative action …

Muscle Fibre Typing: Are you training the right way?

Muscle fiber

Seventy to eighty percent of how your body responds to a training stimulus is determined by your genetics. This means that your muscle fibre predominance can be accentuated and even optimised through a proper training stimulus. In short, this means if your training reflects your muscle fibre genotype you’re more likely to get the maximum …

Wagamama London – How to dine out and stay lean

Wagamama meals

Wagamama has really taken off in Europe and more recently has launched restaurants in the US and Middle East. Wagamama London is a popular evening eatery for many a corporate lady and gentleman. Now this was a tricky one. I spent a lot of time reviewing the Wagamama menu to find a truly healthy dish. …

Nando’s menu – the healthy choice

Nando's menu - the healthy choice

Do you ever find yourself 3 days into a new diet, and you’re doing really well, and then you remember you’ve arranged dinner with your colleague/friend tomorrow evening that is likely to lead to some unhealthy eating? You could take this evening off as a “cheat meal” or you could take the higher road and …