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10 things you need to guarantee health and fitness success

10 things you need to guarantee health and fitness success. Tired, fulfilled, happy client

What are the 10 things you need to guarantee health and fitness success? We’ll tell you! Is this you? You want to lose weight and get fit. But you’ve tried before and failed. Your confidence is low that you can ever achieve your weight and fitness goals. How can you achieve the vision that you

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Jan 17, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Getting into the overhead squat

Bottom of the overhead squat. If you love lifting and you're looking for a new challenge, you could do worse than getting into the overhead squat

If you love lifting and you’re looking for a new challenge, then you could tick that box by getting into the overhead squat. The overhead squat has to rank near the top of the list of supremely challenging exercises. If you’re a competing Olympic lifter looking for tips on your overhead squat, then this article

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Jan 10, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Break your habits of a lifetime

Break your bad habits of a lifetime. Habits affect your life a lot more than you realise. Change the bad ones, create new good ones.

Why break your habits of a lifetime? Because they might be bad for you! Bad habits might be the reason you are not achieving your health and fitness goals. Or it might be a lack of good habits. Either way, your habits can make or break your chances of achieving your health and fitness goals.

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Jan 02, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

20 New Year’s resolution mistakes you might be making

20 New Year's resolution mistakes you might be making. Do some of these apply to you?

Might you be making one or more of these 20 New Year’s resolution mistakes? You’re all enthusiastic. You’ve joined a gym, you’ve got yourself some fancy new gym kit and a new pair of trainers. You’ve sorted out a workout playlist. You’re champing at the bit. You get off to a flyer, first couple of

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Dec 24, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Christmas Calorie Count

Do you know your Christmas Calorie Count? Traditional Christmas food can be stuffed with calories!

Even if you are very calorie conscious, Christmas Day is likely to see a relaxation of your usual eating pattern. And why not? You’ve worked hard all year, kept fit and maintained a healthy weight. You deserve a bit of a binge. But do you know your Christmas Calorie Count? And do you know the

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Dec 20, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Balanced Strength

Single leg pistol squat, part of the balanced strength drills.

Balanced strength is the pinnacle of balance training. It’s also an important component of all functional training programmes. Being strong when your balance is challenged is critical for most sports. You will also be more resilient to falls in everyday life and more capable in everyday situations. Static balance drills are great for training the

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Dec 13, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

15 top tips to avoid gaining weight

15 top tips to avoid gaining weight over the party season. If you don't drink you'll get respect rather than abuse - try it!

Do you tend to put weight on over the holiday season? Perhaps several kg? You’re not alone! It’s easily done. But the good news is, it doesn’t have to be like that. You can get through the party season without putting on anything. Apart from a snazzy outfit of course! Here are our 15 top

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Dec 06, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Dynamic balance drills

Dynamic balance drills such as hop and stick will help you to become more resilient to trips and improve your agility in sport

Staying balanced when the body moves is more like real life than training in a single leg static position. Better equip yourself to deal with instability, protect against falls and become more agile in your sport by getting good at these dynamic balance drills. Static balance drills are great for training the vestibular system and

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Nov 28, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

The benefits of beans – be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed!

The benefits of beans include being low hassle. Like this Slow Cooker Chilli Black Bean Stew - here we show the list of ingredients

It’s still World Vegan Month. To mark this, we shared some information on the health benefits of lentils a couple of weeks ago. Now it’s the turn of beans, another great vegan food. When I was looking for ‘B’ words to go with beans I came across bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. If you search for synonyms

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Nov 22, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Static Balance Progressions

Static Balance Progressions: Standing stance, torso rotations on BOSU. This is a more advanced drill in the static balance progressions

Do you find yourself increasingly unsteady on your feet? Or perhaps you fall sometimes? Do you have to hold on to come down the stairs? Or perhaps you feel you don’t have balanced power in your sport? You would probably benefit from some balance training. These Static Balance Progressions would be a good start. Static

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Nov 15, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments