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Does sweating make you burn fat?

There is a common misconception in the industry that the more you sweat, the better. Below, remote coach John Barry, discusses a myth that has been doing the rounds; does sweating burn fat? Sweating may be an indication of how intense you are training. Several factors can dictate how much […]

Warm weather training and the importance of staying hydrated

Training in hot conditions can have unfavourable effects on both health and performance. Physiological strain from excessive heat can cause symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, dizziness, confusion, and fainting. However, we are well adapted to perform in the heat as we have many built in mechanisms which help with heat […]

4 Step Checklist to Getting Lean this Summer

At some stage or another we have all had the goal of getting leaner or toned depending on your choice of vocabulary. We want to cut down body fat and maintain our existing muscle mass to improve how we look, particularly in the summer time. Here are 4 steps you […]

The Process of Goal Setting

Achieving your Goal We all have a purpose and a will to succeed but how we achieve success is relative to the individual. Successful people are serial goal setters whereby the path they have taken to arrive at where they are now is the result of achieving and conquering many […]

20 Minute Raw, Organic Easter Egg Recipe

Chocolate….. It is at this point every year when the love hate relationship with the worlds most loved treat really comes into play. We realise how much better off we would be without it but we just can’t resist the temptation. Chocolate becomes the topic of conversation everywhere; in the […]

Metabolism and Weight Loss: The Facts

What is my Metabolism? Your metabolism is the sum of all biochemical processes that happen in the body. It is the energy required to keep you functioning each day. Examples include breathing, moving, digestion etc. Your metabolic rate is dynamic in nature meaning that no two people are the same. […]

Tips On Why We Should Log Our Food Intake

Are you in control and aware of what you eat on daily basis? Do you find that you are putting in the hours with your training but progress is a little slower than anticipated? Our nutrition plays a significant factor in how long it takes for us to achieve the […]