Category Archives: Fitness hacks for real people

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Non Scale Victories

Non scale victories and how to make sure you recognise that hard work paying off.

 

How much weight have you lost now? It’s a common question, one you will have heard multiple times in your weight loss or fitness journey, if not from others you will have no doubt asked yourself. But the scale is not the be all and end all. In fact there are loads of great ways to judge your progress.

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Overcoming a weight loss plateau

When the going gets tough…you have to keep going. Overcoming a weight loss plateau

Hitting a weight loss plateau can be a really tough challenge. Perhaps you have noticed your weight isn’t changing, maybe you aren’t making the progression that you were hoping for, but that’s no reason to give up. In fact, that is the worst thing you can do.

We understand these things can be demotivating, in fact they can be pretty upsetting really.

But, first things first, make sure you are really hitting a weight loss plateau.

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10 things anyone who has been to a gym will relate to

Whether your a gym regular, or a gym newbie, If you have ever set foot in a gym, we have no doubt you will relate to these moments!

10 things we are sure you’ll relate to…

1.Two minutes in to cardio – I hate this, i cannot stand it. Only 14 x 2 mins left.

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FitSense. Giving up.

Giving up isn’t always the way to go. Is it really FitSense?

Giving up? Is it FitSense?

Well, pancake day really crêped up on us! Sorry, that’s terrible.

I hope everyone enjoyed their pancakes yesterday. My choice was lemon, dried fruit, and a tiny bit of sugar. I have seen plenty of different recipes and ideas out there so you had plenty to choose from, some had over 40g of protein and were packed full of Amino acids and such to make them work round our gym and dietary habits!

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FitSense. Best bits

FitSense: The best bits about going to the gym

Going to the gym is pretty awesome in general isn’t it? But for us there are a few things that really stand out! Some thing that just make your day. Here are our best bits…

Getting to buy snazzy new work out clothes and what’s more, this spending is fully justified if it’s to help your fitness journey isn’t it? Makes FitSense to us!

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FitSense: When injury strikes

Training Smart – What to to do when illness or injury strike

You may have heard the term, or a variation of the term, ‘Don’t train hard, train smart’. The idea being that to achieve great results and avoid injury, you should choose exercises best suited to what you’re trying to achieve, as well as pushing yourself and challenging yourself, but not too hard! I believe it’s a pretty good philosophy to go by, but finding the balance can be difficult. Continue reading

Doer

Are you a watcher or are you a doer? By Adam Waind

Whilst I’m considering whether ‘doer’ is even a word, I am also reading up on the Strong Man Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall. At the age of 10 he spent 14 hours a week training in a swimming pool. Continue reading