All The Gear But No Idea

The Beginners Guide To Health, Fitness and Nutrition.

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Off The Scale Results…

The other week I wrote about goal setting and how we should look to goals that we can control rather than the ones that are out of our hands. This was me saying that aiming to make the gym 3 times this week is a better goal than losing a stone in weight as we can...

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The Never Ending Diet Cycle

Yesterday we posted a meme on Facebook that outlined the never ending diet cycle. If you looked at it and said 'that's me!' then I can promise you that you're not the only one as it is really common trait in people that want to lose weight. The problem arrises because...

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Work toward goals you can control…

Rather than the outcome. I've been guilty of this all my PT career. When working with clients I've always focused their goals around what they want from their training. Now it's not unusual for everyone who is starting out on their fitness journey to have an idea of...

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Getting started as a Gym Newbie

Starting the gym can be a daunting task, once you've got over the initial fears of actually entering the building you're then faced with a mountain of kit that you some how need to start using. Add all that to the fact the fitness industry is a wash with false...

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Training for the perfect body?

Just give up.... Ok maybe that is a bit of a harsh start to a blog but it is important to know that the perfect body doesn't exist. You might be one of those that looks through magazines and dreams of the 'perfect' bodies that are on show, but the truth behind the...

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How Your Calories Add Up…

So I may go on about it over and over but at the end of the day, calories are pretty darn important when it comes down to weight management. Whether you're trying to lose, maintain or increase your weight, calories play a vital part in the equation. So understanding...

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Keeping Weight Loss Simple

Over the years weight loss has been a hotly debated topic with so many different ideas behind hows and whys of loosing weight. In fact it has become a veritable minefield of misleading information and even now there are literally 100's of pointless arguments into what...

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Does living for the weekend spoil your results?

We know that creating a calorie deficit often means surrendering the things we love to eat, all those sweets and treats go by the wayside in order to lower that magical number on the scales. I can understand how hard that can be, so when new eating patterns like IIFYM...

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Portioning… How is it done?

Getting your portion sizes right, especially when it comes to fats and carbs, can be the difference between losing weight at a constant speed and putting it on. It is important to understand that portioning our foods is really dependant on our goals. A body builder,...

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Something NEW is coming…

For anyone that has visited All About Me Fitness recently, you might be able to tell that something is in the pipeline and we're not talking about plumbing issues. Over the last 2 years I have been working behind the scenes to really create the best and most...

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