SUGAR AND YOUR INSULIN LEVELS

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

All over the internet you will read about sugar being the big bad enemy when trying to get fit. However most people are only thinking about the calorie content of the sugar instead of another big reason, how it affects your insulin levels. Insulin is a hormone, which is released into the body by the […]

DEALING WITH SUGAR CRAVINGS

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in BLOG | No Comments

Whatever your reason for attending our bootcamps, you will make significant fitness gains by addressing your diet, it is even more important than the training. One of the main reasons for not managing a good diet is down to food cravings, and in particular, sugar. When we eat sugar it raises our insulin levels and […]

WALKING FOR FITNESS

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

It’s no surprise that walking is the most common physical exercise in Ireland, it’s something we do everyday and you will see many claims about how good it is for losing weight, however that depends on the intensity, duration and your current fitness level. But have you ever considered you could increase the amount of […]

OVER-EAR HEADPHONES AND CYCLISTS

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I thought I would write a blog piece about one of the most dangerous things I have witnessed in recent years, in the hope it may save a life or at least prevent a few injuries. In recent years there has been a huge surge in cycling and also the fashion of headphones which fit […]

STOP BLAMING YOUR GENES

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

During training sessions I have heard many stories and excuses when it comes to losing weight, but possibly the most irritating excuse is “It’s my genes and my DNA, my whole family are big”… so I think it’s time we cleared that matter up, and it’s time to stop blaming our genes as though it’s […]

HOW TO GET RID OF “BINGO WINGS”

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

One of the questions I get asked most at the bootcamp is how to get rid of “bingo wings”, that stubborn area of fat that can gather under the upper arm, most common in females. To understand what is the best course of action its important to understand what we are dealing with, and to […]

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T WORRY ABOUT WEIGHT

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Every January we read how everyone is trying to lose weight, but think about it, weight is just a number, it does not give any indication of what that weight consists of, what sort of tissue is it, which is why as a number it is pretty meaningless. A person who weighs 14 Stones […]

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN BOOTCAMP

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in BLOG | No Comments

Here are just a few of the reasons you should come and join us: 1 Strengthens heart muscle. 2 Speeds up your metabolism. 3 Reduces risks for heart disease, e.g., reduces bad LDL cholesterol and increases good HDL cholesterol. 4 Improves circulation and oxygen/nutrient transport throughout the body. 5 Helps lose weight and keep it […]

WINTER BOXERCISE MEETUP IN DUBLIN

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in BLOG | No Comments

Fancy punching something first thing on a Saturday morning? We are running a beginners boxercise meetup on Saturday mornings, aimed at both males and females who want to start their weekend off with a bang,  and kiss goodbye to their weekly stress with a combination of exercises aimed at burning fat, toning up and having […]

PORTION SIZES

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in BLOG | No Comments

Diet is always to be maintained if you wish to lead a healthy lifestyle, but if you do not monitor your portion sizes then you might still be over consuming and find it harder to acheive your goals, so here is a rough guide as to the portion sizes to use for an average individual: […]