Fitness

The benefits of sleep on your health and fitness

The following is an informative, beneficial and useful article on the many benefits of sleep and how sleep can boost our health and fitness. This great article discusses how sleep impacts on our mood, metabolism, our muscles, attention span and physical health. It is no secret that sleep and exercise are related - the more we work out, the better quality sleep we will have. The more sleep we have and we can perform better when exercising.

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Matt

8 Ways To Get Fit(ter) Without Really Trying

The following is an informative, beneficial and useful article from Aviva on ways that we can get more fitter, active and healthy without really trying. I was delighted to contribute to the article and offers advice and strategies on how we can do this. If you want anymore tips or advice then please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

High 5,

Matt

New Year Training 2018

This time of the year I am frequently approached by people with regard to exercising and buying a training package for themselves, friends, family, colleagues for the start of the new year. This is a great incentive to kick start a more healthy and active lifestyle and start to the new year as we mean to go on. I am always delighted to cater a training package to each person’s individual needs and requirements.

10 Things to Know Before Your First Spin Class

This informative and beneficial article on spinning was written by Brice Hagood of www.getinwaveshape.com. It discusses 10 key things that we can do before when we attend our first spinning class to ensure we enjoy it, feel the benefits and go again. Thanks Brice.

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Matt

10 Things to Know Before Your First Spin Class

Do you want to improve your riding skills and bring it to the next level? What about giving a spin class a try?

Ultimate Guide to Sweat

I was delighted when Mark Holland of online fitness magazine Fitnessreview.co.uk contacted me about a detailed, visual and thought-provoking infographic he has created on sweat and ways we can can reduce sweat. The infographic focuses on:

- Two different types of Sweat

- Sweat Rates

- The problems of Sweating

- How we can deal with visible Sweat and Smells

Strength Training

Informative and beneficial infographic from Miramont Lifestyle that shows the benefits of exercising and strength training and also some examples of exercises and training we can do to improve our strength.

As the infographic shows, the benefits of strength training include:

- Preserving Lean Muscle Mass

- Improving our Body Mechanics

- Boosting our Energy

- Burning more Calories 

High 5,

Matt 

'Best' Pre-Workout Supplements

I  was pleased when Lexi Watkins from Reviews.com contacted me to see whether I would be interested in sharing the extensive and detailed research they had done on Workout supplements, with the aim of finding which is the 'best' one. Review.com recognised that no pill or powder is "going to beat a healthy diet and good night's sleep".

The Number of Calories in Every Alcoholic Drink

Informative and thought-provoking infographic from Cosmopolitan.com which highlights and shows the number of calories on average contained in a wide range of different alcoholic drinks.

For instance, the infographic shows that:

- Champagne, Vodka and Gin contain 96 calories per serving

- White Wine contains 121 calories and Red Wine 125 calories per seving

- Beer contains 145 calories and Hard Cider contains 150 calories per serving.

21 Ways to Burn 300 Calories Outdoors

Informative and concise infographic from weightlossdietwatch.com which shows different kinds of physical activities that we can perform outdoors and the respective number of calories that we can burn by performing these activities.

According to the infographic, for example:

- Jogging burns off 300 calories in 24 minutes

- Tennis burns off 300 calories in 35 minutes

- Horse grooming burns off 300 calories in 40 minutes

19 Reasons to Start Strength Training

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 19 reasons to start and benefits of strength training. This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The reasons to start strength training include:

- Reving up Our Metabolism 

- Protecting our Heart

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"So what happened with regards to my goal since training with Matt? Well I am now much fitter and I have dropped a dress size. Result."
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