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The Fitness Blog

My online fitness journal, sharing my thoughts and experience
HOW FITNESS CAN CHANGE YOUR MINDSET

HOW FITNESS CAN CHANGE YOUR MINDSET

You probably already know that working out is great for both body and mind, as exercise releases endorphins. These powerful brain chemicals trigger positive feelings that help to control stress, manage pain and stay focused.

TRAIN AND EAT FOR YOUR BODY TYPE – PART 2

TRAIN AND EAT FOR YOUR BODY TYPE – PART 2

Last time out, we looked at the three body types psychologist William Sheldon defined in the 1940s. If you didn’t see it, those were the ectomorph, the endomorph and the mesomorph. Here, we’re going to look at what to eat for each one and how nutrition plays a part depending on which body type you are.

WHY ISN’T MY DIET WORKING?

WHY ISN’T MY DIET WORKING?

So you have been following a diet for a while. You have been eating healthy but not seeing results. You have been making meals packed full of quality ingredients and snacking on home made bars, nuts, seeds and dry fruit.

WHAT BODY TYPE AM I?

WHAT BODY TYPE AM I?

If I were to ask you what kind of body type you have, would you be able to answer? The human body comes in all shapes and sizes throughout the world, but whilst there are billions of us sharing the planet, we have been categorised into three different body types.

QUICK AND EASY MEALS FOR AFTER THE GYM

QUICK AND EASY MEALS FOR AFTER THE GYM

We’ve come a long way since the quintessential post-workout protein shake. As we learn more about how the body reacts to physical or muscular stress, we understand more about what we need to give it to help recovery.

4 OF THE BEST MUSCLE BUILDING SUPPLEMENTS

4 OF THE BEST MUSCLE BUILDING SUPPLEMENTS

There will come a time, even with the best training plan, that you exercise and progress will start to plateau. When this happens, a number of things can occur. It’s common that people will become demotivated and slowly start to give up, but that’s the last thing you should do. Many other people will reach for some type of supplements.