Monthly Archives: February 2015

Confused about food labels?

I know it’s confusing and food companies do their best to make everything sound like it’s a good option. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Lisa Eastley who’s a naturopath is coming to BIG 5 Fitness to run a workshop on how to read food labels and help you make the better choice in the […]

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You’re not Michael Phelps

If you have any kind of weight excess, you are eating too many calories. Hopefully you don’t eat as much as Michael Phelps used to do when he was at his peak. He could eat this much because of his extensive training which obviously jacked up his metabolism insanely. It sort of proves that training […]

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Success Story – Nicole Terry

Nicole came to BIG 5 with one of her goals being to drop weight for her wedding. She has trained with a purpose and amazing dedication throughout this journey. Four sessions a week and has barely missed a single one. She’s been relentless with her nutrition outside the gym too and has tracked her food […]

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Success Story – Diana Inkret

As somebody who didn’t make much time for exercise and had trouble getting motivated, I have enjoyed being involved with BIG 5 Fitness. Not only was my experience with Johan and Pat an opportunity to try new exercises, but I learnt the importance of making healthy and positive eating choices and achieved a complete overhaul […]

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What is calorie deficit?

Eat less, move more. This is a common thing you hear when trainers or other questionable characters try to simplify fat loss. Basically it’s correct, however if we get picky, you can actually eat more and still lose fat. A broccoli flower will be more than eating a snickers bar, but there are still more […]

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Only YOU know

If you’re sensitive about swearing, just be aware that there is some foul language in this video. If you can stand that, have a listen. Hard words but they ring true to me, hopefully you can use it as motivation. 

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This is great for fat loss

The general fitness population still think that traditional slow cardio is the best for losing weight. Cardio has it’s place and I don’t think it’s the devil, however there are far better ways to drop excess fat when it comes to training. One of the tools I use a lot is complexes. A complex can […]

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The Smartie Diet

Some of you may have read about the professor that lost 27 pounds (about 12 kilos) by eating a convenience store diet, now known more as the Twinkie Diet. Read one of the articles here. I’ve written about being able to drop weight without any kind of training before. Some people understand what my point […]

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It could cost you $12 million

  I love competing. All my life I have been involved in team sports, ice hockey mainly, and have always had a big will to win. It was always important to me and I know that many of you may not have the same competitive side, some of you do.Even when I train, my competitive […]

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