10 nutrition myths and the truth

​10 Nutrition Myths And The TruthA lot of the “rules” we have heard about losing weight are not true but we have heard it so much that we believe in it. Coach Pat has written this list to bust a few of those myths for you so that you can sleep easy. Especially after that […]

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BIG 5 No. 4 – Total Core

Yes. Total core. I call it this because it’s exercises that are more efficient in building a strong core AND abs, than your normal sit ups and crunches. They also bun a hell of a lot more energy than those.These are only a few of the ones we use, but very efficient.​

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BIG 5 No. 3 – Pull

Number 3 in the BIG 5.The pull. This one is a must for everyone. Most people spend most of their days in a bad posture so if we don’t do any pulls or rows, we’ll end up with bad shoulders or backs.These are some of the pull variations we do at BIG 5 and the […]

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5 BIG tips to survive Christmas

The 5 Best Ways to Survive the Christmas Gluttony Every Christmas we all seem to over indulge. We feel like crap once it’s over and then we make a New Years resolution to drop the weight we have gained over the festive season.What if I told you that it doesn’t have to be that way? […]

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BIG 5 No. 2 – Press/Push

No 2. in our series on what the BIG 5 stand for is Press/Push.These are movements such as the push up or overhead press. In the video I go through the BIG 5 of these movements, the ones we use most. Basic exercises but very efficient.Check it out.

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BIG 5 No. 1 – Squats

Squats. The BIG 1 one the BIG 5.This is the first part in our five part video series explaining why we’re called BIG 5 Fitness and showing you some different variations of the movements that are our favourite for fat loss and body composition.Hope you enjoy. Sorry for the poor sound quality, we’ll try to […]

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Hell on earth

I spend every Wednesday doing something fun with Sadie, my two year old daughter. We go swimming, to the zoo, playgrounds and more playgrounds.It’s fun, I love being able to spend time with her, time that I wouldn’t have if I was still working my IT job. I feel fortunate being able to do this.(Bare […]

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Automatic weight loss after 30

It’s said that we lose 3% of our lean body mass each decade, after we turn 30. If you don’t know what lean body mass is, this may sound like a positive thing.Really, I’m going to lose weight by doing nothing else than having a birthday? Sounds fantastic.However, your lean body mass is muscle and […]

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