Category: Personal Training
Personal Training: Everything a Mum to Be Needs to Know
It is an exciting time in your life finding out you are pregnant! You are going to have a little one growing inside of you so you are likely to experience a few changes. We are asked the questions ‘is it safe to exercise if I’m pregnant?’ or ‘how much is too much exercise?’ very […]
Top 5 Leg Exercises
Welcome to my blog about my 5 top leg exercises! Leg exercises can be used to achieve a number of training goals from increasing muscle mass and athletic performance to losing unwanted body fat! Leg exercises include the activation on a variety of muscle groups starting from the hips down to to the toes. This […]
We All Have to Start Somewhere
“I am never going to be able to lift that” “I can’t run like her” “They are so much better than me” The above are quotes I hear all too often! Everybody has different athletic capabilities, muscle mass and body weight but that doesn’t mean you train any harder or less than one another. Everybody […]
Top 5 Exercises for Your Abs
The most desired look is the slender, toned, flat stomach. For me, it’s not just about that! Yes, it may look appealing for some and it makes some people feel good in themselves which is always great, however just because you don’t have defined abs, it doesn’t mean your figure isn’t great too. Training your […]
Pilates and Personal Training: How to Make Both Work for You
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, then I’m sure you’ve noticed the Pilates craze that’s taking place. If you’ve already been bitten by the fitness bug, you may be wondering how to incorporate this new trend into your routine – so we’re here to help. Personal training provides an excellent […]
Reach for Your Goal
“Reach for the stars” is a S club 7 song we all know too well! But maybe there are some wise words in this song…. When starting a training programme it is important to set goals to keep you focused and motivated. Reaching a goal is truly something to celebrate and feel good about! When […]
Top 3 Healthy Desserts for Sweet Tooth Lovers
Sometimes, that sugar craving can get the better of us and what starts off as one piece of chocolate, turns into the whole bar and some ice cream to go with it. It’s annoying how all that just accidentally falls into your mouth isn’t it? How can I keep enjoying my sweet or sugar cravings […]
Make a ‘Fierce’ Start to Your Year!
Christmas is over for another year- Upsetting I know! But now it’s time to think about how you want to change your life this year. Okay, so we are all guilty of having a little too much to eat over the Christmas period but hey, who can resist a good home cooked roast dinner and […]
Recipe: A Healthy Evening Meal
It’s the end of the day… you’ve been working for 8/9 hours straight… you’ve just arrived at home after having an intense workout… and now it’s time to eat! I know, it’s easy to say ‘today I’m treating myself’ when you’ve had a long, tiring day. It’s even easier to try and make the fastest meal possible, […]
How to Stay Fierce Over the Festive Period
The Christmas period is often the hardest time of year to stay motivated. It makes it especially hard when you are surrounded by chocolate, sweets and cold weather! The dark, cold and wet days and nights are enough to put you off going on your weekly 30min jog but you need to remember why you […]
4 Reasons That Make Personal Training Worth Every Penny
Why would hiring a personal trainer be the best decision you’ve ever made? Oh I don’t know. Maybe because a personal trainer is that superhero who swoops in and saves you from your *dietary* sins? Perhaps I’m exaggerating a little bit here, but haven’t you ever wondered what you could look and feel like as […]
Why Should I Eat After a Workout? All About That Post Workout Nutrition!
Post workout nutrition is very important. A lot of people think that eating after a workout means that you’re just putting back on what you have only just lost – Nope, this is wrong. Of course, if you do a workout and start eating tons of crisps and chocolate afterwards, it’s not going to have the […]
What is Everyone Saying About Ice Baths?
Ice can be used for much more than cooling your favourite wine or cocktail! Countless athletes such as Jessica Ennis, Andy Murray and Mo Farrah have helped to aid their recovery from strenuous activity by submerging themselves in ice baths! The theory behind cold water immersion involves the process reducing swelling and flushing out waste […]
There’s No Age Limit to Exercise!
There’s no age limit to exercise! Just because you may have retired and you may now even qualify for a free bus pass, that doesn’t mean you no longer have the ability to exercise! You shouldn’t stop exercising because you feel you’re too old now – it’s no longer a valid excuse to me… I’m […]
Exercise During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an amazing time for any women but it does mean there are going to be some big changes to your body and your exercise routine. Most exercises are not dangerous for your baby. There is actually evidence that women who are physically active experience fewer problems in later pregnancy and during labour! Obviously, […]
Our 5 Favorite Exercises to Get Your Summer Body Ready!
Gone are the days were a summer body means you need to be extra skinny. We like curves, we like muscle, we like tone and we know the 5 best exercises to get you there! Exercise doesn’t have to be hard, long and just overall off-putting. It can be fun and short but still as […]
Half Hour a Day Keeps the Fatigue Away
So, some people feel that if they only do short exercise 30min-1hr sessions, the time it takes to see a result is going to be longer. People can easily spend up to 2 hours in the gym trying to achieve their fitness goals. So how is a short session, for example, a Personal training session […]
Can We Really Be Double-Jointed?
At some point or another, we have all met or heard of someone who can bend their thumbs or other limbs into bizarre shapes. Quite often such individuals are described as being “double jointed” but is this a real pathology?The answer is no! But there is a pathology that may explain extremely flexible individuals which […]
Why Do I Feel So Sore After a Workout?
Everyone knows that after you’ve had a good, intense workout you’re going to feel sore the next day. But what is it that actually causes the soreness? Well, the soreness you feel actually has a name. It is called delayed onset muscles soreness, or DOMS for short. DOMS occur anywhere from 6 to 48 hours […]
You Can’t Outrun a Bad Diet!
Over the past 30 years, the presence of obesity has rocketed within the UK. The reason for this is directly related to the type and amount of calories we consume. You can go to a marathon and see individuals who are able to run 26.2 miles but are still overweight. This is because many people […]
Exercise Makes You Happy
There are many people suffering from various mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress. This is not something they can control. This is not something they have willingly chosen to have. This is not their fault. It can be hard nowadays to find ways of improving your mental state and making you feel […]
Feeling Good After a Workout
We all want to feel fit and fabulous! One way to do that is to take part in regular physical activity! Taking part in regular physical activity can be beneficial both socially, psychologically and physiologically. However, sometimes strenuous activity can lead to delayed onset of muscle soreness also known as DOMS. DOMS is a natural […]
Myth Buster: Eat less and Exercise More?
Calories: More or less with exercise? The amount of calories we consume seems to be a very popular thing to think about nowadays. But what is the correct amount of calories you should consume if you are exercising? Well, it obviously depends on your goal whether this is to increase muscle, lose weight or just […]
Overtraining vs, Under Recovery
Is there really such thing as ‘Overtraining’? Many people aim when they return to fitness training is to go as often as they can to get fitter quicker. However, training too often can actually have the adverse effect and make you feel worse! Yes, you may see top athletes training daily but this doesn’t mean you […]
5 Reasons to Participate in Group Fitness Classes
What is a group fitness class? A fitness class is an exercise session led by one trainer. They are fun and more involved than a lonesome gym workout, and here at Fierce Fit we want you to leave each workout feeling proud of yourself and aching to a satisfactory level. We offer classes such as […]
Goal Setting: Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day!
We all know that classic saying ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’, so if it took nearly 3000 years to build one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it’s okay totake your time achieving your goals. Changes don’t take place over night, changes take time, effort…and most importantly goal setting. Setting exercise, fitness and […]
Pilates and Personal Training: How to Make Both Work for You
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, then I’m sure you’ve noticed the Pilates craze that’s taking place. Even Harry Styles himself has been getting in on the action! If you’ve already been bitten by the fitness bug, you may be wondering how to incorporate this new trend into your […]
Everything You Need to Know About Physiotherapy and Your Fitness Regime
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text delay=”0″]What is physiotherapy and why is it important? Physiotherapy, to put it simply, is the practice of daily training to allow clients to gain full control over their body and improve their physical health. Methods involved are derived from in-depth scientific research, as the human body is greatly complex therefore should be researched and […]
The Top 4 Reasons a Personal Trainer is Worth Every Penny
Why would hiring a personal trainer be the best decision you’ve ever made? Well, because a personal trainer is a metaphorical superhero who swoops in and saves you from your sins. Perhaps that is a slight over exaggeration – but haven’t you ever wondered what you could look and feel like as the best version […]