The K1 Beaconsfield fitness journal, sharing our thoughts and experience
You train to make progress right?
You set goals, train consistently, work hard and hopefully, get the rewards you’re looking for.
However, there’s a common yet subtle mistake that almost everyone makes…
A lack of focus on your habits.
It’s a question we hear a lot. Usually in a state of panic.
The confusion comes with all the foods that have been demonised, then celebrated. Or celebrated, then demonised. As you can see, it’s already getting complicated!
A phrase used quite often is that life is all about balance but what they didn’t say or anticipate was that a lockdown puts you in a false state of balance.
This period has been full of challenges as an independent business and like many others we had to evolve as we moved through the lockdowns of 2020 and into 2021.
There is more to progress than just increasing weight every week. Yes, more weight is potentially a good thing but not at all costs. If you are constantly trying to drive your weight up exclusively you will likely risk.
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The most common advice given out when trying to lose weight is to make extreme changes, eliminate whole categories of macronutrients and other drastic solutions.
Christmas dinner itself isn’t a particularly calorie dense, it is after all mainly vegetables and lean meat. Poor portion control can mean you eat more than you need, but the amount you over eat by won’t generally be drastic.
Resting your muscles the right amount can be just as important as training your muscles.
You might think it is your nutrition holding you back, and you are probably right about this, but your training is probably not helping….
If you’re a person, you can probably relate to this in some way. The feeling of “how did this happen?” whilst staring at an empty packet of crisps, chocolate, sweets.
At K1, we get a lot of questions regarding training and nutrition. We have a combined experience of just over 40 years in the industry, so we’ve heard quite a variety!
I’m speaking with a lot of stressed out people right now
I don’t think people realised how important their exercise was for their mindset, not just the physical progress.
As a personal trainer my job has always been to motivate, educate and ensure I get the best possible results with people.
Following the government briefing around the Coronavirus escalation yesterday we have decided to take the proactive step of closing our group sessions at 1pm today.
What is fat, where does it come from, and how do you get rid of it?
Consistently hitting your calories is key, for this you need to know what you need each day and what you are consuming each day.