Blog

Our blog aims to give you more detailed information on different areas of fitness and nutrition, supporting you in and out of our gym space. Workout tips and recipes will have you feeling confident about your health and fitness progress, no matter your goals.

Does Stress Affect Weight??

2nd April 2019

High and long term stressful situations have an effect on weight gain. If you can manage your stress and gain perspective on your life, the hormones which increase appetite wont take hold of you and the hormones which deposit fat in your gut will be under control… see how Fit Friends can help you manage your weight and your stress.

Fit For Summer 12 Week Plan

19th March 2019

Fit for summer 12 week plan, In just a few focused weeks we can help you lose weight, tone up, beach ready and confident… Its fun, effective and at less than £2.70 / day won’t break the bank!

What is Emotional Well Being?

5th March 2019

That’s a very good question and one that we gets asked all of the time. Our answer to the question ‘what is emotional well being?’ is that it can be described as a positive mental attitude that allows people to reach their potential, overcome challenges and enjoy life.

Positivity comes and goes, no one feels on top of the world 100% of the time;  we should embrace the variety of emotions we have and not be afraid to display them.

Feeling low, from time to time is normal and not a depressive condition;  Its more likely that you are tired, or have had a particularly heavy week, which results in feeling a little flat.

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HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and Weight Loss

19th February 2019

Research suggests that HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is better for weight loss than a longer (1.5 hours) duration aerobic workout. When tested over a 4 week period, HIIT burns 28% more fat than aerobic longer duration activity.

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10 myths about your diet

25th January 2019

Many people use this time of year to change some aspects of their health and we are not short of hearing about diet this and diet that…
The media bombards us with information about what to eat, when to eat, how much we should eat, how many times a day, so called bad foods, so called good foods; the list is endless, not to mention confusing.
So to help you wade through the mountain of information here are some facts to help you make a start.

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The benefits of Small Group Personal Training

7th January 2019

If you are a Fit Friends member then both emotional therapy and physical personal training is within your membership and you can take advantage of it all as much as you like.

We currently have an incredible Fit Friends offer, .. The first 30 people to join us receives a 30% discount for life. £60 / month will ensure your optimal wellbeing. Additionally if you sign up in January then you will receive a further 50% off your first month (although with this 50% offer you are tied into a minimum of 3 months)

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January Scales

18th December 2018

Want to lose weight after an indulgent Christmas? Try our fantastic 8 week weight loss programme. Includes up to 4 small group personal training sessions per week, kick start your nutritional plan with 7 free main meals, discuss a sustainable approach to weight loss with your dedicated personal trainer. Only 10 spaces, Only £149 – Grab your place now!

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Festive Fitness – Seasonal Recipes

11th December 2018

Its tough cutting the calories at Christmas, but here are a couple of recipes that are kinder on the waist line..

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