Don’t Overwhelm Yourself!

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Have you started a health kick this year? Is it going well or are you beginning to lose enthusiasm?

The whole experience of joining a gym overwhelms many people. The general population largely misunderstands the whole concept of effective exercise and nutrition. Following ineffective exercise programmes and fad diets will set you up for frustration and failure.

Make sure you don’t get caught up in doing too much exercise or eating too little. Focus on the things you want most out of your health kick and base your efforts on progression. Change is the most important aspect of getting the results you want. It’s no use continuing doing the same thing over and over and expect to get a different outcome.

Use a Personal Trainer to help you focus on 1-2 of the most important things you want to change. Let them inspire you and follow a plan that is relevant for YOU. Don’t become statistics for next months drop offs – FOCUS and make sure you have all your bases covered!

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8th Anniversary Offer

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Pro Active is celebrating its 8th anniversary this month with a SPECIAL OFFER

Buy a block booking of 10 sessions and get a month worth of Photo Diet coaching for FREE

What is Photo Diet?
Ten easy-to-follow steps introduce you to your new eating plan. There’s no calorie counting, no weighing food, no shakes – this plan is all about eating real food and losing weight healthily. You’ll also find loads of useful tips, time saving meal ideas, help to make the right choices when shopping and much more.

Emailing me photos of your meals isn’t just about keeping track of your food intake. They are used to continuously adapt your Personalised Diet Plan. You’ll change your eating habits little by little, until you have the perfect diet for meeting your goal.

You’ll receive daily support in a way that’s convenient and practical for you, so you can achieve your goal faster.

To qualify for this offer you must agree to use all 10 sessions of your block booking within 5 weeks of your first session.

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Mad Friday Hangover Cures

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Hangovers are a sign that your body is extremely dehydrated. Staying hydrated will alleviate the headaches, dizziness, and light-headedness that result from a hangover. It is especially important to load up on fluids if you are vomiting.

✔︎ Drink plenty of water

✔︎ Drink coconut water, it’s rich in electrolytes
Most headaches secondary to alcohol consumption are caused by both dehydration and an imbalance of electrolytes.

Avoid coffee or caffeinated teas
Many people drink coffee in order to “wake up” from a hangover, but the caffeine will only make matters worse by further dehydrating you.

✔︎ Try ginger herbal tea
If you’re feeling nauseated, the ginger helps calm your stomach.

Rumour: Sweat it out with exercise
If you exercise and aren’t properly hydrated, your symptoms could worsen. The endorphin rush that typically comes along with a workout could temporarily make you feel better but the gym is not the answer for hangover cures.

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Why Exercising At Christmas Is Key!

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Plan a week’s exercise and nutrition ahead. That includes organising your training and nutrition around ‘red flag’ disruptions – all the kind of things that disrupt you from training or eating well.

Studies have shown that an intense exercise session using resistance can elevate your metabolism so you continue to burn calories for up to 72 hours after the workout has finished. If you can’t exercise on the day of your event then you can also benefit from a good training session the day after. You may prefer to get it out-of-the-way so you can have a good sleep in the morning after!

So be prepared, have a game plan, get your metabolism firing pre-party or the day after and you should be all set to enjoy yourself.

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What Kind Of Transformation Do You Need?

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Fat Loss
Fat Loss transformation programmes are suited to the individual who struggles with their weight, and the weight-loss resistant – who simply cannot seem to lose body fat, regardless of what they do.

Usually, in these cases, there is an underlying issue – preventing body composition changes. It’s therefore important to find out exactly what is preventing weight loss whether it is behavioural or hormonal.

I then move on to correct the problems, and introduce healthy habits to invoke body composition changes. Alongside these nutritional changes, your customised workout programme will help reduce body fat.

Normally, this is conducted in a step-by-step fashion, so is not to make the process too overwhelming.

Body Composition
This transformation package option is suited to the individual who is not necessarily ‘overweight’. Instead their physique is underdeveloped and they are storing a little extra body fat in certain areas of the body.

My approach is structured and controlled involving advanced training programmes used in conjunction with a diet high in essential nutrients, to maximise muscle growth and minimise fat storage.

Learn more about 12-Week Body Transformation Packages here.

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Are You Getting The Most Out Of Going To The Gym?

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Going to the gym every week with absolutely no idea about what you are going to do is a big waste of time. You’re more likely to have a less productive workout. Think about the workout plan before you get there. The best-case scenario is having a long-term workout schedule already planned that will best serve your level of fitness.

One way to prevent not having a plan is to hire a Personal Trainer. You will never have to waste time thinking about your workout or worry about wasting time doing the wrong kind of exercises. The job of a Personal Trainer is to guide you through a progressive workout programme that strengthens your weaknesses and leads you to your fitness goals.

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Using A Personal Trainer: An Introduction

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What is a Personal Trainer?

An individual who has been specifically certified and is qualified to be a coach to other people who desire to achieve a higher level of fitness. A Personal Trainer is very knowledgeable about how to work with different people who have different levels of fitness.

A Personal Trainer will play a critical role in helping a person to achieve the optimal level of fitness that is possible for their circumstances, and that is appropriate for their individual body type.

Pro Active is pleased to offer a special introduction package to Personal Training that includes three 1-to-1 exercise sessions and comprehensive eating guidelines. This package is ideal for anyone who has never used a Personal Trainer before and wants to try before making a longer-term commitment. The 60-minute sessions focus on teaching correct stretching and exercise techniques that are suitable for the individual. You will be shown how to put them together to create a safe and highly effective exercise programme.

Contact Anthony for more details.

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