Category Archives: tameside

360 Fitness member loses 11 stone in a year!

Here is a snippet from the Tameside Reporter detailing the 11 stone 4 loss by local bus driver Robert Thorndike. We did a local charity event, and the guys who came from the paper were shocked at the results we were getting and wanted to know the magic formula. Here is Roberts story. When Robert…

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Create your own Fat Loss diet

This is a post to a super quick DIY guide on how you can go about setting yourself up to succeed with a ‘fat-loss’ style diet. They say knowledge is power, so get ready to feel…empowered? This is a framework to begin & nothing more – it’s designed to assist you with taking that first…

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How To Calculate Calories

Nutrition – it’s a complex topic. Do you need carbs or do you avoid them altogether? You can’t eat bread, ice cream and pizza, and have to eat celery, chicken and spinach, right? And what’s the deal with sugar? Depending on what you read and who you listen to, getting your eating right for fat…

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ACTIONS TO TAKE WHEN YOU HIT A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU

  Your diet has been going extremely well. Over the past few months, you have made important steps towards your weight loss goal. Then everything changes and your results come to a halt as you reach your first weight loss plateau. What do you do next? This is a common point of confusion for many.…

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10 NUTRITION MYTHS THAT JUST WON’T GO AWAY

1. You shouldn’t eat late at night One of the most common nutrition myths that we all have heard is don’t eat food late at night or it will all be stored as fat. Really? So, what they’re trying to tell you is that when you go to bed to rest, so does your metabolism?…

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Strength training v cardio

To KO fat — and keep it off… Cardio’s edge Calorie for calorie, cardio has a slight advantage. You’ll burn 8 to 10 calories a minute hoisting weights, compared with 10 to 12 calories a minute running or cycling, says Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., director of research at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts. Strength’s…

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Is Sweating the Secret to Fat Loss Success Or Just a Load of Hot Air?

Is Sweating Really the Secret to Fat Loss Success? You feel great Red-faced, panting and absolutely exhausted, you virtually crawl out of the gym and make your way to your car, knowing that you’ve just had a great workout. How do you know? Well – the amount you sweated for one thing. Your t-shirt is…

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The keys to consistence

There are three main components in any exercise program to build lean muscle and lose unwanted body fat. These components are resistance training,cardiovascular exercise, and proper nutrition.  All three are equally important on achieving your goals in fitness. If one is not executed consistently, the other two will suffer and so will your progress. Don’t get me wrong; to assume…

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5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Remember to achieve toned arms, you need a mixture of compound exercises (exercises that use more than one muscle) and isolation exercise (an exercise that targets a specific muscle.) The reason for this is because you can use heavier weights on the compounds exercises which will help the shoulders and arms. Then finish off with…

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Is eating out possible when dieting?

    Many clients in the gym use eating out as an excuse not keep to good nutrition principles. Excuses such as ‘there is nothing good on the menu’, ‘ I will have to cheat because of friends’. These are not relevant excuses (nothing really is) you have to take responsibility for your actions and…

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