Why Cutting Carbs Is Not The Answer

One of the most common thoughts about being ‘healthy’ is that you should cut carbs or go on a low carb diet to lose weight. Now although that may be the right plan of action for some, it is not the answer for all. To elaborate, let’s look at the benefits of carbohydrates and why…

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6 Signs you are overtraining

Once you get the fitness train rolling you don’t often want to slow it down. Totally get it! Who would want those high vibes and gains to stop?! However this is something that if you are not careful, will slow down on its own accord. To continue to see progress and stay physically fit &…

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Stretching for Beginners

Stretching has an array of benefits to the physical body but also for your mental wellbeing, making it a very valuable addition to your routine. Getting started can raise some more questions as you move through.You may be holding a stretch wondering, how long you should hold it for, what stretch targets what area, when…

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How to Increase your activity with little effort

First of all, what would be the benefit to increasing your activity? Well, there are so many that come to mind and listed below are just a few of the benefits from increasing your physical activity levels:  Supports mental health Prevention of chronic diseasesIncreased energy levels throughout the dayDecreased soreness and stiffness from prolonged time spent…

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Pregnancy and working out

This can be a very divided topic between generations and professions so lets share some light on training while pregnant.  Confusion around exercise during pregnancy is widespread. Previously inactive women may be inspired to get moving in anticipation of weight gain in weeks to come. On the other hand, athletic women may prepare to dial…

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Strength gains = Fat loss

Often when it comes to wanting to lose weight or ‘fat loss ‘ most women turn to adding in cardio and dieting. Strength training tends to be a bit of an afterthought. However strength training can actually help you burn the same , if not more calories as what cardio exercise can.  So why do…

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Are you getting enough protein?

This is a question that can be thrown around the fitness industry a lot and depending on who you talk to, you may have received very different answers. Let’s start by first clarifying that everyone’s protein needs will be slightly different depending on current muscle mass, activity level, age, gender and goals.  Protein is an…

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Actively Aging

Okay so you’ve most likely either heard these before or you have actually said them in the past or currently do use these phrases.  “I’m too old for that” “I’ve never been into exercise , there’s no point me trying to start now” “Aches and pains are a part of getting old” These statements are…

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Finding, Achieving and Maintaining Balance

This week we are talking about balance. We are going to discuss how to find balance, how to achieve it and most importantly how to maintain it and keep it going. This is something that we pride ourselves on at Fitness360. We want everyone to feel good and live well, with the feeling of balance…

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Motivation Vs Consistency

The past month we have been talking about the “new year, new me” vibe, and whether you are feeling motivated and ready to go or not. The truth is some people are just not there yet and that is okay, and some people have started with a hot bang and are now starting to sizzle…

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