Winter has officially begun. If changing the clock and some crazy temperatures didn’t warn you yet, you can’t ignore it anymore since the sun doesn’t come up till after 7am and by the time you finish work it’s dark again.
Free Your Mind & The Rest Will Follow
Energy is everything and it takes forms in different patterns, your fitness programme being one of them. Whenever you commit to something you invest energy in it and yourself, you feel good about doing whatever feels good for you, as you have an exalted vision of yourself you want to get to and following that vision feels positive.
A few months ago I posted up an article helping you calculate the calories and macronutrients you need to help with your fat loss goals. It’s proven to be a hit with my clients and a lot of people on my social media handles.
However, Recently I have had a number of people ask me what the best way is to put on muscle and if they need to do anything different from the fat loss article. Well, the short answer is yes. There are a number of factors that you will need to change to help you put on extra muscle mass. Clients find that eating more is both psychologically and physically challenging as they are eating more than they would normally. That's all about to change in this article.
Let me help and break this down into bite size chunks much like I did when I wrote How To Calculate Your Macros For Fat Loss.
6 Awesome Ways To Get In Shape This Winter - Pre Season Training
'Pre-season training'...not a term we are all fans of...winter is still a stretch away, the snow hasn't yet begun to fall and the thought of slogging away at the gym all Autumn may not quite exhilarate the senses. Skiers and snowboarders are not known for being insiders; we are at home in the great outdoors, with clean fresh air in our lungs, surrounded by 'stop-you-in-your-tracks' stunning scenery. However, We know to really get the most out of the season we need to be prepared. 'Failing to prepare is preparing to fail as they say'... So with that all in mind, we have decided to take a fresh look at pre-season training. We want to inspire you to start getting amped for this winter season by looking at forming a training programme from a more holistic and integrative perspective.
Have you ever wondered how some people achieve amazing results, whilst others seem to try every method, diet and workout available and they struggle to shift the excess body fat or plateau after a while?
Going away on holiday or travelling for work doesn't mean you need to stop exercising. So what if your hotel doesn't have a gym? You need exercises that are simple, require minimal equipment and maintains all the hard work you put in before your trip.
By the end of this article, you will have a series of effective exercises for the poolside or hotel room plus a sexy workout routine to follow. Sounds epic, right?
What to Eat Before, During and After Exercise?
Have you ever pushed through a workout, but felt miserable because you didn’t have any energy, weren’t able to work as hard as usual, get that many reps or lift as heavy as you expected?
The Sunday Supplement - Best Fitness Articles Of The Week
It's Sunday and time for the most important and the very best fitness articles of the week.
The number one fitness article in the this weeks Sunday Supplement goes to...
The Kneeling Pallof Press should be a staple in your exercise programming.
And here's why.
I would like to start by saying we've all been there at some stage in our fitness journey. Always wondering when it would be best to start a new routine. We set off with good intentions but as soon as something comes up and blocks you from doing your gym session, that's it we stop and quit. My aim in this article is to help you build routine building habits for you to continue on your quest to health and fitness success and all it takes is to change one thing at a time.
My name is Calumn Duthie, founder of CD Fitness Coaching. You’ll find me in and around the gym and helping like minded people just like you get the results they deserve. I enjoy everything from keeping fit, yoga, snowboarding, coffee and making people happy. If you would like to improve your nutrition, training and mindset then you definitely want to be part of my bigger community. Join my Facebook group,Healthy Living With CD Fitness Coaching is a must.