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Is Caffeine The Devil?

What is caffeine?  Most people love a cup of joe, the coffee market alone is worth around £4.3 billion at the moment. Caffeine is in a lot of things fitness related, pre workouts, bcaa’s, fat burners and coffees. Caffeine is a naturally occurring stimulant found…

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Want a Bigger Bench?

Most guys that go down the gym do the classic chest / triceps, back / biceps, would train legs but have bad knees and then some guns. They’re even hitting 5×5, german volume training and listening to the big guy at the gym. So why isn’t your…

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Read this if you want a six pack!

We hear this all the time at PT:U, “i want it flatter”, “more toned”, “i want to see some abs”. The key with getting a flatter stomach and finding those abs is not as easy as you may think. You want abs, you’re going to…

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A Quick Guide To Fat Loss.

A Quick Guide To Fat Loss. 1 – Don’t starve yourself! Work out your calorie needs and hit it. Heres the basic way to calculate your calorie needs. For men – 9.99 x weight in kg + 6.25 x height in cm – 4.92 x…

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5 Foods To Boost Concentration And Brain Function

5 foods To boost concentration and brain function but that will also help you with fat loss. Water: I know you wanted some miracle food to eat or some super berries, unfortunately the main thing we need is water. Dehydration can happen easily and one…

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Lose Fat The Easy Way

Cut out the carbs. How to lose fat the easy way! For anyone starting out on their fat loss journey or you have just lost motivation then cutting the carbs are going to help. Massively. We’re not saying never eat carbs again or that carbs…

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Try Something New!

Trying something new!  So with a change of circumstances and a little more free time, I thought I could do with a new pastime away from the gym. I have always admired those that dedicate time to learning martial arts and I’m a fan of…

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3 Ways To Be A Bit More Healthier

Sometimes its not all about body fat percentage, weight on the scales or how fast you ran 5km. Being healthier and feeling better are an essential part of your life and journey. We put together 3 simple ways to get that little bit more healthier….

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Setbacks Aren’t Permanent – Mental Health Day

Research on depression, anxiety and exercise shows that the psychological and physical benefits of exercise can help improve mood and reduce anxiety by: ▫️ Releasing feel-good endorphins ▫️ Taking your mind off problems & a new focus ▫️ Building confidence & self esteem ▫️ Increasing…

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Spartan Race – Trifecta Challenge

As you may have recently seen, Team PT:U dared to take on the Spartan Race OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) – Trifecta Challenge, 3 Spartan Race Distances, Sprint in April (3+ miles, 20+ obstacles), Super in May (8+ miles, 25+ obstacles) and the appropriately named Beast,…

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