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5 Reasons to hire a Personal Trainer

Did you know that only 1% of people who attend the gym reach their health and fitness goals? Out of this 1%, 95% of them train with a Personal Trainer.   I think everyone should give Personal Training a try when thinking about starting out a new health and fitness regime and here are my […]

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CD Fitness hires new apprentice

CD Fitness would like to welcome our new apprentice Matt Vlatas. Matt will be joining us from Monday and will play a vital role in helping us to achieve our goal of being the best Personal Training Facility in the area. Matt has always had a keen interest in fitness and successfully participates in a […]

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One size does not fit all…

I have seen many articles pop up recently where personal trainers are claiming “this is how everyone should be training to get fit” however through my experience if you want to succeed in getting fitter and into better shape you have to realise that there is more than one way of doing so.   There […]

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Why September is the best month to start a new fitness plan…

The majority of people see January as the best time to start a new fitness plan, however did you know 66% of people quit their new year plan within one month! Any new fitness plan is hard to stick to but in my opinion January isn’t the best time to be trying to get into shape. I have been Personal Training […]

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Can You Target Fat Loss?

A question I have been asked a lot recently is can you target a specific area for fat loss? The most common example of this is doing hundreds of sit ups hoping to reveal your six-pack abs. TV adverts and fitness magazines would certainly like you to believe so. Scientific studies, however, suggest otherwise. It […]

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Planking – 5 Reasons Why You Should

Planking has become increasingly popular for core strengthening, and for good reason: it works – in large part because it engages multiple muscle groups simultaneously. What are some of the benefits you can expect from adding this exercise to your regular routine? 1 – A toned belly 2 – Reduced back pain 3 – Helps […]

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Why you’ve stopped losing weight…

So many of my clients fall into reason 1: Their weight doesn’t change much because they gain muscle (which weighs more than fat) and lose fat. This makes them much slimmer yet the scales do not change. The scales can be demotivating for them at this point, so this would be why the scales aren’t […]

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Top tips for a better sleep

It has been announced this week that 51% of people struggle to get to sleep at night. Not getting the right amount of sleep can be massively detrimental when trying to achieve your health and fitness goals. If you don’t get the right amount of sleep it can set you up very badly for the […]

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How Bad Is Alcohol For Weight Loss?

When embarking on a weight loss journey, alcohol is often first on the “no-no” list. Although it is possible to drink alcohol in moderation and still lose weight, regular or excessive alcohol can significantly hinder your weight loss efforts. To start with alcohol its self is 7 calories per gram which is almost double the […]

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What’s best for fat loss? Cardio or Resistance training?

There is lots of contradicting information out there regarding what training is best for fat loss. A lot of people believe cardio is best for fat loss and even your Fitbit tells you that an hour of cardio burns more than an hour of resistance training. This is true, if you did an hour worth of cardio […]

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