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Do I Need To Get Fit Before Hiring A PT?

We hear this question quite often from people who are considering Personal Training, the simple answer to this is NO. No matter what your fitness levels are like, we would love to help you achieve your goals. Being unfit can be a very difficult thing for some people to escape however, going to see a […]

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Why am I Not Sore After My Workouts

A question we get asked quite often at CD Fitness is “I didn’t ache after our last session does that mean I didn’t work hard enough?”. The very simple answer to this is NO, let me explain why…? Muscle soreness has nothing to do with how effective your workout was. When you first start a […]

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What Does Health Mean To You?

Over the past few weeks I’ve noticed a few popular people on social media posting that you shouldn’t worry about eating healthy, exercising, sleeping well, etc because one day you will die anyway. Whilst I am sure they are joking, I am also sure that there are plenty of people out there who actually have […]

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Benefits of Weight Training

Benefits of Weight Training At CD Fitness you may notice that we like to do a lot of weight training with our clients, here’s why…? Many people think that if you want to lose fat, you should do more cardio, and that if you want to build muscle, you should lift weights. But it’s not […]

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6 Reasons Why You May Not Be Getting Results

The two main reasons people usually don’t get the results they want are; 1. Not enough activity and 2. Consuming too many calories. However if you feel like you are doing everything you should be and still not getting results here are 6 things you may have overlooked. 1) Not drinking enough water – You […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Static Stretch Before a Workout

Why You Shouldn’t do Static Stretches Before You Workout! At CD Fitness, we always take our clients through a great 8-10 minute warm up at the start of the session whether that be a walk in to a run, cycle or a row. You may notice that we never include any static stretching in our […]

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Feeling Tired?

When clients walk through the door of our studio the first question we ask them is `how are you today?’ You would be amazed by the number of clients who respond with comments about feeling tired or exhausted. However, by the end of the session clients always walk out feeling great and re-energised. 9 times […]

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CARBS

CARBS Do they make us FAT? Are they to blame for weight gain?? TIME to end this MYTH… Carbs do not make us ‘FAT’!! in fact they can be very useful for the total opposite, helping us to lose weight (body fat %). There are 3 types of CARBS SUGAR STARCH FIBRE 2 and 3 […]

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Why Sleep is Important

We massively underestimate how important sleep is to our daily lives. Research suggests consistently getting 7-8 hours sleep can help you stay at a healthy weight, lower your risk of serious health problems, like diabetes and heart disease, reduce stress and improve your mood, think more clearly and help you to do better at school […]

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Skinny Liver

Lots of clients have been interested this week in this book – Skinny Liver – that is currently sat on my desk. Recently I have been studying how diet has an effect on the liver. Did you know the liver; 1. Helps store Protein and Vitamins 2. Helps get rid of bacteria that enters the […]

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