Well.. there are a few reasons this could be! Firstly – for the purposes of this blog I am going to focus on fat loss as the main goal. (if you are after muscle gain – this is all still relevant!) To start let’s simplify some nutritional information for you (now remember – I am not a nutritionist or dietician, but what I am is a good researcher and know well documented case study findings when I see them) How the energy you consume each day is utilised by your body (TDEE): No
Feeling “too unfit” to go to the gym? A bit like having to clean the house up a bit before the cleaner comes?? Well I want to tell you a little story about before I started not just exercising, but training (and I say training because we are training toward something, toward our own goals). It was around 8-10 years ago and all I knew was that I wanted to get into shape and have a body I was proud of; I hit up local PT Joel Bushy and booked my very first (and only -sorry Joel)
Have you ever wondered what our days look like? Thought so... well, wonder no more! If I said it wasn't a little challenging at times, I would be lying. My brother Angus and I have pretty much always got a full plate with keeping Pegasus Strength and Conditioning running, add into that personal time and relationships etc etc and we are busy little bees (Happy busy little bees). 3.45am - Alarm goes off, no snooze, I do 1 - 2 minutes of deep belly breathing and then I'm up.
You’re probably thinking this is gonna be another one of those “lifting weights won’t make you bulky” blogs.. Well, you’re right. And also, it won’t! This is just my little story of how I started strength training and the things I have noticed along the way. I was your typical cardio lover, now there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, but since starting strength training, it just hasn’t been as paramount to my mental health as it once was. When Angus started Pegasus und
If you're overweight or obese and your health is in danger, the following 3 tips will help you avoid These are listed in order of importance... - Don't eat shit food - Start doing resistance training every second day - Get your heart rate uncomfortably high daily STEP 1: Nutrition - Stop eating shit, this alone will dramatically improve your health and help you lose weight. You might be fussy eater now but it is killing you - your taste will adapt over time and you will actua
Being a mum is tough. No doubt about it. You're the chef, the taxi driver, the bank, the counsellor and the boss On top of all that you need to find time to look after yourself. Time is of the essence so running for hours on end to keep on top of your fitness isn't ideal. Luckily there is a far more effective and time efficient way to train! STRENGTH training! Not only will a proper strength training program help you lose weight and tone up, but it will provide you with a hug
1. You burn body fat faster - Strength training increases your lean muscle mass, more muscle = higher metabolism = less body fat = sexy, toned athletic figure! 2. Your body shape will look better - Building lean muscle will not only help you burn fat, but will give you a toned and athletic look - Ladies, you will NOT get bulky by lifting weights, you have the wrong hormones and it simply wont happen. If you want to feel lean, sexy and feminine then you need to pick up some we