Category Archives: Exercise

What It Means To Commit To A Healthy Lifestyle (Pt 1)

Jan 27 2017

  What’s the difference between the guy that obtains his ideal body then promptly loses it; vs the guy who gets there and keeps it?  Lifestyle change.  Going to the gym a few times a week doesn’t amount to much if the rest of your life is in disarray.  Many...

The Benefits Of Deadlifting

Nov 04 2016

The deadlift is one of our favourite exercises here at Salecca, we believe everyone should be performing a deadlift in one way or another. But what is a deadlift? Well when looking at it simply, deadlifting is the art of lifting  heavy objects off the ground. It’s origins are primal...

Indoor Cycling Sucks

Oct 28 2016

Studio cycling (SC), or Spinning is all the rage in The City.  It’s a workout where you can sweat, listen to music whilst someone else plans your journey.  Indeed years ago when I trained for my maroon beret, I would religiously attend my local Fitness First’s Friday lunchtime spin classes,...

How To Lose Fat Without Sweating Or Diet

Dec 18 2015

Working in the fitness industry you have to be somewhat of a cynic. There’s always the latest craze, the new fad diet, the new bit of gym equipment or cardio class that’s going to revolutionise your training and your fat loss! Most of the time I’m sorry to say – ...

FINAL Four Pillars Of Weight-loss

Dec 04 2015

Last week we covered the 4 of the most instrumental tools you need to consider when it comes to losing weight. If you didn’t catch them, you can find them again here First Four Pillars Of Weight-loss Now for the final four: Cardio has the propensity to burn muscle while...

First Four Pillars Of Weight Loss

Nov 26 2015

Throughout the year I diet at various points. It’s a great way for me to empathise with what we ask our clients to do, and hone my skills as a coach. Believe me, losing weight is a skill that has to be learnt, you don’t just wake up lean one...

Bullet proof your body – How to avoid injury

Nov 17 2015

Few events in our lives are more humbling than an injury. One minute you are getting involved in the action in the middle of the pitch, the next minute you are laying on the floor in agony –  so quickly we go from feeling completely invincible to feeling like a...

Are You Training Correctly To Meet Your Goals?

Nov 06 2015

Todays blog is about how to tell if your program (or even your trainer!) is is giving you the right training for your goals. Looking out for the following key things when deciding what program to follow…. Does it have more than 20 sets per single muscle group? So many...

Five Guidelines For Training In Your 40’s

Oct 30 2015

Not much is said about how people in the gym should be training after 30, let alone 40. It’s all split routines, HITT and Pilates – either for the ‘bros’ the broken or the old ladies! At Salecca the average age of our clients is 42, and as such we...

Dealing With Hunger & Temptation

Oct 16 2015

I’m hungry, like you cannot comprehend.  I’ve worked out my macros and two weeks into my cut I’m salivating when I walk into my local shop.  Donuts, biscuits, Haribo (Tang-Tastic of course), all look sooo good to me.  We live in a country of abundance, if I want food I...

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