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Tim’s Journey to Health – Week Eight

Tim’s been with us for eight weeks now, and we’ve started to see another side of him. He’s adapted to the training by making it part of his weekly routine and he is moving so much better than when he started with us. He is even getting a little cheeky. Eight weeks closer to achieving his goal…

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Be Open To Life’s Opportunities

I was presented with the usual hotel gym set up when on a family holiday recently. Treadmills, rower, a cable machine and a bench press (minus a bar or any weights), which made my usual lifting routine tough to replicate. I took the opportunity to change my routine up and I did some conditioning on…

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All About Protein

When a client tells us they want to lose weight, the first thing we look at it, is nutrition. Making adjustments to your diet will put you on the fast track to losing those unwanted kilos. Controlling how much you put in your mouth is always more important than the number of kilometers you run or…

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Five Ways To Lose The Winter Weight Gain

All to often we hear something along the lines of “This time last year I was in great shape, but over the winter months I’ve let things slide. I can’t zip up my favourite jeans and need help NOW!” 1. Don’t Lose Your Mind or Beat Yourself Up Over It. These things happen and it’ll…

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Tim’s Journey to Health – Week One

  The ultimate goal of Citywide Fitness is to change people’s lives, while having some fun along the way. Many people put up different roadblocks, or reasons why they can’t join a Gym, or take that first step towards changing their own life. It may be time, financial or a genuine fear of what it…

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Five Rules For Weight Loss

1. FIND WHAT WORKS FOR YOU, BUT ONE RULE STILL APPLIES ‘Energy can neither be created nor destroyed, it only changes forms’ Your body is an almost impossibly clever machine. One of it’s best tricks is to be able to convert one kind of energy like food or fat stores to another kind – movement.…

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The Day My Life Changed

October 24th, 2012 at 5.21PM. I had driven past Citywide Fitness 5 days a week, twice a day for the last 6 months before that moment. I had been telling myself that I would get up the courage to do something about my weight ‘tomorrow’ or ‘next week’ for longer than that, I had even…

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How To Recognise and Celebrate Your Success

Too often I see people give up or quit because they feel they aren’t getting anywhere with their health and fitness goals. They’re not conscious of the progress they are making and give up before they achieve their ultimate aim. One thing that is really important when learning any new skill is to celebrate your…

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Sausage Rolls For Weight Loss?

My Nan makes fantastic sausage rolls. What has that got to do with weight loss? Stay with me… The recipe she has used has been the same for as long as I remember, in that, there is no recipe. She cooks by feel. A little bit of this, a little bit of that, a taste…

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Success Stories – Jodi

    Who are you when you’re not sweating at Citywide? I run Swim Central in New Town, so when I’m not at Citywide I’m in the pool teaching or on the desk (or slaving away in my office keeping everything ticking over). I’m a Mum to two adult “kids”, wife to Lindsay and also…

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