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Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Health tips for the Christmas period

  • If you know you’re going to be drinking or going out to a party then opt for lower calorie dense drinks like dry wine, gin, rum or vodka with healthier mixers like cranberry juice, lemon and lime juice, sparkling water, tonic water etc. 
  • Before going out to a party make sure to eat...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Top health benefits of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Top health benefits of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

HIIT training is explained as exercise of high intense short bursts followed by brief rest period. This sequence is repeated several times in a row with the duration dependent on the person’s fitness levels. So there is no excuse saying you have no time to exercise as a workout can last as...
Fit Mag: “Top tips for staying healthy while eating out”
Monday, January 25, 2016

Fit Mag: “Top tips for staying healthy while eating out”

In the final week of our 30 Fit Days challenge, Siobhan Byrne gives top tips for staying healthy while eating out - which foods are good to tuck into and which ones are best avoided. You will often hear me say that the only diet that will work for you is the diet you can stick to. With that in mind,...
Fit Mag: “Intervals - shock your body into burning more calories”
Monday, January 18, 2016

Fit Mag: “Intervals - shock your body into burning more calories”

In the third week of our 30 Fit Days challenge, our fitness guru looks at how to turn things up a notch and increase the cardio workout to work with bodyweight exercises and achieve the best results. By week three you should be getting a little more used to the training and the cardio that you started with. The exercises should...
Monday, January 11, 2016

Tips for getting back on track after the Christmas break

January is a notorious time for people joining gyms and trying to loose the extra weight they gained over Christmas. But too many fall into the trap of completely eliminate everything bad in their diet. This has a negative response causing cravings and feeling miserable about depriving themselves of the odd treat. Below find some tips on the best way...
Fit Mag: “Sculpting your body with cardio and weight training”
Monday, January 11, 2016

Fit Mag: “Sculpting your body with cardio and weight training”

In the second week of our 30 Fit Days challenge, Siobhan Byrne explains how to get that lean, athletic look by striking the right balance between exercise and muscle toning. If you follow my articles you will know I'm a lover of all things strength-training related for a few reasons. I love how it sculpts and shapes the body and the...
Fit Mag: “Keep active during the festive period”
Monday, December 14, 2015

Fit Mag: “Keep active during the festive period”

Time off work can be a great opportunity for partaking in outdoor activities. Last week we discussed some tips on how to avoid going to excess during the party season. But as we begin to wind down with our last issue before Christmas, this is a great time of the year to catch up on much-needed rest and enjoy family time. Your...
Fit Mag: “Party-plan your way to festive fitness”
Monday, December 07, 2015

Fit Mag: “Party-plan your way to festive fitness”

Some simple steps mean you can party on without undoing your weight loss, says our fitness expert. And so it begins - the Christmas season is upon us and, with it, comes the round of festive celebrations and parties. But beware - if you have spent the last 12 months getting yourself in great shape, it can easily be undone with...