Personal Training Studio Vs Gym

Let’s make no bones about it. This year has been tough for anyone serious about personal training and healthy gym work. You probably know at the back of your mind that the diet has slipped a little and with the holiday season in front of us – there’s a real danger you might ruin the…

Why Diets Fail…

In the world of exercise and fitness, as soon as you start speaking about nutrition one word comes to mind. Of course, we’re talking about the dreaded diet. How many times have you heard someone tell you that they have to avoid certain foodstuffs because they’re on a diet? All too often this word is…

Strength Training in Women

In the past weeks we’ve been looking at the importance of strength training. And as we begin to understand more about the body, it’s becoming apparent that strength training and increased muscle mass is incredibly vital to our ongoing health. There are several benefits to increasing your muscle mass: Improved mood and better resilience to…

Strength training for older adults

“My doctor says that I cannot lift weights” Last time out we emphasised the importance of strength training. It’s use extends through the different stages of life. How does it impact and improve the health and well-being of older audlts? All of us are getting older. There’s no holding back the years. Everyone wants to…

The Importance of Strength Training

People take on exercise routines for a number of reasons. You might want to lose weight. Gain energy for your day to day tasks or simply get in shape. There’s always one question most people ask when going to the gym. Is strength training right for me? The answer is always yes. Strength training should…

October is Different

We’ve already made it through September. Traditionally a month of rebirth and getting back to life; schools, jobs and routines, after the hottest months. 2020’s summer break was certainly tough. For many people a time of celebration, parties, weddings and friends. This year it felt like the brakes were on. Today, people are more unsure…

Busy Life Syndrome

Today we are going to start with a few quotes, by one of EMS Fitness’s favourite Spanish poets. It’s about the way you engage with life, yourself and your environment, and the author is the amazing Antonio Machado: If it is good to live, it is better still to dream, and best of all, to…

What Does a Healthy Plate of Food Look Like?

When you’re exercising regularly and working hard, it’s essential to support your efforts with a good diet. We all know this for a fact. Energy, sleep and even concentration are dependent on not only getting the right nutrients, but ensuring you get the right balance too. It’s therefore important to take a look at the…