When you’re working towards a health goal, summer can be a tricky time. Long evenings and sunny days call for post-work drinks, boozy weekends in the park, and a whole load of social engagements that seem to revolve around alcohol. Whether your goal is to increase muscle mass, burn fat, or simply to be healthier version of yourself, it’s well known that regularly drinking … [Read more...] about Here’s How To Drink Alcohol and Maintain Your Fitness Goals
Made from spring water drawn from the Hadrian Spring, this tasty and naturally flavoured, still cranberry & pomegranate drink is small, yet mighty and packed with 15% of the RDA of calcium, magnesium and potassium – which equates to a similar amount of potassium as a banana, but with the added bonus of only having 9 calories in each 500ml bottle. A bottle of Get More … [Read more...] about Get More – The new low cal vitamin drink to hit Ireland
With Pancake Tuesday today, it is inevitable that many health and fitness regimes will be temporarily side-tracked by Pancake Day indulgences. While it is tempting to go for the most decadent option available, the calories on those toppings can add up very quickly, so here is a handy guide to working off those treats from Dan Smullen, personal trainer at 1Escape Gym. If you … [Read more...] about Don’t flip over pancake calories!
It can be hard to pick up the motivation to go outside and train when the temperature drops into the negatives. If still being fit by spring and able to gulp down a few extra portions of soup doesn’t get you raring to go then knowing there are a few added perks to training in the cold will. While it can never be too cold to exercise it is imperative to take extra caution when … [Read more...] about Does Exercising in Cold Weather Hold Any Added Benefits?
What does 200 Calories look like? The infographic below helps put it into context and shows how much physical activity is required to burn 200 calories! Thanks to Evoke.ie for sending us the infographic to share. … [Read more...] about Infographic: What does 200 Calories look like?