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Cardio – It’s not what you think

To the naked eye, exercise can seem fairly simple It’s often categorised into just 2 or 3 parts, lifting weights, cardio, and mobility/flexibility, maybe core training too. But with the first 2, there are different effects you get depending on how you do them. You can do pure strength training, lifting weights heavy enough you […]

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28 Day Body Fat Blitz

Just a few examples of previous results on the programme. These pics were taken between 21 and 28 days apart.   Yes, all these results happened in less than 1 month! More details coming soon…

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A Surprising “Cause” Of Pain & How To Reduce It

Pain my old friend, I don’t remember our first meeting. If my 10-month-old son is anything to go by we were acquainted very early. I have vague recollections of multiple hospital visits for stitches courtesy of my dear sister. Dislocated thumbs were common playing rugby, as well as the many bike crashes including the one […]

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9 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight Even When You’re Trying

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Weight loss, no matter what some “gurus” might try to convince you, is a matter of energy balance. For this blog, when I talk about weight loss I’m talking about fat loss, the wobbly bits! Fat is stored energy, the only way to tap into that energy is by creating a demand for that energy. […]

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Portion sizes

For many of our members understanding energy balance takes a bit of time. Part of this is an awareness of portion sizes. << sounds simple, right?   However, there’s so much BS out there they can be forgiven for buying into all the fads   It’s your hormones, it’s your metabolism, it’s carbs, it’s your […]

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Skip The Stairs

You walk to the edge of the stairs. Looking down the long flight of steps you have 2 choices. You can walk down, step by step like any sane person would Or You can jump You take a massive leap, clearing as many steps as you can You’re gonna get to the bottom faster and […]

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‘I’ve increased muscle and lost fat… my energy levels have changed greatly!’

‘One of our specialities at SF Fitness is ongoing life-changing transformations for men aged 45+.  Members who’ve been with us for several months say they can’t believe how far they’ve come.  Here, Donagh, Vincent and Declan tell us how we’ve helped them to change their lives.   Donagh McCleary “Before I had a lot of […]

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3 simple tips to make getting fit easier

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You probably know a good few ways to get fit. I mean it’s not as if we are stuck for information these days. You’ve got YouTube, blogs, Facebook, Instagram and a whole host of other social media platforms that I just don’t get. It’s hard to believe that when I first started out in the […]

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Meet Rhona

At SF Fitness. we specialise in ongoing life-changing transformations for women aged 40+ (members who’ve been with us for several months say they can’t believe how far they’ve come). Rhona says that over several months as a member, she’s gone “from the edge of despair over my weight issues” to feeling “astonished to have achieved […]

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Summer Body Motivation?

One of the biggest killers to motivation is lack of results or failure to maintain those results I mean, what’s the point when your progress seems so slow or even non existent. And if you’re anything like the SF Fitness over 40s ladies you probably know what you should be doing. Everyone knows vegetables are healthier than chocolate […]

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