Blog – Better Body Group Blackheath

15 10, 2015

COLIN & KAREN

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From Granada to Grenada. We had been living in Spain (see the before photo) and on return to the UK visits to our doctors back in October 2013 highlighted some problems with our weight and consequently with high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.  As we [...]

15 10, 2015

JANET JONES

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“The U3A started a class at the BBS and I joined thinking it might help me with balance and general fitness. 4 years on, both have improved immensely and I have gained so much more strength and stability by attending both senior circuit classes most [...]

15 10, 2015

DAN – LEAN BY 40

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Having spent the majority of my 30’s discovering exercise, losing a fair amount of weight and getting hooked on triathlons (as part of my “try and get fit” attitude) it all come to a sudden end when I completed an Ironman in 2012….. having given [...]

15 10, 2015

Protein Shakes for Fat Loss?

By | October 15th, 2015|Diet, Fat Loss|0 Comments

A lot of our clients ask about protein shakes, what are they for? Are they healthy? Will they make me bulk up? The simple answer is that protein shakes can be used by anyone as long as they are appropriate for your needs. It is [...]

15 10, 2015

Don’t try to be Perfect!

By | October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When it comes to successful and sustainable long term weight loss, absolute perfection can definitely be the enemy. “I’m completely off bread/booze/chocolate for the next 6 weeks” “I slipped off the diet on Thursday night so I’ll start again on Monday” “I don’t have the [...]

15 10, 2015

Low Back Pain – Causes & Cures

By | October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Countless members of the general public and gym goers suffer with lower back pain, and usually people have been suffering for months/years before they really take action to solve the problem. Approximately 60% of the adult populace will suffer from lower back pain of some [...]

15 10, 2015

Lack of Sleep killing your progress?

By | October 15th, 2015|Fat Loss, Fitness|0 Comments

Body fat gain and getting too little sleep have always been strongly linked by the scientific research. This is mainly through be down to poor ‘nutrient partitioning’ when under slept, whereby nutrients (i.e. the food you eat) are more likely be stored as fat mass [...]

7 09, 2015

Exercising is the WORST way to lose weight

By | September 7th, 2015|Diet, Fat Loss, Fitness, Personal Trainer, Personal Training|0 Comments

Hear me out. So we all know that to lose weight successfully we have to be in a calorie deficit – expending more calories than we take in. This being said, it would be wise not only to track our calorie intake, but also to [...]

4 08, 2015

Resistance Training and HIIT vs Cardio for Fat Loss

By | August 4th, 2015|Joe Birch's Posts|0 Comments

At the Better Body Group we regularly endorse the use of resistance training for fat loss above any other method of training, and if I had to create a fat loss hierarchy it would look like this: Nutrition > Weights/Resistance training (e.g. squats/bench press/pull ups/planks) [...]