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Top 5 health benefits of eating meat

One of the biggest trends in health and fitness is becoming a veggie or vegan and while I respect a persons choice if they decide to become a veggie, its only fair they know all the facts first. Too often I’ve gotten into arguments with keyboard warriors spreading mis-information on this subject, this is what […]

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Fat gut to leaner cut my journey

  5 years ago I became obsessed with getting bigger and stronger to an unhealthy degree. I was achieving my desired results but there became a cut off point where weight gain was fat only, I didn’t realise this and kept on going. The thing about fat gain is it creeps up on you slowly […]

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Why Pt’s love working with gym newbies

This time of year you may be thinking about joining a gym to get that beach body,but there is one big obstacle in your way where to start ? It can be daunting. You may want the help of a fitness professional but that voice in your head stops you (ps if you actually have […]

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Spice up your life to melt fat

This month we will be taking a look at the effect taking cinnamon can have on your body composition,it’s natural,cheap and tastes pretty good too. Trainers across the world know about cinnamons benefits but outside of the fitness industry it’s relatively unknown. Read on to find out why and how to use this awesome spice. […]

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Why most new year gym goers fail

  This month will be heaving with new gym members aiming to shift the body fat gained over the festive period. Have you noticed within a month or so that guy or girl you see on the treadmill 5 times a week, is no longer there come February/March. On average 4 out of 10 January […]

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First steps of learning to do deadlifts

[av_video src=’http://www.roebuckpt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/IMG_1817.mp4′ format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′] Having correct technique is essential with any lift. But are absolutely critical on complicated heavy lifts such as deadlifts. If you struggle to keep a neutral spine during a deadlift or squat one of the most common reasons is improper hip movement here is the first step to getting the […]

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Why sleep is important for body composition

Sleep is just as important as nutrition and exercise when it comes to improving your health, performance, and body composition. A good nights sleep helps your body recover and resets the brain,which will keep your body fat low,happy hormones in balance and a functional digestive system. If your not getting a good nights rest short […]

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Understanding insulin to improve body composition

Control your insulin for optimal gains in lean muscle and fat loss. Firstly I will explain what insulin is and it’s role within the body.(If you want to get straight to how to lose fat go to paragraph 3). Insulin is a hormone,that’s produced in the pancreas and is mainly responsible for transporting carbohydrate into […]

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Leptin the friend and foe of fat loss

Leptin is not something you hear too often in the fitness industry but it shouldn’t be overlooked and hopefully in this article you can understand why. Firstly we need to know what is leptin? Leptin is definitively  described as  a hormone that plays a “pivotal role” in regulating food intake and energy output. Leptin is […]

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