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I’m so excited to be able to inform you that my new Studio is now Open.

I held my first class on Wednesday, 26th August 2015.

I will be holding 3/4 evening classes here each week, morning and afternoon classes, if I get enough demand and Personal and Group Personal Training Sessions.

Classes will be for small groups of approximately 6 people and classes on offer will be:-

Fat Burning Classes such as:-

Metabolic Aftershock

Metabolic Effect

Tabata Workouts

Circuit Training

Stretching

For more information, drop me an email, text message or call me on 07951 744 493 to discuss your requirements and book your FREE Consultation and Wellness Profile.

 

 

 

 

8 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

8 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

1. You don’t have enough muscle.  More muscle burns more calories, make sure you are a fat burner.

2. You are eating too little, slowing your metabolism down.  In other words you are turning yourself into a fat storer rather than a fat burner.

3. You are not drinking enough water.  Aim to drink a minimum of 2-3 litres a day.

  • helps control portion sizes
  • flushes out toxins
  • Keeps us hydrated
  • Stops us drinking sugary drinks/tea/coffee

4. Leaving out important food groups. eg. healthy fats and healthy carbohydrates.

5. You are skipping breakfast.

  • starving body = slow metabolism reaches for sugary snacks more.

6. You are stressed out.

  • binge eating
  • exercise helps reduce stress by releasing endorphins to make you feel happy

7. You eat out alot – this doesn’t mean you can’t lose weight.

  • stick to fresh foods
  • watch out for sauces
  • know which foods groups to have on your plate
  • avoid high salt, transfat foods and sugar foods
  • avoid sugary drinks and limit alcohol

8. You are eating too many “diet” foods.  Diet foods may cut out sugar but add chemicals, and bad fats.  Also extra sodium and preservatives.

Fat Free = added sugar.

Watch your portion sizes, prepare foods at home using fresh foods as much as possible and get your recommended daily dose of balanced food.

Aim for 30% Protein, 40% Carbohydrates (complex carbs) and 30% Healthy Fats.

If you would like to know more about all of this, why not book your free wellness evaluation with me today.  These are exactly the things that you will learn why.  As your coach, I am here to help and support you throughout your journey to your goal and beyond.  So, what are you waiting for, call me today on 07951 744 493

Gill Lindsay

Health Coach & Personal Trainer 

Email: gillshealthandfitness@live.com   Web: www.gillshealthandfitness.co.uk

How Healthy Is Your Workforce?

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A Healthy Workforce is a Productive Workforce.

I would like to offer my services to businesses to help you to encourage your workforce to look at their own nutrition and fitness.

I would like to support Merseyside businesses to create a culture of improved health and nutrition in the workplace.

Poor performance, stress and sickness absence all have a detrimental impact on the growth and productivity of any business. A happy, healthy workforce is likely to produce better results and contribute to the overall success of the business.

It is a fact that over 70% of all visits to the doctor are related to illnesses resulting from poor nutrition (WHO). Addressing a person’s diet is the key to ensuring that we reduce the possibility of developing heart disease, cancers, stroke, diabetes as well as a multitude of digestive problems. Better nutrition means fewer visits to the doctor and a reduction in sickness absence. A healthier workforce will also be a happier workforce, thereby increasing productivity and retention.

Gill’s Health & Fitness are offering to Merseyside businesses, the following free consultations for all staff:

  • Healthy breakfast presentation – product sampling and information
  • One minute body fat testing
  • Full 45 minute wellness profiles with diet and nutrition recommendations

To follow on from the free consultations, Gill’s Health & Fitness can put in place any of the following:

  • A weekly Gill’s Health & Fitness Challenge for the workforce with sponsoring for any charities that the business may support
  • A nutrition club, providing a healthy, nutritious Breakfast or Lunch
  • A fit club – run by a fully qualified personal trainer.

If the business is interested in supporting their staff with a regular slot to address health and nutrition then we can provide all of the above on a regular day and time to suit the business, for example after work, lunchtime, breakfast meeting etc.

The aim of the presentations is to raise awareness and increase knowledge of health and wellbeing in the workplace through improved nutrition and understanding of the key food groups and their impact on our bodies; fueling our bodies rather than just filling our bodies!

To find out more contact: Gill Lindsay, Personal Health Coach & Personal Trainer

Mobile: 07951 744 493

Email: gillshealthandfitness@live.com

Improving People’s Lives Through Nutrition & Fitness

Level 10 – What’s this?

What is Level 10?

Level 10 is basically the best you can be.  Even when we get to our goal, we often set ourselves new goals.

My level 10 at the moment is to get my body fat to 15%, increase my muscle mass and improve my hydration.

I am going to achieve this by attending CrossFit 3 times per week.  Doing 3 Metabolic Aftershock sessions per week, including walking and anything else that I enjoy such as hula hooping, rowing, swimming.  Basically, keeping moving and having a Healthy Active Lifestyle with great nutrition.  Herbalife is part of my nutrition along with nice healthy meals.  Below is one of the workouts my daughter and I have done recently.

Fabulous CrossFit session this morning at  Peak Performance Liverpool with Rachel

12 minutes EMOM (every minute on the minute) – 3 X Hang Power Snatch, 1 X t2b, increasing to 3 x Hang Power Snatch, 12 x t2b.

Then

12 Minutes AMRAP (as many reps as possible)
9 Air Squats,
6 Strict Pull Ups,
3 Clapping Press Ups,
1 Rope Climb.

I did 11 rounds (with variations on Pull Ups (ring pull ups) and 3 pulling myself up on the rope (can’t climb it yet, not got the knack yet, plus not keen on heights, but I will get there!)

 

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What will your Level 10 be?  If you’d like to know more or work with me call me today.

 

8 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

Click the link below to find out more.  Want to know more about tips like this, then register to come along to our Weight Loss Challenge starting soon in Liverpool.  Evening and daytime classes starting every month, as long as we have enough people wanting to come along and join us.

Parents would you and some friends like some morning classes for when you’ve dropped the children off at School. Then contact me and let’s see what we can arrange.  I’m happy to run small informal groups or larger groups, I could add in a short exercise class too.

Contact me for more details on 07951 744 493 or drop me an email at gillshealthandfitness@live.com

8 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

Does a healthy breakfast really make a difference?

A healthy breakfast of fruit“Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, dine like a pauper.” Know this saying? Yes. Live by it? Probably not.Do you remember as a child your mother saying: ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.’ It’s not an old wives tale; having a good breakfast plays a vital role in leading a healthy life.When you eat the right foods at breakfast, it sets you up for the day by kick-starting your metabolism, providing a steady stream of energy to keep you going in the morning, plus it can help to manage your appetite – great news if you’re on a diet plan.

Breakfast and metabolism

Metabolism is the physical and chemical processes that create and use energy in the body. The break down of the food we eat and its transformation to energy is a function of metabolism. While you sleep the body’s metabolism slows, as its food supply is deprived and its energy requirements is only for essential bodily functions. So you can imagine, if you don’t eat breakfast, your metabolism stays as this slower rate and doesn’t get that kick-start it needs for the day and to give you more energy.

Breakfast and energy levels

If you try to start the day, without fuelling your body with the right food, you’ll likely to end up crashing mid-morning and reaching for ‘quick fix’ snacks to keep your energy levels topped up. These unhealthy snacks are often high in sugar, high in fat and lack adequate protein. They cause your blood sugar levels to spike and then dramatically drop, meaning your appetite won’t be satisfied for longer than about an hour. You can maintain a steady stream of energy by eating a healthy balanced breakfast, particularly one that provides a good source of protein and complex carbohydrates.

Breakfast to lose weight

Think you lose weight faster by skipping breakfast? Think again. It actually slows your weight loss efforts because it slows your metabolism, a driving force behind your weight loss. But be sure to eat a healthy breakfast – one that’s balanced in key macronutrients such as complex carbohydrates and protein. Including adequate protein for breakfast is especially important as it helps you feel fuller for longer so you’re less likely to crave unhealthy snacks mid-morning.

Need some healthy breakfast ideas?

Eat foods such as wholegrain muesli with nuts, fresh fruit and low fat yoghurt; wholegrain toast topped with eggs and sliced tomato; or oats with skim milk, nuts, seeds and fruit. Watch out for breakfast cereals that are high in sugar, fat and salt.

Happy Holidays

Hi Everyone,

Well I have just come back from an amazing holiday in Kos, if you haven’t seen my pictures yet, you can check them out on my Facebook page Gill’s Health and Fitness.  If you’d like to know more about this hotel check out their website http://oceanis-hotel.gr

Are you going away on holiday and would like to lose some weight before you go, then contact me for more information?

Are you back from holiday and have gained a few extra pounds that you’d like to lose, then again contact me for more information.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you enjoy a Healthy Active Lifestyle.

Stay Healthy.

Gill 🙂