It’s well-known and well-documented that exercise in general makes us feel good but a question we often ponder is how does lifting weights specifically make us feel?… Read More
Becoming vegetarian or vegan doesn’t necessarily equal less protein in your diet. However, it can be difficult to ensure you’re getting enough quality sources of complete protein, especially if you’re trying to increase your protein intake.… Read More
Are you struggling to get enough protein in your diet but don’t like protein shakes? Worry not, there are plenty of other ways to use whey protein if you just can’t stomach a shake!… Read More
We’re all looking for ways to boost our immune systems during such a worrying time but the simple fact is that there aren’t any miracle supplements that can do this. And if you read otherwise, don’t be sucked in! The best thing you can do is stay as fit and healthy as possible through healthy eating, staying active and sleeping well. But many people ask, can exercise really boost your immune system? Can it help (or hinder) our bodies’ ability to fight off infections?
“Does exercise boost your immune system and help it to fight off infections?”
So, the time has come and we are all being asked to socially distance ourselves and self-isolate, but what does this actually mean? And how can we deal with it while staying healthy and sane?
Steph’s commitment and consistency has paid off as she celebrates a six stone weight loss and a complete change of mindset.
“I want to express that since joining Performance Project my life has changed so much … not only am I physically different, I am mentally in the best place I have ever been. Training is a huge part of my life, as is PP, and I absolutely love lifting weights!”… Read More
Have you got a fixed mindset or growth mindset?
One problem we see with goal setting and therefore long-term success with health and fitness comes down to mindset and how you approach your goal.
So, your goal is fat loss but no matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to get any leaner. Why not, you wonder? You’re ‘dieting’ and training harder, so what’s going on?
Fat loss – not to be mistaken with weight loss – is a common goal but it’s way harder to achieve than it sounds. That is, unless you really know what you’re doing. Take a look at these eight reasons for why you might not be hitting your targets and what you can do to change this … you may be surprised.… Read More
It’s the start of a new year and a common time for people to set goals and embark on new fitness and diet journeys. But how many people actually stick to a planned weight loss diet programme?
The answer is not that many. The reasons … because the ‘diet’ is too extreme or unrealistic for long term adherence. And because people try to deprive themselves of the foods they love. There are plenty of other reasons that diets fail as well, and several ways to make sure they don’t, so we’re going to take a look at some of them.