Kelly’s Fight to Fitness: Week 3 – The Pursuit of Happiness (Hibernation)

Another great week in the gym and another personal best on a torture machine, only this time it was the Lat Pull-down. Steve, my trainer may have mentioned if I want to feel good in a backless dress (without betty-back-fat having her very own cleavage), I need to make this machine my very best friend (OK, OK they may be my own words but that’s what I heard) and it worked, we are now BFFs. So I have the gym …

10 Signs Your Gym is Holding You Back

It’s official, I’m a gym snob. I’m not going to be sorry about it, but I will explain why. I have recently joined a commercial gym (I won’t name names) so I can be a ‘gym buddy’ for my housemate and good friend. After all, I’m lucky enough to work for Ultimate Performance and have my training done and dusted before she’s even made it home – so I feel for her when I’m done for the evening and she still …

How to get rid of muscle soreness after a heavy session at the gym

It’s about this time of year that people start heading back to the gym to get back in shape before the mass New Year health kick begins.  Many of these enthusiasts have not worked out in a while, and so experience a level of soreness in the days after training that has them moving around in desperate need of a wheelchair. When new clients start at Ultimate Performance, we almost never fail to get an email the following day with …

Science shows eating the wrong type of soy could dent your physique

It’s critical that you’re not eating the wrong type of soy. This is what the science says…

‘I’m becoming addicted to that great positive feeling’ – Kelly’s Fight to Fitness

I’m back! I’ve had a week off work this week, which was just in time to get me over the two-week mark. From here, I’m good and on the straight and narrow. So I used this opportunity to train every morning… and I’m back, back to feeling strong, energetic, awake, fricking alive! Back to being full of beans and straight up out of bed at 5 am to head to the gym (We’ve got it down to one snooze, get …

‘How I conquered my pregnancy body image issues’ – Ziggy’s Blog

A little while ago, I hit the 20-week mark and posted a photo to my Instagram showing the difference between five weeks and five months of pregnancy. I didn’t realize it until a few days later that I had actually really upset myself and unintentionally had started feeling really down about my body. From five weeks to five months – the time has just flown by! I had just finished prepping for a photoshoot the week before I found out …