Weight Lifting for women is a good thing, not bad! Resistance training helps increase lean body mass, which in turn, boosts metabolism. When compared to dieting alone, resistance training has LASTING RESULTS. Consider this: The Tale of Two Twins Two identical twins; Margaret & Lisa, weighing in at 90kg & 40% body fat… Margaret decides […]
7 Principles of Accelerated Fat Loss
In my article, ‘Weight Lifting for Women,’ I tell the ‘Tale of Two Twins.’ I hope you’ll agree that story goes some way to proving why dieting alone doesn’t work. Whoever you are, whatever gender, resistance training is a GOOD idea. In fact, twice weekly resistance training is number 6 of the 7 Principles of […]
Ask the Expert: Should I Try Intermittent Fasting?
Is Intermittent Fasting a good idea? What is it and how is it supposed to work? Science shows it can help burn fat, build muscle, and boost longevity—maybe. If you’re thinking about fasting to get in shape, read this article first. Source: Ask the Expert: Should I Try Intermittent Fasting? | The Beachbody Blog
The Science Behind High Intensity Interval Training – Pt.1 | HIIT Cardio Benefits
By Scott Sowerby | Personal Trainer BSc Sports Coaching Science High Intensity interval training (HIIT) or Sprint interval training (SIT) is a training method that has garnered a lot of attention within sports science. It has become a recent favourite among fitness professionals (Driver 2012). A lot of articles write about how it should be implemented, but […]
Get A Health Check Before Starting A Fitness Program!
The X-Life formula is all about results. We believe in methodical, scientific processes & a clear understanding of your starting point leads to the ability to determine your success. A health check provides exactly that. It gives us a baseline from which to progress, with the ability to effectively track & record every success, no matter how small. That’s why […]