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Meal Frequency & Timing

The most important thing when it comes having adequate meals throughout the day, will come down to your own individual work/ life pattern and routine. If you work 9-5 then you will only be able to have food at certain times during the day. So the most important this for you would be to get adequate 30-40g protein, portion of Veg & complexed carbohydrates with each meal as a baseline. If you can eat at regular intervals say every 2-3 hours then great keep with that routine with the same format of maybe 20-30g of protein, portion of veg and complexed carbohydrates,...

Your body NEEDS fats

Our body needs fats, and sufficient amounts within our diets. The Fats 'good fats' come from avacadoes, coconut oil (in moderation as it has a high percentage of saturated fat), olive oil, dark chocolate, salmon, sardines, tuna, walnuts, almond nuts, almond butter and whole fat yoghurt. All these types of good fats are high in Omega 3, which is the type of fats you want to be looking for.. These fats help our bodies turn off genes that store fat and promote us to burn fat effectively. Now these types of foods should be consumed within your diet. Why? Because they help improve gut...

A Qucik View on Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are one of the main macro nutrients that we should be using in our daily eating routines. Now if the goal is to drop body fat, lose weight and building lean muscle tissue, then carbs are needed in my opinion for most people. Below are a a few tips on carbohydrate intake. When to use them? How to use them? Always eat Carbs Post Workout Obesity and weight gain is caused through insulin resistance. So one of the best ways to improve insulin sensibility is to lift weights. When lifting weights our muscles become responsive to insulin, which takes blood sugar out of the...

Hitting those Macro Nutrient targets! 

What are Macro Nutrients? These are your proteins, fats & carbs. Proteins help build, repair muscle tissue and aid in good liver function. These can be found in meat, fish & dairy. Fats can come in good and bad forms and the good fats are essential in everyone's diet in my opinion. The best forms come from salmon, mackerel , tuna and sardines. Good fats also enable our bodies to burn fat more efficiently and reduce Inflammation through omega 3 fish oils. Finally carbohydrates can aid in muscle growth, energy production and helping with dropping body fat depending on individual goals...

Are you Strength Training?

Strength training is an essential component of a well-rounded training programme, regardless of your main training goals. Whether your reasons for training are to improve aesthetics, reduce bodyfat, move faster over a short distance, become a more efficient endurance athlete, reduce general aches and pains or simply to improve general health, strength training in some form is a must. Different coaches may have different approaches to suit the specific outcome for the athlete, but the fundamentals of strength training remain the same across board. Why Train for Strength?   I’m often asked why. Why do I need to strength train, if my goal...

FX Wellness Workshop and Seminar

We're  holding an FX Wellness Workshop and seminar this weekend  on Saturday 19th  November  11am-2pm (or later if you want to stay for the Yoga taster session). Here's the order of the day. At FX alongside our qualifications and theory knowledge, we have over 40,000 sessions worth of experience gained  in the last 5 years alone! This provides us with the ability to put the theory into practical situations and foresee problems before they arise. As we only have our clients for 45 mins at a time mainly 2 x per week , things can get missed. Important bits of information...

Jo’s ‘1st’ Body Tone Trophy

Life Begins at 40 for  'Winning' Jo Here’s  a current case Study of our Client Joanne  who's been training  with Jamie Kennedy - Owner of FX Fitness Experience for about 2 years. Jo's recent transformation  journey  began late last year when  she set herself a New Training Challenge - where she went on to  come 1st in her first event 'Lady in the First Year Tone' title on 8th May 2016. Here's Jamies account of Jo's incredible fitness  journey ...

Personal Training at Fitness Experience Helps Mum of Three exceed Weight Loss Goals

Here's a True Story straight from the heart of Alyson Andrew, one of our clients who started her Personal Training Journey with Fitness  Experience in March 2015 - just 12 months ago. So what can YOU Achieve in 12 months? Start your Personal Training journey with the Fitness Experience ? Read on and be inspired - then get in touch to book your Personal Training Consultation Its fair to say that when I came to Fitness Experience at the start of March last year, I was feeling a bit lost. Having previously lost 8 stone over 5 years, I was then...

FX Fitness Score Sponsorship at Turf Moor

It's always great to partner and support our local Team , Burnley Football Club as  a local Burnley Business. so FX Fitness were delighted to be Official Matchday Programme Sponsors of the Burnley v Reading game at home on Saturday 26th September 2015. This game was especially fitting as we are big supporters of  Burnley lad Oliver Norwood who trains with us here at FX fitness whenever he's home (and now plays for Reading and Northern Ireland). Although the Result didn't go in Burnley's favour with a 2-1 defeat, it was a great day out for Team FX Staff and...

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