7 steps towards maximum fat loss

The mountain of change can be somewhat overwhelming when you start out on your fat loss journey. Yet no one ever reached the top without taking the first step. As a gym in Maynooth we have had our fair share of experience dealing with folks who struggle to ‘get started’ Change is the hardest thing…

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7 Ways to Stay in Shape On Your Holidays

When you first started your 8 week holiday journey you did so with a firm date in your mind. Your holiday, or a stint of traveling that would have you away from your routine for a couple of days, weeks even months. You train and diet your backside off and know that this impending holiday…

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Tune Up Your Diet

You know that feeling that you know you must do something about your health but just can’t quite turn that ‘what you know’ into ‘actions’ or behaviours. The more I look, the more I realize that this has very little to do with ‘what to eat’ and ‘how to train’ than to coach someone with their behaviors. Get into the…

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What can we learn from the Tsimane People with Diet and Exercise

Shed load of carbs and the healthiest hearts in the world? Eh? The BBC reported that the Tsimane people in the forests of Bolivia have the healthiest hearts in the world despite 1) Having a diet consisting of 75% carbohydrate (western diets have around 50%) 2) 14% of their diet is fat compared with 30% of Western diets…

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Burn more calories in 30 minutes

Burn more calories in 30 minutes Are you constantly up against the clock? Tag teaming with your partner out of the home? As a personal trainer, one of the biggest obstacles to a successful, sustainable program (the KEY determinant of success with your fitness plan) is lack of time. Whatever your excuse, I am here…

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Personal Training vs Group Personal Training in Sphere Fitness

1-1 Personal Training has been revered over the years as the luxury of the rich and those who could afford it. It has been for those who sought a tangible (and often faster) result, those who lack the will power to work out by themselves or for those who simply find that investing in high…

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What to Expect in your First Training Session at Sphere Fitness

It can seem really daunting at first popping into your first training session at Sphere Fitness. Like walking into a new job or arriving first at a party. And we get it. You have tried things in the past and maybe they have or have not worked for you. When you arrive in Sphere you…

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The Mature Lifter Guide to Lifting Weights

There comes a stage when you accept you are not 25 and as a mature lifter anymore. But that doesn’t mean to say you are resigned to a routine of support frames and working around injuries to get a result from your training. The key with gym routines is to stick at them. With the…

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7 Common Mistakes In Commercial Gyms

Commercial gyms across Celbridge, Kilcock, Maynooth, Leixlip and Lucan have some big things in common. For the numbers that are members, the lack of results is startling. And that bothers me. It bothers me as a professional that at the coal face of tackling a large problem in society, that we are actually making very…

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Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Result from Personal Trainer in Maynooth

As a personal trainer in Maynooth, Sphere Fitness understand what it takes for a beginner to get a result? When I say beginner this a wide umbrella term. Anything from a couch potato to someone who has fallen out of love with exercise. Either way let us define it as someone who is just looking…

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