7 Ways to Make Healthy Eating Convenient

7 Ways to Make Healthy Eating Convenient One of the biggest obstacles that we have to a healthier, fitter lifestyle is not what we know but lack of application.. We know we should be eating more greens and the good stufff. Yet what is holding us back? Having an arsenal of convenient options is one…

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Irish Heart Teams Up with Sphere Fitness

Sphere Fitness in Maynooth launch free 6 week fitness challenge for Irish Heart Sphere Fitness has teamed up with Irish Heart, for a six week health and fitness challenge to help the people of Maynooth to improve their health – and raise funds to support Irish Heart’s vital community services. John Lark, gym owner and…

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Case Study – Spotlight of the Month

  When it comes to effort and consistency then Pat has it in abundance. Currently Pat trains around 3 times a week, mainly in our group H.I.I.T classes. “It took a year and then the penny dropped…I mean I was here this morning and now I am here again this evening..I feel great!” Cast minds…

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” I have now found my sweet spot with food and found the results” Case Study Results

After laying some strong foundations and trying several other facilities, it became clear to client x that something was missing. It wasn’t through a lack of effort or desire, or consistency of actions. You see body transformations are multi faceted. A combined effort of ultimately three things: training, nutrition and support. If you are lacking…

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Sphere Combine

The Sphere Combine is a special event held to test the fitness levels of participants in a nonjudgmental, relaxed and fun way. Over the course of the 2 hour event, participants will be tested on the following: Aerobic fitness (via the Bleep Test) Anaerobic fitness (via the Fitranx System) Strength (Trap Bar Deadlift and Bench…

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4 Reasons for Relapse on Your Diet

Mary had just suffered relapse for the 3rd time in 3 weeks. It was happening on Saturdays. Herself and Derek ordered in a takeaway and 2 bottles of wine later, a slight hangover on Sunday and before she knew it she was waking up to Monday. “Why?” Cue the guilt and resistance to eating anything…

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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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