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Environmental Toxicity (Part 2)

In my last post I talked a lot about the harmful effects of manmade chemicals within our environment and identified just how little we know about how these chemicals interact with our bodies and how they are almost a definite contribution to widespread ill health.  In the next series of posts I hope to give […]

Environmental Toxicity (Part 1)

People massively underestimate the harmful effects modern chemicals have on our bodies and just how many we are exposed to in a standard day. A brand new car for during the first year can release over 6,000 chemicals into the cabin and a carpet can release hundreds over a 3 year period. Every time you […]

Elitas Staff Arms Workout (31/12/2015)

We wanted to finish 2015 with a bang.  What better way to christen the new gym than with a team arms workout followed by a belated Christmas meal!  Here is a quick run through what we did with a few notes:   A1 – Bi acromial grip pin press with bands 4 x 3 (rest […]

The diet conundrum (part 2)

In the part 1 we addressed the issue of metabolic down-regulation in response to prolonged low calorie diets.  We identified that these diets cause the hormones which burn fat, maintain our health, and regulate systems such as our appetite, lower in response to the stress imposed by eating in this way.   In the previous […]

The diet conundrum (part 1)

  This New Year, millions of individuals will set out determined to finally shed the fat and improve their health. Most people feel like they need something radical, or very different to what they are currently doing in order to see sufficient progress. The harder the effort and the greater the struggle the greater the […]

The Importance of Physical Strength

Not so long ago, lifting weights was limited to athletes and bodybuilders. Developing physical strength was not something that we, the general population, were supposed to be bothered about. Keeping our bodyweight within a certain range and performing plenty of aerobic exercise is what was recommended to maintain optimal health.