Weight Training FACTS

1. You can never out train a poor diet If you don’t eat the correct food you will never see a change in your body. You will forever be fighting poor nutrition choices. It is essential you fuel your body for training and with the right nutrients. Over eating will lead to weight gain no matter […]

1. You can never out train a poor diet
If you don’t eat the correct food you will never see a change in your body. You will forever be fighting poor nutrition choices. It is essential you fuel your body for training and with the right nutrients. Over eating will lead to weight gain no matter how many calories you try and work off in the gym. Do you know how many calories you should be eating?
The person who eats from the whole food ranges and is active will see better results than someone who trains all day but eats poorly
Eating poorly will undo all your hard work in the gym. Your body is like a car and needs the correct fuel to run efficiently.

2. Don’t give up in first few weeks of weights as soreness and fatigue let the body respond

You need to let your body get used to training and respond by developing muscle and fatiguing less. Don’t be put off. Keep it up and you will see the difference.

3. Take it slow – don’t rush your weight training and go too fast. The slower you lift the weights the longer your muscles are under tension working them harder.

4. Ease yourself into weight training

The first time you use weights familiarise yourself with safe technique. This can be done by asking a personal trainer to help you. If your technique is incorrect you maybe at risk of injury. Also by not doing the exercise correctly you could be wasting your time as you will not be working the muscles as effectively.

5. Get a Pt – a personal trainer can really help you. From technique to training methods and how to implement a programme.

6. Take rest days
Rest days allow ur body to recover and muscles to develop and restore after pushing them. If you dont rest you could be at risk of injury.
You should aim for:
2 – 3 weight sessions a week
3-5 cardio sessions a week

As always if you need any help or support, you can Contact me.

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