Stay Strong

The BENCH PRESS is NOT a substitute for a PUSH UP. They’re unrelated, and deliver completely contrasting results. ALSO Do MORE Push Up’s Stay strong Neil & Mark Team Bespoke Advertisements

Real food first

Monitor your portion sizes Consume more vegetables Eat more sources of lean protein Drink more water For those people who are complaining about not dropping body fat, any or all of the above are being neglected. Before signing up to a new detox fad or following the latest trending “diet”, do this first, but do…

Whey Protein Shakes

We get asked quite frequently about the inclusion of whey protein powders and if they are any good for you, so we decided to put some information together to help you know what’s what, and to give you a better idea of what whey protein is. The first thing to understand is that Whey Protein…

5 Questions

FIVE questions to ask yourself before you become disheartened by your lack of energy or performance in a training session. WHAT TIME OF DAY AM I TRAINING AT? HOW WAS MY SLEEP? HAVE I EATEN YET? IF I HAVE EATEN, WHAT WAS THE MEAL? HAVE I KEPT MYSELF WELL HYDRATED? Asking yourself these questions will…

Secret vegetables

If you struggle to eat vegetables in your daily meals, try simple things like making homemade soups using a variety of greens and vegetables. ALSO Try including things like sweetcorn, chopped/diced peppers, onions, carrots and celery to sauces. This will help to ensure that you’ll smuggle enough into your day Eat smart Neil & Mark…

Lifting weights

Don’t always measure your progress by adding more weight on to the bar or going heavier on a specific exercise each time. Consider: Better control Better execution Adding an extra rep Adding an extra set Going too heavy too early will only hinder your form and invite injury. Keep lifting, train safe Neil & Mark

Eat Fat to Burn Fat?

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘Eat Fat to Burn Fat’? You may have even read an article about The Best Fat Burning Foods that you should be consuming? But does this actually work in the way that you think?

Food For Thought

Here at Bespoke Fitness we aren’t big fans of quick fix diets and the rapid results approach, although they do have their place and work for some people in the short term.

Turning Fat Into Muscle – MYTH???

How often have you heard someone talk about turning fat into muscle or since they stopped training, all their muscle has turned to fat? Contrary to what you might believe or may have been told, muscle and fat are two completely different tissues, with their own independent functions and you simply cannot transform fat into…

Normal life doesn’t have to stop!

Just because you’re trying to lose weight and improve your body composition doesn’t mean that your social life has to come to a complete stop.

Why women should lift weights

There are many barriers, misconceptions and motivational factors which influence women in relation to weight training. Lack of knowledge of weight training methods, body image fears of becoming bulky and feeling intimidated when in the gym are just some of the examples that we’ve heard over the years and why some women choose not to make weight training part of their fitness plan.

Detox – Don’t waste your money

It’s at this time of the year when we see well-marketed pyramid companies claiming that they have the magical slimming pill, or that miracle potion, to help detox your body and find a solution to all your weight loss goals.