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The importance of Bloods, Stools and Gene testing.

August 05 2020 By Stephen Arnold

The Importance of Bloods, Stool and a bit of Gene testing. When I was a young trainer, fresh in the industry, wanting to make a name for myself I saw this young women in the gym grinding away on the cardio machine, she had so much potential it was unreal. She just had that X…

Program Design For Improved Body Composition

July 29 2020 By Stephen Arnold

Skeletal muscle is extremely adaptable in response to multiple contractions during a training session. But how can we be sure we’re getting the best adaptations possible? The most advanced strategy for programming is to simply keep it simple and apply the following principles as well as you can. A good program will include some basic…

My Nutrition

July 21 2020 By Stephen Arnold

This is my current nutrition plan, designed out for body weight maintenance and football performance. Wake up 05:00Coffee and Football on the TV Meal 1:200g Locally Sourced Organic Beef Mince100g Raw Cashew Nuts1 Large Serve of Mixed Veggies 1 Large Glass Water with 2g L-Theanine3g Fish Oil1x Digestive enzyme500mg Magnesium1x Multi Vitamin*Mince cooked in Bone…

Health Before Everything Else

June 16 2020 By Stephen Arnold

Health before everything else. There are only 5 things we know with absolute certainty within the nutrition and fat loss world. 1, Protein is the most important macronutrient (carbohydrates and dietary fats being the others) 2, Sleep affects your hunger, nutrient partitioning and base metabolic rate 3, Good micro-nutrients prevent sickness and can support weight…

Sleep – The magic ingredient

June 11 2020 By Stephen Arnold

Sleep is the time where the body repairs, recovers and adapts, in terms of health this is probably the single most important period of anybody’s day. There are some vital elements of life that contribute towards optimal health, sleep is probably the single most important of them all. When we look at the blue spots…

The Mechanism Of Stress And It’s Affects On Fat Loss

June 08 2020 By Stephen Arnold

Every single person in the Western World is in a state of elevated stress. Whether you think it or not, you are, as society has evolved, human physiology hasn’t been able to keep up. If you look back to when the first communications were made, humans have been on the earth for about 7- 9,000…

Re-Wiring Training Intensity and your LockDown Survival Guide

April 20 2020 By Stephen Arnold

Your LockDown Survival Guide. I definitely write to you too much especially when you consider how often you actually write back. But anyway, I just love helping people and I have so much info to give out, hopefully you take some value from it all. Here’s some essentials to include in your LockDown daily routine.…

What to do when weight loss is slow

February 12 2020 By Stephen Arnold

This is probably the shortest but most effective Blog Post I will ever write. But here we go…. We all know that a calorie deficit initiates weight loss (if you don’t know this yet, go back through a couple other blogs to gain a bit more knowledge) but the healthier the individual is the faster…

My Biggest Ever Mistake

February 04 2020 By Stephen Arnold

As a young lad I grew up only knowing my Granddad hooked up to an oxygen machine because he was a smoker, all I ever got was a croaky hello and a toffee, it was like something out of Dr Who. My other Granddad was an absolute legend, he had diabetes which led to cancer…

My Top 6 Tips For Weight Loss Success

January 29 2020 By Stephen Arnold

1-DON’T TRY TO BE PERFECT. I think this is the biggest mistake I see, people come into health and fitness thinking they need to be perfect to achieve results. Progress is enough to achieve results, we can leave perfect nutrition to the professional athletes and understand that the catalyst to any kind of adaptation is…

Will FATS make me fat?

January 15 2020 By Stephen Arnold

Will FATS make me fat? I’ll never forget when I got asked this (it was actually by another PT, but we’ll leave it at that) Anyway, as the story goes… An American president died of a heart attack and a British Scientist wrote a paper saying the death was a result of too many carbohydrates…

How to deal with emotional eating

December 18 2019 By Stephen Arnold

Hey there, Coach Stephen Arnold here. I’ve got my hair cut especially for this one, a fresh shave so I’m feeling pretty slick today. I’ve got this material prepared for you, I’m going to try and explain a little bit about emotional eating. I’m certainly not a mindset coach, that isn’t my field of expertise…