It’s difficult to look into the topic of fitness without stumbling across references to protein and its role in achieving fitness and training goals. It’s often described as one of the several building blocks of your body and essential as part of any training and nutrition plan. But this often comes shrouded in confusion.
Here are four well-established myths and an explanation of why they tend to carry weight amongst readers. Following this, there’s a complete truth, but you would be surprised how many decisions (and mistakes) are made because this isn’t correctly understood.
It’s useful to have an understanding of what to expect when starting your fitness journey, so we’ll explore what one hour, one day and one week after you take your first steps into becoming a fitter, healthier you looks like.
To bring some context and help to this statement, here are five things you have to bear in mind if you want your fitness journey to become embedded within your life, and not fighting against it.
Technology gives us a wealth of information at our fingertips and there’s very little you can’t find with a quick Google search. This is true in the fitness industry, but sometimes it’s difficult to find the right information amongst a sea of misinformation and content that at first glance seems like it’s trying to help you but in the end turns out to be a promotion
Beginning your fitness journey is like starting a new role after a career change and sitting in that first meeting where everybody uses words and phrases around you that make perfect sense to everybody but you.
They say that the building blocks of fitness success are simple. Have a goal, make a plan, and consistently execute it. Doing this puts you above most other people, and that’s before you begin learning about proper nutrition and training habits.
The pandemic undoubtedly transformed the way we all live and left no aspect of our society untouched. Over the course of one month back in 2020, everything from our social lives to our exercise routines and even just being able to interact with our family became a very different experience almost overnight.
At GTLN, we believe that LEAN is a state of mind and in order to GETLEAN, the focus should begin with the mind, followed by exercise and nutrition. Without a focussed ‘Can Do’ mindset, results will prove far more difficult.
Buy the equipment you want to use and never worry about it being ‘available’. Train when you want, and for as long as you like. Tailor your workout to your specific needs, and you only have to find the motivation to move to another room in the house.
At GTLN, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable fitness equipment that’s easy to store so you can work out anywhere you like. And we’ve put together our top 5 tips for working out on your own from Miri, our in-house PT.
The Adjustable Dumbbells are super easy to use - just twist the dials on both sides to your desired weight level (there are 15 settings ranging from 2kg to 24kg) and lift! Voila!