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NUTRITION

Good nutrition is a topic that is cropping up more and more in mainstream media and is something that we can no longer hide from. The effects of a well balanced diet can impact every aspect of your life and it is proven to help with mental wellbeing, sleeping patterns, energy levels and practically anything else you can think of! Without dwelling too much on the doom and gloom of it all, it is widely acknowledged that we are on the brink of a major health crisis with conditions like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and high blood pressure rising in the UK every year.

What’s crazy is that the risks of all of these conditions can be greatly reduced just by thinking more about what we are eating and making little changes to improve our diet. Is it time you started to weigh up your choices and make some changes? Activ8 offer a number of different paths that will result in a sustainable and rewarding lifestyle change that focuses on diet and nutrition as the key to unlocking your true potential. Interested? Read on…

It all starts in the kitchen...

What can nutrition do for you?

It seems that no matter your goals, whether it be weight loss, muscle gain, slimming or toning, it all starts in the kitchen. It is becoming increasingly important to consider what you put into your body and the impact this has on your overall health and wellbeing. Beginning to understand how many calories you need to achieve your specific goal and the role that fats, carbs and proteins have is all fundamental knowledge that will give you the power to make the right choices to be successful.

What’s your goal?

Hello diet, hello six pack!

You’ve been training for some time now and have started to lift weights that you can be proud of, but you still don’t have the definition and physique that you’ve been striving for. Why? It’s simple…DIET! Until you get to grips with what you’re putting inside you will never begin to see the results on the outside.

Understanding macronutrients is the first step and is essential to making sure you are maximising your results and not limiting your progress, but this can also open up a whole load of other questions too. Things like, ‘should I be using supplements or can I get everything I need from a balanced diet’ or ‘will my body burn fat better if I reduce how many carbs I’m having?’ Until you take control of your diet you can forget those rock hard abs.

We Recommend . . .

Increasing strength, size and power comes with consistency and training and diet go hand in hand. Recruiting a personal trainer will give you the knowledge and understanding you need and the guidance to focus on the right ways to see real results. Take a look at some of our personal training packages.

What’s the secret to weight loss?

How many times have you searched on Google for ‘fast weight loss’ or ‘lose weight quick’? Lost count? Join the rest of us! We’ll let you into a commonly known but often overlooked secret. ‘Diet is the key to weight loss’, but not in the form of extreme dieting that we are all too familiar with these days. There are so many fad diets that promise everything but deliver nothing, at least not in the longer term. Real weight loss stems from a healthy, balanced diet that is tailored to your recommended daily allowance, something that differs greatly from person to person.

We Recommend . . .

Activ8’s new 8 week weight loss programme is designed to see real results in a short time, however, accessing the digital platform, Nutrition Complete, along with weekly weigh-ins and education workshops with a dedicated weight loss coach, means you will gain valuable knowledge to change your life style and keep the weight off long term. Check out the Activ8 Shape It Weight Loss Programme.

Listen to you body

Making changes to your diet can have a positive impact on your life in a number of ways. If you suffer from any of a long list of health conditions, changing your diet is a crucial first step towards combating symptoms head on, and a balanced and healthy diet that has been customised to suit your individual needs will ensure maximum results are attained. These healthy habits can help to prevent a number of common health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes as well as more serious conditions such as heart disease and stroke.

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Nutrition Complete presents an easy to use digital platform where you can set your goals, build your own meal plans from 100’s of recipes that only include the foods you like and even buy your ingredients online direct from MySupermarket.com quickly and easily. Nutrition Complete does all the work for you, right down to a final pinch of salt, making it ideal for someone who wants to make a change but might not know where to start. Add this option to an Activ8 membership to transform your life in every possible way.

 

Tired all the time? Lacking energy and motivation?

Think of your body as a car engine, if you’re running on empty you won’t go far. Providing your body with enough fuel is crucial to a healthy diet. Too much emphasis is often put on cutting calories which can have a detrimental effect on your training, energy levels, performance and general wellbeing. It’s all about balance, variety, eating the right things and above all, finding what works for you. A strict diet will be impossible to stick to if you don’t enjoy the things you are eating. This may seem obvious to some but it is one of the most common mistakes people make when they are dieting or training.

We recommend

Nutrition Complete is an industry leading digital platform where you can set your goals, build your own meal plans from 100’s of recipes that only include the foods you like and even buy your ingredients online direct from MySupermarket.com quickly and easily. Nutrition Complete can be tailored to suit any of your training goals, whether you want to lose weight or increase energy and increase your performance. Combine this with a Personal Training package and you’ll be onto a winner and get results fast!

 

Choose your path and take the first step to feeling great

Activ8 offer a number of options that focus on improving diet through sensible and accurate meal planning as the foundation to change your lifestyle and be successful in achieving your goals.

If you are already an Activ8 members there are a number of options available to add Nutrition Complete or the Shape It weight Loss Programme to your existing membership. Fill out an enquiry form or choose your selection above to find out more information.