Training & Nutrition

Patrick Dickson
Start Your Training Program Right

Start Your Training Program Right

How to Start Your Training Program Right One of the most common questions we get is “what’s a good program to get started with?” This is a very valid question and there is no right or wrong answer. The most important thing to remember is the training program should be tailored to your individual needs. Questions to ask before starting a program: Does this program align with my training goals? This may seem simple, but the majority of people in the gym are following a program out of routine, not intention. Once you decided what you want to achieve with...

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Patrick Dickson
5 Steps to Kickstart Your New Year Goals

5 Steps to Kickstart Your New Year Goals

We’ve all made new years resolutions before and like the stereotype, most us fail before we’ve even begun. We aim high, achieve low and end up feeling even worse as a result of this. Well this year is going to be different for you! The difference this year is we’re going to plan our goals out, not just make them up. They’ll be objective, structured and we’re going to lean into our existing habits to ensure we stay on point and these actually come to life. This is 5 simple steps to ensure your goals become reality this year. 1.Make...

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Spartans Gym
Simplest Tips for Successful Dieting

Simplest Tips for Successful Dieting

I'm sure everyone who's clicked on this topic has tried a diet or diet(s) of some sort. Our reasons might vary but we can't deny that our nutrition intake plays a major part in the way we look and feel, and that has urged us to get on a diet for one of those reasons. However good the intentions, some of us may have experienced a less than delightful and fulfilling journey through dieting. I know many, including myself, who have been scared from the harsh experience and strict standard we put upon ourselves when diving into a new diet...

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Patrick Dickson
Supplement Fundamentals 101

Supplement Fundamentals 101

Supplement Fundamentals 101   Supplements have become quite a hot topic of recent. whether it be gym supplements or general health supplements. There is so much information out there that it can become quite confusing and well.. Overwhelming   So we decided to put together this article to outline your most common supplements, what they do, the benefits, as well as how and when to take them.   Gym supplements   Protein There is a common misconception with protein powders in that when you take protein powder, it is going to turn you into a ripped bodybuilder overnight. No, these...

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