Upfront Fitness strives to be an evidence based health and fitness service. But what does ‘evidence based’ actually mean? Evidence based practice or EBP is the approach to healthcare (which personal training technically does or should fall under), that seeks to provide the best quality care for individuals based on the best current research and … Continue reading Evidence based practice – what is it and how does it benefit you?
Ever decided you needed to make a change? But when the time came you flaked? That’s been me more times than not. Intention vs action, is a very interesting subject and an issue virtually everyone struggles with at some point. Motivation, goals, achievement are all such complex beasts this blog cannot hope to sufficiently explore … Continue reading Intentions and inaction: 7 reasons you might be struggling to reach your goals
Autumn is here and it’s a great time of the year for someone to start seriously looking at their health and fitness. Not too hot, not too cold and still early enough in the year that we’re all a little more motivated and energetic than say, October! So to help you get going or keep … Continue reading Autumn specials and promotions
Trial sessions are all about establishing a firm foundation. If you've been following Upfront Fitness' Facebook page for a while you may have noticed we often talk about sustainability and longevity, saying things like "I don't care what you achieve in 6 months (though it's still important) I want to see where you're at in … Continue reading Trial sessions
Without trying to get too philosophical this morning I think the reality that our desires and appetites are never quite satisfied is really interesting. I thought about this as I looked at my reflection this morning as I begin my cut. The lighting wasn't flattering and my pale, almost transparent skin tone wasn't helping. I … Continue reading You’ve reached your goal! …now what?
Upfront Fitness is once again going to be running our free holiday strength workshops. These are a fantastic opportunity for teens of any ability to come and experience not only the value, but the fun of lifting. These workshops are of benefit to anyone. From the kid who needs help getting off the couch, to … Continue reading Free Strength workshops for High school students these July holidays
Hi all!Upfront is officially full time! To celebrate here are some great deals and opportunities below: 1) FREE Holiday workshops in July for high school students. These workshops will be run in our private Bradbury gym for teens who want to have a go at challenging themselves. Emphasis will be on technique and providing a … Continue reading Discounts, high school student workshops and more! June 2019 Update.
This is my recipe for a super fast easy seasoned chicken wrap. I think it's delicious as it really suits my preferred tastes and it's whipped up in no time. Ingredients:> 1 tortilla/ wrap (your choice it really doesn't matter)> Grated cheese 13g> Grated carrot 30g + (seriously, whatever quantities you want)> Lettuce (again...however much … Continue reading Seasoned chicken wrap
When you first start trying to calorie count, an app like My Fitness Pal can be really helpful in making things streamlined and easy. However, for many beginners it can also be somewhat deceptive if not used correctly and lead you to thinking you’re doing the right thing hitting your caloric goals, when in fact … Continue reading Beginner pitfalls when using a calorie counting app and how to avoid them.
You got yourself into this mess, and I'm sorry to say, I can't get you out of it. Today's blog post is about the very heart of Upfront Fitness' mission: Independence. Firstly, why do personal trainers exist? To fix a problem. What is the problem? Well typically people are not happy with their current level … Continue reading You got yourself into it, you can get yourself out.