Posts by Daniel Masters

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When is The Best Day to Start a Diet?

Diets. We’ve all done them. You might have tried, Atkins Paleo Vegan Low carb Ultra-low fat Intermittent fasting Cabbage soup Whatever one (or more) in the above list you’ve tried you’ve probably come “off the wagon” and potentially put back on any weight you’ve lost over the course of the diet. Realistically, this is because…

How To Eat Out and Still Change Your Body Shape

If you’re training in the gym, or doing any type of exercise, then you’re most likely tracking your calories in an effort to either lose weight to gain muscle (or both). Now, it’s important if you goal is fat loss then you need to be watching what you’re eating and ensure that the right amount…

Our Top 10 Nutrition and Fitness Tips

The world of health, fitness and wellness is vast. There’s much advice out there and some of it is incorrect (or, at best, misleading). Here we provide ten nutritional tips that will help you excel in your weight loss or fitness journey and sculpt the body shape you truly want in life.   1 –…
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How to Relieve Sore Muscle Pain After Working Out

You went for a workout at your local Ribble Valley gym the other day, but now your muscles are sore and you’re tired. This is normal. It’s called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS, for short) and it occurs around 48 hours after you’ve worked your muscles hard. Sometimes, you’ll feel it quite strongly (and experience…
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When is The Best Time To Workout?

When is the best time for you to workout? Is it the morning, the evening or in the middle of the afternoon?   In the video I talk through a number of different scenarios and I look at how you should be thinking when it comes to going to the gym and working out. As…

The Benefits of Using MyFitnessPal

If you’ve been looking for some of the latest tech to help you with your fitness journey then you’ve probably come across MyFitnessPal. It helps you by tracking what your macro-nutrient intake (carbs, fats, proteins and vitamins and minerals) from the food that you eat. One of the better things that it does is analyse…

Power Napping and Improving Fitness Levels

  You might be familiar with power napping or you might not. Clearly we all know how good it feels to have a good night’s sleep. Today, I had quite a busy day and had a little bit of a gap. I was super tired, so I had a power nap. This helped me to…

Is Cardio Effective for Fat Loss?

If you’ve taken part in any type of fitness, whether that’s going to your local gym in the Ribble Valley or heading with your friends to do some fitness classes, you’ve no doubt done some cardio. Lots of people believe (and have done for years) that cardio is one of the best forms of exercises…
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