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Perform Fitness Family Nikki G's Fitness Story

When I initially started training at Perform I believed I was just signing up to lose a bit of weight and get a bit fitter. However, looking back it was actually much more than that.

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Health and Fitness Success Signs

The biggest mistake any of us can make when looking at our own health and fitness is thinking that the numbers on the scales and the size of our waistbands are the only measure of success.

Of course they are an indicator that your fitness regime and nutrition plan are woking. Weight loss or dropping a dress size may even be a goal that you are working towards. However, here at Perform they are certainly not the be all and end all.

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My Fitness Story Laura F

There were a few moments that made me realise I needed to start exercising. My stressful job as a teacher was consuming my life. Exercise was always recommended because it provides an outlet and releases endorphins, but I found it hard to fit in around work.

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Nutrition Hibernation Autumn

Hands up who’s feeling hungrier at the moment? Finding it hard to keep to your nutrition and manage your calorie intake? Well, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Research has revealed that we do actually consume more in the cooler months than in spring and summer.

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Fitting Fitness into Your Life

Usually we think that getting started with a new exercise and nutrition regime is the hard bit, as we discussed in a recent blog. However, experience and chatting to our members can tell quite a different story. It’s fitting fitness into your life that’s the real challenge for many of us.

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ways to start exercising again

It’s the time of year when people are searching for simple ways to start exercising again. Whether it’s the end of the indulgence that summer brings or the start of the new school year for parents that have been rushed of their feet over the holidays, getting back into fitness after a break away isn’t easy.

If finding the motivation to get started wasn’t enough, chances are – when you do take the plunge and try to kick start your regime – exercises feel awkward and anything cardio is an absolute killer!

Here at Perform our members are all ordinary people with very different lifestyles and unique needs, but there are some universal ways to make getting back on track easier and more enjoyable. Here are our top four tips:

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Following on from our previous post on Resting Metabolic Rate, we’re going to look at what has the next biggest impact on our metabolism, Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis.

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In a new series, Perform Founder, Peter, looks at how understanding your metabolism can help you progress towards your health and fitness goals, starting with Resting Metabolic Rate.  

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