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Hello! Up at Barons gym there has been loads of chatter about diet recently. As a personal trainer in Scarborough I get asked questions all the time. It’s been great! Loads of people really thinking about their diet and learning about what they’re putting in their mouths. It’s important that we think about what we eat.…

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Smoothie? Why Not!

Smoothie

As a personal trainer here in sunny Scarborough, I get asked all the time for diet advice and for easy ways to get all the nutrients our bodies need to be in tip top condition.  So, here’s my simple guide to smoothie making. They are a great way to get veggies, fruit, fats and protein…

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Nudge Me

Trying to make better lifestyle and health choices can be tough. Their are so many things in our lives that stop us making the better choice at the time of choosing. We want to do our workout or attend that class or go for that run but at the time when we have to make…

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Swing your way to a better swing

I’ve extolled the virtues of kettlebells for general fitness many times before. Conditioning, strength, coordination, mobility, kettlebell exercises have it all. But what about specific improvements for sport? I was asked what I would do to help someone improve their golf and you guessed it, kettlebells are great to that too! Most golf workouts appear…

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Take up something new for Lent

It’s the start of Lent today. Traditionally this is a time where we give things up for 40 days and 40 nights. Alcohol, chocolate, ice cream, wearing women’s underwear (not me, obviously!!!). One of my lovely clients, made the suggestion that maybe we should take something up instead. What a great idea! Having a reason…

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Supercharge your plank!

Up here at Barons Fitness we know the benefit of a strong core. Having a strong centre means that our bodies can transmit the forces we subject it to efficiently from head to toe. There was a time that all we thought we needed to do was 1000s of sit ups and that equated to…

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To track or not to track?

Do you have a fitness tracker? Loads of you will have just started a new exercise routine. Maybe you’ve bought one to help you keep an eye on what you’re doing. Do you trust it? Is it accurately tracking your movement? Maybe not. I’ve just started using a fitness tracker. The one in question is…

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Consistency trumps intensity every time!

Hey! What’s the most important thing when it comes to keeping fit and healthy? Not an easy question to answer. Well in my mind, the answer could be a simple one. It’s not what kind of exercise you’re doing, it’s not the equipment you’re using, it’s not even if you’re on a paleo or low…

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Keep the goal the goal!

Hey fit fam! How’s your January going? Loads of you out there will have just started out on their fitness journey or maybe you’re back in the gym after a hiatus from last year or perhaps you’re a regular gym goer. Whatever your situation, what’s your goal? “Keep the goal the goal!” Dan John I’m…

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Get 2019 started right!

Happy new year everyone! Hope you’ve had a great Christmas break. What’s that you say? You’re feeling down that Christmas is over for another year and once again you’ve overindulged? What’s your plan? Make some resolutions. Brill! You’re going to eat healthier, drink less and join the gym! Great idea. Sadly most of us lose…

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Start 2019 with a bang!

Want to give someone the gift of health this Christmas? Or jump right into 2019 with a healthier you? Whatever your targets, here’s the perfect package! What you get: Initial 1 hour assessment to get to know each other and find out where we’re at. Creation of bespoke 4 week training plan to meet your needs…

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Keeping on Top of Christmas

Christmas cookies

Christmas is upon us whether you like it or not. If you’re anything like us, your calendar is chocka-block with parties, nights out and generally socialising. This all comes with a price in terms of what we consume. Now don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas food. I’m certainly not telling you to avoid that…

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