Yearly Archives: 2022

Christmas Turkey Salad with blue cheese & cranberry dressing

Leftover Christmas Turkey Salad If you’re looking for a fresher and tastier way to use up your leftover Christmas turkey this year, we have the ideal recipe for you! This turkey salad with blue cheese salad & cranberry sauce dressing is packed full of festive flavour and takes minutes to prepare; meaning you can

What is gut microbiome and how do we improve gut health?

What is gut microbiome and what is it's impact on gut health? When we're talking about our gut health, we're refercing the health of the whole of our digestive system; from our oesophagus down down to our bowel. In our gut there is a community of microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses, known

How to perform the Reverse Deficit Lunge

All about the Reverse Deficit Lunge… The Reverse Deficit Lunge is an excellent lower body exercise that helps to improve mobility, strength and athletic performance. The primary muscles worked are the glutes, quadriceps and hamstrings, with assistance from other muscles, including the calves, core, forearms and traps. The process of stepping from a bilateral,

Circadian Rhythms – What are they and how can they affect training?

Circadian Rhythms - What are they and how can they affect training? Circadian Rhythms are the natural cycle of changes that our body go through in a day, physically, mentally and behaviourally; generally, as a response to the light and darkness we encounter over 24 hours. One of the most obvious examples of a

Roast Tomato & Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Roast Tomato & Sweet Potato Soup Recipe Cold weather calls for an epic soup and the enjoyment-to-effort ratio for this Roast Tomato & Sweet Potato Soup is so high it could quickly become your go-to comfort food this winter. You can also stir through some spinach and pre-cooked chicken for a heartier, protein-packed meal!

How to get bulked… Clean Bulk versus Dirty Bulk

Getting Bulked If you’ve ever tried to build muscle mass, or get bulked, you’ve probably heard of a “bulking phase”. This is a period of normally 2-4 months where the primary focus is gaining muscle; achieved by consuming a surplus of calories (consuming more calories than the body burns each day) alongside hypertrophy training,

Vegan Banana Cake Recipe

Vegan Banana Cake Recipe At The Fitting Rooms, we believe in balance and achieving your health and fitness goals, whilst not giving up everything you love! So why not indulge in a slice of cake every once in a while. This delicious banana loaf cake is perfect for using up leftover bananas. It

How To Eat Well On A Budget

How To Eat Well On A Budget With the plethora of celebrities and influencers promoting expensive powders and plans, you could be forgiven for thinking that eating well or having a healthy diet must be expensive. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. It is possible to eat a nutritionally balanced diet,

What are the benefits of weight lifting for women?

What are the benefits of weight lifting for women? This month, we launched our new Ladies-only Strength (LS) programme, so what better time to look at the many benefits of weight lifting for women! It goes without saying that all forms of exercise are beneficial, but it is now known that resistance training