Yas

About Yas

Yas has an unrivalled passion for health and fitness and is dedicated to helping promote a healthy body image and greater self-confidence amongst clients. With years of training experience behind her, Yas has worked with clients from beginner to national sports-level, producing results in body composition and strength which speak for themselves. Having trained countless women, including herself, through pregnancy she is a strong advocate for pre and postnatal exercise and is passionate about encouraging women to discover the many benefits of strength training through pregnancy.

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

How To Fuel Your Workouts On A Vegan Diet

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How To Fuel Your Workouts On A Vegan Diet There is no denying that a growing number of people are becoming interested in consuming more plant-based foods - with some going a step further and adopting a fully vegan diet. Whilst there are many benefits to eating more plant-based foods, it is important to

Gorilla Row Back Exercise for Lats, Traps, Biceps & Core

Gorilla Bent Over Row Back Exercise for Lats, Traps, Biceps & Core Gorilla Rows are a great Bent Over Row back exercise variation that target the lats, middle and upper traps, shoulders and biceps. They also help develop core stability and lower body isometric strength as the movement requires holding a static hip-hinge whilst

Vegan Recipe – 3 Bean Chilli

Vegan Recipe: 3 Bean Chilli Recipe This 3-bean chilli vegan recipe is packed with so much flavour that even the meat-lovers amongst you will be going back for seconds! The combination of rice and beans makes a complete protein so this meal is an excellent vegan protein source! The vegan recipe makes four portions