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How Often Should You Be Strength Training?

Ever wondered how often you should be strength training? Find out in this blog post with Plexus’s expert guidance, backed by scientific data.

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How To Set SMARTer Goals

Want to level up your goal-setting? Here’s one foolproof method we love using with our clients.

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A PT’s Guide to Nutrition During the Silly Season

Navigate the silly season with smart nutrition: Here's 3 simple tips to enjoy Christmas while still staying on track toward your goals.

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Why You Should Be Doing Unilateral Exercises

Improve mobility, coordination, and strength with unilateral exercises. Learn why single-limb movements are a game-changer for your training.

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Why You Should Be Nasal Breathing

Breathing is something we do automatically, without giving it much thought. Most of us are accustomed to breathing through our mouths, especially when we're active or have a stuffy nose. However, there's a growing body of evidence suggesting that nasal breathing, as opposed to mouth breathing, can offer a wide range of health benefits. In this blog post, we'll explore nose breathing vs mouth breathing and why you should aim to create awareness around your breathing patterns.

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4 Effective Strategies To Combat Snacking Temptations

In a world filled with on-the-go lifestyles and an abundance of tempting treats, it's no surprise that snacking has become an everyday indulgence for many. While occasional snacks can fit into a balanced diet, mindless munching can quickly add up and sabotage your health goals. Fortunately, with a few simple strategies, you can combat snacking urges and regain control over your eating habits. Let's explore four effective strategies to conmbat snacking temptations and pave the way for a healthier you.

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Incorporating Strength Training into Your Daily Routine: A Busy Professional’s Guide

In the fast-paced world of busy professionals, finding time for exercise can often be a challenge. However, neglecting physical activity can have detrimental effects on our overall health and well-being. Fortunately, incorporating strength training into your daily routine is a fantastic way to stay fit, increase energy levels, and improve productivity. In this blog post, we will explore practical tips and strategies to help busy professionals seamlessly integrate strength training into their busy schedules.

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Is Bad Sleep Stopping You From Reaching Your Goals? – Impacts on Fat Loss and Muscle Gains

Are you struggling to lose fat or build muscle? The solution might be as simple as getting more sleep. In this blog, we'll explore the impact of sleep on fat loss and muscle gains, and provide tips for optimising your sleep habits to support your goals. Learn how better rest can be the key to unlocking your full potential.

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Should You Be Taking Creatine?

Are you considering taking creatine to enhance your training and well-being? Creatine is a popular supplement for strength training and overall health and fitness. It's naturally found in foods such as meat and fish, but getting the recommended daily dose of 3-5g from diet alone can be challenging. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits of creatine, the types of creatine available, recommended dosages, and if you should be taking creatine. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s dive in!

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Choosing The Best Shoes For Strength Training

When it comes to strength training, the right footwear can make a significant difference in your performance and results. Whether you're just starting out, or a regular gym-goer, choosing the best shoes for your needs is crucial. In this blog, we will discuss the ideal footwear for strength training.

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Navigating Menopause with Personal Training

Learn how personal training can help women navigate menopause and stay healthy and fit. From weight management to emotional support, discover the benefits of strength training during this important transition. Get expert tips and advice in this guide for women going through menopause.

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The Truth About Low-Carb Diets

Looking to try a low-carb diet? Before you make any changes to your diet, it's important to understand whether a low-carb diet is right for you. In this blog, we'll explore how low-carb diets assist with fat loss and provide tips for making an informed decision about whether a low-carb diet is right for you.

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How To Properly Warm Up Before Strength Training

Taking just a few minutes to warm up before lifting weights can help you get more out of your workout and reduce your risk of injury.

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5 Ways to Revive Your Gym Motivation

Are you finding it hard to stay motivated at the gym? It's a common problem for many people, but it doesn't have to be a permanent obstacle. Here are 5 proven strategies to get you back on track.

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Don’t Diet This Christmas: A PT’s advice

You’ve been working hard on your diet and seeing results, but you shouldn’t let that get in the way of a good Christmas. If you think the silly season is going to completely ruin all your hard work, it won’t. Here's why...

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