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How Does Drinking Affect Weight Loss?

You don't have to give up drinking to achieve your weight loss goals. It's possible to enjoy a glass or two and improve your body composition.

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Swap It, Don’t Stop It: 8 Foods With Hidden Calories

Making healthier choices doesn’t have to mean cutting out all your favourite foods, even if they are harbouring some hidden calories. Sometimes it’s as simple as opting for lower calorie options. Here are 8 foods which might be making you put on fat and their alternatives to try.

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Should You Do Strength Training With Arthritis?

Strength training is not only safe for people with arthritis, but it is beneficial. It builds muscles which support joints, is low-impact and you can gradually increase the load, reducing the risk of injury or increased pain.

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How To Effectively Track Your Fat Loss

It's important to track your fat loss journey so you can get the best results. Here are our top tips to help you on your road to success!

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Nutrition Essentials Pt 3: How to Track Calories and Macros

Learning how to track your calories and macros is the best way to understand nutrition, so you can achieve your body composition goals and live a balanced lifestyle. The idea of tracking may seem exhausting, but with the right approach it can be both simple and effective.

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The Best Exercises To Get You Strong

At Plexus, we train all the major muscle groups using four key movements, rather than specific strength exercises. This allows our clients to get stronger, improve body composition and energy levels, regardless of their age or ability.

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How to Overcome 5 Common Diet and Exercise Mistakes

Achieving your goals can be easy if you approach them in the right way.
One of the biggest mistakes people make when they start training is they assume they need to immediately make drastic changes to see results. If you take this approach, you will likely exhaust yourself, lose motivation and quit.

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Nutrition Essentials Pt 2: How to Lose Fat and Build Muscle

How to lose fat or build muscle is one of the most hotly debated topics in the health and fitness industry, but achieving your goals doesn’t have to be complicated. If you eat a balanced diet that follows a few key nutrition principles, combined with regular strength training, anyone can achieve and maintain these goals.

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The Best Way To Start Training After An Injury

Just because you have an injury doesn’t mean you have to miss out on training. Getting back into the gym as soon as possible can improve your recovery, and prevent an injury from happening again.

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Health and Fitness goal discussion with Julie in her consultation at Plexus

5 Steps To Achieve Your Health & Fitness Goals

Achieving your goals can be easy if you approach them in the right way.
One of the biggest mistakes people make when they start training is they assume they need to immediately make drastic changes to see results. If you take this approach, you will likely exhaust yourself, lose motivation and quit.

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Nutrition Essentials Part 1: Macronutrients & Micronutrients

Understanding the essentials of nutrition can help give you the tools you need to build a lifestyle that you love. Knowing the basics of what foods to eat and how much can help you stay healthy, reduce your risk of diet-related chronic disease, and improve your wellbeing.

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5 Reasons Everyone Should Be Strength Training

Strength training is proven to provide a wealth of physical and mental health benefits for people of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels, and is not just for young people or athletes.

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