Edinburgh Personal Training Blog

Feb 11
2016
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Watch Your Snacking

Snacking is a real reason why people pile on too many calories! Try and stick to 3-4 meals a day, and avoid topping up your calorie count with crisps, chips, biscuits,

Feb 11
2016
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Dedication

My new client has now dropped 6 lbs in a couple of weeks. Great to see clients so chuffed when they start to see

Feb 10
2016
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Outdoor training

Beautiful sunny day in Edinburgh! I think a lovely long run is on the agenda! Nice to get out the gym

Jun 16
2015
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Edinburgh Personal Training

I have 14 trainers at my Studio who are awesome! Only £275.oo inc VAT for 12

May 28
2015
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Blueberries – The King Of Antioxidants!

I consume approx 250g of Blueberries each day as they have the highest ranking, more than any other fruit, for antioxidant power, and they taste great! They'll also lower your blood

May 25
2015
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INTENT!

I'm training in the gym today and an overweight woman starts training next to me by doing seated dumbbell bicep curls and then seated shoulder lateral raises with a good rest between sets. What is her goal, her intent??? If she wants to lose weight/fat she needs  to train so...

May 18
2015
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Intermittent Fasting

I am a big believer in IF, but it depends on whether or not it suits you or not and also how you manipulate it. Some of  my clients on their rest days for training will fast for the first 13 hours of a new day. If their last meal the evening previous ended at 9pm then this...

May 16
2015
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Best Way To Cook Your Veggies??

Microwaving is the best way to cook your veggies! They lose less antioxidants than any other cooking method. Having said that, if you lost 15% of the antioxidants from sprouts via boiling, just add more sprouts!

May 03
2015
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TENSION, TENSION, TENSION!

Every time I'm in the gym training I see guys lifting far too heavy with the mindset that the more weight they lift, the bigger they get. Yes you obviously need to lift a sufficient load in order to maximise gains, but the key is developing muscle tissue is the stress you place...

May 25
2014
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Edinburgh Personal Training

My Personal Training Studio at Meadowbank, Edinburgh is offering 12 Personal Training sessions for only £275.00 inc VAT working with one of my fantastic Personal Trainers. Diets and workouts are overseen by myself. Email me at mike@mikeheatliepersonaltraining.com if you're...