How to get into the ‘Habit’ of Exercising

Its the answer thats on everyones minds… How do I get into the Habit of Exercising? It’s fairly common knowledge that exercise is GOOD for you. The benefits of regular physical activity have been researched, put to the test, and proven, time and time again, with the results showing overall better mental and physical health. So, it raises Read More …

The Countdown to the Summer is Here

  As we all know getting ready for summer can require some preparation! What does it mean for you to prepare? Preparation in terms of food prep and focus is required to get your head in the game, summer is creeping up and you don’t want to get left in the cold right? So let’s Read More …

Why April is the best month of the year!

  April….. It’s probably one of the best month’s out of the whole year!  The weather begins changing, and let’s face it. No matter where you live, coming off of the cold months, it feels good to have the sun on your face, see flowers everywhere you go, and know that a vacation is on Read More …

How Yoga Can Improve Your Golf Game?

  Yoga is one of the easiest ways to restore, improve, and maintain optimal functional movement patterns and maximise golf performance. Why? Because yoga is ultimately about proper breathing patterns, and high levels of stability, internal strength, muscle endurance, and balance. The golf swing occurs in approximately two seconds, beginning from a static position, proceeding Read More …

The Best and Worst Supplements for Aiding Weight Loss and Gaining Muscle

There’s a huge amount of supplements on the market today and it can be confusing to know which ones work and which ones don’t. You need to consider a few things when it comes to taking supplements. You have to be sure that the supplements you take are completely safe, are backed up by research Read More …

How to get Lean Fast with HIIT

  There has been a lot of hype around HIIT training, with people like Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) making increasing its popular recently. However, here at Fitness Flex we have been using HIIT to shed pounds and get lean for years. We got the results to prove it and we want to share them Read More …

Fat Loss Secrets for Men

We have all heard about the book Men are for Mars and Women are from Venus right? So why do you think that is? We are completely different in so many ways. Yes you are both human and can do similar workouts. However,  our bodies require different amounts of fuel and cannot always use the Read More …

Staying hydrated in the heat

Staying hydrated in the heat… Its not often I can talk about having a mini heatwave in England however the weather the past week has been beautiful. However, the heat does have an effect on our bodies which is why we must ensure we stay hydrated. Start as you mean to go on, with a Read More …

Why its ok to eat Fats

Let’s start by acknowledging the speculation that fats are bad. We’ve conjured up these fears that in order to not be fat we have to avoid this food group altogether. In order to lose weight or even maintain your current physique, it isn’t just want you eat that determines your body, but how often you Read More …

Why Doctors Refer Obese People To Weight Watchers But Not Personal Trainers

Whilst treading through the Internet, I came across an article that faltered me. The Daily Mail outlined that overweight Britons will be offered free personal training sessions, financed by the NHS. We all know that seeing is believing, and it doesn’t mean it’s a definite thing, but oh how great it would be for us Read More …

Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

Bikinis bought for your summer holiday, fresh fruit always at the ready and a tattered gym membership. With the amount of time you spend on the cross trainer, and willpower you have to refuse a takeout, you can’t comprehend why you still can’t fit into those jeans you promised you’d be in four months ago. Read More …

The Many Benefits of Low Carb Living

I want to share with you the benefits of low carb living and how it can make a difference to your life. And how it could save your life! Carbs are broken down in to simple sugars; they enter the blood level and elevate blood sugar levels causing an insulin spike. When sugar is eaten Read More …

Your ‘How To’ Guide for Success that Guarantees Weight Loss

Sounds good right? Imagine you could have a nice and simple guide to follow to give you the results you want. We have tried and tested these methods for years and they always give our clients results without them feeling deprived. We understand that our clients have busy and hectic lives and need their nutrition Read More …

Why the number on the scales means jack sh*t!

I see and hear this every day. People constantly weighing themselves and judging their own self-worth according to the number on the scales! They spend a few weeks watching what they eat and upping the exercise intensity and to no avail the number hasn’t moved! I want to tell you the REAL reasons its worth Read More …

Why cant I loose weight?! Part 1

Losing weight is not simply about eating less or exercising more often. If it was that easy then everybody would have the body they desire.  Sadly, there’s lots of other obstacles in the way and I’m going to talk about each of them in 10 short blogs and here’s the first one. So today I’m going to explain one reason or Read More …

Nostalgia For The Mud

Its a Saturday morning at 9am when everyone else is in bed with a hangover. We (Team Fitness Flex) are standing at another freezing cold start line in a forest somewhere. Why do team Fitness Flex and 25000 other Mud Queens and Warriors like us do this week after week? Tackling muddy adventures like Tough Read More …

5 Fat Burning Tips to Lose 4lbs in 7 Days

Hi All, Steve Dennis here, Owner and Director of Fitness Flex Limited, The lean Body Inner Circle Online Personal Training Programme, creator of the 28 Day Low Carb Kickstart Plan and author of recipe books like The Healthy Cheat Day Food Bible & The Perfect Balanced Recipes. After leading a rather unhealthy life myself up Read More …

OMG!! I’m Pregnant!

Part 1- Nutrition Not really, but I bet that got your attention aye 🙂 Today I’m writing about what ladies should be looking out for if they are pregnant or thinking maybe one day they might like to be. Nutrition and Pregnancy. Obviously the eating habits of a mother to be can effect the health Read More …

What is protein?

  Protein is a Macronutrient that is broken down in the body to become amino acids. Which are the building blocks for strong muscles and bones. Can be used for energy, or to synthesise new hormones and digestive enzymes.  (The amino acid “Glutamine” is the primary source of energy in the intestinal cells). Tip:  A Read More …

No Perfect Diet

Everybody is different Introduction Because Fitness Flex is getting bigger all the time It makes it harder to give the correct diet advice and Nutritional plans for everybody at the same time.  Hopefully you’ve looked at all the files from the last 2 years and made a decision based on one of them. Carb Cycling Read More …

Insulin resistance

What is insulin? Should you eat carbs or not? When should you eat carbs? I want to try and explain this in a very simple & easy to understand way…click here to read the article.