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Where we're going, why we exist and how we behave

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Where we're going, why we exist and how we behave

Is it possible to look like a physique competitor and have the aerobic capacity of a runner?

What will you achieve in the third quarter of 2023?

My top five non-food actions to enhance your health and your weight loss potential

Two ways alcohol is interfering with your fat loss

You’re going to diet anyway, let's try and do it in the healthiest way possible

Can our diet influence our mental health?

It’s finally vitamin D season, but should we still supplement?

Find out how to tell if the nutrition information you're consuming is true or genuinely helpful.

How to make the best of your 13 weeks 

5 things you may miss out on if you cut carbohydrates from your diet

The damaging impact of consistency & discipline

If you never seem to make healthy habits stick try this

Optimising nutrition for rest & recovery

Why We Talk About It So Much

Because you don’t know whose listening

Is counting calories and losing weight the same as eating for our health?

That I Didn’t Care About In My 30’s

Why frequently changing your workouts could be harming your results

Want to improve your body composition? Hannah discusses the role of calorie counting

Gain a better understanding of how we structure your training here at FITISM

How to best use your wearable tech

Why going after two goals at once might mean you achieve nothing at all

Now included in every FITISM membership

Ask yourself these 3 questions to help turn your New Years resolutions into long term habits

4 steps to avoid setting terrible goals that you will never achieve

3 reasons Sam has switched to focus on fitness over aesthetics

How I am preparing for this years London Marathon

Does one food have the power to achieve radical fat loss...?

The crucial weight loss step that everyone misses! 

Most of us are aware that in order to lose fat we must be in a calorie deficit but how much is enough?

If it's as easy as 1, 2, 3 why isn't everyone doing it?

Are you putting too much energy into the end goal and not enough into the system needed to achieve it?

Just 5 weeks to go until Bakewell Personal Trainer, John Gilroy attempts to complete his first Ironman triathlon

4 ways to help you approach fitness in more reasonable way

A powerful weight loss skill no one talks about

Allow exercise to become part of your life without it taking over

How to develop a strong athletic base

How happy are the bugs living in your gut?

When it comes to running fast it's all about the base!

How resetting your gut health can help you feel better, AND lose weight

Find out how Bakewell man lost almost 10kg in 6 weeks on FITISM Challenge

Find out how Bakewell Personal Trainers quest to run a sub 20 minute 5k is going after 12 weeks of training

Wilmslow man loses 1 stone on FITISM's 6 week challenge

Bakewell lady transforms her body on FITISM's 6 week challenge

Personal Trainer in Bakewell show's you how to build a great looking body whilst also improving your running performance.

If you go to a gym in Bakewell or a gym in Wilmslow and your body is not changing here are 5 reasons why and what to do about it

'How' Wilmslow Personal Trainer is going to attempt to run a sub 3 hour marathon

It's Pancake Day (YAY)

6 fat loss mistakes the people of Bakewell and Wilmslow are making right now

A Wilmslow Personal Trainer's quest to break a three hour marathon

"It’s basically the Cheers equivalent of a gym rather than bar where everyone knows your name very quickly."

The story of ALPHA Female 2022.1

Find out how John, one of our Trainers here at FITISM is preparing for his first Ironman Triathlon

"The revelation for me was how much I loved the training, and the hugely positive impact it has had on me physically and mentally."

My journey to a three hour marathon

Learn how to achieve anything you want even when things don't go to plan 93% of the time

Find out how Ali got on with his alternative Veganuary Challenge

Find out how Hannah got on with her Veganuary Challenge

Could accountability be exactly what you need to succeed?

Should we be using the Veganuary challenge as a method for losing weight?

So why did I decide to go Vegan for January?

Find out how Ali is approaching his alternative Veganuary challenge

Before you start a New Year weight loss programme consider this...

ALPHA Female is back for 2024 and we want to make this the best course yet!

A 2 phased approach to help you live your life in the body you want

Find out what 'actually' causes weight gain over Xmas

Have you ever considered your measure of success and the impact it is having on your results?

Is it possible to lose 1 stone before Christmas?

How crash dieting can work for you and 4 powerful ways to lose weight fast

How do you become more ‘toned’

The biggest problem in the health and fitness industry

Why exercise shouldn’t be about the calories

When you should and should not train with an injury?

How to get more of what you want

How to gain muscle the right way

Lesson from the gym floor

Learn the rules of the game so you can keep playing

Why an imperfect state of being is the best way to live your life

Understanding the mind set of successful people

Why all diets work (eventually) and the hierarchy of fat loss

How to approach dieting decisions

Consistency Beats Perfection Every Time

What you must ‘trade’ in order to look a certain way

Should you aim to beat your best every time you walk in the gym?

I asked 4 of my running mates how they got so good at running. This is what they said...

2 simple steps to take your fat loss to the next level

Why talent is not enough, playing in the premier league and finding your purpose

How to never ‘fall off your diet’ and the best mental approach for losing weight

8 years of business lessons since opening our first FITISM gym in 2013

How to accelerate fat loss and getting what you want