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written by Simon ‘Diesel’ Yates

The beginners’ introduction to strength training

The beginners’ introduction to strength training

At Physically Fit, we want to see everyone in the gym and enjoying their training – and that includes people who are new to fitness.   We know first-hand just how daunting it can be to get started. Newbies have access to a million different training programs – a quick...

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Why do you need a coach?

Why do you need a coach?

From Simon ‘Diesel’ Yates, our founder, head coach and program designer: Now this not a sales pitch at all, although you’re more than welcome to join my monthly online coaching system (wink wink!). This is just a true and frank account of why I feel a coach is a...

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Smash your goals with our bespoke online coaching programs

Smash your goals with our bespoke online coaching programs

Covid moved a lot of our work online. And though we’re happy to be able to offer face-to-face appointments again now that the pandemic has eased, we think there will always be a place for our online coaching programs. Here’s some more information on what we can offer...

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How to Avoid Overtraining

How to Avoid Overtraining

How to avoid overtraining Before we even look at ways to avoid overtraining, we really need to understand what overtraining is and what signs to look for, so we know we are over trained. So, what is overtraining? Overtraining is where we basically exceed our body’s...

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Nick Miles: a powerlifting success story

Nick Miles: a powerlifting success story

There’s no better testament to the work we do than the success stories of our clients. Nearly a decade ago, Nick Miles came to our Head Coach and Program Designer, Simon, via another one of his clients.  As a middle-aged man, he didn’t really know what he wanted to...

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Power up with our PowerHyper program

Power up with our PowerHyper program

There are so many different programs on offer from Physically Fit, and each one is designed to help our clients achieve specific goals.  This month, we’re shining the spotlight on our PowerHyper Advanced 4 Week Program. This month-long training regime is ideal for...

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Clean eating tips to take onboard for 2022

Clean eating tips to take onboard for 2022

It’s one thing starting off the New Year with the best intentions – but it’s another thing to stick to a clean eating plan in the longer term. Temptation is all around, and slip-ups are inevitable. But if you follow a few fundamentals, you’ll have a much better chance...

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Set yourself up for success in 2022 with Physically Fit

Set yourself up for success in 2022 with Physically Fit

It’s a New Year, which means we’re ready to take on new challenges. We’re ready to finally become the best we can be.  At least, that’s what we tell ourselves. But too many of us fall into the trap of trying the same programmes every time a new chapter rolls around,...

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Tips to help you stay on track this Christmas

Tips to help you stay on track this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner – and for many of us, this means the next few weeks are going to be packed full of parties and plans to see loved ones.  It’s difficult to stick to any kind of programme at this time of year. You might be forgiven for temporarily...

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5 of our best tips for performance eating

5 of our best tips for performance eating

Our bodies are machines – and, like our cars, they need the right fuel to function properly.  You can’t expect a coffee and a muffin to give you the energy you need to perform at your best. If you want to transform your fitness, smash your goals, and recover quickly...

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The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Deadlift: Top 5 Tips

The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Deadlift: Top 5 Tips

Deadlift tips and mistakes Tip 1. Get Your Head Right. We all know training is as much a mental battle as it is a physical one, but one thing is for sure, your mind is stronger than your body and the biggest mental battle is the moment you approach that bar to...

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Which diet plan will work best for you?

Which diet plan will work best for you?

Ever heard the phrase, ‘you can’t out-train a bad diet’? It’s not a myth. It’s the absolute truth. If you don’t follow the correct nutritional programme – and invest in the correct supplementation while you’re at it – you’re going to fall short of your targets.  I’ve...

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The many benefits of our online coaching programmes

The many benefits of our online coaching programmes

Many people believe that online coaching is less effective than in-person training. It’s often because they think that, without a physical presence next to them, they won’t get proper instructions on the correct techniques to use, or they won’t be inspired to push...

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Should Bodybuilders and Powerlifters train the same?

Should Bodybuilders and Powerlifters train the same?

I can guarantee that a very high percentage of each camp will say no, but are they right? I personally say yes(in parts) which is why I devised the PowerHyper Program, a combination of Strength Training and Hypertrophy. You may ask why? Well in this article I will do...

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Motivation

Motivation

Following on from my Instagram post I thought I’d write an actual article on this subject cause I could of spoken more on the post but I ran out of space, I will try get my point across as best I can but I’m not a natural writer but bear with me cause it will make...

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Benefits Of Using Resistance Bands

Benefits Of Using Resistance Bands

If you want to add an extra element and supplementary movements to your training program, the resistance bands are a great tool to change stimulus and add variety to your program Same Muscle Activity, Less Chance of Injury According to...

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