We all know that getting your nutrition right is key to maximising your training results, so we are really excited to announce that you can now order Body Plus Nutrition's full range of chef-prepared, nutritionally balanced meals direct from us. We've tried the meals ourselves and not only are they delicious, but with different meals
From The Fitting Rooms gym in London Bridge, Dave explains why using resistance bands to do pull-ups negatively affects your pull-up strength and demonstrates how to actually improve your strength for this key movement... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAhdXxh8TKI
Spending hours every week doing cardio and can't understand why you're not looking any leaner? It's time to get off that hamster wheel and pick up some weights! First-up: some home-truths about constant cardio and metabolic training: - It makes you look older! - It damages your hormonal balance! - It wrecks your sex drive!
We've all got an opinion on this seemingly devilish food group, but what are the real facts about eating carbohydrates? Carbs are one of your three main macros and are essential for day to day life, unfortunately however their consumption over recent years has been so badly abused that it has earned them a terrible
If you're looking for a powerful exercise to strengthen your hamstrings and lower back, then give seated good mornings a try. Seated good mornings isolate the hip extension movement and work your posterior chain through it's greatest possible range, as you can see (in the video below) from the angle of my hips at the
Tightness in the shoulders is such a common complaint that most people now just accept it as normal and put up with the pain it can cause. At The Fitting Rooms we have many approaches for addressing the cause of shoulder pain to help remedy and eliminate it, which our clients can attest to. The
Pop the champagne... the contract is signed! Our shiny new, high-spec gym will be opening mid-August, just a short stroll from London Bridge station, SE1. Keep checking the website for Founding Member promotions and discounts!
If you're lucky enough to have access to a glute-ham raise at your gym, then this is one machine you should definitely familiarise yourself with. When performed correctly (which unfortunately it rarely is) the glute-ham raise is a powerful posterior-chain exercise that works your glutes, hamstrings, lower back and calves. It is considered one of
Do you suffer from lower back pain? Are you starting to feel like your big lifts in the gym are stagnating? Or perhaps you don’t feel as powerful on the pitch as you should? If so, the chances are that you’re not effectively training your entire posterior chain! With so many exercises available to train
Your best high street choices for lunch when out and about… At The Fitting Rooms we always encourage taking home-prepared lunches into work, but sometimes life just gets in the way so it’s good to know the best options available to buy on the high street. One of the biggest problems with ready prepared meals