Yas

Yas

About Yas

Yas has an unrivalled passion for health and fitness and is dedicated to helping promote a healthy body image and greater self-confidence amongst clients. With years of training experience behind her, Yas has worked with clients from beginner to national sports-level, producing results in body composition and strength which speak for themselves. Having trained countless women, including herself, through pregnancy she is a strong advocate for pre and postnatal exercise and is passionate about encouraging women to discover the many benefits of strength training through pregnancy.

Should women weight train?

Should Women Weight Train? Cardio rooms, HIIT classes and running groups across the world used to be full of women avoiding resistance training for the fear of “getting too bulky” or looking “masculine”. Trust us, if it was that easy to build muscle, supplement companies would be struggling to make ends meet! The idea

Make a fresh start in January…

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Starting Fresh This January 2021... Here are 4 simple steps to follow to help you stay on track with your goals this year: 1) SET AN ALARM It’s easy to slip into bad habits if you’re not having to get up early for your normal commute, but maintaining a consistent wake up time helps

Fresh and healthy Tabbouleh recipe

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If you’ve eaten all the mince pies, Christmas pudding & cheese that your body can take; it’s time for a little greenery! Our healthy Tabbouleh recipe is the perfect antidote to Christmas excess; it’s fresh and tasty, packed with nutrients, and makes a perfect side dish to leftover turkey. Ingredients: - 2 large bunches

Baked Sausage, Gnocchi & Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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Baked Sausage, Gnocchi & Brussels Sprouts Recipe Love them or hate them, it’s that time of year that you can’t escape from brussels sprouts; and since they’re packed full of fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, why not give them another chance in this super-simple tray bake that’s delicious and comforting on a cold winter’s

Why is food tracking useful?

Why is food tracking useful when working towards improved body composition? Food’s nutrition labels generally break down macro information per 100g but, since serving sizes aren’t always intuitive, that doesn’t really help us know how much we’re eating. That’s why using a food diary is a great way to understand your food and drink

Protein in a meat-free diet…

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As more people move away from eating meat, it's important to understand how to still achieve adequate daily protein levels for optimum health. The key to getting enough protein as a vegetarian, or vegan, is to know your options. Obviously these are reduced but it’s still more than possible; it just requires a little

Staying active on lockdown!

If you found that your activity levels decreased substantially during lockdown, you’re not alone. Studies in the UK have shown step counts are down 50% as a result of not doing our daily commute or leaving the house as much as before. Our daily movement plays a huge role in our physical and mental

Healthy Chicken Nuggets Recipe…

Healthy Chicken Nuggets Recipe... As the nights draw in a little earlier and a lot cooler, we all start craving some heartier meals at dinner time. But that doesn't have to mean unhealthy. These homemade chicken nuggets use a combination of breadcrumbs and milled seeds for the coating so they're packed full of nutrients.

  • Eating carbs on a fat loss diet

Eating carbs on a fat loss diet…

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Can you eat carbs on a fat loss diet? Yes, you most definitely can… Carbohydrates are essential for the healthy functioning of your body, but not all carbs are created equal and people’s preference for highly processed, refined sources; such as cakes, breads and sugary cereals; has helped fuel global obesity. This has spawned

  • Healthy Banana & Mango Lolly Recipe

Healthy Banana & Mango Lolly Recipe

Healthy Banana & Mango Lolly Recipe You can’t beat a refreshing ice lolly on a hot summers’ day, but they taste even better when you know they’re packed full of goodness! Use very ripe bananas and mango for extra sweetness while the tahini adds creaminess, vitamins and antioxidants. Ingredients - 2 bananas - 150g

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