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July 1, 2020

Returning to the gym after lockdown and how to set yourself up for success.


We have lived through unprecedented times.

Our lives were interrupted in a way the Western World has not experienced in decades.

From a health and fitness perspective, this was...

May 25, 2020

So you have started dieting (eating less and moving more) in order to lose weight and the scale is starting to go down, brilliant work.

Now what happens when the scale stops going down, and even goes back up?

Do you get disheartened, slightly pissed of...

May 5, 2020

We started a 28 day step challenge recently to help encourage more of our members and wider community to move as much as possible outside of their workouts.

The goal here was simple:

To increase everybody's NEAT levels to help them with their overall p...

April 23, 2020

A good night’s sleep can be a real game-changer.

That elusive fully rested sensation after a full forty winks is one of the best feelings in the world and with good reason!

Sleep is one of the most important recovery mechanisms available to our body an...

March 31, 2020

As you are all very much aware by now, COVID-19 has been spreading throughout the Irish community and steps are being taken nationwide in order to decrease the rate at which this virus is spreading.

Given the mass closures of schools, public buildings...

March 25, 2020

During times of stress it becomes even more important to mind both our mental and physical health. 

We are heading into unchartered waters as a community with the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus and it may feel pretty scary.

The majority of people’...

June 5, 2018

Today's post is on the concept of "Eating Healthy" or "eating clean."

It's something I hear all the time;

"Whats your diet like?"

Response;"Oh it's excellent, I eat really healthy........ I have "X" for breakfast "Y" for lunch........etc. I don't know w...

April 23, 2018

Following on from our last nutrition post ( https://www.nikafitstudios.ie/single-post/2018/03/27/Nutrition-101---Fat-Loss ), we all should know that good nutrition needs to be the foundation of our health and fitness goals if we want to achieve the l...

March 27, 2018

In 2018, the depth at which one can source information on a given topic on the internet is never-ending. You can pretty much read material on any subject you are interested in with the simple click of a button / touch of a screen. This however can be...

March 13, 2018

One of the most underutilized methods of recovery and regeneration is adequate sleep. In this blog post I will discuss some of the key reasons a good night's sleep is critical for optimal physical condition and mental performance!

The key driver behin...

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