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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...

March 6, 2018

Over 95% of our clients in the gym are fat loss clients.

We all know that we need to exercise to get results but a lot of us struggle to get the combination of training & food right to reach our goal.

The number one mistake I see as a nutrition coach i...

January 8, 2018

Will it make the boat go faster?

You might ask what do boats have to do with your health and fitness goals?

The Australian Mens Eight Rowing team that won the Gold Medal at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 put every decision they made in the 18 months prece...

January 2, 2018

How many times have you tried to start a new diet?

The first 3 weeks everything is going great, then one Friday evening after a stressful week in work you find yourself sitting in front of the TV, empty pizza box on the table and on your 2nd bottle of...

December 11, 2017

Are you wondering what is the best way to stay in shape over Christmas?

With the many social appointments, temptations and traditions of the festive period come a threat to our levels of fitness.

However, there is no need to worry - nobody can operate...

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