Childhood Obesity Statistics

Resistance Training for Children

It’s often stated that children should not engage in resistance training with weights as it will stunt their growth. However, this is not the case.  Given the current obesity pandemic, this myth is in fact doing more harm than resistance training ever could. Here are some statistics from the World Health Organisation: • Worldwide obesity…

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EXERCISE AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

By PTX Fitness Perth, Scotland. www.ptx.fitness Exercise And Your Body Exercise and your bodies health go hand in hand. Daily exercise is therefore a vital component of living a long and healthy life. However, did you know that it can also improve your bodies immune system response? As we all deal with the fall out…

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The Benefits of Weight Training.

Here at PTX Fitness in Perth, Scotland, we believe in a whole approach to training all of our clients. We understand the benefits of weight training, therefore this will always be an element of our clients routines. If you want to try 3 FREE Group Personal Training with PTX, simply click this link and get…

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How To Tackle The Festive Season…Without Dieting

How To Tackle The Festive Season…Without Dieting Keep control of your health goals without going on a Christmas “diet” Nobody wants to be on a strict diet over the festive period. But I don’t know many people who actually want to gain weight, have tight clothes for Hogmanay, and spend most of January avoiding mirrors!…

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The Cheapest & Easiest Way To Lose Weight… Ever!

The Cheapest & Easiest Way To Lose Weight… Ever! Simply eating less does not cost more or take more time. We all know that losing weight is about eating less than your body needs. Calories are energy. If you eat more calories than you expend, the extra will be stored. If you eat fewer calories…

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Beat These 3 Common Weight Loss Monsters

Beat These 3 Common Weight Loss Monsters Easy strategies to banish everyday dieting demons Losing weight might be simple, but it’s not easy. That’s because we are humans, with emotions, feelings, and ingrained behaviours around food. Most people struggle with two or three food behaviours that can make weight loss difficult. These diet demons can…

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6 Steps To Get Rid Of Your Belly

6 Steps To Get Rid Of Your Belly Guys, an expanding waistline isn’t inevitable – here’s how to keep yours in check. Beer belly. Dad bod. Pot belly. Whatever you call it, you don’t want it. Belly fat is a common problem for guys in their 30s, 40s, and 50s. But it’s not an inevitable…

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Change Your Environment To Change Your Waist Size

Change Your Environment To Change Your Waist Size How can the layout of your kitchen or the tidiness of your desk help you lose weight? I’m about to tell you something surprising. Tidying your desk, or moving things around in the kitchen cupboards, could help you lose a shocking amount of weight.  But surely losing…

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Is Your Commute Making You Unhealthy?

Is Your Commute Making You Unhealthy? Travel better to eat smarter and be healthier. It’s Callum here from Stephen Clarke Fitness and for the past several years I’ve been working with clients from all backgrounds, professions and different walks of life. Today I’m posing the question…. Can commuting really be one of the things that…

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How Workouts Can Keep You From Burnout

How Workouts Can Keep You From Burnout Here’s how to use more exercise to feel less exhausted! Let me guess: you know you should exercise more (and you actually want to, sometimes at least). But you don’t get round to it. Life gets in the way – organising the kids, projects at home, late work…

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