The benefits of strength training are well researched.
- Build and maintain muscle
- Improves bone density
- Glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity
- Lower risk of injury
- Improves body composition
- Improves blood pressure
- Improves bad cholesterol
- Improves ability to engage in everyday activities
Strength training is now recognised as being critical to everyone's health and fitness - irrespective of age, gender or ability.
With a properly constructed, safe training program anyone can train. Men, women, children, adolescents, older people, and people with disabilities and movement limitations.
Training shouldn't be an on/off kind of thing. We work hard to help you integrate it into your life so you can be consistent and see the results you work so hard for.
Finally, it is NEVER too late to start, the impact on health is huge.
We cannot say with any certainty how much muscle you can gain in a certain timeframe.Everyone will responddifferentlyto the training and nutritional aspects of the program so it is somewhat of a guessing game.
A common concern for many clients is the fear of getting ‘too big’. We canconfidentlyassure you that this will not happen. Gaining even a small amount of muscle is challenging under the best circumstances. Building musclenaturallydoesn’t happen by accident, it takes years of dedication. So get training!
You can still gain muscle while drinking alcohol yes, but it does not create the best environment for you do so.In an ideal world alcohol consumption shouldbe limitedor removed if muscle gain is the priority.
For absolute beginners losing fat and building muscle at the same time is doable, otherwise known as ‘recomposition’. For most people they are two separate processes. It is generally advisable to lose some body fat first to get the body ready for a muscle gain phase.
For those serious about changing their physique weadviseat the very least 3 sessions a week. Any less and you aren’t giving yourself the best opportunity to build muscle. This mayrequireyou to undertake training sessions on your own outside of training with us.
To gain muscle requires a consistent calorie surplus and patience. This will mean that you will need to eat more calories than you mightnormallyconsume. In this process you will likely gain some body fat too, so being comfortable with your appearance will be a must.Gaining more body fat in this time will allow you to perform your best in the gym and create a great environment to lay down muscle.