Our top 5 tips to help you food prep!
Here at Starke, we are no different to all of you – finding the time to exercise and eat well is hard. BUT, it’s our number one priority, as nothing is more important than feeling well. Taking some time to plan and prep your meals is well worth doing. After all, there’s no point murdering […]
What is the most important meal of the day?
Move over breakfast – what you consume before, during and after your workout is your most important ‘meal’ of the day! It’s a given that what you eat is important. But in our humble opinion, when you eat is just as important. Here’s why pre, during and post workout nutrition is so important… 1. It […]
Addicted to cardio? Meet Sally!
Sally wanted to lose some fat and change her body shape. She wanted a curvier booty and an overall more toned look. Sally went about achieving this by doing what she thought was right: increasing the amount of cardio she had been doing and decreasing her calorie intake. Committed to her goal, Sally upped her […]
Estrogen dominance is a term that describes a condition where a woman can have deficient, normal or excessive estrogen, but has little or no progesterone to balance its effects in the body. Even a woman with low estrogen levels can have estrogen dominance symptoms if she doesn’t have enough progesterone. Estrogen balance is essential for […]
Are you strength training or building muscle?
When it comes to health and fitness most guys goal is they want to look like a superhero. High muscle with low bodyfat. A majority of guys go into the gym to lift weights and increase muscle size. Seeking out advice from bros, the internet and magazines and even the odd professional; it is surprising […]
Should you eat breakfast before training?
Simon Says… “Yes. Or no depending on your personal preferences.” This is one of the most common questions that I get asked. It is difficult to answer as different people perform better in different circumstances. The answer can also vary depending on what your goals are. So of course like anything in the confusing world […]
Should you do our 10 Week Challenge?
What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the words ‘1o Week Challenge’? We are willing to bet that for the vast majority it’s ‘weight loss’. For us as trainers, the purpose of a 10 Week Challenge comes down to one word – achievement. Our job as trainers is to […]
Training and Nutrition Tips For Your Summer Body
Training and Nutrition Tips for your Summer Body. In this post I cover off on some hints and tips on nutrition and training to get you fired up for summer! One of the things that bother me most is that people don’t get the best information through the mainstream media. The information through avenues such […]
Introducing the female winner of the 10 Week Challenge
Introducing the female winner of the latest 10 Week Challenge…Chrissy Doyle!! Chrissy did an outstanding job over the 10 weeks. “Weapon” as she is known in the gym was fit and athletic before the challenge, but it was her work in all areas of health and fitness that was the reason behind her amazing results. Over the […]