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Can You Lose Weight Without Counting Calories?

Calories! Calories! Calories! There's no denying the important role they play in weight management, but can we ignore them and still expect to trim down?

Published Fri 18th Oct 2019

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10 Things You'll Love About Kiss Gyms

If you're not yet part of the Kiss Gyms family or have recently joined us, here are 10 reasons we believe we are the top choice in Acton, Milton Keynes and Swindon.

Published Fri 11th Oct 2019

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Protein for Weight Loss

We should all know by now that protein helps to build muscle. But did you know it can also be very beneficial if you are trying to lose weight? Read on as we look at some protein facts and debunk some old myths.

Published Fri 4th Oct 2019

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No Equipment needed: Tone Up Your Butt

Make use of the floor space at your gym with this no-equipment booty bashing circuit.

Published Fri 27th Sep 2019

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Tracking Nutrition With Myfitnesspal

Before apps, everything in life was an effort; driving somewhere new, ordering a pizza, getting a date. How did we cope? If there’s one area of modern life that’s benefitted from nerds playing with technology, its health and fitness.

Published Fri 20th Sep 2019

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Ramp Up Your Results With HIIT

If your current exercise routine needs a little spicing up then maybe it's time you tried HIIT.

Published Fri 13th Sep 2019

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The Skinny On Fat

If you don't know your Omega-3 from your saturated, then have a look at our simple guide to fats.

Published Fri 13th Sep 2019

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5 Weight Loss Tips You May Have Forgotten About

With all the gizmos, gadgets, celebrity diets and miracle cures that pop into our social media feeds every day, promising us a beach body, its all too easy to get side-tracked and forget it's often the simple things that can make a big difference. The basics work. Always have. Always will. Get the the foundations of your exercise and weight loss regime sorted, and the rest will just fall into place. Easy. Peasy.

Published Fri 6th Sep 2019

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Track Your Weight Loss Without Stepping On The Scales

If you'd rather jump out of a plane than jump on the scales, or you just aren't seeing any progress... Maybe it's time to track your efforts another way...

Published Fri 30th Aug 2019

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Push-Ups in 5 Easy Steps

If you've always wanted to do a push-up but never had the confidence or upper-body strength, read our handy 5-step guide and master this bodyweight staple in no time at all.

Published Fri 23rd Aug 2019

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Fibre, Fat Loss and The Fab Four

Let's take a look at how the benefits of fibre are not just limited to a healthy gut but may actually be able to help you lose weight.

Published Fri 16th Aug 2019

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Creatine (Monohydrate)

Creatine is a supplement that everyone should be taking. Even if you don’t lift weights!

Published Thu 8th Aug 2019

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Whey protein

Is it really a supplement? Whey protein is dairy therefore we consider it to be a “performance food”.

Published Mon 5th Aug 2019

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What are supplements and why do we take them?

Supplements form a wide range of health and performance products. Which ones should you be taking? Which will benefit you?

Published Thu 1st Aug 2019

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Ramp Up Your Workouts With HIIT

High-intensity-interval training (HIIT) is a form of interval training involving short bouts of intense exercise followed by periods of rest or less-intense activity. HIIT has become a buzz-word in recent years and is now more popular than ever with many fitness fanatics opting to replace long, less intense activities, such as jogging,  with the time-efficient principles of HIIT.

Published Wed 10th Jul 2019

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5 Things To Think About Before Hiring a Personal Trainer

The Ins and Outs of Personal Training

Published Thu 4th Jul 2019

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Girls run at Kiss Gyms while enjoying the view

The best, the most beautiful and only 24 hour WOMEN'S ONLY gym in the Acton area.

Published Wed 26th Jun 2019

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10 top mistakes fitness clients make according to personal trainers

The gym can be an amazing, transformative space when used correctly. However, we can all be guilty of making some rookie errors when in the gym. These can range from performing an exercise with bad form to getting distracted and struggling to find the right headspace for your workout. Take a look at these top 10 mistakes people make in the gym, to help you improve your workout.

Published Mon 15th Apr 2019

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What are the best gym circuits to build muscle mass?

Published Sun 7th Apr 2019

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5 best gym circuits for weight loss

Circuits are a great way to up your fitness levels, lose weight and try out a range of exercises that can benefit the whole body.

Published Thu 21st Mar 2019

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5 Best Gym Apps

These days there’s an app for everything. You’ve got Gmail for work, Candy Crush for play, Messenger for staying connected. So why not tap into the world of apps to make the most of your time at the gym? Using apps in the gym can really help you maximise your workout and see results quicker. With that in mind, let’s take a look at 5 of the best gym apps out there...

Published Wed 20th Mar 2019

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