Takeaways

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Takeaways were a ritual for me, and one that had been part of my life for many years. The ritual would always start at the beginning of the week with a simple thought: "What can I have this Friday?" I would ...
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Vegetables with every meal

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! How many meals in your day include vegetables? Is it just your evening meal? Or, maybe none at all? Vegetables are packed full of really great nutritious elements for your body, and without them, you would s...
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Time of training

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! When do you train at your best? Is it first thing in the morning? Midday? Or, right before bed? All of us feel different depending on what time of the day we train. Our performance can be either improved or ...
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Visual Motivation

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! I had been training for a year and had achieved all that I had wanted, regarding dropping dress sizes…I was where I wanted to be. I now had a new goal…I wanted to look more toned. 😊 I found it difficult to t...
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Treat and Reward

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Can you stop at one 'treat'? Does one turn into two, into three etc.? Do you work towards a reward system that allows you to train hard and eat harder? At some point, the reward system will unbalance, and yo...
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Coached Vs Alone

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! From my time at U Fit I've learnt a multitude of things about myself and how I react in different environments. In particular, when it comes to training, I have discovered that I train very differently with ...
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Eating and training

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Do you train better as soon as you eat, or maybe a couple of hours later? Do you prefer not to eat at all, fast yourself and train right through? Whatever your preference it's all about you, how your body fe...
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Chickpeas

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Chickpeas are one of the most popular legumes in a modern diet, and not only that, they've been around for 7500 years. They are a staple part of cuisine from the Middle East, Mediterranean, and African regio...
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Chickpeas

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Chickpeas are one of the most popular legumes in a modern diet, and not only that, they've been around for 7500 years. They are a staple part of cuisine from the Middle East, Mediterranean, and African regio...
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Cutting out fat

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Fat to me was always something that I used to cut away from my steak on a meal out. The only fat that I understood was usually attached to meat and had to be removed. I also knew that it was bad for me, but ...
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Cutting out fat

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Fat to me was always something that I used to cut away from my steak on a meal out. The only fat that I understood was usually attached to meat and had to be removed. I also knew that it was bad for me, but ...
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Changing Tastes

Here is our next blog from Coach Helen Gribble! All about how our taste's begin to change as we become fitter and healthier. Enjoy! Before joining U Fit, my taste was varied, fried chicken, burgers, and pizza; I liked a wide range of fast and unhealthy foods. Joining U Fit opened the door to a whole new way of living and eating. At first, I still e...
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Food Diary In The Moment

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! How often do you fill out your food diary at the end of the day? Do you spend the evening recalling what you had for breakfast? When filling out a food diary, it's important to complete the details in that m...
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Changing rooms

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! I was overweight. It was a slow process of avoiding seeing the reality, and as the weight had crept on, I had slowly stopped looking, and as I did my self-esteem had slowly dwindled. Joining U Fit gave me th...
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Food Timing

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! When it comes to when to eat before training, there are a variety of different approaches. Usually, there has been a study that shows which approach has the best effect and will best fit your goals. Some app...
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Challenged to attend

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Working out by myself had been something that I had done for years. Packing my kit and heading to the gym was a habit that was a bit hit and miss. If I'm honest, it depended heavily on the weather, if it was...
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Tuna

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! You might like yours tinned, seared or even raw. However you prefer your tuna, it's one big fish, with an equally big hit of protein. Tuna is so large in size that we rarely get to see it in one piece, by th...
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Chia Seeds

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! Chia seeds have made a significant come back in the last few years, making their way into our desserts and smoothies. They have had a rich history, and here are some facts and information for you: Chia is a ...
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Vitamin A

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! While we may have considered vitamin A to be a single vitamin, it is, in fact, a group of vitamins bunched together. Vitamin A is also fat soluble, which means that it dissolves into fat. Vitamin A is essent...
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Calories in

It is time for another U Fit Blog from Coach Helen Gribble! We hope you enjoy it and, as always, comment below with any questions or insights! I was never really one to pay attention to calories….I vaguely knew what they were. I didn't care so much about how many I put in my body. Over the years, my lack of concern had put my body into a position w...
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