Plates & Weights

Welcome to Plates and Weights, the health and fitness blog by More Than Muscle. This area of the site should be used as a reference point for everything educational relating to training, nutrition, health and fitness!

Cyprus Fitness retreat 2018 Posted on 09/04/2018

This unique adventure will encourage you to exert your body in new ways to achieve great results By the time it reaches the end of summer who doesn't feel a little guilty for overindulging in too many pool side cocktails, overdoing... read more

Client perspective: how the initial training assessment refreshed my attitude towards my body, my goals and the importance of expert knowledge Posted on 28/03/2018

As someone who enjoys a fast-paced, high energy and efficient lifestyle, I can, admittedly, be quite impatient at times. So it’s no surprise that I was initially skeptical when I found out that the entire duration of my first personal... read more

Top tips for exercising whilst unwell Posted on 20/03/2018

Even with spring approaching, the dreaded coughs and colds lingering around from winter still seem to catch the unlucky among us off-guard. It’s always dispiriting when you’re feeling under the weather, but it’s made worse by... read more

10 of the most common fitness mistakes Posted on 15/03/2018

In the words of Albert Einstein: “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new”. Mistakes aren’t something we should be ashamed of, it’s impossible to be a fitness expert from the word go and making... read more