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!

What fitness looks like for your age group Posted on 27/01/2019

Getting fit should be far from a one-size-fits-all approach; least because a) people have different goals and b) even if our aims aren't dissimilar, our body compositions certainly are - so how we should train is something very unique. When it... read more

Diet and fitness fads you should leave in 2018 Posted on 20/12/2018

With the Christmas spirit in full flow, presumably the last thing on your mind is that dreaded 4 letter word…diet. But it won't be long before the New Year blues kick in and we attempt to return to our healthier routines. It's at this... read more

How to improve your Heart Health Posted on 16/11/2018

When we reflect on the positive effects of leading a healthy lifestyle, we tend to focus on, and give credit to, results we can see and feel. Whether it’s stronger lifting capabilities through increased muscle mass or looser fitting clothes... read more

Debunking Fitness Myths | Part 1 Posted on 01/11/2018

This week, we’re unmasking ten of the most frequently uttered phrases to reveal what’s fact and which fictitious myths need debunking - read on for our first 5 eye-opening explanations which are sure to stun… "Muscle... read more