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 first springs to mind when contemplating how to stay able, agile and healthy as we grow older? More often than not, we initially focus on maintaining our fitness levels by ensuring we perform sufficient aerobic exercise to keep ourselves... read more

How to eat your carbs and still lose weight Posted on 28/06/2018

Why a low Carb Diet doesn't work ‘I’ll pass on the potatoes’, ‘I’ve banned bread', 'I’ll skip the spaghetti’. If these phrases seem like rules you live by, or even if you subconsciously and... read more

5 strength boosting tips Posted on 13/06/2018

Ever heard that well-known saying “nothing worthwhile in life comes easy”? Well, when it comes to training, this rings especially true. We all know that when striving to achieve success, whether professionally or in our personal... read more

how to kill cravings the right way Posted on 04/06/2018

Social media sensation, Kim Kardashian, has been heavily criticised in the media following her recent Instagram post in which she endorsed an appetite suppressing lollypop to her 100+ million followers. Sadly, deceptive and unhealthy... read more