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!

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

THE HYBRID SYSTEM - YOUR MOST ENJOYABLE TRAINING METHOD YET Posted on 02/03/2018

It's mid-week and you're already bored of the endless crunches you've been struggling through since Monday, already unmotivated to jog past the same tree as yesterday and already dreading the same dull routine looming on tomorrow's... read more