Leptin is one of the most influential hormones when it comes to your body’s ability to control weight and burn fat. If you haven’t heard of the“fat burning” hormone then FFA is here to shed some light on the implications that this lesser known hormone has.
Without the necessary micronutrients, your body will never function at its optimum
level and you will potentially be missing out on the results that you are after. If you
are not very familiar with micronutrients, then read on, as the latest FFA blog
discovers the important role they play in your performance and how to ensure you
are giving your body enough of what it needs.
It has been 2 weeks since I took part in the 5th Obstacle Course Race World Championships (O.C.R.W.C.) in Essex. Find out how I got on in the World Championships of the world’s biggest growing sport.
We know science has a role to play in shedding those last few pounds, but what can you do nutritionally to help your progress? Here are the top tips from FFA for hitting your targets.
There are 2 key reasons (well hormones actually) why people with excess fat often struggle to burn it off: Find out the science behind it all in this latest blog from FFA.
No matter what your particular diet, high-carb, low-carb, clean eating, Paleo, vegan - your goal is to fuel your body to optimize your training and racing. Check out our top 6 tips for success.
Despite what you may have been lead to believe, you do NOT need a gym membership or expensive equipment to build the muscle definition that you’ve always wanted. Find out how calisthenics is leading the way in body-weight training.
Whether you like it or not, whether you celebrate or hide away from birthdays, you’ll have to face the facts of life – we inevitably grow older. With just a few changes listed in our top tips, you can be as strong and healthy – if not even fitter than you’ve ever been.
Roel Jansen describes the incredible journey of the 50 Km Man vs Lakes. Read all the highs and lows of this awe inspiring journey through hills, water, mountains and challenging terrain . . .
Over half way through 2018 and it is already clear which trends in fitness and training may be on their way out. Fit For Anything takes a look at the top 5 declining schools of thought to keep you one step ahead.
Fit For Anything has a broad client base - from those who are new to exercise to those with more advanced training needs. Clients visit Roel Jansen for many reasons: strength, fitness, endurance and body shaping. Client Caroline Isaacs fills us in on her experience with Fit For Anything.
Upper body and grip strength will be essential to conquering any OCR course, but these are often many competitors’ weakest points. So what are my top tips for building race strength, power and technique?
Whilst the right training is essential to achieve that 6-pack, the saying that abs are made in the kitchen could not be truer. Find out how you can optimise your diet to ensure that you reach your goals.
Clients come to FFA with a variety of goals from individual fitness goals, weight loss and toning through to training for a specific event. However, many clients also come with unique aesthetic goals – and most of those are centered on defined abs. By training smart and staying focused, here are my top 3 tips for the ultimate 6-pack.
As a general rule, and after decades of experience in the industry, I believe diets don't work in general. Nothing beats a well-rounded balanced diet which should be adjusted to your body type.
However, there has been a lot of interest in the 'Keto' diet and why it may have a place in the fitness industry. But why?
Being outdoors offers a wealth of health and wellbeing benefits. Being outside and being active amplifies the possibility for meeting health and fitness goals and really does offer the enjoyment factor. These outdoor activities offer a great way to spend your leisure time actively.
Summer is fast approaching and now is the perfect time to work off the last of that Easter chocolate and start getting your summer body ready. Roel Jansen from Fit For Anything shares how he gets his clients ready for summer:
Community fitness offers a wonderful opportunity for you to work alongside other like-minded individuals in order to meet your health and fitness goal.
It's been just over a week since I took on the test required in order to try to qualify for the 2018 World Championships O.C.R (Obstacle Course Race). In order to qualify I had to complete two laps of The Winter Nuts Challenge fast enough, and without faults. It was not the easiest of tasks.
When it comes to goals, one of the most commonly seen is “I will increase my daily step count”. We look at the benefits of this and ask, what is the magic number of steps?