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Calorie Deficit: What You Need to Know

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Calorie Deficit: What You Need to Know

Calorie deficit is a key term when it comes to specific weight loss goals. But what is it, how do you achieve it, and how can you create a plan that is feasible to stick to in the longer term? Find out in FFA’s latest blog.

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The “Fat Burning” Hormone:  What You Need To Know

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The “Fat Burning” Hormone: What You Need To Know

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.

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Fit For Anything Client Focus: Caroline Isaacs

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Fit For Anything Client Focus: Caroline Isaacs

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.

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Enjoy The Benefits of Outdoor Activities

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.


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Community Fitness

Community fitness offers a wonderful opportunity for you to work alongside other like-minded individuals in order to meet your health and fitness goal.

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Nordic Walking

Nordic walking is a full-body exercise that's easy on the joints and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. FFA takes a look at the Nordic walking technique, the health benefits and how you get started.

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Personal Training Session Gift Vouchers

Did you know that I offer personal training session gift vouchers? These make a perfect gift for someone else who is looking to boost their health, fitness, and wellbeing, or could be a great gift to give to yourself (or put on Santa's list). 

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Interview with Geoff Adams Spink

Geoff Adams Spink has been training with Roel Jansen and Fit For Anything for 8 years. Despite physical challenges, Geoff tells FFA how he has overcome these to fulfill his love of physical training. Not one to let obstacles stand in his way, Geoff has gone above and beyond what he thought possible.  We find out how in a candid interview.

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Exciting News re the Obstacle Course Race World Championships

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There's nothing I enjoy more than sharing good news! I have been invited to take part in the Obstacle Course Race (OCR) World Championships in Canada next month. This is a prestigious event which will see athletes from all over the world traveling to attend. There will be some stiff competition, however, I've found that these events, despite being competitive boast a wonderful atmosphere of mutual support and respect for each other.

To fund the trip I, the same as all athletes am hoping to secure sponsorship. Read more about the event below and how individuals may help, either by sharing this blog post or contacting me to see how you or your business might help (and benefit). Any and all contributions would be gratefully received as they will help me realise a personal goal in my fitness career that I am very grateful to have been given the opportunity to work towards.
Thanks!

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The OCR European Championships

If you've been following the Facebook page you'll know that this week (Friday and Saturday) I was competing in the OCR European championships. I was incredibly proud to have made the cut for this prestigious event and being placed in the 45yr-49yr bracket to represent the Netherlands.

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Too Old to Start Exercising?

There seems to be a common misconception regarding age and working out. Your age needn’t set limits on your health and fitness goals. Past forty so beyond help? Think again.

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FFA Blog: How to Train for an Obstacle Race

Obstacle races are a big feature on the sporting event calendar. Their popularity is due to the diversity of the physical challenge, with many different activities in one race. Being a well-rounded athlete will absolutely help performance and will determine how much fun you have!

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Tough Guy 2017

This Sunday I took part in the original obstacle course with a team from The Dutch Mud Men group. The event, called Tough Guy, was held near Wolverhampton and tough is an understatement!

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