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Does your tummy stick out more than it should? Or do you stuffer from lower back pain?
If we have poor core stability and posture, it can make us look more overweight or hunched over than we should. We’ve got some tips for you to help improve your body shape without putting countless hours into the gym.
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Golden Rules to Fat Loss – 1

Golden Rules to Fat Loss – 1

Blog, More MGS, Motivational
Take a look at our latest hints and tips that you need in your current training regime CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD OUR SECOND  APRIL 2017 NEWSLETTER 
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Want to become body confident ready for the beach this year?
Take a look at our latest hints and tips that you need in your current training regime CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD OUR APRIL 2017 NEWSLETTER 
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Leftover Fiery Chicken Soup

Leftover Fiery Chicken Soup

Chef - Chris Parry, General, More MGS, Non Vegetarian Meals, Nutrition
Here’s a perfect dish for when you have some leftover chicken from a delicious Sunday lunch! The pearl barley adds a fantastic texture and the chilli is a welcoming bit of heat which brings it all to life! If on Paleo, leave out the barley! Serves 2 Per person 600 calories 70g protein 40g carbs […]
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Chicken, sweet potato and basil ‘one pot’

Chicken, sweet potato and basil ‘one pot’

Chef - Chris Parry, More MGS, Non Vegetarian Meals
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“What a way to end a year”

“What a way to end a year”

Blog, More MGS, Motivational
One of our clients Alice posted in our transformation group, and by gosh it has… Me and Emmas working day on a Monday is mammoth, normally because we have new clients starting (Yes starting before Christmas!) and those finishing their programmes – it’s a 16 hour day from start to finish! This day never gets […]
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Workout – Countdown

Workout – Countdown

Blog, Cardio, More MGS
Small Steps, big results

Small Steps, big results

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
In my experience so many people get bogged down about how far they have to go, that journey they need to make to become that ‘perfect’ BMI or body shape. How many times have you looked at what you look like and wished upon a better version of yourself but then been scared off into […]
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Flatline

Flatline

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
Being a grumpy old man – which is what I am – is actually great fun. It certainly makes writing these posts easier as there is a mass of drivel out there that demands some scrutiny and a tongue-lashing (it gets things off my chest at the very least and hopefully you guys see the […]
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Fitness & Gullible People
I knew it was coming. I’ve been asking for it I suppose with some of the sarcy comments I’ve made in recent posts about nonsense fitness gadgets being flogged to the gullible at Christmas time. Last night I saw the first one being advertised and, while that wouldn’t necessarily shock me, this particular heap of […]
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Being Fat is all your fault
I saw the quote below a few days ago. It is from one of the world’s more respected physique coaches and obviously cuts close to the bone. Being Fat is all your fault, AND THAT’S GREAT NEWS, It means you can do something about it, Without acceptance of fault there can be no change – […]
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NEAT ………..

NEAT ………..

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
Today’s post is really going to make you re-think that insanely exaggerated gym-slogan t-shirt that you’ve asked for from Father Christmas because I’m about to drop some knowledge on you that will blow you out of your compression leggings and have you spluttering that Hemp protein shake all over yourself. For many – if not […]
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Fix your rows

Fix your rows

More MGS, Motivation
Barbell rows, kettlebell rows, dumbell rows. It can be one of the best back exercises when performed correctly, unfortunately it is rarely the case. Here are the key mistakes I see. Torso angle in relation to the floor. You want to have the torso set in stone to near parallel, don’t turn this exercise into […]
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Man Flu ?????? Really ???

Man Flu ?????? Really ???

More MGS, Motivation
Oh no, it’s happened already; I’ve caught man-flu. I say caught, I really mean been diagnosed with man-flu, after spending a week in hospital undergoing various complex medical tests. Man-flu is a serious illness after all! But it is that time of year. Cold and ‘flu season is on its way and sooner or later […]
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Motivation is key – Take Donald Trump as an example !
So, Donald Trump has today become the new President of the United States of America. Before you switch off, don’t panic, this is not some ill-informed political comment piece. There will be enough of that flying around the internet today and, to be honest, I don’t care who the President of America is. What this […]
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When Social Media Shows us Something Worthwhile and Inspirational ………..
Every now and then Facebook or some other form of social media shows us something worthwhile and inspirational, rather than 1,000s of videos of cats falling off things. I saw such a thing not so long ago. It was a 90-year old man running the 200m in an ‘older persons’ athletics meet. Under this video […]
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The Benefits of Weight Training

The Benefits of Weight Training

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
The benefits of weight training are often only thought of in the physical sense; increased muscle size and strength, increased bone density, ligament and tendon strength and so on, however a recently published study from Australia has suggested that pumping the iron is better for the brain than many of us might have thought. The […]
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Gimme, gimme, gimme!

Gimme, gimme, gimme!

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
OK, so I’ve been asked a LOT this week about portion sizes and what people should do about Xmas parties and the general over eating that goes on over the festive season. It is a tricky one as, if you’ve been good with your training and diet all year, the prospect of being faced with […]
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The Laughing Heart.

The Laughing Heart.

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
The Laughing Heart. This is a short post today as myself and the rest of the My Gym Space crew are in Poland on a team-building trip that in no-way whatsoever involves pints and pints of lovely local ale… Ahem. Anyway, taking a little step away from my cynical and world-weary stance, I wanted to […]
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Is it actually possible to get 80% of your results from just 20% of your efforts?
Is it actually possible to get 80% of your results from just 20% of your efforts? This is an interesting concept, one that I confess to hearing about a few years ago but completely ignoring until I saw an article on it just the other day whilst berating my dad for having another cold (see […]
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Dad Knows Best…

Dad Knows Best…

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
Dad Knows Best… My dad is ace, I love him to bits. A great family man, he was also a great athlete; ran marathons, played football to a high level, jumped out of planes, rock climbed, lifted weights, cycled, swam and was always active. He was a big influence in the sports and activities I […]
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Magic beans

Magic beans

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
Magic beans You know the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and I won’t even waste our time by going over it. The crazy thing about that fairytale, that work of total fantasy involving giants and castles and golden eggs, is that it rings more true in the fitness industry than you could possibly imagine. […]
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Oh my God, he’s so hot right now!!!

Oh my God, he’s so hot right now!!!

Blog, More MGS, Motivation
Oh my God, he’s so hot right now!!! Ah celebrities. Where would we be without you. I for one can’t sleep properly unless I know that all is well in celebrity-land, especially when thinking about who is fat and who isn’t and why and why not. We all know that, right or wrong, celebrity culture […]
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It’s been a funny week in the world of sports
Amongst other things, Jessica Ennis-Hill has retired, taking her abs with her back to the Dearne Valley and under a woolly jumper rather than a Team GB crop top! Now you might not care about athletics or Jess – or her abs – like I do, but the recent news around her throws up some […]
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Far from Social media

Far from Social media

More MGS, Motivation
“I spent five hours on Facebook today! High fives!” It’s doubtful that anyone has ever said that, yet the truth is that more and more people are spending inordinate amounts of their spare time on social media without even realising it and with no actual good reason. Social media is here to stay though and […]
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**Hottest News**

**Hottest News**

More MGS, Motivation
Being excited is an understatement! This last 4 weeks we’ve made massive steps to improve the gym all round in every way shape and form. The front of house has been ignited with passion and excitement from the bland look that we had before, We’ve bought an Inbody composition body scanner – one of our […]
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Meet Natashia
Every month I want to do a case study on our long term members and how the gym has changed their lives. Natashia was a great start. Natashia has been a member with us 7 months now and this is her inspiring story: How did you feel before you started your MGS transformation? Why did […]
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SLEEP WHEN YOUR DEAD

SLEEP WHEN YOUR DEAD

More MGS, Motivation
SLEEP WHEN YOUR DEAD Or don’t… If you didn’t get 8 hours sleep last night your destroying your body… you may aswel just knock a few days of life expectancy. There are a few things that we NEED in life…and sleep is one of them, but even though we all know this…a lot of us […]
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Transformation – 7 month body change
Love this! We always post our pics of 28 day transformations. Jay is one of our long term members his results have been ace.
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How me and 6 members lost a stone in 24 hours!
Ok well, we cheated slightly by wearing a weighted vest. Why did we do this? A bit of a social experiment into how it would feel by putting on a stone in 24 hours the liberation of taking it off.
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Sparta is a session we run out our gym on a Wednesday …….
Sparta is a session we run out our gym on a Wednesday evening..our members knock out up to 600 reps during the session. One of the ladies that did the class this morning is over 60 years old…
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“Is my scale broken?”

“Is my scale broken?”

More MGS, Motivation
“Is my scale broken?” “I’ve been to the gym 3x times week but i’ve not seen any changes” These are all common phases I hear – literally all the time!
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Plateau – Motivation – #tip 1
Okay guys, so previously I promised you how to acknowledge when you’ve hit a plateau so you can pick up on the warning signals and do something about it. So we will start with the most major, motivation.
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Plateau – Motivation – #tip 2 – Vanity Weight
Are you trying to lose vanity weight? Plateau Tip number #2 If you’re only trying to lose half a stone or a stone for instance, you’re in a different place than someone who wants to drop double digits. You’re not obese, you just want to look better and feel better right? We refer to this […]
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Motivation – Plateau – #Tip3
Plateau Buster – Tip Number #3 Thanks for tuning in again. Please share if you find this info may be beneficial to someone else. If you’re overweight (not trying to lose vanity weight – like i discussed yesterday), tracking calories in and out every day, and still not shedding any weight-and still being truly honest […]
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Motivation – Plateau – #Tip4 Hormones
Hormones – Do you feel like your balancing on a tight rope most of the time? Well lets talk about hormones and the affects it has on WOMEN and MEN… Yes guys – they affect us too, not that we would like to admit it ?
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When can too much protein intake be an issue? (lean vs fatty).
Protein is the building blocks to repair your muscles after training, it keeps you fuller and has a very positive impact on your body composition if you hit the target you have been given. Animal products are the most common source of protein in the western diet (sorry vegans), these products such as beef steak […]
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Are you a tenacious eater? Plateau Buster #6
Know who you are…and counter your personality by a few simple steps! Personality plays a role in our attitude towards food. So I recommend that you know your tendencies and tailor your plan to conquer the unproductive inclinations.
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“Bro do you even lift?” Plateau Buster Tip #5
Its quite common for guys and girls who lift…to hit strength plateaus, unable to break through their personal bests in lifts. You need to break past this and you need to adopt a few different techniques to do that which I’m going to explain shortly.
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Booze & it’s affects on your body
Booze….What affects does it have on your body other than your face might be in a urinal at the end of the night?
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Sugar – How man evolved…

Sugar – How man evolved…

More MGS, Nutrition
Moving on from the topic of protein, the next macronutrient (Protein, Fats, Carbs) we’re going to look at is carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the body’s primary source of fuel. There are different types of carbohydrate which you may have heard been described as complex and simple carbohydrates, complex carbohydrates are slow digesting and simple carbohydrates digest […]
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Tough Times Don’t Last – Tough People Do ………..
Have you got what it takes ……………
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Want the key steps to help you train longer term ………………………..
Want the key steps to help you train longer term ? I’ve just unlocked 4 massive tips that will help!
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Tired?  Shattered?

Tired? Shattered?

More MGS, Motivation
Tired?  Shattered? I used to spend a lot of time feeling like this…i was on my knees! Working my absolute butt off and stressed like hell. You get to the weekend & you’re so battered you can’t even enjoy it properly. Then before you even get a chance to relax it’s Monday again & you’re […]
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Transformation Programme – August Graduates
Massive well done to these 5 guys – all finshing our transformation programme! We couldn’t get em in all at the same time hence the 3x pictures. But they’ve all done incredibly well…before and afters Woohoo Stacey dropped 12lbs Anthony dropped 4.1% body fat in 28 days.
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Late Night Snacker?

Late Night Snacker?

More MGS, Nutrition
Late night snacking can be a real problem for people’s physique goals, you may find yourself eating very well throughout the day to then find yourself shoulder deep in the cupboard trying to find the old wagon wheel you thought you threw away.
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Myths ………… Busted

Myths ………… Busted

More MGS, Motivation
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Calorie Week at My Gym Space

Calorie Week at My Gym Space

More MGS, Nutrition
So at the gym our weeks theme is ‘Calorie Week’
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