Future Fit Training Blog

In our Future Fit Training Blog you'll find many interesting articles on fitness and nutrition, Pilates and general health written by our leading tutors.

Why do I get cramp when exercising?

School Of Pilates

Cramp is a common occurrence within Pilates and there is often no real reason why it occurs. So what exactly is cramp? Cramp is a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle that can occur in the thigh, calf or foot. If the cramp does not reside with any known medical condition then it is known as an ‘idiopathic cramp'.

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10 facts you need to know about Kettlebells

School Of Personal Training

Kettlebells have long existed as a conditioning tool and it is only recently that their popularity has become more mainstream.

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Fast track PT qualifications?

School Of Personal Training

You’ve decided to become a personal trainer, so what are the options to get qualified? It's the tortoise that wins hands down in the fitness business!

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Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer

School Of Personal Training

How dare you call me a Fitness Instructor, I’ll have you know I’m a Personal Trainer!!

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Is food addictive?

School Of Nutrition

Some experts believe that it is not appropriate to term food as 'addictive' as it is essential to life and not something that people can be weaned off. However, research has found that high sugar snacks activate areas of the brain that are also stimulated by hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin. This suggests that highly palatable foods – those rich in fat, sugar and salt - may be addictive. So does food addiction really exist and - if it does - can it be treated?

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