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Helio Health Hints

Helio Health Hints – Seven Signs It’s Time To Hire A Personal Trainer Today!

Seven Signs It’s Time To Hire A Personal Trainer Health and fitness can be like riding a roller coaster. One day you feel like things are great and you have the energy to ride the coaster all the way to the top. The next day, however, you feel like nothing is going right and you’re in constant free fall. Plenty of people get on the roller coaster ride and experience the thrill, exhilaration, and suspense of heading into the first upside-down loop. But when the ride comes to a stop, they’ve had enough and fall out of the car, never to return again. To achieve optimal health and fitness,...

Helio Health Hints – Which Training Split Is Right For You?

Training splits. When it comes to weight training there’s a lot of different approaches, mainly what kind of workout split you do and what your main goal is. The amount of free time you have should decide this. Some people may only be able to get to the gym a few days each week, where as others can get there every day. If your goal is to build muscle but you can only get to the gym three times a week, it wouldn’t make sense to train one body part each session, It would make sense to do a full body session...

Helio Health Hints – 7 Worst Fitness Mistakes!

7 WORST FITNESS MISTAKES Not achieving your fitness goals? Find out 7 of the biggest fitness mistakes that could be holding back your training.   There are so many ways we can undermine ourselves in the pursuit of physical perfection. When it comes to working out, we assume that a couple of long gym sessions twice or three times a week will do the trick and we will end up getting the body of our dreams. The trouble is it really doesn’t work like that. Getting fit and looking good requires time, planning and patience and without it, you could be on the...

Helio Health Hints – 5 Reasons to change your workout…NOW!

5 Reasons to change your workout now! Just in: Your workout might not be helping you as much as it could. The truth is, you cannot do the same exercise program over and over again and expect better results — it’s best to change your routine periodically to give your body the stimulus it needs to recover and grow. Thankfully, there are common signs to tell you when it’s time for a workout reboot. If you ignore them, you could plateau, get poor results or even hurt yourself. But if you pay attention to the signs, you’ll overcome previous limits and make...

Helio Health Hints – Avoiding Night-Time Nibbles

10 WAYS TO AVOID THE NIGHT-TIME NIBBLES Night-time nibbles strike us all, but if you can’t stop eating when the sun goes down you need these 10 top tips. Although research suggests that eating at night does not slow down your metabolism or cause more weight gain than the food you eat during the day, excess eating at night time can become an obstacle between you and the body you want. Here are 10 ways to avoid eating at night...

Helio Health Hints – Exercising with high cholesterol

Over half (YES half!) of the adults in the UK today suffer from irregularly high cholesterol, that’s a whopping percentage of people! As many of us well know, high cholesterol can lead to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease; something I’m sure we all want to avoid! However exercise can be the exact thing to help those suffering with high cholesterol. Exercise is actually proven to increase the transportation of cholesterol from the cells to the liver for processing and elimination from the body. The best way to get started is to start out slow if you have had a break from...

Helio Health Hints – Back Pain

Back pain doesn’t discriminate, and over 90% of people will suffer from it at some point of in their life. It will usually improve within a few weeks or months, but if the pain is too much in the meantime, there are several things you can do to help reduce it. If these simple measures aren’t effective, there are a range of specialist treatments that can be recommended by your GP or physiotherapist. Helio is more than a gym, it's a health community which welcomes everyone, so we have compiled a list below of the main treatments for back pain, and some...