I don’t know about you, but I am a creature of habit. I like routine. Don’t get me wrong, spontaneity has its place in my life, but when it comes to most daily activities, I like to have at least a tentative plan. This can mean different things to different people. Some like to have […]
For those of us who lift weights on a regular basis, microscopic muscle tears and proper workout recovery are all part of the building process. That sore-muscle feeling 24 – 48 hours after lifting (DOMS) is a sign of a great workout, but it’s our responsibility to judge how far to push our weight training […]
Diet and exercise always work well together. Whether you are trying to build muscle or lose weight, one without the other hinders results. When an athlete follows a structured exercise routine and fails to eat properly, optimum performance cannot exist. In competition, this is a tragedy. All the time and sweat invested in training is […]
Francesca (Fran) Mammarelli is the Head Personal Trainer and Nutritionist at the Fitness Factory. Since 1993, Fran has dedicated her career to making her client’s minds and bodies the best they can be.
When it comes to selecting a personal trainer, I think it’s important to know that we each have a different style and may have a different training philosophy. I subscribe to adopting fitness as a lifestyle.