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So far Oliver Portch has created 7 blog entries.

He is exceedingly knowledgeable in his field

My daughter (Bex) and I have been training at the Better Body Group for just over a year now. It's a very well organised and run gym, with all the staff super friendly and welcoming. For the past 8 months we have been training with Ollie, in an effort to help reach our fitness goals.When [...]

Abraham lost 11kg

How did you hear about the Better Body Group? I was looking for a good gym to cater my needs, to lose weight and tone up. Better Body seemed to do just that, so I popped along and haven't stopped coming. How long have you been training at BBG? Probably just over a year or [...]

Drink it, you lemon!

Lemon Water   So you’ve probably got used to your trainer encouraging you to drink lots of water at regular intervals throughout the day - and it probably goes in one ear and out the other! Well here’s a useful tip that will help motivate you to stay hydrated throughout the day!   All you’ll [...]

Pico De Gallo Recipe

Pico De Gallo Recipe Here is a super easy recipe for a Mexican salad that I like to use to bulk out and spice up bland meals without adding too many calories! Give it a try and let me know your thoughts! Ingredients: 1 Large tomato 1 Regular or red onion 1 tbsp Jalapeños 1 [...]

FIVE reasons to step off the treadmill

FIVE reasons why you should step off the treadmill and onto the lifting platform! Weight training should be at the heart of your exercise regime for plenty of reasons, especially if fat loss is your primary goal, here’s why I feel it’s beneficial! 1) The “Afterburner” effect Probably the biggest reason you should start incorporating [...]

FIVE reasons why you’re not hitting your fat loss goals!

FIVE reasons why you’re not hitting your fat loss goals! Feel like you haven’t been making enough progress towards your fat loss goals recently? Here’s five reasons why that might be! 1) You’re not tracking calories Don’t get me wrong, it’s entirely possible to reach fitness goals without tracking calories, I know of many people [...]

Couples that train together, stay together!

Couples that train together, stay together! With Valentines day just around the corner, (I hope none of you have forgotten) I thought it would be appropriate for me to share with you my thoughts on training with your dearly beloved, heres six reasons why you should consider training with your other half! 1) You’ll always [...]