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Our philosophy on fitness is very simple – train like an athlete and you’ll become one.

At cooperfitness we respect your goals. Everyone wants to develop a body they are proud of and one that is ready for every challenge life throws your way. Cooperfitness will provide you with all the resources you need to get where you want to be. No bullshit, just effective training and simple nutrition that has been researched and proven to give you the results your hard work deserves.

Our site is simple. Looking to pack on some muscle? Trying to reduce your body fat?  No worries, click on the sections above that best describe your goal. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to find what you are looking for; the latest posts are displayed below but be sure to check the archives for all current information on each topic.

Ladies, we even have a section dedicated to you. With guest posts, women specific training programmes and nutritious meal plans, we have got everything covered. Be sure to keep yourself regularly updated.

Get ready, because it is time to start training like an athlete.

If you have a body, you’re an athlete.Bill Bowerman, Nike co-founder

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The golden rules for eating to get in shape

It’s no use pumping all that iron if your diet isn’t right. So often we find people are eating in the wrong way to support their goal. Don’t be afraid of calories from healthy and balanced meals and snacks, just make sure you keep to the rules below. Eat after exercise Training seriously depletes your […]

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Slimming Down


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Lose fat, keep muscle

Whenever I speak to individuals who have made it their goal to lose body fat, they all tend to make the same mistakes. These mistakes are often easy to avoid following an understanding of what works best for your body to drop body fat. I’m not saying this is what you might enjoy the most, […]

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complexs

Conditioning for those that don’t like doing conditioning

When I refer to the term ‘conditioning’ I am referring to what many people consider any of the following; treadmill, stairmaster, intervals, circuits, skipping, or just generally getting a sweat on with the purpose of trying to lose that last bit of body fat. Well there is another form of conditioning that is ideal for […]

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What role does insulin play in fat storage? Training to combat insulin resistance.

My role as a personal trainer regularly leads me to focus on weight loss, or as I prefer the term, fat loss. Ninety percent of my personal training clients rely on me for training and nutritional advice for the sole purpose of decreasing their body fat percentage and ultimately looking better. Although these are both […]

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Bulking up


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Lose fat, keep muscle

Whenever I speak to individuals who have made it their goal to lose body fat, they all tend to make the same mistakes. These mistakes are often easy to avoid following an understanding of what works best for your body to drop body fat. I’m not saying this is what you might enjoy the most, […]

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complexs

Conditioning for those that don’t like doing conditioning

When I refer to the term ‘conditioning’ I am referring to what many people consider any of the following; treadmill, stairmaster, intervals, circuits, skipping, or just generally getting a sweat on with the purpose of trying to lose that last bit of body fat. Well there is another form of conditioning that is ideal for […]

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Nathan kettlebell

The 5 movements you MUST be doing

Before we begin I must give credit to Dan John, author of Never Let Go, for his insight into the 5 basic movement patterns and his simplistic approach to training. If you haven’t heard of him before, check him out. The first step to starting any training program is to find your gaps. Understanding the […]

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