Why so serious?

Who remembers, makeshift Wimbledon tennis in the back garden whilst RTE televised the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament every Summer? Who remembers football games that went on until it was dark with jumpers for goals and no one remembering the score? Luckily...

Watch out! “BBB” is on the way!

RANT ALERT!   “Down with that sort of thing, careful now!”   I’d hate to upset what seems to be the status quo in the fitness ‘industry’ at present, but here it goes….   Why is it called the fitness industry first of all? Are we mass manufacturing fitter people?...

The CrossFit Open

Well done! It’s the end of the Open!   “How we do anything is how we do everything.”   That’s a motto that we firmly believe and live everyday here at Activate. Ask any of our members, we care about how you move first before talking about loading or increasing...

Happy New Year is OVER!

Happy New Year is OVER! We’re almost at the end of January, one month into 2018, 1/12th of the year down, and if you’re at all like us (aka human), it can be super tough to get back into a normal fitness routine after a busy Christmas. Check out our latest blog on how...

What’s the right gym for you?

It’s so great to see the emphasis on health and fitness nowadays, with new gyms opening up all the time giving people more opportunity and choice in their fitness endeavours. With all the choice of gyms, should come questions for you as the client spending your hard...

Follow a leader, not a follower.

Be true to you. We’ve said this before, but nothing new has been created in the world of health and fitness in a long long time. Anyone preaching that they’ve found a new revolutionary way of getting stronger, fitter and faster, is probably selling a...

Consistency

Want something? Achievement requires consistency. Consistency, consistency, and then more consistency. It’s not sexy, it’s not popular to talk about and it’s not what people want to hear, but consistency trumps talent, genetics, and even hard work (if that hard work...

Chicken Korma with Cauliflower rice

Chicken Korma With Cauliflower Rice Recipe A yummy winter warmer! SERVES: 4 PREP: 20 min. COOK: 35 min Protein: 47g / 24% Carbs: 44g / 23% Fat: 45g / 53% (Approximate values) Ingredients: Half a kilo skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 head...

Recipe – Protein & Energy Balls

Protein & Energy Balls For us, Sunday is our designated prep day. If Sunday prep doesn’t happen we plan to get it done in another free hour or two during the week and freeze meals for the week ahead. This is a great habit to get into to ensure you can keep...