Case Study: Fat Loss

When it comes to fat loss, consistency is key with creating an energy deficit with nutrition and training. Whilst calories must come down, we still want you training as hard as possible to hold on to muscle mass while body fat decreases.

 

Establishing a training schedule that you can adhere to as well as building nutrition habits that will support your training goal are paramount to success and this is all individualised.

Case study:Late 20’s Female, busy job in healthcare with regular night shifts and on-call.
GoalLose Body Fat and drop two dress sizes for summer holidays, secondary goal of running endurance races.

 

Level:Less than 1 year, trained before but mostly in classes, boot camps and running.
Key findings from planning session:Often fatigued from working very long hours, high levels of stress at work.

Weak core and poor glute strength.

Technique in the past has been secondary to pushing harder.

Tried ‘diets’ in the past, but no focus on building long term habits

Key performance indicators8 Site Skin Fold Calliper to show reduction in body fat

Dress size for favourite brands

Progress pictures

Time frame20 weeks

 

Weekly Plan

Day MonTuesWed ThursFriSatSun
TrainingStrengthIntervalsRestEscalating Density TrainingRestLow Intensity AerobicRest

 

Phases of Training

Phase Phase 1- Weeks 1-4Phase 2- Weeks 4-12Phase 3- Weeks 12-20
Goal FOUNDATIONS

Build a foundation of movement, refine technique and movement quality, strengthen core.

BUILD STRENGTH

Increase total body strength, improve resilience to injury and increase training volume.

IMPROVE WORK CAPACITY

Build on Phase 2 to increase fitness and work capacity in the gym.

 

Example Programme

 

Phase 3, Thursday, Escalating Density Training.

 

Warmup:

Trigger Point Glutes with Hockey Ball.

2×15 on each

Banded Clams, Glute Bridges, Bodyweight Squats, Walkouts, Leg Lowers

 

Block 1: 15 minutes continuous work, rest as needed

 

A1. Trap Bar Deadlift x8 reps

A2. TRX Row x10 reps

 

3-4 minutes active recovery on watt bike

 

Block 2: 12 minutes continuous work, rest as needed

 

B1. Dumbbell Reverse Lunge x10 each leg

B2. Half Kneeling Dumbbell Press x 12

B3. Hollow Hold x20s

 

3-4 minutes active recovery on watt bike

 

Block 3: 12 minutes continuous work, rest as needed

 

C1. Sled Push x40m

C2. Suitcase Carry x40m each arm

C3. Plank Shoulder Taps x 6 each side

 

 

 

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✔  In depth posture and movement analysis

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✔  In depth discussion on your goals and motivation

✔  We’ll take your starting measurements (optional)

✔  Jointly we’ll create your training and nutrition roadmap

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