Gentle Ben

adminBlog, Life

There is only one thing that we are guaranteed in life, and that is that it eventually comes to an end. By that I mean the life that we know now with our loved ones on this Earth, regardless of our belief in what comes next. Our Dad Ben, he embraced everything that life gave him, including his illness. When … Read More

8 Amazing Success Stories from the Women at #NoFilter

adminBlog, Fitness, Health, Life

Think that joining a fitness class is just about losing weight and toning up? Think again. Yes, weight loss and change of appearance if desired can be a bonus to some, but for a lot of our members, that’s not a priority at all. Read on to hear about how #NoFilter Fitness has helped real Irish women who “don’t like … Read More

They wanted Fame and Fortune, what’s the big deal?


They wanted fame and fortune, what’s the big deal? Shame on them for not coming forward sooner. They could have stopped this a long time ago. They’re adults who can take care of themselves, what about the kids? Why put themselves IN that situation? Surely they are also responsible for letting it happen? …. Some of the things I’ve read … Read More

Why are some Gyms Cheap and Not Others?

adminBlog, Fitness, Life

Short answer: Staffing costs. A qualified fitness instructor/ personal trainer pays on average €2500 for their starter qualification, just to get their foot on the ladder and those with a thirst for more knowledge and experience may spend an additional €1000- €2000 per year on further education. This is out of their own pocket (if the gym they work for … Read More

Let Me Tell You A Story

adminBlog, Life, Nutrition

Picture this. You weigh yourself, look down at the scales and feel that you should lose weight. OK. You decide that you should lose a stone. OK. You decide to join a group and start a healthy eating regime. You go to your first weigh in, get it down on paper and get your plan. Grand. You go shopping and … Read More

A Complete Guide to Visiting New York for the First Time

adminBlog, Life, Uncategorized

First Time Visiting New York from Ireland? Here’s some tips to maximise your time and minimise your budget. Get a Yellow Taxi from the Airport. Yellow Taxis have a set price on your destination, plus a toll charge (which is the “EazyPass” cheaper rate than the Cash Rate of $8). We made the mistake of stepping outside the airport door … Read More

Why Losing Weight Too Quickly Will Ruin You

adminBlog, Fitness, Health, Life

It’s the New Year and of course the internet is flooded with 30 Day challenges, Transformation Packages, Skinny Teas, Aloe Detoxes and all that malarky in order to entice you to buy into their shite. Listen, you have the right to spend your hard earned cash on whatever you like but rest assured, do you know what you’re actually buying … Read More

So I Googled “Gym Girl” and I felt sick.

adminBlog, Fitness, Life, Rants

I run a fitness facility for women. It’s not a “commercial” gym. It’s a little safe place where women of ALL shapes and sizes can come in, sweat, have the craic and socialise while improving their health and fitness levels. I’m also launching a new 6 week transformation package. So while I’m waiting for my current client’s “after” pictures, I … Read More