Food Stressed

Do you turn to food when you are stressed? Do you use food as a source of comfort? You are not alone.  Many of us turn to comfort food when we feel stress or overwhelmed.  Work stress, juggling a career and raising kids, money worries and juggling additional responsibilities causes untold stress to many. Although […]


A healthy microbiome is a balanced microbiome. Too many bad or opportunistic microbes and you’re at an increased risk of inflammation and disease. Healthy gut bacteria, on the other hand, protect you from disease, keep inflammation low, and even promote your mental health.  Bad gut bacteria can interfere with many things especially fat loss.  The 1st step we look at with our clients […]

Fat Loss Expectations v Reality

Do you weigh yourself daily? Sometimes numerous times a day? How often do you weigh yourself and get excited if you see a decrease in your weight?  How often do you get disheartened and depressed when you see the number go up? We know that most of our female clients are scales obsessed and have […]

Let’s talk nutrition

Steel Extreme Fitness – Private Gym & Personal Training Malta At Steel Extreme Fitness in Mosta, we offer private gym membership, taking care of all your personal training & nutritional requirements. Let’s talk about the elephant in the room – NUTRITION  Most people think that if they train 6 times a week they can eat […]

Man Boobs?

Breasts. Yes, men do have breasts — even milk ducts. For the vast majority of men, the breast tissue does not develop like it does in women due to high testosterone levels during puberty. There are several medical conditions that can cause breast enlargement in men. One is gynecomastia, which can cause swollen breast tissue and […]

Belly fat during menopause

OUR TOP 5 TIPS TO REDUCE & PREVENT INCREASED BELLY FAT DURING MENOPAUSE From hot flashes to night sweats, to mood swings and more, menopause can be an extremely uncomfortable time for us women. Add fatigue, sleepless nights, and weight gain can turn one’s life into total misery! I’m going to be addressing this subject […]

Change is scary

There are a variety of reasons why people gain weight: a lifetime of unhealthy habits, lack of motivation, depression, body image issues, hormones, injury, or even illness. Change is scary.  We get used to seeing ourselves in a certain way even though many times it is uncomfortable.  Even if it’s obvious that making a big […]

Tired and Sluggish

Are you constantly tired and sluggish although you slept enough? Of course, some kind of deficiency or disease might be making you feel like this, but all too often there are other reasons why you feel so lethargic. If you keep asking yourself “Why am I so tired?”, then check out the common causes of fatigue […]

Weekend Ruin

Don’t let the weekends ruin your progress! 🔵Do you spend the week eating meticulously but as soon as the weekend hits that is it? 🔵Do you train like a lunatic, eat as healthy as possible  during the week but once the weekend arrives you go in the opposite direction? 🔵Does the above sound familiar? 🤔Why […]

5 Fat Loss Tips

Whilst we address many aspects of fat loss sometimes other factors are sidelined and they can have a very adverse effect on our fat loss journey. We have put together our top 5 tips for you to consider when trying to lose body fat: 🔵 Managing Stress and lowering Cortisol levels To lose fat it […]