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Theo Brenner-Roach

Fitness blogger on a mission to show you how to get fit without giving up your life.

Hi! I’m Theo, a coffee addict and fitness dude who writes at Lift Learn Grow and loves making fitness accessible and achievable for guys like you. My aim is to cut through the bullshit to show you that fitness doesn't need to be an 'all or nothing' pursuit which inevitably ends with your head stuffed in a pizza box. Instead, I want to show you how building the body you want is simpler than you think, whilst also busting myths and breaking down barriers to show you how the whole process can be enjoyable too, because if you don't enjoy it then what's the point? Learn more at

What Are Calories And Why Do You Need Them?

Whether you're at rest, work or play, your body is constantly using calories to provide itself with the energy it needs to not only perform but also survive. Calories are used to keep your heart beating, lungs breathing and brain thinking. Without sufficient calories your body would cease to function.
15/11/2017 11:40 GMT

Protein: The Truth About How Much You Need

Protein is a major structural component of your body's muscle and is used to build and repair muscle tissue. Clearly, protein is vital to body composition but how much do you need to eat to get the maximum benefit?
08/11/2017 11:22 GMT

Seven Strategies To Help You Overcome Procrastination

Every mountain appears difficult to climb when you're standing at the base. However, if you start with one or two small steps and break the journey into small chunks it becomes more and more manageable. Eventually, what at one point seemed out of reach begins to feel doable.
06/11/2017 10:59 GMT

Three Reasons You Shouldn't Use Cheat Meals And What To Do Instead

The fact of the matter is if your diet is set up properly and you meet your daily calorie and macro needs cheat meals aren't necessary. It's all about balance, if your diet includes foods you love there is absolutely nothing wrong with this, you just have to account for it.
14/03/2017 12:51 GMT