Challenge your direction

I talk taking action, adrenaline and Roger Federer

31st March 2015

I am habitually a thinker Much less of a do – er My thoughts ping pong around my brain Its like a ferocious game of tennis between federer and nadal! Sometimes its hard for me to catch up I think something one second Then I forget it instantly the next Despite being convinced in that […]

To the beach

Have a break, not necessarily a kitkat

30th March 2015

I took a break over the weekend I went to visit a friend in London It was great I didn’t have my emails I didn’t have any work planned And I could switch off and relax and let my mind free I realised that I have been working pretty hard on things of late This […]

Winding road

If it were easy ….

25th March 2015

I love training people, I get to test peoples thresholds every day I like knowing that they tried their very best I had two separate conversations this week about training that resonated with me One client expressed her disappointment at not being able to complete a set (yes ONE set) which subsequently lead to a […]

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Today I expose myself

24th March 2015

I think being honest about your weaknesses is 100% the key to turning those weaknesses into strengths If you are honest with the people in you life about what you want to achieve What you are trying to do Those people will help you in your quest The most liberating thing I did this year […]

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Work ing Hard or Hardly Work ing?

23rd March 2015

I have the great luxury of meeting lots of new people in my line of work Some people come and go And some stay and endure into lasting friendships For which I am eternally grateful I like to observe behaviour And examine cause and effect Of course as an observational study my conclusions might be […]

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The theory of marginal gains part 1

21st March 2015

How can you tell that you are progressing? Do you feel like you aren’t changing? Is it possible even to notice change? If you are a numbers geek (this is a good thing) You might notice changes happening in your gym times, or weight numbers? Your 5km time is dropping, great! You can do more […]

Challenge your direction

Energy cannot be created nor destroyed

20th March 2015

‘…but it can change form’ I love science I loved it at school I loved it when I did my degree in it I always remembered the definition of the conservation of energy ‘Energy cannot be created, nor destroyed, but it can change form’ We put A LOT of energy into telling ourselves that we […]

Winding road

Project perseverance

19th March 2015

Project is a go go… I was feeling a little unmotivated today I am tired from a busy weekend and two subsequently early mornings since I practically fell asleep at 8pm last night in the middle of watching Thor the Dark World Which is a great movie by the way, well, from what I saw […]

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Mirror mirror on the wall

18th March 2015

who’s the fairest of them all? When you look in the mirror what do you see? Do you see yourself as you are? Do you see the self you wish to be? Do you see all the things you think are wrong with your current self? We are hideously bad at assessing ourselves objectively We […]

Endorphins rush from training

Back to school games

17th March 2015

Taking training down a different route Yesterday morning we changed things up at our circuits session at the university We got the teams playing ‘back to school games’ As varsity is upon us, we decided we weren’t going in for the usual beasting ;-) So we planned a fun session instead We got them playing […]