Cardio

How to lose motivation

28th February 2019

Understanding how your mindset works is important Feeling de-motivated is not nice Despite knowing what you want to achieve, we often find ourselves going around in circles And it comes back to one simple thing: Your weight loss journey has to be about more than JUST weight loss This is imperative if you want your […]

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Consistent compassion

26th February 2019

We can apply the word consistency to many elements that are involved in weight loss Consistent nutrition Consistent training and exercise Consistently making good healthy choices Consistent meditation There are tonnes of things that you can do to help yourself gain momentum in your weight loss And get the results that you want to see […]

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‘I wasn’t ready to change things’

25th February 2019

‘I wasn’t ready to change things’ Most people assume that personal trainers have endless motivation and an uncanny ability to make positive lifestyle changes This is categorically NOT TRUE At least from where I’m standing I have struggled against change for years until I realised something important I simply had to be ready to make […]

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Do your goals match your reality?

22nd February 2019

It may be an obvious thing to say (or perhaps you’ve never even thought about it) Your goal HAVE TO match your reality IF you want to succeed Let’s think about this…. If you have a goal of completing a marathon (quite a common goal for a lot of people these days!) It can be […]

You either win OR you learn

21st February 2019

When you’re making changes and trying to achieve something (weight loss, better health, fitness, more energy …etc) it can be a steep learning curve But you ARE learning Every single thing that you try, you are learning a little more about yourself I’ve been in this business now for 7 years and I am still […]

Brick wall

Remove your obstacles for easier weight loss

20th February 2019

Willpower is something that we have all used to try and force a result   We resist and resist and resist   Drawing on our ‘willpower’┬áto hold out and keep us going   But usually and inevitably we run out of our precious resource and we give in to our cravings, wants and desires!   […]

Audiobook

The Righteous Mind: How your mindset drives your choices (and weight loss results)

3rd February 2019

I have been listening to a great audio book in the car on my way to work (Incidentally, this is a great habit to pick up if you want to increase your knowledge but find you have limited time to do it at home – your commute is your private time where you can do […]

Thoughts

Mindfulness – what’s this all about?

1st February 2019

Have you ever given much thought to your day to day activities? We can be ultra hard on ourselves with what we achieve in a day and really undervalue what we do Which can leave us feeling like we are always chasing our tails…. And always chasing goals that seem to evade us! In reality, […]