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PT Pet peeve #5

4th March 2018

‘Weight is the most important metric for weight loss and health progress’ I HATE this one I HATE HATE HATE it I hate it because I see so much damage being caused by this horrible little number That number that peers up at you on the scales Let’s be honest….the number is essentially innocuous It’s […]

Challenge your direction

‘It’s my way or the high way amigo…’

3rd March 2018

‘It’s my way or the high way amigo…’ This is another extension of the diet culture pet peeve that I’ve talked about before But it does get my goat so I wanted to reiterate how crazy it is to think that ONE approach could fit a whole population of people And also that ONE approach […]

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The dark side

2nd March 2018

My personal trainer PET PEEVES #3…. THE DARK SIDE OF SOCIAL MEDIA Comparing yourself to other people is still one of my #1 pet peeves. However in our society And just being a human being…. It’s pretty much unavoidable On the one hand… It can be amazing for getting ideas and trying new things that […]

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Pet peeves

1st March 2018

My personal trainer PET PEEVES #2…. CELEBRITY TRAINING PROGRAMMES Just because someone has a rocking body and looks amazing in a bikini does not mean that they know what they are talking about when it comes to weight loss (especially HEALTHY weight loss) Nor does it mean that the programme and lifestyle that they have […]

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It’s not sexy

28th February 2018

My personal trainer PET PEEVES #1…. FAST FADS + FIXES I want to start by saying I am 100% committed to helping you get results I want you to get them as fast as possible BUT so often I see risky, questionable and dangerous practises and strategies that simply will leave you feeling MORE confused, […]

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Your standards are too high

27th February 2018

If you are living your life in a way that doesn’t make you happy… (clue…..how do you feel right now about your health, body image, confidence, energy, mood, lifestyle..?) Have you ever considered lowering your standards? I’m not talking about compromising on the things that you enjoy I’m talking about giving yourself credit for the things […]

Learning and education

You are failing

26th February 2018

At first glance you might think that this is pretty harsh… And if you are easily offended…then maybe it will be harsh to hear But I’m not here to tell you what you want to hear I’m here to make you take notice of the way you are choosing to behave And get you to […]

Challenge your direction

Why ARE you going around in circles?

24th February 2018

EVERYTHING WORKS Diets WILL help you to lose weight Workout plans WILL help you to get fit Training programmes WILL help you to change your life Fitness apps WILL help you perform better Meditation retreats WILL make you feel better So why are we constantly going around in circles? It is because we don’t have […]

Are you hungry?

23rd February 2018

And I’m not talking about feeling peckish for a cookie here I’m talking about the hunger that you feel for having a different way of life You see things You hear things You know that a different way of life is possible A way of life where you wake up feeling energised Where you have […]

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Circling the pit of despair

22nd February 2018

Holy crap What am I going to do? Have you ever had this moment? Where you have reached the end of your tether Where you feel lost, alone and frustrated Where you spin your wheels and get nowhere fast! We call this the pit of despair It’s a ‘special’ place where most of us visit […]