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When your friends and family just don’t get it!

17th March 2019

When you are ready to make lifestyle changes, it does not mean that your friends and family will also be ready to change We create social groups around the activities that we enjoy together When you are not bothered about being healthy and losing weight, this might mean that your social activities gravitate towards eating […]


Spoiler Alert

14th March 2019

SPOILER ALERT We went to see GREEN BOOK at the cinema last night I’d been recommended to go multiple times by friends and seeing the trailer, I thought it looked pretty decent We managed to find the time, leaving our puppy for the first time and trying not to worry about her crying (she was, […]

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How bad do things have to get before you are willing to make a change?

12th March 2019

I’m terrible at this….. I know that I’ve put off things that I know need addressing and changing for years!!! Yes, that’s me, a personal trainer, a healthy person, a role model….admitting that I am human (I do think it can help if you see that everyone (even health professionals)¬†find¬†this stuff hard) We’ve all been […]


You are still a good person

10th March 2019

At Rossell Fitness we talk a great deal about achieving goals We work in health and fitness and it IS important to have some idea in your mind of what you want to achieve when embarking upon a healthy journey! Something very important to focus on alongside that is that….. Whether you achieve your goals […]

Challenge your direction

The path of least resistance

6th March 2019

The other day I sent an email about lifestyle change and habit change About how we often feel like we are going around in circles Particularly with ‘hard to change‘ habits that seem ingrained It can feel like changing your ways is beyond your capabilities…. This doesn’t have to be true And it comes down […]

In theory it should be easy

5th March 2019

When you are on a weight loss journey it can often feel like you are going around in circles When you make changes in your lifestyle you are beginning the process of changing your long term habits This is often harder than we think…. In theory it should be easy to eat better foods Maybe […]

Inspire your little ones

3rd March 2019

I often have conversations with mums who are doing their level best to juggle busy lives with being fit, strong, motivated and bringing up kids It’s amazing to me that these brilliant ladies have such low self confidence when what they achieve in a day is nothing short of incredible We set our own standards […]


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 […]


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 […]