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A life changing habit

18th April 2019

Recently we’ve been participating in a really simple BUT powerful daily habit At the end of each day me and my members login to our forum and we track our wins Sometimes we share them with each other. Other times we do it just for ourselves But we take stock of the day and focus […]

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Your healthy timeline for change

27th March 2019

Over the years I’ve come to understand that it’s not about KNOWING Knowing doesn’t get you RESULTS in your health, well-being and lifestyle It’s about DOING Doing what you said you were going to do Taking action and achieving your results through hard work and consistency KNOWING certainly helps you to make BETTER CHOICES But […]

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Dumplin’

25th March 2019

I watched a brilliant movie over the weekend It was a Netflix original called Dumplin’ It’s about beauty pageants in America and its got heart warming elements, comedy, drama and hits you hard in the right spot about body image and our assumptions If you struggle with your body image and the concept of self […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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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‘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 […]