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Where do you draw your inner strength from?

7th August 2019

When the going gets tough….   …..do you give up?   Whether its weight loss, fitness, better health, more confidence, more energy that you want…..   If you aren’t prepared to see it through to the end   You aren’t going to get what you want   Quitting is the EASIER path for sure….   […]

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Why I will NEVER look like a fitness model

1st August 2019

When it comes down to it Getting into ‘shape’ (whatever that really means) is bloody hard work You have to restrict your food (and probably weigh it out for each meal) You have to be able to train damn hard You will probably end up missing out on some social events It’s likely that you’ll find eating out […]

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Never enough

29th July 2019

So I’m finding it hard to shake of the feeling of elation since watching ‘The Greatest Showman‘ last week It wasn’t difficult to find another powerful message to draw from the movie which applies so easily and frequently to our lives… First of all though I’d like to ask you a question: Could you be […]

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You can’t see the wood for the trees

15th July 2019

Something that I realised this week was that I was stuck going around in circles   I am a human too, and whilst you might look to me as a role model of sorts, this doesn’t mean that I live a squeaky clean and perfect life….   Far from it in fact   I struggle […]

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Body image

2nd May 2019

BODY IMAGE The way you feel about how you look can have a big impact on your mood and self-confidence and ultimately can affect the things that you choose to do, the actions that you take, which in turn lead to the results that you get showing up in your life, day to day. How […]

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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 […]