Is there a secret to personal development? I don’t think so. There’s a simple plan to follow though…. I was in my local library the other day and noticed how many ‘personal development’ books were … Continue reading There’s NO Secret to Personal Development…
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Having been inspired by the 75 Hard challenge I saw online, I considered doing an edited version of it, basically to drag my body and mind kicking and screaming out of the summer. (It has … Continue reading I’m Doing (a version of) the 75 Hard Challenge… Join me!
In a world seemingly obsessed with being thinner, lighter, leaner, tighter whatever, our food and general nutritional life is brought into our consciousness more than ever. In my opinion though, your diet isn’t what you … Continue reading Your Diet Isn’t What You Think It Is…
Starting the year on a fitter note… The end of 2018 has been a complete stormer professionally, but that has gone hand in hand with a slowing down of my training (shock horror – a … Continue reading New Year Fitness Challenge 2019
The Answer To Any Fitness Question… ‘It Depends’ The answer to almost any question about fitness is mostly ‘it depends’… Let me explain. When it comes to fitness and nutrition, there are very few absolutes. … Continue reading ‘It Depends’ – The Answer To Most Fitness Questions…
The ABC Foundations Programme This year I have really ventured into the world of online fitness coaching, with my ABC Programme. I don’t care if it sounds like a sleazy salesman when I say it’s … Continue reading New! The ABC Foundations Programme
The Fragility of Fitness… What’s the fragility of fitness I hear you ask? Let me explain… I bet over the last 14 years (jeez, am I really that old?) I’ve had this conversation about 5,000 … Continue reading The Fragility of Fitness…
Kaizen and Habit Change Have you heard of Kaizen? It’s a Japanese word that roughly translates as ‘good change’. There are a few people who seem to attach a mysticism to it, calling it a … Continue reading Kaizen – The Key to Successful Lifestyle Change
Hygge and Health I’ve just finished reading a book on Hygge, the Danish concept of happiness and living well. I loved it. It spoke to my soul in a way few things do. You may … Continue reading Hygge and Health – How They Are Linked
Personal Bandwidth; Explained. I have a regular (ish) discussion with one of my personal training clients, Ash, about this concept of ‘personal bandwidth’. We’ve probably all got our own explanations as to what personal bandwidth is. For … Continue reading Personal Bandwidth; Explained.
I don’t believe in willpower. Here’s why. As a personal trainer, “I’ve got no willpower” is an excuse I’ve heard a thousand times. It’s the get-out clause for people who have struggled to keep their … Continue reading Why I Don’t Believe in Willpower (And What I do Believe in Instead)
Personal Training Success – How Ash Lost 44lbs (and counting)… I don’t often share stories from my personal training clients, but I’m working on a project that has a perfect real life testimonial. I’m going … Continue reading How Ash Lost 44lbs with Personal Training
Here’s Why I Still Like New Years Resolutions It’s true. I do. I still set a series of new years resolutions every year. With 11 years working as a personal trainer, I’ve seen plenty of … Continue reading I Still Like New Years Resolutions
To Achieve, You Need Less Info, More Action. The above is a realisation I came to when listening to the Tim Ferriss podcast episode featuring Derek Sivers (there’s a link to it below). Intention is important, … Continue reading Less Info, More Action.
Consistency and Practice in real life I was on a course this weekend. At lunch, I overhead a couple of women in the building talking about how they can’t exercise because they have a child. This … Continue reading Consistency and Practice – How a Mum Lost 20lbs of Baby Weight