Talk Yourself Into Being Motivated

Almost everyone is in search of some extra motivation around their health and fitness. There seems to be a general thought that motivation is something you find and then possess. In reality, being motivated is something that you do. It is how you act that creates and...

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Truth About Marathon Running

Last week was the London Marathon and as usual I was there watching and playing drums with my Samba Group. It is always good fun seeing the elite men and women's athletes down to the variety of fancy dressed runners. My favourite this year was a guy with a cross on...

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My Favourite Fasting Method

I use fasting techniques with almost every client in some form to help them get results. The reason is fairly simple, modern life trains you to eat too much, too often and this will gradually increase in both dimensions over time if left unchecked. A simple way round...

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May Day Progress Review

It is the 1st of May which means we are four months into the year and a great time to ask some health & Fitness progress questions... answer these - - How Has Your Body / Health and / or Fitness Changed This Year? - If you had any goals in one of more of these...

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Interesting Study On Health & Weight

An interesting article today on the BBC today discussing health and body weight. It was sbout a study that surveyed over 2.8 Million people for over 15 years. One of the studies main conclusions was - - Severely Obese People Were 50% higher risk of dying prematurely...

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My Favourite Exercises For Everything

  I got into a conversation about my favourite exercises the other night and I thought it would be fun to make a list. What are your favourites to my ones below?     Cardio - Touch Rugby / Football / 400m Training - I need some competition to really...

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Regaining Health & Stopping Medications

Much of my focus and writings are spent discussing how to change how you look on the outside. It is easily argued what is more important are internal changes that influence your health. For me the discussion is not worth spending too much time upon as an approach to...

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How To Give Up Sugar

Whenever I am socialising I always get asked health & fitness questions, which I love answering of course! This week a friend asked "How Do I Give Up Sugar?". My answer is below. Before I get into this it does raise the question about whether you should even give...

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Real Life Speed of Results

The clocks change tomorrow and the nice weather could easily have you thinking summer is about here. As a result, I have spoken to a few people this week about their holidays goals and what they need to do to be in shape for them.  In such conversations it is always...

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Weight Fluctuations During A Year

There are two issues to body transformations, one is, can you get yourself to your goal and then the second is can you maintain it going forwards afterwards? Most weight loss studies are judged by how the person is after five years from starting the plan and usually 4...

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Understanding Bad Eating

I spend a lot of time discussing bad eating with clients as it is central to most goals. In general I find people are too harsh on themselves around the errors they make. Some of this comes back to the mistaken belief they can control their metabolism as discussed...

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