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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Research On Snacking – What Does It Mean?

This year I have read a couple of research studies every day around the areas of fat loss, nutrition, exercise or the psychology of body transformations. It is important to keep on top of the latest science behind fitness. My book reading currently is focusing more on...

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Home Exercises That Do Not Need A Gym Nor Weights

Looking back at my data over the last year I have done 256 gym sessions, which averages 5 per week. Some sessions were great, others were just token workouts to clear the mind. Either way, this was easy as I love gyms, always have and always will. However, most people...

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Need Motivation? Use This Approach..

Motivation is always coming up in conversations around getting in shape, but what does it means when applied to the health & fitness in a practical real world sense. It can be said there are four aspects to motivation. These are: Goal Visualisation –  This refers...

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2019 Exercise Blueprint

Many people would have made a commitment to make some progress in 2019 around their exercise goals. With the New Year drive behind us, now what?? Here are some things to be aware of if 2019 will be the year that you change your exercise habits.   Exercise vs...

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Wrong Expectations During A Body Transformations

I spend as much time trying to get people to unlearn unhelpful beliefs as I do teaching people what they should know or be doing. Here are just a few unhelpful beliefs I have had to discuss over the last week - You Can Control Your Physiology / Eating - When it comes...

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Meal Replacements & Support

I read a good study yesterday on meal replacements. It was a meta-analysis of numerous studies using meal replacements to lose weight. The issue of meal replacements (e.g. shakes, or pre-packed calorie controlled meals) sparks many an argument in health & fitness...

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