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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Sleep & Body Transformations

Sunday night it was the Superbowl and as usual I spent most of yesterday walking around like a zombie from just a few hours of sleep. The issue of tiredness and sleep links into one of my fave books of last year which was "Why We Sleep" by Mathew Walker.  As a...

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Body Transformation Skills To Work on

If you are looking to change your body then there are four distinct skills that you need to have, if you get them right this will make this whole process effortless and easy.  The problem though is that people only ever focus on the first skill which comes at an...

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Results Timescales & Why People Fail Every January

I would say over 50% of people fail before they even have started each New Year because of the very first decision they make in January. It all comes back to timescales and focus.When thinking about your goal what timescale are you judging results on?Most people are...

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Start The New Year With These Questions

Happy New Year! I had a good relaxing Christmas break. On New Years Eve I watched the London fireworks and now 2019 is off and running. January is still the most popular time for people to try and focus on their fitness goals. The first question usually in any...

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Low Carb vs High Carb Plans On Energy Expenditure

Some of the difficulties in health, fitness and nutrition advice is the constant battle between someone wanting a simple answer vs understanding the truth (which is usually more complicated).This is perhaps no more apparent than the ongoing debate about whether low...

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How Tyson Fury Lost 10 Stone (60 Kg)

Sunday Morning I was up early to watch the big heavyweight clash between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. It was an amazing boxing match ending in a controversial draw. The back story to the fight was even more interesting that the fight itself.Tyson Fury won the world...

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