Fitness Q & A

It has been a while since I wrote as I have been super busy with clients. I will be back to the usual writing schedule very soon. Today I have put in a few questions I have answered for people I have been training. They touch on various subjects form competing in a...

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Big Three Stress Coping Methods

When it comes to health & fitness then stress is often high up on people's lists of things that knocks them off track. When it comes to happiness stress is clearly the number 1 reason we do not feel happy. Stress comes in many forms from worrying about things you...

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Questions For The 2nd Half of The Year

A couple months ago I told you about some good questions that looked back on your progress this year. Those questions are equally applicable at the half way point as they were on May 1st. You can see them here>>>   However, what about planning forwards...

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Regular Exercise & The Increasing Fitness Problem

A few conversations last week came back to the issue of exercise and the appropriate approach for the kind of exerciser you are. In general, there are two types of people, those who are inconsistent with exercise / never do it and people who pretty much exercise all...

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1 Day Plans – All Vitamin &Mineral Requirements

It has been a while since I have sent an example meal plan that gets all your vitamin and mineral needs within one day of eating so today I have three for you. The research shows it is ok to get your vitamin needs across different days as the body stores nutrients but...

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How To Live Longer – Research Update

The majority of my clients are focused on changing how they look (and feel) usually through losing weight. However, I have three other main types of clients. One type is to resolve injuries or pains that they are currently suffering. Another is to work on their...

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Socialising Without Food or Drink

A common problem I run into with most clients is how to handle the social influence on their lifestyle. While on one hand you may want to get results it cannot come at the expense of having a social life. The vast majority of people's social interactions are meeting...

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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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