The Effort Curve

The Effort Curve

A few conversations this week with clients brought up the effort curve. This relates to the fact that your Health & Fitness Results DO NOT have a linear relationship with effort. Instead there is this weird shape and pattern where there are very limited results...

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Body Image & Positivity vs Goals & Change

Body Image & Positivity vs Goals & Change

Body image is a topic that always comes up with my clients. They are paying me to get in shape which comes with an assumption that when the goals are achieved they will feel great about themselves. This usually occurs but it is also very common that the feelings they...

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How To Accurately Calculate Your Calorie Needs

How To Accurately Calculate Your Calorie Needs

After my last video on Taste and changing your body, I had a couple of people ask me how to accurately work out how many calories you need. Read below for the answer or to watch the video  It is not overly difficult to work out your calorie needs. Most people try to...

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Food, Taste & Fat Loss …. The Lies Keep Coming

Food, Taste & Fat Loss …. The Lies Keep Coming

In response to my last video a friend commentated that he wanted to lose some body fat but didn't want to give up nice tasting foods. This is a common issue of course and it is also one that is flooded with lies about what is needed for results. Thanks to a...

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Coronavirus Fitness – The Way Out of Lockdown

Coronavirus Fitness – The Way Out of Lockdown

We are on the verge of coming out of lockdown, the last change in the rules allowed outdoor exercise in small groups and sports such as tennis to return. The gyms are expected to be open again July 4th and more outdoor sport likely to be allowed before then. The...

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Coronavirus – Do These To Help Your Body

Coronavirus – Do These To Help Your Body

Here in London the panic over Coronavirus is picking up and probably going to explode. I had to step in while travelling on the tube the other day to help a Chinese woman who was getting abused by some idiot bloke. As someone who enjoys statistics the panic and...

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Impossible Weight Loss?

Impossible Weight Loss?

For a long time now it feels like I work for team possibility when it comes to discussing what you can achieve around your body. The narrative that has become accepted almost as truth is that weight loss is impossible and luck is almost as a big factor in success as...

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Expected Timescales To See Changes

Expected Timescales To See Changes

I was chatting to a potential new client this week who wanted to know about how long it takes to see results. It is a fair question and the first thing to note is what do you mean by results? There are two parts to this, the first is how long does it takes to see the...

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2020.. Ask Yourself These 3 Fitness Questions

2020.. Ask Yourself These 3 Fitness Questions

It is 2020 and another year of hope, potential and promise is upon us. There are many sceptics when it comes to New Year resolutions but not me! Here is quote from my book on this issue...   ************   "At some point in your life you will need to commit...

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Photos From My Show

Photos From My Show

I finally went back on stage last weekend for the first time since 2015. It was a great experience and I am still feeling a buzz 5 days later. It is similar feeling to after doing a good samba show (like this one>>). It was a high level show with 2 of the top 5...

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Do This Before Christmas

Do This Before Christmas

I am a few days out from my fitness show on Sunday. I will give a full write up in future emails of course. I continue to get asked if these shows are healthy which is a bizarre question as they are not called health shows. They are physique shows, It is a sport, a...

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My 50Kg Weight Loss

My 50Kg Weight Loss

I am in preparation for a Fitness Model Show in the middle of November and thus I am towards the end of an eight week cutting phase. Since I did my first show back in 2014, I have purposefully gained and lost weight during this period. To go on stage you need to...

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