How Do I Improve Motivation?

How are you staying motivated over this period? I’m going to let you in on something  I’m not! I’m not reliant on motivation! It’s not a consideration for me If you are reliant on motivation then you will struggle with consistency! That’s why I don’t rely on motivation, I rely on habit! Lots of peopleContinue reading “How Do I Improve Motivation?”

Why Does My Weight Fluctuate?

After talking to one of my online clients this morning, he was telling me how he had quit so many other diets because of his misunderstanding of this Something that he had seen on the scales that led him to believe what he was doing was not working From working with him for a fewContinue reading “Why Does My Weight Fluctuate?”

What is Muscle Confusion?

Sometimes I think to myself people will believe anything In passing at the gym I will always say hello and ask people how their training is going. This is not an empty question. From their response, I can surmise a lot How competent their training programming is, their understanding of exercise physiology, and a heapContinue reading “What is Muscle Confusion?”

What is Exercise Afterburn?

High-intensity training is all the rage. One personal trainer with an annoying voice and ridiculous hair who has amassed a small fortune from his misinformation to the masses about nutrition, along with his complicated meal plan and joint busting workouts has made this style of working out very popular. He has alluded to this typeContinue reading “What is Exercise Afterburn?”

How to Eat to Maximise Muscle Growth

So you are excited that you have your holiday booked, an assumption I know, but I’m probably right. Although the thought has dawned on you that you will be spending a significant amount of time in minimal clothing. You have your training program and you have your calorie deficit in place. You’re looking forward to feelingContinue reading “How to Eat to Maximise Muscle Growth”

Why is being in a healthy body fat range important?

I’d like you to join me in a thought experiment. Let’s begin by setting our feelings, insecurities, assumptions, stories, and beliefs about body fat. Forget, for a moment, about looking good. Forget about abs and guns or whatever other laundry list of nonsense is now used to describe various body parts. While you’re at it,Continue reading “Why is being in a healthy body fat range important?”

Perspective

How did national fitness day go for you yesterday? Do anything different, extra? * The day itself is an interesting concept, a day with the focus on drawing attention to your fitness. Like Valentine’s day draws your attention to celebrating your relationship with your partner. * Why not, instead of making one day a year about theseContinue reading “Perspective”

The feel good factor

I know the process of exercise doesn’t feel good, in fact, it’s quite the opposite at the time. Being hot, sweaty, uncomfortable it’s quite an ordeal. * It’s the results, the aesthetics and body confidence that feel good. However, this takes time to achieve. * Everything else in our day we can get immediate gratification from; aContinue reading “The feel good factor”

Your goal

I remember when I first started Personal Training and I had a consultation with a new client. * When I asked him about his goals I couldn’t believe what happened next. * He went to his bag and pulled from it a men’s health magazine. He held the magazine and pointed to the airbrushed Adonis onContinue reading “Your goal”

Short lived victory

Have you ever said this to yourself or heard this from a friend before? * ‘Well, I’ve stuck to my diet for a couple of weeks and I’m losing weight! I’m getting results, I’m feeling great this is easy!’ * ‘This is going well, I’ll have a break from it this week because I’m doing so well’Continue reading “Short lived victory”