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?”

What is Emotional Freedom?

Picture this situation you are on your way home from a great day at work and your favourite song comes on the radio It’s been a fantastic day so what do you do You do what any reasonable person would do in this situation, you start singing, a little bit of dancing, you’re in your own littleContinue reading “What is Emotional Freedom?”

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 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 Optimising ‘Protein Density’ Can Help You Maintain Muscle and Stay Full When Dieting

Dieting for fat loss is simple, but not easy. The Maths Bit Let’s use an example of a 180cm tall, 30-year-old guy with a sedentary job weighing in at 100kg, and wanting to drop down to 85kg for a show. According to the Harris-Benedict equation, his TDEE (total daily energy expenditure) would be 2971 calories.Continue reading “How Optimising ‘Protein Density’ Can Help You Maintain Muscle and Stay Full When Dieting”

The weight rebound

The most dangerous time in your diet is after you’ve lost the weight you wanted, the challenge of keeping it off! * More people die on the way down from the mountain than they do ascending it. The reason, complacency, you have achieved your objective and now it’s time to relax, down tools, switch offContinue reading “The weight rebound”

You’re right life is not fair

You maybe sat there drinking your tea or coffee tapping away arbitrarily on your keyboard reading this whilst you should be working on the project that has landed on your desk. * Now you didn’t ask for said project/task it just landed on your desk, it could’ve landed on Gemma’s desk or it could haveContinue reading “You’re right life is not fair”

Confirmation danger

I’m going to talk to you about Jill. Jill wants to lose weight and selects a particular diet, she checks her progress on the scales every morning. If she has lost weight she pats herself on the back and considers the diet a success. * If she has gained weight she rights it off asContinue reading “Confirmation danger”

The first time

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting up with Phil Learney who is one of the most respected trainers in the industry he was putting on a Q&A session at a gym in Croydon and I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to pick his brains on his experience of over two decades in theContinue reading “The first time”