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January Blues

January Blues

So we’ve just finished the first working week of the new year and what do we know? Well, according to the media, we should feel fat, depressed and have no money. We should have squandered all of our yearly savings on christmas over indulgences and spent the last 11 months blissfully willing ourselves towards those […]

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Patience

Patience: Why It’s All About Longevity

How long does it take to achieve a goal? Is this time frame realistic? What lengths should you go to in order to achieve a goal? All valid questions and all things we personal trainers get asked quite frequently. This article will look in to the number one quality needed for progressing in the gym […]

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Let It Go

Let It go

Being a positive person is not about being positive all the time. It is a mindset that is the core wirings of your beliefs, like a default mode if you will. It does not however, mean that things are always sunshine and rainbows. To take on a positive mindset, you have to look way beyond […]

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What Is Your Why?

What is THE most important factor when it comes to changing your physique? Most would say nutrition, some would argument training regime, others would highlight you can’t make a radical change without supplementing for deficiencies. The truth is, none of these elements are important without one single thing; intrinsic drive. I’ve done a lot of […]

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Gratitude

Gratitude & Perspective

The fitness industry has a bad rep for people enforcing their own beliefs on others. It’s the “I’m in shape so why aren’t you?” mentality. When a tanned up guy with rippling abs who workouts out x7 a week starts fat shaming the typical office worker with a middle aged spread it’s likely to send […]

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Kicking the habit

Kicking The Habit

I’ve been doing a lot of research recently in to the psychological principles behind habits. In doing so, I had this huge epiphany which really made me re-think the way I approach personal training and getting results. The more you do a task, the more the neurological pathways get strengthened in your brain. This is […]

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Finding excuses

Finding Excuses

Yesterday whilst training I unexpectedly missed a rep out of the blue. This played with my head space a bit and led to me missing another rep on the next set. Then all of a sudden a different mindset started to fester. Instead of focusing on the task in hand I started to focus on […]

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Mindset & Perception

The mind is a powerful thing. It’s massively overlooked when people are trying to get leaner or improve their health. It’s not always the situation that causes the issue that may be preventing you from achieving your goals, but rather the way you look at or perceive the situation that is the real problem. When […]

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Believing In Your Own Capabilities

I completed a big challenge for the brain tumour cancer research foundation. It was a pretty though challenge but gave me lots of thinking time in the process. There were a lot of things going through my head so naturally I thought it’d be wise to write them all down and get them on here. Rather than […]

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