Developing consistency

I was shamed into weight training. My friend took one look at me without my shirt off (a long time ago) and strongly suggested if I ever wanted attention from the opposite sex that I needed to pick up a weight or two. I was so skinny at that time that I could run around … Continue reading Developing consistency

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Who loves birthdays?

I love birthdays. Some people run and hide from their birthdays and lie about their age, but not me. I’m like a pig in mud, rolling around as happy as Larry (or a pig) when it’s my birthday. When it’s my day, (which it is tomorrow) everyone around knows about it and besides, birthdays mean … Continue reading Who loves birthdays?

Why you need a coach

  It was the middle of July in the sweltering, unforgiving Texas heat and my football coach was making the team run 200 meter sprint repeats at the END of practice. As you can imagine, we were all thrilled and no one complained at all. After a few intervals, most of the team was gassed … Continue reading Why you need a coach

Control your snacking urges and get results!

NOTE-  I have a special guest post from Josh Anderson head honcho at DIY Active. Nutrition isn't my strong point so I called in the experts. Enjoy and let me know what you think.  Take it away Josh. Everyone loves a good snack; it hits the spot but also appeases your sweet tooth. In fact, … Continue reading Control your snacking urges and get results!

5 traits for long term fitness success

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. –Sir Winston Churchill We fail. We fall down and people laugh at us. And if someone has a video camera handy, these failures can end up on America’s Funniest Home videos, so we can all have a good laugh. … Continue reading 5 traits for long term fitness success

Lessons learnt

We’ve seen on our social media feeds success stories about losing weight or moving massive amounts of it. It’s a great way to promote personal training services(or yourself) and to provide social proof. What’s not shown is the hard work and failure it takes get to that point. Well, at least for me. The only … Continue reading Lessons learnt

FINDING YOUR BALANCE

At times our focus is everywhere except on ourselves. Some of us tend to let our good habits slip. Having that extra serving of fries, that extra drink at a holiday party and not setting aside some time to move. This can snowball into weight gain and a feelings of guilt. Despair not, with one … Continue reading FINDING YOUR BALANCE