The Art Of Showing Up

 Showing up is the battle When my clients walk in the gym door and say something to the effect of “I don’t know how much I’m going to do today because of….” Then I remind them of this fact. Did … Read More

Exercise For The Stay-At-Home-Parent

Being a stay-at-home parent is the toughest and most rewarding job there is. But it is a job all the same. The hours are not 9-5 more like 24/7 and this makes a lot of things tough including exercise. You … Read More

How To Start Exercise Again

Here are a few tips to start your exercise again and stick to it. Ah, this is the time of year when people fill the gyms to start exercising…..again. Yes, it is the New Year in all its glory. Now … Read More

Not Another New Year’s Resolutions Post

Are you a fan of making New Year’s resolutions?   If you are, stop reading because I might upset you and don’t want to do that. This is not an anti-New Years’ resolution post, far from it. It’s just I’m … Read More

Trust The Process

Trust the process is a key factor with your health & fitness Results are paramount in my profession and when clients are not seeing the results they’d like, their trainer will sometimes utter the words ‘trust the process.’ But what … Read More

Doing The HARD Things

Doing the hard things is not usually fun. Like getting out of bed when you’re sleepy. Or going to a job you don’t like much or dieting and not eating your favorite foods to get rid of a few pounds. … Read More

4 Ways To Get Accountability

A big reason clients keep personal trainers around is accountability. It’s not because of the trainers’ dress sense, knowledge, programming skills or sparking personality. It’s the fact the client pays for their sessions, schedules their sessions, and to have someone … Read More

Fix This To Get Fit

This one simple switch could be standing in the way of you getting fit. In a previous post I mentioned you don’t need fixing. Fixing implies something is broken and needs repairing. Seeing I believe the human body is already … Read More

Don’t Over Complicate Health And Fitness

Don’t Over Complicate Your Health & Fitness. Keep It Simple Have you heard of Occam’s Razor?   “The simplest explanation is usually the right one.” A lot of people including me love to over complicate things, especially health and fitness. Because … Read More

3 Ways To Get Some Skin In The Game

I eventually had to put some skin in the game. In early 2001 it was decision time, and this would change my life as I knew it.  Either take a low-level sports journalism in country Victoria or move to the … Read More