10 Healthy Habits to Keep You Fit, Lean and Toned

A client of mine once claimed “good habits are harder to stick to because they are less enjoyable”. I asked her if she brushed her teeth before work in the morning. She looked at me oddly and replied “Yes, of course! Why wouldn’t I?”.  I was quick to point out brushing your teeth daily is nothing more than a healthy […]

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How to be Consistent with Healthy Eating & Exercise

Being consistent with healthy eating and exercise is tough for most people in the New Year period. January is a time when we often contemplate the idea of positive, healthy changes for ourselves. Overindulgence during the Christmas period is often a great motivator to start afresh and move towards the summer feeling healthier, leaner and fitter. The challenge, however, is […]

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The TRUE Importance of Fitness

  Arguably, the birth of the fitness industry exploded around the early 80’s. Gyms and aerobics classes became incredibly popular and people became much more in tune with maintaining a healthy body. Fast forward nearly 40 years and the fitness industry is everywhere. It’s the gym you visit, the App on your phone, the Instagram feed you follow, the diet plan you’re on […]

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5 Tips to Beat the Winter Fitness Blues

Generally, winter brings variety of festive cheer, the holiday spirit plus the hustle and bustle of Christmas shoppers. However, there are certain things about winter which aren’t quite so motivating – Namely, the long cold dark days, the constant craving of sweet stodgy foods and the longing desire to hide away from the world under the comfort of your duvet until the sun shows its face again […]

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Why Women SHOULD Lift Weights

Having been a trainer for nearly 20 years and with around 90% of my client base being female in the 30 – 70 age range, I have heard a lot of misconceptions about opinions regarding weight training over the years. Attitudes Toward Weight Training Working out with weights should be an integral part of any exercise plan if your goal is […]

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3 Important Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Weigh Yourself

“I’m a big fat disgusting pig” declared one of my clients. It’s not the first time she has said it either. She seems to overlook how she has raised wonderful children, is a successful business woman, maintains a happy healthy marriage, always looks immaculate, plus, on top of all that is a genuinely lovely person to be around. Her view […]

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Is Your Weekend Binge Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

  Are you one of those people who likes fitness, eats healthily and makes sensible lifestyle choices but come the weekend, it’s time to let your hair down and binge on reward foods that you would never dream of during the week? Do you also long for a flatter stomach and more definition but despite endless cardio and hours of core exercise all you can see is the […]

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Are You an ‘All or Nothing’ Person….?

    Let me be very straight with you from the start. This way of thinking I totally understand, on a deep, personal level.  I have always been an all or nothing, black and white thinker.  I have literally been to the gym before, after having a long tiring week and decided while warming up I felt especially tired, got […]

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No More Quitting! My Mind-Map Tool Will Keep You On Track

  Are you someone who constantly wishes for good things for yourself but never seems to actually achieve them? Do you start things and never finish them? Do you want a lean, trim, strong physique but never seem to get there? This weeks post offers you a mind map tool which I created to help you see visually where you may be going wrong on […]

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5 Mind Techniques to Kickstart Your Fitness

Here’s a thought-provoking question for you – How fit are you and how do you know? Unless you are someone who monitors yourself regularly with a VO2 max test, maximal strength assessments or peak flow measurements to understand the efficiency of your lung capacity, you probably assess your fitness levels on what you think you can do rather than what you have […]

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