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Protein hacks

Protein. We are told we need it but why? And how do I know if I am getting enough? Protein is one of the 3 macros we need to hit everyday, Fats, Carbs and Proteins are your 3 macros. It helps balance sugar levels, curb cravings, build, maintain and repair muscle and therefore is essential […]

Coffee – do I need to give it up?

One of the most popular topics is around coffee.   When I start going through someone’s daily food intake, I always ask do you drink coffee, if so, how much. Nearly always the person says ” I really need to give it up” or “Are you going to tell me to give it up”? My […]

Bounce Back Rate

What’s your bounce back rate? It’s something I have been thinking about for a while. Everyone’s is different and life, influences, background can all effect our bounce back rate. So what is it? How quickly and how well do you recover after something hits you? Things like; house getting flooded, COVID, loss of income as […]

It’s not always going to be convenient …

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Soz, but if you thought “changing” was going to be convenient, umm, it’s probably not. Well at least not at the start. Change – as in your body, weight, strength, tone, whatever, if you want something different you have to do something different right? And sometimes that means training at a time that might not […]

The WHY game

So I played a little game to really try to help my client who has plateaued for a very long time. It was a game of WHY. I wanted to find out exactly WHY he wanted to achieve his goal but more importantly to try to get him to attach an emotion to his goal. […]

The last 2kg …….

Can you relate to this? Just want to loose the last 2kg? But it’s hard right? So why is that? Well, there could be a number of reasons but where I am taking this blog is not about the number 2kg but rather what it represents. Watch out, it’s about to get deep ….. A […]

Mobility. What is it and do I need it?

Mobility is about increasing the range of motion around the joint. Stretching is about lengthening the muscle. So what you we need and why?   Mobility allows your body to move easily and freely without any hinderance or pain caused by the muscles moving around the joint. Muscles get shortened by contraction (which happens during […]

Why 8 week challenges are so good!

Why does the 8 week challenge work so well?   8 weeks offers a short enough time to stay focused but long enough to get some really good results. They also typically give you a different type of training program which is a big reason why, if you commit to everything within the challenge, you […]