Category: Motivation

Exercise adherence

Exercise adherence

  Sticking with Exercise All Year Long The year 2016 has arrived, the Christmas and New Year celebrations are over and most people have grabbed hold of a New Year resolution. We’ve all been there: inspired for the New Year, motivated to change for the better and to shape a ‘new you’ that can face… Read more »

I went to the Circus!

I went to the Circus!

I went to the circus last night. Not the traditional circus with lions, ponies and monkeys, but a contemporary circus with only human performers. I use the word ‘only’ not in the dismissive sense. It was an incredible show. The performances were amazing and I sat through them saying “Wow” out loud over and over and… Read more »

Exercise and Self-Care

Exercise and Self-Care

Exercise and self-care. For some people, doing a workout is a form of self care and for others, taking time off the gym provides a similar benefit. You need to do what you NEED and not necessarily what you WANT. For example if you generally find it hard to exercise, one of the first things… Read more »

Change

Change

This quote really spoke to my heart today. For those of you subscribed to our email list, you would’ve gotten something in your inbox relating to this (for those of you who aren’t, pop your email to me and I’ll send you the email straight away). It has been a huge year for many people… Read more »

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25 Holiday Tips

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a family bbq and then a work cocktail function meaning a very bloated tummy for me! Okay so, I know you get the drift. Christmas means catching up with friends, family and also attending various celebrations and functions. Often this can be more than… Read more »

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Exercise and goals

One of the most popular questions relating to exercise is ‘What are your goals?’. And in theory it sounds easy to answer “I want to lose weight” or “I want to get fit” or “I want to tone up”. While these are all valid goals, they tend to be very generalised. If you have ever… Read more »

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I’m too busy to exercise

I’m too busy to exercise… Out of all the reasons people use to not exercise, ‘no time’ has to be the most popular. Whether you are in the corporate world, doing shift work or are a full time parent, there’s no doubt you are busy. But if you ask around, I’m sure most people will… Read more »

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Women: Lift weights to get LEAN!

Do you want to lose weight? Lose that flabby body fat? Get toned? If you answered YES to any of these, the answer is using weights! Yes girls – those dumbbells aren’t just for our other half to grunt with, we need them too. WHY? Well for starters… Using weights improves our bone density which… Read more »

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No Excuses, only Reasons

Once we accept that in order to lose weight successsfully we need to change our current behaviours around exercise and food, we then need to be brave enough to start examining all the excuses we use to justify why we are not actually doing what it takes to change. The excuses we use are many… Read more »

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If You Are Not Prepared to Change Something Then Nothing

Imagine for the moment that you are driving your car and on your right is the corner you wish to turn, but you do nothing . You don’t start to slow down, you don’t indicate and you don’t start to turn the wheel. Instead you just keep doing exactly the same thing you where doing… Read more »