Research – Taking Breaks, Asthma and Pain Management

Research – Taking Breaks, Asthma and Pain Management

It has been a while since I have discussed any research articles so here are three I enjoyed recently. They focus on the power of taking a break when trying to lose weight, how Butekyo breathing can improve asthma and the influence on belief on injury rehab success. ...

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Daily Routines – The Secret To Longevity?

Daily Routines – The Secret To Longevity?

We know that if you want to be fit then you must give your body enough stimulus to generate fitness. This includes doing something that increases breathing / heart rate (aerobic exercise) and something that makes the muscles move in a way it feels a bit heavier than...

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Being, Doing and Forgetting

Being, Doing and Forgetting

One of the problems with my book and model of body transformations was I had a deep interest in what were all of the factors that could be necessary to create change, or cause people to remain stuck. This was fairly complex as two people can be very different in how...

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Have You Done These Training Types?

Have You Done These Training Types?

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the different energy systems within the body and the common terms discussed around aerobic training. Today I look into the many different types of training sessions available to you. Most people say they do not like exercise, yet most...

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Food Satiety Scale – Use It To Eat Less!

Food Satiety Scale – Use It To Eat Less!

My Tik Tok video 'How Weetabix Caused Me to Gain 10kg' now has over 30 000 views. In it, I discuss how I purposefully ate four Weetabix before I went to bed because it would cause me to wake up starving. I would then eat another four of them at 6am which caused me to...

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Cancer Survival & Muscle Mass

Cancer Survival & Muscle Mass

I read another study this week on the amazing benefits of muscle, this time on increasing survival rates from cancer. This is yet more evidence that you should be doing resistance training; just a few minutes every week could be enough to increase muscle and gain the...

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One Thing Every PT Gets Wrong

One Thing Every PT Gets Wrong

Every personal trainer seems to overlook this critical aspect and you have probably made the same mistake too. I've been a PT since 2002 and by outgrowing this error I've witnessed significantly improved results. In the past year alone, two of my clients shed over...

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Your Energy Systems and How To Train Them

Your Energy Systems and How To Train Them

My Friday night fitness group (Fri-Rox) is now 2 months old and we have had some amazing sessions down there. Anyone who has been consistently has made massive improvements already, including myself. Come and join me every Friday on battersea park track, more info...

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Why Do All Religions Do This?

Why Do All Religions Do This?

It is common across most faiths to observe periods of dietary change or abstinence. In Judaism, there are various occasions calling for dietary restrictions, while Muslims observe Ramadan, and Christians prepare for Lent, which begins tomorrow on Ash Wednesday.   ...

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Ditch These Attitudes

Ditch These Attitudes

In my second book "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Shape" I spent a lot of time talking about false beliefs that keep people stuck from getting results and compared it to the different ways people in great shape think. While it is good to be aware of beliefs, one...

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Avoid This All Too Common Mistake

Avoid This All Too Common Mistake

As we go into February I have had a couple of discussions with clients and others about how fast they are losing fat. One person told me they had lost a stone (~6.3kg / 14lbs) in January but wanted to hurry up the process. Another client has been going at 1kg (2lbs) a...

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The Problem With January Fitness Plans

The Problem With January Fitness Plans

I have been helping people get in shape, improve their health or achieve a fitness aim since 2002! For some reason I always enjoyed helping people improve themselves and that has not diminished over the 20 years, if anything, it has increased. A big change that has...

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