5 simple things anyone can do to help them manage their weight. Click below to see the video clip explaining them:
When people come into the gym I work at during the day, I often encourage them to find/bring a training partner. This one simple thing has many benefits for people who exercise recreationally or just train hard. Just some of these benefits include:
This is my quote for the day…
“Aim for “perfect”, but settle for “good enough”.
This means, be aware of and recognise what you want in a “perfect world”, and every day strive to get there. This can mean the perfect job, perfect girlfriend or the perfect move done with perfect technique and perfect timing. But recognise that this is not a “perfect world”, and be happy when you have something that is good enough, effective and does the job.
I was shown this internet blog (click here) by a nutritionist friend of mine. It shows a few ways to “trick” yourself into eating better. I especially like it because it uses actual, real world marketing tricks that supermarkets use to make us buy the things they want us to buy. And I am a … Read more
Over the last couple of days I have given the same advice to 2 different people, for 2 different reasons. And none of it had anything to do with reps, sets, intensities, speed etc. Instead it was quite simply to:
I was talking to a guy in the gym I work at and he was complaining that the satellite TV channels aren’t working. It turns out that the main reason he comes is to watch the sports channels. This reminded me again that we are all different.
I’ve talked before (click here) about having to change your behaviours and actions to improve your health and fitness. This is the first and most important step, and unfortunately is where a lot of people fall down. Luckily the boffins and head doctors have come up with a “map” detailing the 5 steps we go through to change our behaviours. And here they are…
Forgive me for the rambling nature of this post…it’s early and I’m still half asleep. I did a very quick and un-scientific survey in work over the weekend.
“Why do you actually do exercise?”
Fancy new, shiny machines and equipment will not improve your weight/strength/tone/fitness etc. You do that by moving your body with speed, vigor, intensity and variety. And to do that takes the right attitude, not something you buy from a tv advert. Save your money and do some burpees instead 🙂