Month: December 2014

Resolutions don’t work! Try this instead…

We’re just hours away from 2015 and you know that time has come again to reflect on the past year and set your New Year’s Resolutions. I don’t know about you, but I just don’t think New Year’s Resolutions work. Maybe you disagree but why not look back on your 2014 Resolutions and ask if […]

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It’s NOT your fault (Women: Must read especially if over 40)

I work with women as you know, both through personal and group fitness training and effective eating plans. I’d say that the majority of women I train are over 40. Being a woman, you know how your body changes as get older, especially into your 40s and 50s. Your hormones have different roles than in […]

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Would you like a body like Cameron Diaz? Here’s how…

Weight training for women? Surely lifting weights is more for brawny men in their small vests, looking attentively into a large mirror?! Apparently not though… Here’s a recent article that seems to buck the trend: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2873487/Women-lift-weights-seen-attractive-men-fitness-fanatics-Cameron-Diaz-Millie-Mackintosh-leading-athletic-trend.html The article talks about famous females (such as Cameron Diaz) lifting weights in their bid to get stronger, fitter […]

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Would you like to lose weight in just 7 days without dieting?

For the last 4 weeks or so, my partner and I have largely enjoyed a vegan diet. Now, this is a choice made because we want to see if it makes a difference. My partner is now 100% vegan and I’m about 70-80% – I still eat the occasional chicken breast, eat some fish and […]

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Do you know the REAL benefits of January Exercise?

How can I even think about exercise right now?! You’re too busy shopping, wrapping, writing Christmas cards, preparing the cake, staffing the local craft fayre, helping at the church… Where on earth could exercise fit into all of this? I mean, exercise takes up too much precious time and that’s time you haven’t got, right? […]

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How To Get Rid Of Bingo Wings…

It’s the party season and you just love your sleeveless dresses and tops. The problem is that you hate showing your upper arms! You blame your ‘bingo wings’ and how you just can’t seem to get rid of the loose skin. You want to have toned arms – am I right? In my group classes, […]

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My 10 Top Foods To Target Belly Fat

It may be the wrong time of year to tell you about losing fat – the fat around your waist that is! It’s December after all and it means it’s a month where we just don’t care about what we eat and drink. I mean, my partner and I helped ourselves to a Domino’s pizza […]

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This is what women like you are telling me…

You know I train women, don’t you? I hope you know that by now. Sure, I train the odd man (not odd as in strange, but as a one-off), for example, if a couple wanted to train together. That can work really well. 99% of the time though, I train women. Why? It’s just how […]

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My 5 Prevention tips for dealing with weight loss…

It is December, isn’t it? I mean, already! I can’t believe it’s 12 months ago that I was wishing you a Happy Christmas! Of course the run-up to Christmas is manic with loads of shopping to do, partying, kids plays etc. There’s little time to think about your own health. I know what usually happens […]

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These women are just like you…

Today, I just want to tell you about some women – I call them remarkable women as they are action takers and took the brave decision to change their lives. How? They knew that they needed to do something about their health and fitness because they each had their personal goals. It takes a brave […]

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