Videos & Blog Posts To Help You Build Incredible Habits With Your Training, Nutrition, Lifestyle & Mindset.
As the winter months start to creep in everyone's mind turns to pre-Christmas season where everybody is staring to hibernate. Supermarkets, coffee shops and restaurants are all promoting festive menus and the irresistible Christmas spiced drinks and food that you can only buy this time of the year. Not to mention the increased number of festive social gatherings, from work parties through catching up with friends to family dinners.
How can we tweak our fitness routine so we can stay on track throughout the year? With changes in temperature and the varied weather we have in this country there will be times that you just don't want to workout, especially if work is very busy. During the winter months this can be particularly beneficial.
What happens on a metal and emotional level has it's effect on the physical, let go of your negative experiences turning them to compost and give life to the appreciation and wisdom they will give you.
I get it. You are busy with work, family and friends and losing weight while keeping up with your diary seems impossible. If you are considering using meal replacement shakes to save time and still stay on target with your calorie deficit, read this article to find out why it may not be your best option and how to tackle this challenge.
Throughout my personal training career, I worked with clients whom I could split into three main groups based on their habits with soft drinks: the ones who used to drink “full fat” soft drinks only and hated diet drinks with a passion, those who used to drink diet drinks only in the belief they were much better than the sugary ones, and those who were not into fizzy drinks at all.
Take Ownership Of Our Desires
Here Siannon speaks about how self discipline is a self understanding and agreement based on the desire to move with ease and flow into our manifested lives'. Within my world renowned Online Transformation Academy this is something we take very seriously if you are to achieve your goals.
That Have Nothing to Do with Exercise or Nutrition
Often my clients see the greatest progress on their fitness journey when they stop being obsessive about their workout regime and nutrition habits and start living a lifestyle they enjoy but is also full of healthy lifestyle habits.
Soon we will be heading back to normality after this global pandemic. As your life goes back to normal for both kids and parents with the new school year in August. This means most of your time will be spent at work, if you have kids they will be in school or at extracurricular activities most of the day.
That means one thing: the lunchbox is back in your life too.
A question that comes up often with online coaching clients. I don’t blame you. When you Google that question, the range of answers on the internet and the amount of contradicting solutions are overwhelming even for me. This post will attempt to clear the air.
I have worked with hundreds of women during my personal training career, I have also watched the female members of the family struggle from symptoms of their menstrual cycle I could never understand.
I felt I needed to investigate this topic, so I can have a deeper understanding of how to tackle the effects of the cycle on my clients’ workouts and lifestyle in general. If you are a man as well, you may want to read on too if you have a significant other, a daughter or a mother who could use this information.
The Means not the End, Gratification as a Source of Energy
Have you ever heard the phrase “The great thing about chopping wood is that it warms you twice”? I like this perspective because it highlights the value in everything, functions that are multiple and hidden benefits accessible from appreciating every interaction, pleasure attainable from maintaining positive focus on the presence of whatever makes up one’s reality.
Having worked with a wide range of clients, anxiety had come up at many consultations when we were discussing stress levels. Emotional and physical stress, anxiety or panic attacks can all contribute to elevated stress levels and disrupt sleep length and quality. Now when you have a body composition goal in mind, all these can jeopardise your success. But have you ever thought about how your diet could make your anxiety worse?
About a year ago I went to see a shaman, curious as to know what he saw about me, I asked his clairvoyant self, to which choosing from his observations answered directly “You my dear have abandoned yourself, and thus let yourself open to abuse”.
Holiday season hasn’t even started but we’ve been lucky with the weather, having had real summer weather for over a month now. It’s only normal that more people take their workouts outdoors to enjoy the nice weather and make the most out of the sun while they can. Especially with the current restrictions that lockdown has presented us.
For the 4th article in my series of contributions, the lovely Calumn has challenged me to write on Meditation as this months subject to explore.
Within his world renowned Online Transformation Academy this is one of the main pillars of focus he teaches his clients.
Many of my coaching clients report at the time they start working with me that they have tried all the diets and none of them worked for them. Sounds familiar? Keep reading...
120km For The Scottish Association for Mental Health.
Last month I decided to sign a team up for a pretty big challenge which is to cycle 120km in a closed road event in September. This very exciting event is called Tour O The Borders and will take place in the Scottish town of Peebles.
Edinburgh's Best Personal Trainers
The chances are if you have come onto this page you are interested in starting your fitness journey. As with many other decisions in life the amount of information out there can be a bit overwhelming. So let me help you narrow down in my opinion who I think the best personal trainers are in the City of Edinburgh and you can make your decision from there.
Don’t get me wrong. Helping clients with their mental health is well out of my scope. This article is not for you if you have a diagnosed problem that needs medical attention. However, everybody experiences lower or higher levels of stress and anxiety in their work and/family life.
Free Your Mind & The Rest Will Follow
Energy is everything and it takes forms in different patterns, your fitness programme being one of them. Whenever you commit to something you invest energy in it and yourself, you feel good about doing whatever feels good for you, as you have an exalted vision of yourself you want to get to and following that vision feels positive.