Videos & Blog Posts To Help You Build Incredible Habits With Your Training, Nutrition, Lifestyle & Mindset.
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 people 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.
10 Hot Tips For Marathon Runners
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is finally here! If you are one of the many people who have been training for months to challenge your body and mind this weekend, you my feel increasing excitement and anticipation, especially if you have never run a marathon before.
When you have a fitness goal you’d like to achieve, like losing X amount of weight or becoming leaner and having nice, shaped muscle tone, the first thing you should ask yourself is “why that goal is important to me”. Knowing the purpose of your fitness journey may compel you to stretch further in the process than you would otherwise do.
25 Minute Conditioning AMRAP Workout
What the heck is an "AMRAP" I hear you say. AMRAP means "as many reps as possible" and is a great way to test your conditioning, endurance and of course your mental toughness into your workouts.
I have a comical friend who likes to tell people when he's somewhat challenged that he is "perfect and improving". I like his state of satisfaction with the way his life is going, and his proud philosophy of how everything is getting better, yet right where it's meant to be
How often have you heard that you should cut back on your sugar intake or cut it out completely to get weight loss results? Besides many other extreme advice, one of today's bad guy seems to be the sugar. I'll discuss why you should ignore that advice an instead focus on the foundation of weight loss success in this article.
We’ve all been there. You finally feel you are on the right track with your fitness, you hit the gym regularly and feel you are heading somewhere. Then one morning you wake up with a sore throat and blocked nose and it feels like the whole world has conspired against you. What do you do? Get on your workout gear and carry on as usual or stay at home and hide under the duvet?
According to the Law of Resonance, all energy in the universe is vibrating at various frequencies. Normally invisible thoughts and emotions as well as our physical selves are too made up of these different frequencies which are relatively higher or lower to different aspects of life. For example, we may vibrate at a high vibration at the thought of a tasty green smoothie, or a lower vibration at the thought of 'have to’s and ‘should do’s’.
Looking for the very best workout playlists to keep working out harder and longer then look know further. We have you covered for what ever your musical taste is so get following our Calumn Duthie Coaching playlists to spice up your workouts.