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How to get ‘toned’ muscles

How to get ‘toned’ muscles

❌ All of the cardio ❌cutting out calories/carbs ✅ lift heavy (progressive overload) ✅eat some food because gains As a personal trainer I hear the phrase ‘I don’t want to build any muscle, I just want to tone up a little bit’ on more often than not, a daily basis. This...

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Patience, how’s yours?

Patience, how’s yours?

‘I did exactly the same as Sheila and her cat next door and at the end of their programme they both had really low body fat percentage, abs and really good glutes and I didn’t....why?! Why isn’t it working?!’   It is working. You have to be patient. This scenario...

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The gym is for life, not just for January

The gym is for life, not just for January

When embarking on any kind of lifestyle transformations in January whether it be for weight/fat loss or muscle building you will find results or excuses‼ Accountability is one of my favourite words and one I stress to all clients and Bootcampers at the start of their...

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Mindset and mentality

Mindset and mentality

Mindset: The established set of attitudes set by someone. Mentality: A person's particular way of thinking about things. Every single human being has a mindset and a mentality. Every single human being’s one of the above will be different than the others. That is what...

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How to spot reduce body fat

How to spot reduce body fat

The answer is super simple. You can’t. Day in and day out in this kind of job we hear the words "I just want this fat to shift from my hips", "I just wish I could lose a little bit more from my thighs", "Why can’t I get rid of this little bit of flab around my...

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That first week back

That first week back

It’s always the toughest... at least I always find it’s the toughest 😩. Because that first week consists of a lot of change. But as cliche as it sounds, ‘if you aren’t willing to change your ways, you won’t change the way your body looks’. Fact. So, day 1. The first...

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How strong is your support network?

How strong is your support network?

Ok so this may be a bit of a controversial subject and it may even hit a few nerves with some people, but it is something that has a big influence on an individual achieving and maintaining any kind of physical or physiological transformation. From my experience of...

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Three simple rules… in fitness and in life

Three simple rules… in fitness and in life

Three of life’s simple rules: 1. If you don’t go after what you want, you will never have it.2. If you don’t ask, the answer will always be no.3. If you don’t step forward, you will always be in the same place. Pretty simple. Right?! So why is it sometimes so hard to...

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