Category: Mindset

New Years resolutions

New Years resolutions: a quick guide to doing it right….

  New Years resolutions: a quick guide to doing it right…. It’s that time of year when you begin to think more & more about your resolutions.. Christmas has been & gone and many of you will be starting 2018 by hitting the gym to beat that festive bloat & to kickstart the new you…. […]

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Breaking up after one argument….

Chances are that at some point you have had an argument with your other half? Did you break up immediately after this one single argument? Chances are that at some point you have disagreed with a friend? Did you immediately sack this friend off and remove them from your life? Chances are that at some […]

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Diet starts tomorrow

Diet starts tomorrow…

  ‘Diet starts tomorrow’… Have you told yourself this at some point this weekend? Have you promised yourself? Have you told yourself that this week (starting tomorrow, because you can’t start on a Sunday can you -madness) you WILL make a change….. You WILL make a difference…… You WILL change your eating habits, you WILL […]

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Sanity

Sanity over vanity…

Sanity over vanity…………. The best/most rewarding workouts (in my humble opinion) are not always the ones when you are all fired up, ‘in the zone’, & beating all your personal bests…… It’s the workouts you do on the days when you are tired, you can’t be arsed, you are stressed, you feel over worked (maybe […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I wanted to be Arnold Schwarzenegger…

As a child of the 80s,  I grew up watching Arnold Schwarzenegger on the big screen… Terminator… Predator… Commando… The list goes on, all of which helped inspire me as a kid to go to the gym… This sounds REALLY cheesy, but I remember looking at Arnold and thinking to myself: ‘I want my arms […]

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change

Change…..

Change……….. Now I’m the first to admit, change can be very off putting. I often cite 2014 as a year when my life was nothing but change, & it was very tough at times. During that time I lost focus, lost direction, questioned myself, even partly lost sight of who I am along the way… […]

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Christmas shopping

Christmas Shopping……

Christmas Shopping………. There I was…. wandering around the shop aimlessly ……..trying to find what I was looking for… No joy…… I popped into town last week to get a gift for someone, but couldn’t find it anywhere in the shop! I didn’t even know where to start…… So I asked the first shop assistant I […]

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My Girlfriend is FIT!

My girlfriend is FIT! My girlfriend Amy recently made the decision to cut her hair short and today was the big day! A pretty bold move, as it was shoulderish length…. Leading up to today she was a bit nervous & concerned…. ‘What if I didn’t like it’? ‘What if it didn’t suit her’? ‘What […]

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Happy Birthday Harry

Happy Birthday Harry……

    Today is Harry’s Birthday…. You are probably thinking ‘who is Harry‘? Harry is my best mates son, and today he is 5! Harry is truly an absolute character, who is full of life and is generally a great advert for what having a family should be all about: love & laughter…. ….I just […]

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Hate driving

I HATE driving!

You’ve probably heard me say this before, but I am a terrible driver & I pretty much hate driving…… It’s true… Ask anyone……. Had a few scrapes here & there….. I’ve got better over the years, but my main issue with driving now is patience… Whenever I get stuck in traffic etc, I get agitated, […]

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