Category: Mindset

why do you eat what you eat?

Why do YOU eat what YOU eat?

  Why do you eat what you eat? To help understand your relationship with food, try the following exercise: Before you are about to eat your food of choice, simply ask yourself why? Did you just grab the nearest thing out of pure hunger? Did you eat for comfort due to a bad day? Did […]

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New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions 2019 – Your guide to getting it right…

Happy New Year! Christmas has been & gone no doubt many of you will be starting 2019 by hitting the gym to beat that festive bloat & to kickstart your New Years Resolutions?! I have no issue with new years resolutions & even the most advanced or experienced trainer was once a beginner, however I’ve […]

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Christmas Shopping

Christmas Shopping:HELP!

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

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tristan buttle

One Year Of Self Employment Done!

✅ONE YEAR OF SELF EMPLOYMENT DONE ✅   . I can’t believe how quickly my first year has gone! It’s crazy!  . I was in my previous job at Cottingham Parks for 16 years… . So when I decided to ‘go it alone’, it was one of THE scariest decisions of my life… . But deep […]

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63 days

63 Days & Counting…

63 Days & Counting….. There are 63 days left until the end of this year… …63!! That’s it! It’s gone SUPER quick hasn’t it?! TOO quick! Before we know it we will be singing the ‘auld lang syne’ & ringing in 2019! Cast your mind back to January, how did you start 2018? Did you set any resolutions? Did […]

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Do The Hard Stuff

Do The Hard Stuff…

Do The Hard Stuff…. ✅In the gym. ✅Out of the gym. ✅In life. Doing the hard stuff is what makes us grow & develop in all areas of life. The hard stuff is also the most rewarding. There is no sense of achievement in completing any task that you KNOW you can easily do. Think […]

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Random act of kindness

Random Act Of Kindness…

6 weeks ago, Steve contacted me as he wanted to revise his approach to training. Steve is an ex rugby player. His true passion for rugby was clear within 5 minutes of meeting him! Unfortunately the game had left him with several injuries which had caused limitations & pain in his current day training. The […]

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do the hard stuff

Do The Hard Stuff…

Do the hard stuff: . I often talk about the importance of challenging yourself in the gym by doing the ‘hard stuff’. . By this, I am referring to the exercises that place the biggest demand on your body. Eg. A rack pull, pulldown or pull up variation will always be more taxing on your […]

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love island

Love Island – do you watch it?

  Love Island – do you watch it? As you probably know, the new series started recently…. It’s not really my thing (honest )….but as Amy is into it, its ‘on in my presence’ most evenings and probably will be for the foreseeable future every night at 9pm… Anyway, the ‘Love Island’ thing got me thinking, […]

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Birthday cake

Is Birthday Cake ‘bad’ for you?

Is Birthday Cake ‘bad’?  Consider this: would anyone judge you for having cake on your birthday?     🎂It’s a given isn’t it? Birthday & cake, hand in hand, totally normal. ❌It’s not deemed a ‘bad’ thing. It’s also totally normal to join in & eat cake when you are celebrating a friend/loved ones bday. […]

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