Why We Become Lazy (And How To Fix It)

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“People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.” – Tony RobbinsSo, why a picture of a dog? Well, it looks the spit of my ‘pooch’ – Max. And he’s looking lazy.           So, back to the point in question – Let me elaborate on Tony Robbins statement… …

Your Most Neglected Body Part

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I can’t quite figure out why, but people universally neglect to train their legs. It’s a funny thing, since proper leg training will dramatically deliver total body results.Walk into any gym and you’ll see the bench press taken, the dumbbells being curled-and an empty squat rack in the corner.Leg exercises are tough, I won’t deny that, but the benefits are …

I’m Done :(

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It’s the #1 most powerful time of the day to lose fat, yet most of us waste it.Mornings. <== Don’t roll your eyes just yet. Let me tell you why…I was training a fantastic couple back in 2010. They originally wanted to meet with me once a month at 6pm to go over their personal exercise program.They were trying to get their exercise …

Weights Vs Cardio Machines… Which is Best?

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“Metabolic Cardio” is like using HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), Resistance Training, and Cardio all at the same time. You see…I’ve had one client now for about 10 years. When we first met, he was ‘killing’ the elliptical for an hour a day, 3-4 days a week. In fact, it’s why he came to me. With all that exercise, he …

Lose 1 Dress Size in 29 Days

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Ladies…. This is for you This is aggressive, but it works. And when you follow these 3 tips, you’ll be down at least one dress size… … possibly MORE. (I’ll explain).  And before you go on, don’t worry. This doesn’t involve… Crash dieting…..or Dangerous cleanses where you end up gaining all your weight back and end up with a SLOWER metabolism… or extreme exercise… You ready? Rule #1 – …

Are You ‘Process’ or ‘Goal’ Driven?

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I put the following question to my clients who are on the 12 Week Jumpstart Program:Are You Process or Goal Driven?A good friend and mentor of mine came out with the following statement during her personal training session with me: “People can either be Process or Goal driven in their endevour to achieve results.” Which one of the two is the …

Is Diet Coke Ok?

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Last weekend I went to the Britfest car show (great if you’re into cars). Whilst viewing these 4-wheeled machines with I touch of envy, I really felt like a can of coke. Now, I never usually touch the stuff. So I justified to myself saying: Well Steve, you deserve it because you’ve trained hard for the last 2 days. SOLD!Got …

3 Dangerous Exercises (With Substitutions)

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3 Dangerous Exercises (with Substitutions) Maybe I’m just an getting old… but I’m really, REALLY over these silly “Gung Ho” challenges that have 100 pull-ups, 100 burpees, 80 lunges, blah, blah, blah.Don’t get me wrong. I have previously set challenges for my clients. The difference though; I’d be watching every single rep to ensure they weren’t going to hurt themselves. Unless you’re …

GOODBYE FAT

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Let me ask you a quick question. What is orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot. <= It’s so bad, it’s good. You’re welcome. It’s the simple things in life that make me laugh. And unfortunately, it’s the complicated things in the fitness world that make getting back in shape … well… not so simple. Alright look… what’s the …

Dinner Lady Wings? Try this…..

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Want chiseled, athletic-looking arms? Here we go then….Most people spend their workout time doing lower body exercises (squats, lunges, and other butt-shaping moves)… Which is great because you’re getting the ‘best bang for your buck.’ But some peeps perform… long, boring cardio sessions… WHY?  But here’s a secret all top trainers know:  A strong upper body is a big piece to the puzzle …