Try This In The Gym (video)

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One of my clients recently asked me the following question:“If i’m trying to complete 12 reps during an exercise, but after 9, notice that I am struggling, is it better to completely stop or take a 5 second breather and do the remaining reps?”  Here was my answer:“Good question Carol. If you get to 9 reps (and your goal was 12) and …

Lesley ‘Giving It Stick’ (Video)

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I’d like to share a video of one on my ‘regulars,’ Lesley.She’s performing an abdominal exercise that’s fun to do….. check her intent, her purpose, and dare I say it, her aggression.A few days before shooting the video I asked her 5 questions….. her answers are interesting:Before finding me, what was your struggle? What were your biggest frustrations? Before Steve I …

Clever ‘THOUGHT’ Solution (video)

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Imagine this: I’m standing beside you during a training session and have asked you to achieve a new personal best by completing 12 repetitions on a bench press bar. You’re in position. Bar above your head. First 6 reps you’ve completed comfortably. 7 and 8 are tougher. 9 and 10 are taking you to your limit.(Besides, ‘Steve, get this weight …

This Can Change The Way You LOOK, FEEL AND MOVE (Video)

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One of my clients sent me a ‘clipping’ from The West Australian. I’ve taken the liberty of sharing the most relevant sections of narrative with you, and offering my guidance via a video I recently did with one of my clients.Here’s what the article said: Why do you exercise? If it is to look like a fitness model on Instagram, you’re probably going …

Want Results In Less Time? Try This (Video)

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TIME is so important to us all. Anything that can save this commodity is worth it’s weight in gold.I’m about to share a video with you……I put Sharon (one of my clients) through her paces.Sharon’s ‘brief’ when we first trained together was: “Steve, show me how I can tone my figure in the quickest time.” She’s not one for shying away from …

Part 2 to Your #1 Combination for Busting ANY Plateau to Moving Better, Feeling Better, Looking Better

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I hope the last week has been productive for you!Last weeks message was about “#1 combination for busting ANY plateau.”The said combination was: 1) Increase the RIGHT protein2) Use the RIGHT intensity with exerciseI like my messages to be brief. So I decided to split them into two. The first was about protein intake to maximise your gains. Today, let’s discuss ‘building up a sweat’…. let’s …

Your #1 Combination for Busting ANY Plateau to Moving Better, Feeling Better, Looking Better

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Want to know my #1 combination for busting ANY plateau?It’s so simple, you might roll your eyes, and that’s ok. But it works.I’ll cut to the chase…1) Increase the RIGHT protein2) Use the RIGHT intensity with exerciseI bet if you do those two things, you’ll be back in business and start smashing that pesky plateau.Today, we’ll talk about #1 why it helps you drop …

What is causing you ‘PAIN’ right now?

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I asked the the question in the subject line: What is causing you ‘PAIN’ right now?When I refer to the word ‘pain,’ my real meaning is layered in several areas:Yes, it could literally be pain in your shoulder, knee, back, elbow. But more specifically, i’m referring to ‘Pain’ in other areas of your life that may be causing Concern. Embarrassment. Inconvenience. …

Are you being Sued?

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I remember having a friend come to me for fitness advice on dropping some weight about two weeks before Christmas. When I gave him a simple nutrition “template”, he told me, “This is great. I’m really serious this time and I am not going to cheat until I’m happy with my weight”. Keep in mind he has four kids and a full-time job. Needless …

The Secret To The perfect ‘Bod’ Is Easier Than You Think

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Why must every bite you take be “labeled”?Is what you’re eating Paleo? Low Carb? Low Glycemic? And now we’re just confused. We’re not sure what diet we’re on. We can’t remember what’s forbidden and what’s allowed.And THAT… is a shame.My question is … “Does it even matter?”Forget the labels. Focus on better decisions. You can even call this the “Better Decision” …