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The Reality of Fat Loss

The reality of chasing body composition goals is that the road to get there is easier for some and much harder for some.  Such are the cards that are being given, and sure, it can feel really unfair if you are the one who struggles! We have already talked about the law of energy balance…
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Checking In With Your Self-Care

We live in a world where it’s always go go go. The standards are being raised so high that the hours of the day never seem to be enough. We disregard ourselves and our health in order to get ahead in the game, to be better than the rest. I see it all the time, and it’s honestly…
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The Law of Cause & Effect

The Law of Cause and Effect states that nothing happens by chance.  Every action has an equal reaction or consequence, which means that we have to take responsibility for everything that happens in our lives, including thoughts, actions (and inaction) as well as the words we speak.  If you buy a house with a beautiful…
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Are you getting the most out of your training?

If we talk about effective training, mastering your exercise execution is one of the key factors. Like everything else you have learned since you were born, movement is a skill. A skill to coordinate and stabilise one or more joints by keeping tension in your muscles.  A skill that requires a lot of body awareness…
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5 tips to avoid jet lag

Travelling across timezones can really take it out on you, and you may experience jet lag the following days. That feeling of being hungover and groggy can last for a few days and is no fun. Trying to adapt to the time zone of where you’re going as soon as possible is the best way…
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Creating Your Perfect Bedtime Routine

Expending on last weeks post on sleep. You might be getting the hours of sleep, but the quality of the hours may not be as good as they could me. The difference between having a bed time routine and not having one can be huge in terms of the quality of your sleep. Luckily there are…
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Are pancakes allowed on a diet?

Tomorrow is Pancake day.  Whether you are on a fat loss journey, in maintenance mode or trying to gain some muscle, diet doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, it’s only as boring as your imagination and creativity. Sure, you’ll need to adapt your nutritional intake to your goal. But as long as you are invested into the process,…
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Expectations – good or bad?

Expecting is a state of mind where you are anticipating something to happen (or not happen). It’s something everyone does and a lot of the time we don’t realise that we are doing it. Whilst expectations can be necessary for effective action taking, they are in themselves neither good or bad, but our judgement to…
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The Law of Energy Balance

Before getting into what energy balance is and why it matters regardless of your goal, we need to define what a calorie is. A calorie (or kcal) a unit of energy. Some countries uses kilo joule at their metric, but I will continue to use calories as my metric. More specifically, a calorie is the…
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Just go to bed…

Training and nutrition are both super important to nail in order to see the results that you want and to feel at your best. If you are overlooking recovery you will run into trouble sooner or later. It might also be the reason you are struggling to reach your fitness goals.  Lack of sleep will…
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