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Why “Time to Burn off those Calories” is the worst Fitness Advice ever.

What do you think about when you hear the word binge? You might think of someone sitting down to eat three whole pizzas, followed by a milkshake and a sundae. Or you might think of someone going to the shop and buying $40 worth of lollies to eat in one sitting? What about the word compensate, is that something you have thouight about and if … Continue reading Why “Time to Burn off those Calories” is the worst Fitness Advice ever.

Disordered eating

The Motivation Myth

Your success will depend almost entirely on how well you can motivate yourself. Consider: a self-motivated but otherwise average person always outperforms a genius who can’t get going. When it comes to achieving any goal, having a propelling reason behind why you want to accomplish it is the number 1 key to of success. However, if your motivation is purely for external rewards to buy … Continue reading The Motivation Myth

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What is Disordered Eating?

There has been more and more interest in the news about the prevalence and rise of Eating disorders and disordered eating. So what exactly is disordered eating? What things should we be looking out for and should we be worried? Firstly I want to break a couple of myths around Eating disorders and disordered eating. Myth 1: Unfortunately what is often portrayed in the media … Continue reading What is Disordered Eating?

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Answering the three most common questions I get asked as a Personal Trainer..

Every day as a Personal Trainer I hear more or less the same questions just asked in different ways. I have the same conversations about fat loss, getting stronger about sets and reps and of course getting abs. Here are the three most common questions I get as a personal trainer: Will I get bulky? This question is 100% from females, so guys read on. … Continue reading Answering the three most common questions I get asked as a Personal Trainer..