Life

Further Education…

Today sees me beginning the Precision Nutrition course on the essentials of sport and exercise nutrition.   This is the most recommended and highly rated course in the industry for nutrition, so I am looking forward to getting my teeth into it over the next few weeks.  

Fate of Fitness: Interview with Eric Falstrault

Very lucky this week to have interviewed Eric Falstrault We discussed his experiences, how he sees the industry evolving over the next 10 years, his biggest mistakes as a coach, his proudest moments, his new book and how he wants to be remembered. To keep up to date with my latest interviews, check out the …

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Fate of Fitness

I am very happy to announce that a side project of mine has finally taken some form. My goal was to set-up a You Tube channel devoted to one-on-one interviews with the top coaches and trainers around the world to learn about their experiences, coaching philosophies and their take on the fitness industry as a …

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The 10 Commandments…

Alain de Botton’s ‘list for life’ 1. Resilience: Keeping going even when things are looking dark. 2. Empathy: The capacity to connect imaginatively with the sufferings and unique experiences of another person. 3.Patience: We should grow calmer and more forgiving by being more realistic about how things actually happen. 4. Sacrifice: We won’t ever manage …

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My top 10 tips for fat loss and training success in 2013…

1. Get good quality advice. Hire a coach with a reputation for results and follow what they say. 2. Measure your progress – get regular measurements done to chart your progress and make sure what you are doing is working. 3. Avoid advice ‘soundbites’ – what works for you, works for you – let results …

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Is your coach/trainer a member of the A-Team?

It’s a busy time of year for the health and fitness industry – many a new year’s resolution to be made and many people will start wokring out with a coach/trainer to help them on their way. As a tongue-in-cheek approach to picking a coach, I’ve used the members of that 80’s Saturday afternoon classic …

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R.I.P Stephen Covey

R.I.P Stephen Covey The big news this week was the passing of Stephen Covey. Covey has been massive influence on the world of self-improvement books and courses. His most famous book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is an international best-seller and has definitely helped me in my own personal development.