Category Archives for "Mindset"

Body Image | A Road Less Traveled

Today, I have the honor to introduce a very special lady.   Melly Testa, approached me last year about becoming her online trainer to help guide her to achieving her fitness goals.  While I have honored her request, she does not realise the impact she has had on me.  I am sure, as you read […]

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  • July 15, 2013

How to get Toned | The reality of the concept.

Over recent months I have seen an increasing trend with in the fitness circle in belittling the desire or goal to be “toned” or vilifying the word “toned”.  The problem with doing that is you are alienating most of the general population by making them think their goal is somehow invalid, all because the fitness […]

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  • June 11, 2013

Are You Holding Yourself Back with Self-Hate?

The other day, I was sent a link to a very moving article over at FitMamaTraining <–check it out 🙂   Many of you will know how I have (and still do) struggle with body image, so I just had to share this, because of the impact it had on me. Hopefully the article and maybe […]

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  • June 4, 2013

Training Advice: Quality Over Quantity Any Day!

Hey everyone, The other day I decided to make a few “short” videos to discuss topics that I feel will help a lot of people understand the sorts of things they should consider when trying to achieve certain fitness goals. Today, I talk about how “more” is not always better. Hope you enjoy 🙂   […]

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  • May 27, 2013

I Wanna Be Like You | Really?

How many of us get drawn to a fitness personality’s diet or training philosophy because we like how they look or how they are? When I see magazines or certain fitness products, I see marketing strategies geared toward drawing out readers’ insecurities and making them want what that other person has. The world is set […]

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  • May 13, 2013