Fitting It In

One of the biggest challenges we face is having time to be fit and healthy. It’s a battle. Pressing deadlines, family, multiple child drop offs and social commitments all cry out for our time. Just how exactly are we supposed to fit exercise in the mix? Sure, we feel better, less stressed and more confident […]

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I Can Do This On My Own

There’s a car across the road from us. It has been sat there for nearly 2 years. Never moves. Because it’s broken. The owner’s a mechanic, so could probably have it up and running in a couple of weeks. But he’s too busy. So he doesn’t. He could quite easily take it to the garage […]

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Watch Out For ‘Should’… It’s a Sucker Punch

First let me clarify; a sucker punch is something unexpected. Think being hit from behind. What’s more, a sucker punch leaves you wide open to follow up attacks.   The word ‘should’ is one of the biggest sucker punches you’ll encounter. Especially when you’re trying to get in better shape. Anytime time you hear yourself […]

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4 Disciplines – The Tao of Body Change

4 Disciplines – The Tao of Body Change Getting to your ideal weight/body shape takes practice of 4 simple disciplines: 1. Schedule and do your workouts (seriously, write them in your diary) 2. Do something daily to move towards your goals (at DF we call this your daily habit) 3. Plan, shop and prepare fat […]

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Success Leaves Footprints

In one of my favourite books on behaviour change (Switch, by Chip & Dan Heath) the authors discuss finding the bright spots; Seeking out people who are in a similar situation to you, who have achieved what you’re looking to achieve. So, in terms of changing body shape, losing weight or toning up I’ve got […]

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How’s That Working For You?

How’s That Working For You? When someone finds out what I do for a living they react in one of two ways. They either act like I’m the food police and run a mile. Or they tell me their diet and exercise life story and ask why I think they aren’t losing weight (Note: they’ve […]

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The Price I Paid For Bad Eating Habits

The Price I Paid For Bad Eating Habits Repeating certain habits every day can be costly. I found that out the hard way with my sugar fuelled youth. Let me give you an example day’s eating: Breakfast would have been 3 Weetabix with 2 tbsp of sugar, pancakes loaded with sugar and lemon juice or […]

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What I learned from achieving one of my major goals, and how it can help you with yours

What I learned from achieving one of my major goals, and how it can help you with yours (part 1) You know what you want. And perhaps you even know what you need to do to get it. But for one reason or another it just never seems to happen. Whether you want to lose […]

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Eat These Fatty Foods to Look and Feel Awesome

Eat These Fatty Foods to Look and Feel Awesome Sure, fats are high in the calorie department (9 calories per gram). And the name ‘fat’ implies it might have a fattening effect on us. But for the person looking to improve their health along with how they look and feel, is there a place for […]

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Keeping It Simple for Fat Loss

Keeping It Simple for Fat Loss Many struggle to lose fat long term. Not because fat loss is hard. But because we tend to make it more complicated than it needs to be. And the number one pitfall I see most people fall into is trying to change too much at once. At the Diligent […]

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