5 Minute Workouts (no gym required)

Last week I posted about my personal struggles with fitting exercise in, and about how exercise doesn’t have to be all or nothing. But I realised, it was a bit of a tease to share an idea without any practical application. So in today’s post I’d like to share a whole week of 5 minute […]

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7 Things I’d Like to Happen By The End of 2013

7 Things I’d Like to Happen By The End of 2013 Walking down Town Street Horsforth at the end of last year I saw a client I’d worked with on his way to the bar. His response to my asking how he was left me feeling pretty inspired. He told me that 2012 had been […]

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7 Minute Christmas Holiday Workout

7 Minute Christmas Holiday Workout I know you’re obviously going to be devastated that you’re going to miss a couple of gym sessions over the Xmas period… (the DF Studio’s closed Xmas Eve, Xmas Day, Boxing Day, NY Eve and NY Day) So, I want to give you a quick (7 minute) workout to offset […]

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4 Things to Avoid in the Gym If You Have Back Pain

4 Things to Avoid in the Gym If You Have Back Pain Most of the clients who come to work with me at the studio did so originally because they wanted to get in shape. But two things usually stopped them from going it alone; 1) they needed motivation and/or 2) they suffered with pain […]

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How I Achieved One of My Major Goals (Part 2)

In Part 1 I Explained the Role Imagination Played in Achieving One of My Major Goals Except imagination wasn’t enough. When I was trying to set up the Diligent personal training studio, even though I had a clear picture of what I wanted, I still got knocked back every step of the way. I was […]

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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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My Favourite ‘On The Go’ Breakfast For Fat Loss

When I explain the benefits of consuming protein at breakfast (basically a fast track to fat loss), I often get looks of despair as time pressed clients conjure up images of throwing a steak in the pan, or slapping a salmon fillet under the grill for breakfast. While that would certainly deliver the protein hit, […]

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5 Nutrition Keys to Fat Loss

So here’s the deal; If you believe any of the thousands of diets books available you’d be forgiven for thinking what to eat for fat loss was a pretty complicated. Well, in most cases that just isn’t true. In fact, we’ve boiled the topic of what to eat for fat loss down to 5 simple […]

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