Get Stronger First

A common mistake almost everyone makes: “I’ll get fit and then start going to gym”. This is one of the reasons physiotherapists do so well haha! You see, our cardiovascular system actually adapts pretty quickly (measured in days or weeks) BUT our bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles adapt a lot slower (think: weeks, months & …

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Your Social Group

I think I know why I have so much energy and am so positive – every day I am surrounded by people who want to change their lives for the better: – Dads who don’t want a dad bod – Mums who want to improve their fitness – Athletes who want to improve their performance. …

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Dad Bods

I hate that the Dad Bod has become accepted, almost celebrated. 1) It’s unhealthy – yup, it puts you on the path to diabetes and almost every other chronic disease. 2) It’s poor role modelling – how can any Dad guide and educate their kids when they can’t even look after themselves? 3) It’s unnecessary – …

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Micro-Challenges

Introducing Micro-Challenges If you’ve followed me for a while you know I do these “Micro-Challenges”. Over the past few years: – Cold-only showers for a year – Only meat & eggs for a month – 5-day fasts Why do I do these? 1) It’s a Reset. E.g. After 4 weeks of meat and eggs you can …

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Goal Setting

Read enough popular books, blogs and magazines on fitness and you’ll inevitably stumble across a piece on goal setting. Much of the information presented is correct – make them measurable, specific and have a timeline. So far, so good. There is another well-intentioned tip to help you achieve said goal: tell people about what you …

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