Training

Stop self sabbotage
Mindset

Why we Self-Sabotage

Have you ever noticed that in our lives, we often end up sabotaging our own progress? Have you ever done something, and then thought “why on earth did I just do that”?

General

Why we need to Lift Heavy Stuff

If you’ve ever seen me in the park with my group, we will almost always have kettlebells that we use to add resistance to our

General

Training for Longevity

I have this running joke in my group training sessions… I prescribe yet another set of lunges and squats. And joke,: “You’ll thank me when

sore muscles, DOMS,
Mums

Help! I’m no longer sore after a workout

Help! I’m no longer sore after a workout

You know how it goes. You start a new regime and after the first session you are just so sore… but as the sessions progress, the total soreness start to fade. Until sometimes you’re not sore at all and you begin to wonder?… what does it mean if I’m not sore after a workout?

I get it – many people associate sore muscles with a good workout. So does it mean that if you’re not sore – it wasn’t a good workout?

Not at all!

Mums

The Good Better Best Continuum

The good, better, best continuum is something I mention quite a lot. So I decided it deserves a whole blog post to itself.

We should see all health and fitness choices (and possibly life too!) as lying on a continuum, with Poor choices on one end and Best Choices on the other end…

Whenever you want to make a change in your life, you shouldn’t aim for the “end” or “best” point straight away. Or the perfect outcome. Rather you should aim for the Next Logical Step-Up from wherever you are RIGHT NOW.

So, if for example you wanted to get fitter, the continuum might look something like this.

Training

This Exercise is BAD for you!

This Exercise is BAD for you The ONE exercise you should never do Are you still doing crunches? Foam rolling is useless. Running is bad

SPorts Bra
Uncategorized

On Sports Bras

At a recent session, the topic of sports bras came up and I was challenged to write about it. Here’s the way these blogs normally

On Good Days Work Out. On Bad Days Work Out. On Rest Days Rest
Training

When to take a Rest Day

We were having this conversation recently at a session. and it’s important so I figured I’d share it.  The question is, when should I take a rest day. There’s a few members of the group who are really into their training. They work out with me 4 or 5 times a week. And run a few times a week too. And that is excellent.

But, should you have a rest day? How many? And what exactly constitutes a rest day?

Calories burnt irrelevant
General

Why Calories Burnt is Irrelevant

Calories Burnt in a Workout is Irrelevant . The number of calories burnt is a totally useless indicator of whether a workout is good or bad. Read on to learn why.