Why am I hungry?

For those of you that don’t already know, at our Academy (Macclesfield Group Personal Training weight loss gym)s, at Macclesfield, we have a questions board. The purpose of the questions board is for members to ask things they aren’t sure about and to ask for additional help and direction in these areas. One of the…

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Failure is best endured shared

Regular readers of this blog will know that many of the skills and thought-processes, that I use now with clients and members, were things I first learned when I was an Area Manager at Fitness Agents about 4 or 5 years ago. Another one of these concepts is the concept that “Failure is best endured…

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You are not a number

When people come to see us at “The Academy (Macclesfield Group Personal Training weight loss gym)” their goal is nearly always the same. Initially, before we work to change their mindsets, and get them to look at things from a different perspective, nearly everyone that comes to us wants to change the number shown on…

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“Different effort, not more effort”.

One thing that people who are looking to lose weight often tell us is how much effort they find the things that they need to do to lose weight. A paradigm-shift that we often try and take with people like this is to look at these changes as not being more effort, just different effort.…

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We’re not superhuman

  We get this a lot….   Its ok for you guys you super fit and can do anything….   Really….I will come back to this later.   You see it doesn’t matter where you start from just as long as you start.   We have people from all walks of life in our Group…

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I can’t afford it…..

I can’t afford it…..   I hear this a lot in my industry.   And before I start, I do appreciate that some people generally in some situations really “Can’t afford it”.   Whatever ‘IT’ may be.   I once did some research on what people regret most in life when they were on their…

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Cat’s journey – The first Bio Sig & The first PT session

I felt ridiculous when I turned up for my first Bio Sig and PT session. I was wearing gym ware that I hadn’t worn for 5 years, was too tight and bright! I felt as though I stood out like a sore thumb. There were a few people waiting who were really happy with their…

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Cat’s journey (Before starting)

The Academy (Macclesfield Group Personal Training weight loss gym) Blog – Briefing Meeting 29th Jan   It must have been fate that I became involved with The Academy (Macclesfield Group Personal Training weight loss gym).  I’d just set up a page on Facebook to promote my newly launched beauty business and was relentlessly looking for…

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Laura’s journey (1 day before starting)

Friday 1st March 2013   Hi all, Laura here. So in the last blog I promised to tell you a bit about getting started on the 28 day body transformation programme (28DBT). As I mentioned, I hit rock bottom at Christmas and decided I needed to tackle my weight loss, so when I received info…

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Laura’s journey (2 days before starting)

Thurs 28th feb, 2013   My name is Laura and I am nervously awaiting the start of The Academy (Macclesfield Group Personal Training weight loss gym)’ March 28 day body transformation programme (28DBT) in Macclesfield. Why “nervously”? Because I am likely to be the largest and most unfit person in the group. Because last time…

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