Do you want to be normal? – Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

Thanks for the feedback to our various articles recently – it’s much appreciated and is cool to hear that your guys are enjoying and benefiting from what we’re doing.   I got a mixture of feedback from the article ‘Getting rid of my TV‘.   Some loved it and are going have a go themselves.…

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Top 10 – Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

Below are what have been voted our ‘Top 5’ articles for helping people make the changes they need to in order to get the physique, health and fitness they want. If you only have 5 minutes to spare to improve your life (but who really only has 5 minutes spare out of 10,080 per week?),…

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MME: Day 14 – Getting fat :(

Well, as predicted, the over-training has started to take it’s toll.   I expected right from the start that the 2 week over-training period would cause a slight increase in body fat and a slight drop in muscle mass, but would create a hormonal change that would cause big changes in the 5 day rest…

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Texts and emails from gym – Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

Some of you will know from previous emails that I used to be an Area Manager for Fitness Agents, the UK’s largest Personal Training Management Team.   I managed the Personal Training in over 20 clubs across the North East and, as part of this, we required to ‘mystery shopping’ various other health club chains…

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You are not fat – Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

If there’s one phrase I never like heating people use to describe themselves it is “I am fat”.   Fat is something you have, not something you are.   Everyone has fat around their body (you’d die if you didn’t) – just some people have more or less than others.   Your amount of fat…

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A healthy diet? Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

One of the things that pains Matt and I the most is the level of confusion as to what it a healthy diet.   Every week we meet people who feel they eat healthily (as they do, by the standard definition in this country) but are frustrated by how hard they find it to lose…

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Everything you need is already within you – Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

I’m currently enjoying a few days away with Alex, my girlfriend and family.   My boys aren’t here (with their mum this weekend), so it’s the first holiday in a while that I’ve been able to get some serious reading done and I’m finishing off several of the books I’ve had waiting for a while.  …

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Who had a lie in this morning? Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

It was a bit chilly this morning, wasn’t it?   And the days are definitely getting shorter.   When I left for work at 6 this morning, it was still pitch black.   And wet.   And cold 🙁   It was definitely noticeable that it wasn’t as nice a morning as last week.  …

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Not everything is black and white – dichotomous thinking – Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

I was talking to a couple of members in one of our MIND Time sessions yesterday morning (see here).   One of the things we discussed was the thought process they have (as do a lot of people) where they ‘fall of the wagon’ or their day / weekend / week is ‘a write off’.  …

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The C Word – Buxton and Macclesfield Personal Trainer weight loss advice

To my mind, it’s the worst word there is.   It’s one that goes through me more than any other word.   On the odd occasion that I hear my kids say it, I come down on them like a tonne of bricks.   It’s the C-Word.   Can’t!   It’s the most dis-empowering word…

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