HOW TO SUCCEED WITH YOUR HEALTH

HOW TO SUCCEED WITH YOUR HEALTH

HOW TO SUCCEED WITH YOUR HEALTH One incredibly important thing I have learned from training is that making decisions and sticking to them is one of the most powerful things we can do as humans. If you have health goals such as losing weight, getting stronger, fitter...

AN UNBREAKABLE DECISION

AN UNBREAKABLE DECISION

AN UNBREAKABLE DECISION In my last article, I talked about how we should use the motivation that we have for training wisely. Like money, it is not an abundant source and so we have to watch it carefully and not spend past what we have. Realistically, each person has...

THE FORMULA

THE FORMULA

THE FORMULA It often happens that people experience a surge of motivation, which is great, but some may naturally use it all up within a few weeks of training because they did too much in too short a time. Ultimately, this leads to no long-term results. But if you use...

DO OR DIE

DO OR DIE

DO OR DIE If you are training for an outdoor event that involves obstacle courses, you probably won’t have the luxury of having the perfect technique in the movements because of the intensity of the event. For example, when doing a pull-up movement during an obstacle...

MINDSHIFT

MINDSHIFT

MINDSHIFT The Right Key Instead of looking at certain exercises as being either ‘good’ or ‘bad’, it would be better to look at them as either ‘right’ or ‘wrong’. Like a piano, there is no such thing as a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ note, but rather the wrong choice of a certain...

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 3 OF 3

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 3 OF 3

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 3 OF 3 A decision is something you choose, an emotion is something you feel. You don’t feel disciplined, you are disciplined, as it was your choice to be, and as a result, you feel something for making that decision. It’s easier said than...

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 2 OF 3

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 2 OF 3

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 2 OF 3 Discipline is a decision, and everyone has the ability to make this choice. People now have more distractions than ever. Many of the emotions you feel are based on the decisions you make, and discipline is the underlying layer to many...

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 1 OF 3

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 1 OF 3

TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY PART 1 OF 3 Corporate gyms have traditionally marketed fitness as being fun. I’m not necessarily saying there is anything wrong with this, but for many people, it’s not realistic. If you rely on fun to be your motive for working out, what happens...

BODY ARMOUR

BODY ARMOUR

BODY ARMOUR One of the biggest arguments about steroids is how unhealthy they are. Some say they are bad for you, some say they’re not. But I think the real issue is that they affect the way people look at their own bodies – particularly teenagers – in a negative way....

Q AND A

Q AND A

Q AND A “Should I do cardio to lose fat?” Cardio burns calories there and then and a few hours after your exercise, as your metabolic rate has risen temporarily. But with resistance training (by this I mean weights or bodyweight exercises) not only are you burning...

PRECISION TRAINING

PRECISION TRAINING

PRECISION TRAINING The last newsletter I was talking about Offset Momentum Training, which is a concept of training whereby you forget about perfect technique and ideal training circumstances. This month is the opposite. Now I want to talk about Precision Training....

OFFSET MOMENTUM TRAINING

OFFSET MOMENTUM TRAINING

OFFSET MOMENTUM TRAINING The exercises many people do in the gym is not necessarily transferable to things in your everyday life. There are a ton of people who train in the gym and become fitter, stronger and look better for it, which is great. But put them in a...