Why you’re not “too busy” to eat better, how to side-step perfectionist tendencies and finding the “right time” to improve your eating habits.

For a long time I felt thankful I had a neutral attitude towards all foods. I was pleased that I could eat whatever I felt like without the added ‘weight’ of feeling guilty or stressed about it. My actual weight only ever really fluctuated both up and down whenever I was under or overeating dueContinue reading “Why you’re not “too busy” to eat better, how to side-step perfectionist tendencies and finding the “right time” to improve your eating habits.”

Fine tuning your exercise habits

The habit series, part 3. How to fine tune your training to reduce body fat and develop strength and muscle for a shapely, “toned” and defined figure -that’s functional as well. This part provides a basic workout template, long term programming advice to follow and ways to ensure exercise is both enjoyable and effective soContinue reading “Fine tuning your exercise habits”

Four ways to make the “healthy” option the easy and enjoyable one

The habit series, pt. 2 Exercise within the “bigger picture”: Why enjoying the process is essential to achieving your goals and ensures positive and life-long participation in exercise. With “four ways” to make the ‘healthy’ option the easy and enjoyable one. A Quick recap… If you’ve read part one, you’ll know that “positive experiences reinforceContinue reading “Four ways to make the “healthy” option the easy and enjoyable one”

Why you’re not “lazy” and you don’t need more “willpower” or “discipline” to achieve your fitness goals

The habit series For exercise and ‘healthy eating’ to become both an enjoyable and sustained part of your life these activities need to become habitual. Quite often new gym-goers will have some idea of what they would like to achieve, but are unsure of how to actually go about achieving it. What follows is someContinue reading “Why you’re not “lazy” and you don’t need more “willpower” or “discipline” to achieve your fitness goals”