How to deal with (gym) anxiety: Learning to flex your mindset muscle

Your mindset when entering (or re-entering the gym) can be the deciding factor when it comes to whether your gym going habits and “results” are lifelong or fleeting. For many “the gym” rustles up a lot of fears; there’s the fear of failing, the fear of looking silly, the fear of feeling awkward and uncomfortable.Continue reading “How to deal with (gym) anxiety: Learning to flex your mindset muscle”

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”