Set a Short Term Goal Now

Christmas is eleven weeks away... That's eleven weeks before the family parties, work parties, 12 pubs, Stephen's night, Christmas day, New years etc. Now I'm not saying you shouldn't go all out for all of these events, hell no that's your call. What you'll agree with me on is that Christmas isn't a time that [...]

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When is the best time to train?

The short answer is whenever works best for you. That wouldn't be much of a blog though so here are a few things to consider if something isn't working! When have you the most energy? Do you start your day early feeling fresh and Β gradually lose energy as the day goes on? Or are you [...]

Cravings v Hunger

Cravings and hunger are two completely different things and not being able to tell the difference between which one you're feeling can lead to trouble. Hunger is simply a feeling caused by a lack of food. It can be a feeling of weakness if you haven't eaten in along period or eaten enough to fuel [...]

How stuff too small to worry about adds up to fat gain

Long term sustainable fat loss should be done in small little adjustments to your diet. Taking out this, replacing that with this and eating more of them. Some things are obvious, you know you're not meant to eat that tub of ice cream or have those sweets and that should be your first step in [...]

Pat McMahon Online Coaching Client

  When Pat told me he was able to balance a beer can on his belly I had to laugh. I mean how do you decide to test that out!? After we both (I hope!) had a laugh I mentioned online training to him. He's made some big changes over the last 12 weeks. Pat [...]

Better way to track progress than the scales

  Scale weight is to main thing to check progress for most people trying to lose weight. And why not it makes sense right, you're trying to lose weight so you need the scales to check that? In reality though the scales can be very black or white. You've had a solid week where you [...]

Goal Setting

When it comes to health and exercise everyone has some sort of goal/desire/aim. To be skinnier, to be more muscular, Faster, Stronger whatever! These are good starting points but aren't exactly clear goals. What do you mean by skinnier? Down a pound, 30 pounds? How will you know if you are faster? To get the [...]

Eating “healthy” not helping to lose weight?

Possibly the most confused topic in the world of weightloss What is"Healthy" food? Healthy food = food good for your health (duh). Full of nutrients that help the body to function. Less processed food, more naturally occurring food. The word "healthy" is thrown around a lot with different foods. Some foods just get a reputation [...]

How to limit after-affects of a night out

You've been training really hard nutrition dialed in and you've been super consistent. Then there's an occasion/event/ party/whatever. You gotta drink for it, no scratch that you wanna drink for it. Maybe its a friend/family members birthday, maybe your buddy has come back from Australia or about to head off there, fuck it maybe its [...]

Teaching athletes proper exercise technique- the younger the better

You can't teach an old dog new tricks. This old proverb definitely fits when it comes to Strength and conditioning (S&C) with athletes. The later a player is introduced to structured S&C programmaes the more difficult it can be to get buy-in and learn the technique of exercises as they may have been doing things [...]