Whether your goals are fat loss or muscle gain nutrition is going to be a deal breaker. Is there a big difference in your food when comparing days working to days off? Here are a few things to consider. Days off are great of course you need a chance to recharge the batteries but what … Continue reading Are days off wrecking your progress?
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 gradually lose energy as the day goes on? Or are you … Continue reading When is the best time to train?
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 … Continue reading Cravings v Hunger
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 … Continue reading How stuff too small to worry about adds up to fat gain
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 … Continue reading Pat McMahon Online Coaching Client
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 … Continue reading Better way to track progress than the scales
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 … Continue reading Goal Setting
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 … Continue reading How to limit after-affects of a night out
Your New Years Resolution, remember it? Hopefully most of ye are still keeping up with your goals and if you've already forgot about it then there's no better time to kick start it again then now and no point in waiting until next new years! This post is focused on New Years resolutions regarding exercise. … Continue reading Don’t make excuses, have a back-up plan
So over the next few days people are going to start thinking up some new years resolutions. Some will keep them secret others will tell everybody some will fail nearly straight away, some may succeed for a while and then fail and some just might succeed. In this blog I'm going to try look at … Continue reading New Years resolutions- setting yourself up for failure?