The Wankerfication Of The Fitness Industry Part 1

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Everday I have to  remind myself of why I do what I do.   That is – why do I stay in the fitness/health industry when there are aspects of it that I absolutely despise?  I was faced with this question the other day as once again I was ranting on about the state of […]

Stop Being Your Own Worst Critic

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I caught myself doing something stupid the other day.  Something that I have not done in a very long time, the reason being that I have worked hard on overcoming the very thing that I caught myself doing.   (And no I wasn’t cracking a bottle of wine at 10am!)   What I was doing […]

Fitness Is Not….

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Fitness is NOT about having big boobs, flat abs, a massive booty and flaunting oneself like a pornstar on Instagram.   Fitness is NOT about being super elite and ‘hardcore’.   Fitness is NOT just about sculpting the perfect body.   Fitness is NOT necessarily the same as health.   That was the overwhelming opinion […]

Give Yourself A Break

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A couple of weeks back I posted this message on Facebook: “I was having a chat to a girl in a store today and after finding out what I did she went into a full conversation (with herself might I add) about how she ‘really should lose weight’ but is ‘too lazy’ to do so, […]

Back Yourself, Then Just Leap Goddamit!

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Today marks the last day of me being a full time Personal Trainer!    After 15 years I am officially hanging up the boots – entering into my first retirement so to speak.   To finally be able to say this to the world is both exciting but goddam scary!  I mean if I put […]

Big Kev – The Biggest Loser Failure?

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Let me introduce you to Kevin; this is him when he weighed a massive 254 kg – at the start of the TV show The Biggest Loser Australia (for the record he had already lost 13 kg prior to this point).  This was Kev after season 2 (after having lost around 100kg) and this is him […]

The Unconventional Guide To Negotiating The Silly Season

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One quick Google search on ‘How to survive the silly season’ reveals a plethora of well intentioned ‘survival guides’ offering up tips on how to navigate your way through parties, food, grog and laziness. I say they are well intentioned because they offer some great ideas and tips, but for the most part they are […]

The Art of being selfish

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 I learnt an extremely valuable lesson in the weekend.  I would love to claim that the lesson was completely from my own doing, but alas, it was not – it was Mr Man that forced my lesson. To say I have been working hard of late is a complete understatement.  Long days spend at the […]


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