Motivation

Motivation

Motivation The Oxford dictionary defines motivation as:        “A reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way”. Motivation comes in many forms. It can be visual, emotional or physical and is subjective to an...

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Try to Fail

Try to Fail

When did you last try something challenging and fail?  In our modern risk-averse, success-driven society failure is not an option.  Failure at work might get us the sack.  Failure in our personal life is seen as making us a lesser person.  Yet...

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How to stop making excuses

How to stop making excuses

It’s not uncommon to have times when you miss training sessions, in actual fact missing the odd one can do you good and can even aid recovery. This only becomes a problem if you start to miss sessions regularly. You stop making improvements, you...

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Staying in control

We all know that a healthy diet and regular exercise are integral to a fit and healthy lifestyle.  We may be motivated to fulfil them for a while, but what happens when this drive to get up, do the exercise and eat the right things starts to...

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Success breeds success

Success breeds success

In just a few weeks the Olympics kicks off and our televisions will be filled with the finest sporting specimens the world has to offer.  On the BBC there will be non-stop, multi-channel coverage and highlights on every other channels’s...

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Don’t miss the goal!

Don’t miss the goal!

A client asked me recently an interesting question; “Do you ever not want to train?” OK, so on the face of it, this isn’t the most intriguing question ever; of course there are times that I don’t want to train! This isn’t the end by the...

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