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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Getting Children Active

Getting Children Active

Children’s Fitness and health is a hot topic, especially in the aftermath of the Olympics.  Sitting on poolside at a local baths watching my six month old daughter have a swimming lesson got me thinking about at which point our enthusiasm...

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It’s ok not to be perfect

It’s ok not to be perfect

1 in 4 adults are thought  to be trying to lose weight at one time or another.  Many people are going on and off the same diet or changing diets. Why is adherence to a diet or changes in lifestyle difficult to keep to? There are a multitude of...

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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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