Focus on routine

If you want to see improvement in your life, the most essential thing that you need to do is ensure you stick to a regular routine "The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine" Mike Murdock One of my biggest mistakes with training at the gym is that I constantly would change … Continue reading Focus on routine

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Things I wish I knew when I first joined a gym

I have been going to the gym for a long time, along the way I have learnt a lot of things - some which took longer than others. Here is a list of things that I wish I knew when I first joined the gym: The Importance of Nutrition: When I first joined the gym … Continue reading Things I wish I knew when I first joined a gym

Vegetarian FAQ/James vs The Whale

I am not really sure if I have mentioned my vegetarian diet (or probably more accurate - pescetarian diet), since my most recent post.  It is something that always is brought up as small talk at any wedding/dinner party/funeral and I thought I would write about it. How long have you been a veggie? I … Continue reading Vegetarian FAQ/James vs The Whale

Herbal life Zombies

The other day I had a nightmare. I went to the gym and the guy on reception decided to make small talk, which sounded out of character. He constructed sentences in what sounded like a sales pitch. It turned out he was, he mentions some amazing nutritional product called herbal life which seemed to specialise … Continue reading Herbal life Zombies

Why you are not losing weight

Being in an office for local government I am constantly surround by middle-aged women who constantly seem to be on a 'diet'. It is quite amusing to hear women talk about weight loss - I'll honest I never thought people congratulated themselves because they lost 'half a pound' since there last weigh in at the local … Continue reading Why you are not losing weight

Review: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still win big

Scott Adams (author of Dilbert) has written a pretty good self-improvement book that kind of borders on a biography, called How to Fail at almost everything and still win big. The book approaches self-development by looking at mistakes in hindsight that Scott had made and reflecting on what he.  This was something I found quite … Continue reading Review: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still win big

My Nutrition system

So I read the new Scott Adams book. Of particular interest was his idea of having a system, against having goals. Basically he says goals are for losers as they are short term and when the goal is reached (such as losing 5lbs), a person will go back to their old habits and put the … Continue reading My Nutrition system