9 Benefits of Fatloss

I know you’re hitting the gym to look better at the beach. In fact most fat loss advice is based around getting that beach ready body and looking good naked. While I don’t see anything wrong with the above motivations  there are much more benefits to losing fat than looking good with your top off. 1.…

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How to Read 50 Books in a Year

So you want to read more books but still haven’t got around to it? I used to be in the same situation. I knew it would be beneficial to read more but I still didn’t read more. “Read for an hour a day” is something Pat Divilly always says and anyone who is successful seems…

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5 Ways To Help Form Healthy Habits And Behavior Changes In Your Clients

I‘M ALWAYS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT NEW WAYS TO IMPROVE MY RESULTS WITH CLIENTS. During my first two years as a trainer, I felt a little powerless with some clients. I told them all the right things. Reduce carbohydrates, eat more protein and veggies with every meal, strength train. The thing is, a lot of my clients…

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Bulletproof Your Health Using “The Simple Daily Practice”

Anytime I go through difficult times in life they are for the most part coming a long time. It’s rarely a one-off event that causes it. Just like an overuse injury. It wasn’t that one day in the gym but the hours of improper movement beforehand that led to the injury. So when I read James…

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Delicious Paleo Friendly Brownies

I rarely eat desserts these days. The main reason is that I’m very sensitive to sugar and get mouth ulcers when I do indulge. It makes it easier to eat clean when you know that a few chocolates will result in painful ulcers for a week or more! When I found this recipe I decided…

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How to Become an Early Riser

I have been experimenting with 5 a.m. wake ups for September. There were a few reasons behind this, the main one being I have a lot of things to organise before I travel again. You see I am back with my family for seven weeks and then I’m going to India and Australia for at…

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6 Mental Health Tips From Bressie

In case you’re not Irish, “Bressie” is an Irish celebrity who has become a mental health awareness campaigner. He suffered from anxiety for a lot of his life and now wants to help educate people on how to deal with it. I was at “Wellfest” last weekend in Dublin. It was a one day health…

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16 Ways to Excel As A Strength Coach

Rob is an up and coming Strength coach based in Setanta College, Thurles. Me and Rob used to work together a few years back. The boy knows his stuff and is always upskilling. After interning with Connaught rugby he led Cistertians to Senior cup victory earlier this year. Enter Rob: This blog is my first written…

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How To Add 20kgs To Your Squat and Deadlift with DUP

I heard a lot of fitness bloggers talking about DUP over the past year and was quite eager to see what all the fuss was about. I was working at an International summer school in the UK so my friend and I decided to test it out for the 8 weeks while we were there.…

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Should You Meditate?

I’ve been practising meditation daily for two years this month. Quite simply it’s been a game charger. The annoying part about meditation is the dogma that is attached to it. I can understand why a lot of you may not feel it is right for you. Maybe you think that it isn’t right for you because you…

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