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Do You Do Weight Loss?

The question Do you do weight loss? is asked sometimes, so I thought I would give the full answer here. It is true that clients have shed weight while working with me. I have heard the comment “My trousers are getting looser!” many, many times a few weeks in to a client’s programme. A handful […]

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Audio: What’s Wrong With Calorie Counting? (EC 17)

Today I am going to explain why calorie counting does not work, using Blade Runner as a metaphor. Don’t worry – no spoilers! Hermione Granger also pops in for a bit of soul-saving rebellion.   Shownotes Today I am going to explain why calorie counting does not work, using Blade Runner as a metaphor. Don’t […]

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3 Min Read: How Gurus Lie

There is a very profitable lie that many gurus in the world of personal development and health tell. It comes packaged as a formula for success, the key to helping you change your life: STEP 1: Self-styled guru prescribes any combination of the following: self-belief, persistence, determination, thinking big, willpower, follow your dream, follow your passion, […]

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The Myth of Willpower

Willpower is a myth. So are determination, perseverence and any other empty motivational buzzwords that supposedly account for success. The only reason anyone ever achieves any challenging goal – be it weight, eating, financial or anything they care about – is because they learn to override their inner resistance. There are many reasons why we […]

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2 Min Read: Why Fitspiration Has Got It All Wrong

NEWSFLASH! ‘There has been a momentous shift in thinking about women’s bodies…Women have got fed up with starving themselves to size zero’ …so proclaims Sally Williams in an article in this weekend’s Times magazine (29.10.16) Really? The new standard of airbrushed perfectionism is no longer skinny.  it is, apparently, strong. Weight lifting, squats and ab […]

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2 Min Video: Emperor’s New Diet

The Emperor’s New Diet In this short video, I explain what The Emperor’s New Diet is and how understanding it will help you make the most of whatever weight management system you are following. What seems like a tongue-in-cheek video has a serious point. See what I mean:   Related Posts: Video: A Slice of […]

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