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What Is Shapeshifting? (audio)

This is a follow on from the previous episode (130) The Backwards Law of Weight Loss and describes the only viable alternative: Shapeshifting.   Subscribe to This Podcast in… …because not every episode is published here on the blog Shownotes Today I talk about exactly what Shapeshifting is and how it differs from your traditional […]

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The Backwards Law of Weight Loss (Audio)

…Starring Usain Bolt, a bearded philosopher, a rebellious teenager and some real aha moments! With only 1% of dieters sustainably reaching their goal, It’s not enough to sit back and announce diets and weight loss programmes don’t work. The far more interesting questions are: Why don’t they work, and what can we replace them with? […]

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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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