Sugar Detoxes and all that Jazz

It makes you want to vomit into your tea… ANOTHER celeb spouting how they avoid sugar altogether. Not bad advice but again is misses the bigger picture. Let me break this down for you my friend. Here is what happens on a good ole sugar detox. 1) You avoid sugar like the plague 2) You…

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She Was Petrified

Admist the noise of yesterday this really got me thinking yesterday. So much so that i sat back with a large brandy and an even bigger cigar. I spoke with a new client over the phone and she was unsure about how her first training session would go. This is very common by the way.…

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Hacking Your Fitness and Lifestyle

I love a good hack. You know the ones that make your life easier. I saw one there the other day for pegs that turn into handy card holders. or a ketchup holder made out of a CD case…. Don’t do any mind… Can you imagine the missis face as I roll out with a…

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The Husband Was Being a Tit

So there I was the other week with a new client and we talked about her obstacles… “my husband” “he is always working and when he comes home it is too late to do anything” (and I am pretty sure my queen has felt this way about me the odd time) Sometimes your nearest and…

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Everyone is an expert

Everyone is a fat loss expert nowadays. I flicked through the ole paper there this weekend “What the experts eat” It listed off 10 B grade celebs with titles such as ‘nutritionist’, ‘blogger’ and ‘all round smart arse’ eating their chia seeds and making sure they get 10 hours sleep a night. Where was the…

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Why is fat loss so tough?

Why is fat loss so tough? Or perhaps we should reframe that…. Why do we make it so hard? Well in the grand scheme of things, it isn’t. You just need to – Eat clean – Move more – Sleep well – Lower your stress levels That’s it. So why are we not all running…

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What’s in your trolley John?

It always makes me laugh when I am ‘caught’ at the Supermarket. ‘Howiya John” followed by a peek in the trolley. I keep it simple but there maybe a glimpse of something sugary or a ‘treat’. ‘Holy shit, John…you ok?’ You see demonizing foods was given up a long time ago. I live in the…

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Getting Started and How to Keep Going

When I wrote my final year thesis on some random democratic theory in Eastern Europe I remember being paralysed by starting. For days I was there just staring at the screen. It was mind numbing. I just couldn’t get going. I did everything to distract myself too. Social media was only in its infancy so…

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Us Fellas are in for a tough time…

Us fellas are in for a tough time over the next few years.Apparently we are due to get fatter and fatter and fatter more so than our lovely ladies. The scientists have been out proving that we are not tuned into our eating habits as much as we think. In fact if I had a…

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7 Steps to Transformation Success (Video)

Transformations like the ones we perform at Sphere in our Dublin and Maynooth locations are all based on doing the basics with consistency and determination. Couple that with our accountability, coaching and support and you are on to a winning formula. If you are not sure where to start however, I recorded a webinar with…

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