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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Where to Start When You Keep Falling off Your Diet (Video)

As a personal trainer I have often seen over the years in working with folks who find it hard to stick to anything that everyone has their own starting point. This has led to some incredible real world transformations over the years. You know that feeling when you start something and can NEVER follow it…

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Testimonial – Denise

One of the most important if not THE most important components of getting in shape is knowing why or what for, and if you’re passionate about that reason, well then nothing will stand in your way. What separates the people that are in good shape to those in not so good shape, the list might…

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Testimonial – Shaun

Performance analysed to each millisecond, running technique, kicking technique, each blade of grass, each facial gesture, double meanings to everything, seems like it’s all about pundits and analysis, even analysing the analysts From Gaelic games, to Rugby, to soccer, to basketball, to M.M.A, the list goes on. We’re exposed to more sport now than ever…

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Testimonial – Mark

The checklist of your average male in their 40s. Flat out in work? Check Young Kids? Check Financial worries? Check. Low in energy? Check. The list goes on. All legit and all too common first world problems, and Mark is no different. “I was 44 years old and I had gotten to a point where…

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Nutrition Lifestyle and Exercise Tips for the Shift Worker

We have worked with a huge number of shift workers over the years, largely due to our location. Garda, nurses, workers from the neighbouring Intel and HP plants that work a 24 hour operation writes Sphere Personal Trainer based in Maynooth, John Lark. Here are some valuable tips There is no doubt about it this…

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