Healthy Living In Edinburgh #1 – Real Foods

By |2018-03-05T14:09:43+01:00March 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health, Nutrition|

As one of Edinburgh's few exclusive private personal training studios we're passionate about helping our clients live healthier and happier lives. As part of our mission to improve the health of Edinburgh's busy professionals, we regularly recommend and promote other health-focused local businesses who offer products and services that can also help our [...]

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What To Do When Nothing Else Works

By |2018-02-12T14:16:42+01:00February 12th, 2018|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

Video Transcription Below: The question I am going to answer in today's video blog is a really important question. It's something I know many people are struggling with: "I have tried so many different plans to help me lose weight but nothing seems to work – what do [...]

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How To Take The Pressure Off Yourself & Actually Lose Weight

By |2018-02-12T14:25:29+01:00January 25th, 2018|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

Video Transcription Below: For the past few months, I have been providing a Q&A episode every other week, answering three top questions the team and I have been asked recently. From now on, I am going to change things up a little. I am going to answer just [...]

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The Shocking Truth About Personal Trainers!

By |2018-01-09T22:42:33+01:00January 9th, 2018|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

So the team and I had our Christmas lunch / day out back on December 22nd at Indigo Yard in Edinburgh's West End. It provided a rare opportunity for us (minus coach Graeme who was struck down with the lurgy unfortunately!) to catch up in a social environment away from the [...]

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Increase Training Results With This Warm Up

By |2017-12-23T14:24:35+01:00December 25th, 2017|Blog, Exercise, Health|

I started lifting weights at 16. And, as a 16 year old, my ‘warm up’ consisted of waving my arms around, and loading the barbell up with as much weight as I could handle (sometimes more). That was about it. The only thing that saved me from too frequent of injuries, [...]

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Is Movement OUTSIDE Of The Gym The Key To Fat Loss?

By |2017-12-18T08:17:04+01:00December 18th, 2017|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset|

When someone comes to us with the goal of dropping body fat, and improving their physique (which, given my line of work, happens quite a lot), I ask them a series of questions addressing a few key areas that’ll contribute to their success. I ask them about their nutrition habits (which [...]

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Dropping Fat Over The Holiday Period

By |2017-11-29T11:58:59+01:00December 11th, 2017|Blog, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

The festive season is rapidly approaching (or already started as soon as Halloween was done and dusted, depending on which group you fall into). It’s a time synonymous with mince pies, black pudding and mulled wine. And Christmas parties. Multiple, messy, Christmas parties. Not exactly an abundance of activities that you’d [...]

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Recovery Techniques To Boost Fat Loss

By |2017-11-29T11:34:50+01:00December 4th, 2017|Blog, Exercise, Health|

So it turns out training is only half the battle when it comes to building your ideal physique. … well, I guess nutrition is half the battle… so training is half of half the battle. Recovery is the other half. Or 25%. Or whatever the complicated fraction is I’ve managed to [...]

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Developing The Mindset For Weight-loss

By |2017-11-29T08:57:24+01:00November 27th, 2017|Blog, Exercise, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

The weight loss journey would be a far simpler endeavour, if not for the emotional and psychological aspects that impact our decision making. If we replaced our minds with emotion/craving-less computer chips, we could just eat 100% all natural foods in a calorie deficit day in day out. But there is [...]

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The Three Biggest Culprits Of Weight-Loss Sabotage

By |2018-03-02T16:04:04+01:00November 20th, 2017|Blog, Health, Mindset, Nutrition|

Whilst fat-loss is ‘simple’ once you understand how it works, it certainly isn't easy. It takes commitment, hard work, and the determination to set goals and follow through with them until they’re hit. And with the misinformation and dishonest marketing tactics the fitness and health industry is rife with? It’s very [...]

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