All posts by John O'C

Meet Fiona

What was your life like before you started with SF? I was never a very confident person and first started dieting in my teens.  I had low self esteem, I always thought others looked better and were better than me.   During my 40s my confidence took a real battering   My shape started to change and I felt ‘huge’. […]

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Why bother? It’s only a seminar

Was asked what can you really get from a seminar And I get it Why bother? Because you probably think like most people That listening to me talk Irrespective of the vast experience I have, The 2 books I’ve co authored And being named World Fitness Elite Trainer of the year in 2013 Isn’t gonna […]

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The Problem with Weight Watchers

A lady once suggested my approach To transforming your body While eating your favourite foods Is kinda like weight watchers or slimming world But there’s a very big difference I suggested she try it out so that she would Get to eat a lot more Get to feel full more often, so she’s not starving […]

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Let’s cut to the chase (video)

Let’s cut to the chase You want to change something about your body Maybe even everything But you’re struggling And have done so for as long as you can remember You’ve tried everything with varying results So it’s no wonder you are confused I used to be too Just imagine, I’ve spent thousands and thousands […]

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John Vs The Hangriest Woman Alive

Was doing a spot of shopping on Sunday After having a bite to eat at the Greenery in Portobello Nice food, especially the Eton Mess I had for dessert Did someone say carbs? Anyhoo, was getting back into the car Car beside me was quite close Opened the door and went to get in My […]

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I hate RTE Player

Been trying to watch the programme RTE did on sugar Using the RTE player But it’s driving me nuts Because I have to sit through about 2 mins of ads And then when I skip through it More ads Same with the Late Late Apparently they did a segment at the end on sugar too […]

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The Dangers of Cheat Meals

Years ago I used to only allow myself 1 cheat meal a week So I’d ‘be good’ all week Then get to the weekend And if I was really disciplined wait till Sunday To have an all out binge Try to consume as much sugar and calories in one sitting We’re talking a full apple pie, […]

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Ray D’arcy’s Freaking Out

On Monday I sent out an email about sugar And the fear mongering certain charlatans are spouting Yes, too much sugar isn’t a smart thing to eat every single day But that doesn’t mean you should give it up completely For instance Was chatting with my Mum on Wednesday Told me she was listening to […]

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Eating Healthy = Gain Fat

Last week I sent out an email Asking what you were struggling with And a common reply was that people ate fairly healthy Yet they still struggled with their body shape And that meant they struggled with confidence and self esteem The problem is eating healthy doesn’t guarantee you’ll look the way you wan I’ll […]

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Sugar fearing charlatans

Driving into work on Sunday Yep I know it was Sunday, day of rest and all that But I have a Sunday ritual that sets me up for a productive week Makes everything flow smoothly and actually gives me more time off Helps with keeping my waistline down too Anyhoo I was listening to a […]

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