All posts by John O'C

Would you do this?

The author Marian Keyes lost 33lbs Fair play to her She did it by only consuming 600 calories a day of liquids for 12 weeks Not so fair play She described the diet it as being ‘disgusting’ and ‘repulsive’ She developed mouth-ulcers, hangnails, cold sores and experienced low energy Would you follow something for 12 […]

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Message from Fiona

Fiona was well chuffed after I sent the email about her on Sat Here’s what she replied “For me, reverse logic worked. I decided what I didn’t want and how I didn’t want to feel. All the things you mentioned are what I was and didn’t want.” Let me jump in here to remind you […]

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The untold truth about emotional eating

It’s human nature to seek out comfort And with the array of foods and delicious tastes available to us is it any wonder we eat for comfort, or to satisfy our emotions Now, while there are many psychological reasons for emotional eating and many great techniques for helping you control your impulses I’m going to […]

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Netflix and Chill

Apparently I’m the only one who didn’t know what Netflix and Chill meant Can’t believe I’ve never heard of it Almost the same disbelief Fiona has in terms of how far she’s come here at SF Gone are the days of constantly weighing herself Feeling guilty over what she eats Terrified of eating ‘bad/fattening’ food […]

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Comparison is the thief of Joy

Part of our VIP programmes at SF Fitness are what I call Accountability Sessions These are weekly chats for the members to share their struggles and get help, advice and support with them After all knowledge is rarely the problem (Unless you believe every single thing you read on the internet. In which case you’re probably very, […]

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How much cardio?

How much cardio should I do? Should I do cardio outside of my training sessions here? Why don’t you have any cardio machines? Just a sample of the questions I get asked by new members here at SF Fitness Understandably they’re confused… Walk into any mainstream gym and you’ll see rake loads of cardio machines From […]

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An Open Letter To Stellar Magazine Part 2

If you haven’t read part one you can check it out here otherwise this won’t make much sense I want to go back to a quote from Rosemary I touched on in the first post “I had no one to sympathise with and no one to get me back on the straight and narrow. I […]

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An Open Letter to Stellar Magazine

I came across an article written by Rosemary MacCabe, deputy editor of Stellar magazine. She is doing a diary of her experiences with Slimming World Brave woman This particular edition caught my eye Because it’s an all too common experience for the female members at SF Fitness. And it’s something I see causes so much frustration and unhappiness In […]

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Train with free weights or your body weight?

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Nutritional advice that will keep you training

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