Motivation

ANNOYING PEOPLE AT THE GYM

7 People You’ll Meet (And Hate) At The Gym

My Grandad once said to me: “Remember, Russ, you are totally unique… just like everybody else.” As if that contradiction-in-terms wasn’t enough of a mind f**k, he was actually right! Because if you walk into any gym in the world, you will see a bunch of characters who all possess the same annoying characteristics. (And […]

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fitness selfitis

Selfitis: Why We Can’t Just Shut The F**k Up And Train

If you don’t post about going to the gym on Facebook, it didn’t happen. Right? Something like that.. Yes, today I’m writing about our incessant need to post about our fitness regime on social media, and I’ll show you some interesting research you may not have previously been aware of on this subject. Let’s face […]

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SHOULD YOU WORKOUT WHEN YOURE ILL

Should You Workout When You’re Ill?

The worst thing about being ill is that you can’t go to the gym. That’s right. It’s not the banging headaches, or the tissues stuck to your face… it’s not even the hot lemony drinks that make your house smell like a Minion factory. It’s that you just want to drink your pre workout, flip […]

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the sunshine effect

Why “I’ll Do It Tomorrow” Is Killing Your Results

How many times have you planned on starting at the gym “next week”? And how many times has it never happened? If you’re like most people, then the answer is almost every single time. So today I’m going to introduce you to a behavioral tactic called The Sunshine Effect. The sunshine effect is a little […]

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how to become a successful personal trainer

How To Become A Successful Personal Trainer

Well done, you achieved your personal trainer qualifications! But don’t get too excited just yet, my friend. Despite promising financial freedom and extreme job satisfaction, the fitness industry has notoriously high failure rates. In fact, one survey claimed that over 90% of new personal trainers quit their business within the first year and filter off […]

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Mark Wahlberg daily routine

The Mark Wahlberg Daily Routine Explained

Mark Wahlberg has posted his daily routine online, and people are misplacing their excrement. “Oh my God! That’s impossible! From tomorrow I’m going to push myself to the limit!” So today I want to ask you an important question: Could you handle the Mark Wahlberg daily routine? In fact, I’m going to make it a […]

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are bodybuilders stupid

Bodybuilders Are Stupid, Right?

The first time I told someone I wanted to start lifting weights, they said: “Bodybuilders are stupid! You don’t want to end up like Arnold Schwarzenegger, do you? He sounds like a dumb robot! And Sylvester Stallone? I can’t even understand what that muscle-head is saying!” Thankfully, I didn’t listen. Bodybuilders have long been labelled […]

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Tess Holliday cosmo

Too Fat To Be On The Cover? The Tess Holliday Cosmo Debacle.

Cosmopolitan have featured plus-sized supermodel Tess Holliday on their cover, and people around the world are losing their s**t. Is it glorifying obesity? Are they promoting an unhealthy lifestyle? Is it sending women the wrong message about body image? Today, I’m going to break things down and give you my take on the Tess Holliday […]

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Welcome To My New Blog!

Well, what sort of host would I be if I didn’t take a minute to welcome you? A bad one. That’s what sort. The kind of host who invites you over and then disappears into a room filled with friends while you stand there awkwardly alongside a bunch of f**king strangers, re-reading your text messages […]

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