Tag: weight loss

Monday Morning Motivation – John Allaire

John Allaire's weightloss journey in 3 images

This week’s Monday Morning Motivation will hopefully inspire any of you want to lose weight in 2019. John Allaire managed to lose over 300lbs John Allaire shared his story on his (now closed) GoFundMe page. What’s your top tip for anyone who’s hoping to change their life in 2019?  

Monday Morning Motivation: Colin McCourt and goal-setting

Colin McCourt in his prime and in early 2017

We’re nearly a month into 2018. Many people who subscribe to the ‘New year, new you!’ philosophy, but they simply wish for change aren’t making it happen. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions? How are they going? Did you plan ahead and have a clear goal? Depending on your Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation: Why not now?

Vivian Stancil at the swimming pool

I love this video about an amazing woman who took up swimming as an adult – please do spend 3 minutes watching it. If you’d like to read more, have a look at this article: Doctor’s weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she’s a champ.

Some turbo trainer basics

Man on turbo trainer © Nick Salazar

My most popular ever blog post is My first ever turbo trainer session. I wasn’t sure why it has become so popular, so I decided to analyse the search terms that people have entered that have led them to this post. The top results could be categorised as follows: Turbo Read more…

Weightloss and running

Flat lay of white sportswear with some bathroom scales

In the last week, I’ve seen loads of adverts on Facebook about losing weight through running. Whilst I believe that starting to run can help to kickstart weight loss for many people, it’s not usually a long-term solution for weight loss… if it were then I’d be wasting away by Read more…

Friday Five – 5 foods to avoid for a healthier and happier life

It’s the start of the year and if you made any New Year’s Resolutions, it’s likely that one of them related to weight-loss. I couldn’t find any UK statistics, but data from University of Scranton, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology showed that ‘lose weight’ was the #1 new Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – From 280lbs to Ironman

If you’re struggling for inspiration, check out Ginger Kaburek’s amazing story about how she lost half her bodyweight and became a certified personal trainer: From 280 pounds to indoor ironman KRC personal trainer completes Ironman triathlon in one day to make history at facility Save

Monday Morning Motivation – Are you motivated to lose weight in 2015?

Tasty food to help you lose weight - a delicious looking bowl of food.

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight? If so, then you’re not alone. Healthy Eating From Visually. Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. What one tip would you give to someone who wants to lose weight?

Monday Morning Motivation – Find your greatness

Montage of Nike Find your greatness adverts

Greatness. It’s just something we made up. Somehow we’ve come to believe that greatness is a gift reserved for a chosen few. For prodigies. For superstars. …And the rest of us can only stand by watching You can forget that. Greatness is not some rare DNA strand. It’s not some Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – From Fat Man to Ironman

Dan Hyatt wearing a wetsuit

This week’s motivation comes courtesy of Dan Hyatt, who managed to lose nearly 10 stone (135lbs) to put him on the path to a healthier life and much closer to his goal of becoming an ironman. You can learn more about Dan’s story here: ‘From Fatman to Ironman’: Dad loses Read more…