Monthly Archives: April 2013

Appetite Suppressants – Chilli

When and how much should I use? Chilli is natural appetite suppressant and many studies say that a small amount of cayenne chilli will induce metabolism-revving. “We found that consuming red pepper can help manage appetite and burn more calories … Continue reading

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Definition of a Mentor

Definition of a Mentor = A mentor does not tell someone what to do… They share personal ‘experience & knowledge’ to ‘help & inspire’ others to achieve their goals.  (Stuart McIntosh, 2013)  Click to see   ‘My Mission Statement’

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Can I lose 8kg in 8 weeks? How to pick an incentive that gives drive and rewards your effort (Penfolds Grange)

… Continued from previous post –   My wife said… ‘Your stomach is sticking out further than your chest’. The carrot and the stick – A combination of rewards and punishment to induce behavioral change In my experience in order … Continue reading

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My wife said… ‘Your stomach is sticking out further than your chest’… So I jumped on the scales and wow!!!!

It seems I have been ‘talking the talk and not walking the walk’!   Yep, even trainers can lose track from time to time, we are human too!  (Did you know most Personal Trainers burn out in less than 5 years due to … Continue reading

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