What Did I Learn From a Recent Failure?

Few posts ago I mentioned about my 60 day pull up challenge. I started with 10 pull ups on Day One, adding a rep each day and aiming to finish with 70 reps on the last day. It’s a cool little challenge and definitely doable if you have a bit of a base on doing pull ups. […]

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Practice – Don’t Just Try to Be Better at Exercising

Let’s make a deal. No longer will we call the work done in the gym ‘exercise’. Nope, none of that. Instead each time you hit thy gymnasium we shall call it ‘training’. You are not (I hope not!) only going to the gym to get good at exercise. Getting good at […]

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Disconnect and De-Stress

Today’s world is a hectic place to be in. We work long hours, have tight deadlines to meet and people (both good and bad) to please. With all the technology available today, hitting us with it’s sharp reach-ability it’s rare that we can just come home, put our feet up and […]

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Stop Killing Yourself!

Most of us are privileged enough to have given this functioning and amazing piece of “machinery” at birth called the body. (Yeah, I know none of us is born without a body, smart ass. Read along, it makes sense.) We should be grateful that we are able to move and […]

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The Secret of Getting and Staying Fit

It can be hard sticking to your weekly fitness routine or working on improving your eating habits. The reward for doing either of them is always delayed and most times even painfully slow. Lifestyle change takes enormous amount of perseverance where you have to tough things through to keep the momentum going. […]

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Reasonably Fit – The Key to Long-Term Success

It shouldn’t be news to anyone that I love a reasonable approach to health and fitness. Once you reach a certain point in your fitness you start to see diminishing returns of your time spent in the gym.  You’ll have to put in considerable time to get only little improvement. In […]

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How to Take The Ownership of Your Health and Fitness

Think of yourself as a lifelong student of health and fitness. Don’t just show up and mindlessly do what you are being told, then forget all about it until your next session and start again. Study your body the same way as you would study and analyze the Asian stock […]

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Align Your Goals with Your Values

It’s crucial to base your fitness goals in the values that mean something to you. Finding your “why” is important when setting up goals but it is as important (if not more importarter – I can say that, it’s my blog) to discover or revisit your values before just putting empty words […]

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What Can You Learn From Failing?

  So you’ve started your new training plan and you are working on the daily habit to improve your life. You’re losing fat, getting stronger and feeling better. Things just seem to fall into the right places. Sure, it’s a bit of an effort to keep up with it all but you […]

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