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Dealing with Illness

Dealing with Illness

Injuries keep you from training but you can still attend class to at least watch. When you are sick however, especially when contagious, you need to stay at home. Shifting focus is required to keep your mind involved in the game.

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Overweight to Fighting Weight Cover Preview

Overweight to Fighting Weight Cover Preview

A system to go from morbidly obese to national champion.

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Planning your schedule to train more

Planning your schedule to train more

There are only so many hours in the week and we can't fill it with everything we love. The biggest mistake people make is trying to fit in everything and either running out of time, getting stressed or sitting frustrated with the massive pile of tasks and activities to attend.

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Training After Surgery or Injury

Training After Surgery or Injury

While I am generally fit and healthy now I spent a long time without exercise or diet of any kind other than soft drink and fast food. Through all this I created several issues for myself, two of which required surgery. Having the surgery saved a lot of trouble, but there were some issues I wish I could have planned for better and asked more questions about at the start.

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Kill the BMI Fairy

Kill the BMI Fairy

For as long as I can remember, I've heard countless people claim they want to shed the kilos so they can reach their ideal weight as prescribed by the body mass index. This calculation is garbage, offers zero benefit and in certain situations can be dangerous to your health.

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Identify and utilise your weaknesses

Identify and utilise your weaknesses

Everyone has the desire to become more than they currently are. Some people dream of fortune or fame, others want a sporting career, a healthy body, love, happiness and every other ideal state in existence. Where they usually fail is in the mental conditioning required to achieve their dreams.

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My Services

My Services

I am here to help you achieve your goals, or to even help you figure them out. My main focus is on martial arts, fitness and diet however I am also able to help you with improving many aspects of your life.

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Making Good First Impressions

Making Good First Impressions

When you meet someone for the first time it can be daunting. I'm introverted and have been quite shy in the past; that doesn't mean I can't make killer first impressions.

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Injury treatment in first 48 hours

Injury treatment in first 48 hours

I am often asked how I handle injuries immediately after they occur. Most injuries at the gym are minor and with proper care you can be back training very quickly. This article gives some pointers on what to do in the first 2 days. Any major injury should be tended to immediately by medical professionals.

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Remove the Mindset to Fail

Remove the Mindset to Fail

Far too many people allow failure to rule and define them. Society is generally geared towards the idea that if you fail that is the end of it. You move onto something else and likely fail at that too. Perseverance is the key to success. As long as you don't quit you are still in the game and thus have more opportunities to finally succeed.

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My Services

My Services

I am here to help you achieve your goals, or to even help you figure them out. My main focus is on martial arts, fitness and diet however I am also able to help you with improving many aspects of your life.

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