All posts by Ed Stride

The day the fitness coach nearly gave up exercising.

I was about half way through my little routine last weekA little circuit that involves squats and pull upsI mix it up a bit and have done similar beforeBut on this day about half way throughI realised I really wasn’t enjoying myselfBasically I was lifting my body weight up and downstraining awaygoing no where (literally)thinking […]

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Do you know the best way to burn off a little (or not so little) unplanned indulgence?

Here we go Start of another week end The hardest time to stay and track and be healthy Too many distractions Then you get to the end of the week end feeling guilty Feeling you have set your self back Sometimes that makes it harder to go again at the start of a new week […]

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Changing shape and health without trying that hard!

I’m sure most people on meeting me can tell My standards are not always that high I have to confess I’m not that good at attention to detail Which actually creates a great environment for a healthy lifestlye Have you ever thought realistically you only had chance to exercise once during a week and so […]

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What do you think about the Cancer Research Obesity posters?

There is this big national health awareness campaign at the moment I’m seeing posters all over the shop It’s got some people upset They say it’s “fat shaming” It’s from cancer research alerting us all to the fact That being over weight / obese means there is more risk for most cancers Than smoking Fair […]

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To be in healthy shape, maybe do the opposite of take action?

At the moment I’m having those I’m helping focus on one big thing to keep making progress What is your focus on, currently? Lots of things? Maybe step back to see if any of those things are responsible for helping you make progress Because it’s so easy to get bogged down in the details Which […]

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How to enjoy your holiday and not put on weight.

(Image by adamkontor) It’s a popular time for it Good weather School holidays coming up looking forward to it relaxing for a bit change of scenary If those I help are taking a holiday Or at least a break I have them set a realistic post holiday goal Be in the same shape Or not to […]

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Can you join in at the week end and make healthy weight loss progress?

Here comes another week end… Was it a week of some healthy habits?… Watching what you ate… Exercising a few times?… A good number of steps each day?… In the blink of an eye it could so easily be undone at the week end… Might be one of those week ends, where it starts with […]

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Are you a 40+ something maximising their exercise time?

If you lead an active lifestyle then that is really healthy… Even if you just aim for a high number of steps each day… Next level though is to maximise your exercise time… Are you currently getting the most out of your exercise time? Do you change things up every 4-6 weeks… Or have you […]

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Turns out I’m an accidental fitness trend setter!

I don’t know if you remember some posts of mine from a while ago… About me saying that at 40+… That being super lean and ripped as it’s called… Isn’t a goal of mine… Not to mention that at 40+ what is necessary to maintain that isn’t much fun… No room for any thing other […]

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Can you have fun food/drink and get weight loss results?

Is one of your biggest challenges… Consuming too many calories? Does it get to Friday… And things are already starting to slip… Relaxing a bit, moved from the healthy part of the week… To the fun part of the week… Which is a reason you are not in the shape you want to be in… […]

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