Did I mention this?

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Did I mention to you that we’ve been shortlisted for two awards at the prestigious ‘Liverpool Fitpro awards’. We are in the running for- Best weight loss programme And Social media personality Both of these have made us so happy to be up there with the best. In terms of best weight loss we love this because we know we … Read More

the cambridge diet…

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Ok so during our time in the industry we have seen many people come to us for help with their weight loss. And as Elly and i have never been a cheaper or quick option, they’ve usually tried a few things before hand and they didn’t work for whatever reason, and one that always crops up is the Cambridge diet…. … Read More

are you happy?..

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Hey, I know I’m going pretty deep for a Monday morning but.. I feel its a pretty important question to consider when it comes to your health and fitness goals… Are you happy? because reality is if . you are, that’s all that matters, like literallt Weight doesn’t matter Size doesn’t matter Shape doesn’t matter Nothing else, and that’s why … Read More

the tupperware coach thing..

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his is what I don’t get- (Please this is not a dig at anyone I’m just here to help people gain life changing results and see too many opting for the meal plan Tupperware option which for a number of reasons won’t work for them) Coaches getting clients eating 6+ meals a day when they struggle to understand the basics … Read More

See the value in it….

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Hey, So, If you genuinely feel like something is going to improve your life then there really isn’t a price you can put on it. Because it’s priceless, and it makes me so sad to hear and see people not ‘allowed’ to invest in themselves, because their partner doesn’t see the value in them investing in themselves… They’ll say things … Read More

the way to…

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lose weight Now i’m going to tell you the ‘top secret’ that many of the gym owners, personal trainers and fitness professionals don’t want you to know.. But the only way to lose weight is…. create a calorie deficit consistently. let me explain, every diet under the sun every exercise regime under the sun that works, works for the same … Read More

Run for the hills

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Hey, Happy Monday, well I hope it is.. hodgsonhealth.com/14day See one thing about Mondays I get is everyone says next Monday i’ll start, in a way to procrastinate and perhaps put things off, like there’s always a reason to delay working toward your goals… now I get it, we often want to start things fresh with a new week new … Read More

Can you eat pizza and still achieve your goals?

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Hey, serious question in the subject? The reason i aks is that most tend to feel they can’t, and we often get clients asking us… “ryan, Elly, I’m eating out but not sure what to order off the menu’ To which our response is always- What do you want to eat that’s on the menu and go with that. In … Read More

It’s none of your business

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read that again, because one thing we are all going to get is judgement and it’s important to ensure you don’t let fear of judgement,   That’s not the way to do it   that’s not the best way to lose weight   you can’t lose weight eating that   you cant have that much protein   i can’t believe … Read More

you either want it or you don’t

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Happy Saturday 😀 thats a sign for the mass unsubscribe http://bit.ly/2rkgf1G usually from people who like to pretend they want it. The weight loss The being fitter for their family The being healthier for themselves The improved sleep  and much more  anyways here’s the thing a couple of weeks ago Elly and I opened out applications for our latest transformation … Read More

We try to simplify it

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Hey, One thing I’ve found since starting out in the fitness industry 8 or so years ago is how much we can complicate the whole weight loss thing… Finding various names to confuse people that ultimately want a result, not a complex system that confuses you right? See every single weight loss programme or plan works for the EXACT same … Read More

Do you Eat Enough

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Hey, A quick one today about food, yes Elly and i love talking nutrition and we find it’s something many of our clients are confused about when they join us- Eggs are bad for you Meat is bad for you Bread is bad for you Dairy is bad for you… And much more, however reality is they’re not bad for … Read More

Do you value free?

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Serious question today (straight to the point).. The reason I ask is because we ran FREE 7 day challenge last week and we had over 70 people join the group, however less than 10% actually took part. Now that’s a real shame because we were there daily answering questions giving our advice and showing people how we coach for FREE, … Read More

Can genetics make you fat?

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Do I think genetics makes people fat? A post I did the other day on Facebook and got some very interesting responses, and I love and value everyone’s thoughts on this, and I have to say it’s not often I ask for them, But on this is very mixed… Of course I have an opinion, I believe that for a … Read More

A New Year Gift

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Hey, Happy new year, hope you had a good evening? Elly, the Monkey and I did, we had pizza in our onesies and watched a film then we had a few drinks when the little one was in bed…. http://bit.ly/2Epp5Oh Although our house felt like it was in the middle of a battle ground at midnight with all the fireworks … Read More

good morning with the Hodgsons

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Hey, so every monday wednesday and friday at about 8.30ish  we go live on our facebook pages basically answering all kinds of questions… Now we know not everyone uses facebook, which is totlly cool, so we actually add them to our youtube channel too hodgsonhealth.com/youtube so you can subscribe there and get all the videos we do live on facebook, in fact we are … Read More

THIS month….

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So Far this month— Ok so truth be told this month, our aim for work was to ‘stand still’ and just focus on helping our existing clients over the festive period with our Best YOU formula so that they start 2018 motivated… We’ve been working on a few things for January to help our existing clients then something else for … Read More

do this today

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happy monday… was a busy weekend in the hodgson household. managed to persuade Elly to get her hair done so i tok the monkey to Crazy town (the name hits the nail on the head) then we were wrapping presents yesterday. Anyways… one week till christmas and i know how easy it is to get carried away with all the … Read More

Do you want what you say you want?

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Hey, How are you? I’m getting a number of people that I see, day in day out, telling me that they want to get in shape. Telling the world that they want to get in shape social media, cries for help, accountability and support… They want to tone up, lose weight, feel better about themselves, be a better role model … Read More

when opportunity comes knocking…

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Open the door… Is it Christmas yet? I’m so excited for it already- Anyways, We have 2 spaces on our Transformation programme from the 8th January and it includes EVERYTHING we do- And all honesty here’s what results you can expect to see- Weight coming down Dropping clothes sizes Energy levels increasing Sex life improving Self belief and confidence brought … Read More

a question for you

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TeamHodgson are getting more excited by the day for Christmas, haha but I promised Elly I’ll not keep going on about it too much haha so i’m doing the Christmas dance as i send this because our 12 days to christmas challenge starts today… But the question… Are you living in the here and now? A serious question, because it’s … Read More

Please, Don’t Wait Until January

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Morning, Don’t make it more difficult than it has to be in January.   The reason I’m sharing this is because  I know the next month many many people will put on upto 15lbs leaving you starting the new year feeling tired, fed up and nervous at the thought of having to lose all that weight. Now here’s the reason why people put … Read More

Change You Appearance In Seconds

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A quick and late one from me today- I see this quite often from people struggling with their weight and I have to say it can make a huge difference. So try this to improve your appearance in seconds 1- chin up and head back 2- Shoulders back and chest up 3- core tight Nice and easy, makes a huge … Read More

Change You Appearance In Seconds

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A quick and late one from me today- I see this quite often from people struggling with their weight and I have to say it can make a huge difference. So try this to improve your appearance in seconds 1- chin up and head back 2- Shoulders back and chest up 3- core tight Nice and easy, makes a huge … Read More

Question From Lucy

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Hey, yesterday i had a great question from Lucy on my facebook, and it was- http://bit.ly/2kjXIj6 How many times a week do i need to train if i joined you? And it’s one that there isn’t really a simple answer to it because we are all different. With our coaching programmes we have a welcome form that we ask clients … Read More

Prevention Is Better Than Cure….

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Every single day…. Elly and I are huge believers that there is never not a time to prioritise yourself and your health and fitness.   The reason i share this is because i keep seeing people with the attitude ‘nothing to cure yet’ attitude…   And then it can be left too late and they actually need curing,   Like no … Read More

The Hardest Thing…

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Hey So yesterdays email, got a few to leave our emailing list (18 people) however, it also got 3 people to join for £1 14 day trial and another 2 people to email asking for help.. hodgsonhealth.com/14day And thats the toughest thing to do, but the most important…. Admitting you need help- The hardest thing in the world… But here’s … Read More

Don’t Stress About The Details

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Hey, Analysis paralysis ‘or paralysis by analysis is the state of over-analyzing  (or over-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action  is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome’ I see this from so many when it comes to losing weight, putting themselves off, and at the same time…. THEIR WEIGHT IS GOING UP And then is makes taking that first … Read More

She Went To Boxing!

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Hey, boxing… Elly did, she went on her own last week, and it was a major step out of her comfort zone.   She was nervous, and petrified of going, but i sort of nudged/pushed her to go because she wanted to do cardio and i know there’s not much better cardio wise…   She even messaged me fuming that when she got there she was … Read More

We Became Best Sellers (Again)

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Happy Monday So over the weekend our book (Prep With The Hodgsons) reached Number 1 on the amazon charts. http://hodgsonhealth.com/prepbook have you go it yet? it’s just 99p and gives you an insight into what it’s like getting ready for a show, and just a good story of what life’s like fitting in the hours of cardio and how me MADE … Read More

You’re So Lucky…

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👆🏾👆🏾pet hate of mine being told I’m lucky…. Being told a client is lucky… Basically hearing anyone call another person lucky, Being honest with you, I don’t believe in luck we create our own luck in all areas of our life If you’re ‘down on your luck’ look around and see if it’s perhaps something you are or aren’t doing. … Read More

A Quick Reminder

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Hey, I just wanted to send you this quickly (busy day) REMINDER – The care you take if yourself will eventually be the care others take of you. Make sure it’s the best care you can Ryan ‘here for you’ Hodgson

They’re More Important Than Knowledge

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Hey, 2 Things that IMO mean more than knowledge Understanding Support The reason i share this is because I genuinely believe that Elly didn’t have a clue how to help me or what to say when i first started to struggle with my mental health, i tried to keep things quiet, it frustrated her, but what she did was offer- Understanding & Support No judgement, … Read More

Days Off? (From Sam)

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Hey, Got sent an email from Sam yesterday after she saw on my instagram that i train Sundays (well and every other day) To me- There are no days off!!   A while back I used to do nothing on a Sunday and say ‘it’s a day off’ Then spend the start of the week playing catch up because I … Read More

My Purpose

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Hey, Lately i been doing alot of thinking about.. What is my purpose?   I genuinely believe my purpose in life has 2 key parts-   1 is to be the best husband and Dad to my wife and daughter whilst setting an example for the money which falls into number 2   2 to share my message and help … Read More

Weighin’ Yourelf?

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Hey, I got a question from a new TeamHodgson member yesterday and thought it could help you too. hodgsonhealth.com/14day How often should you weigh yourself when trying to lose weight? For me I would say for women I’d do it at the same point in your cycle every 28 days, as a way to track progress. However if you want to more … Read More

How Much Is It Worth?

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Hey, How are you (you can reply) So, I  was watching a workshop video yesterday where I was asked in relation to my goals- How much is it worth for you to achieve your goals? And the truth is I couldn’t answer it with a value in time money or effort, because it’s invaluable, there’s no cost too high for … Read More

It’s Not Just About Weight Loss

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Hey, Just so you know… Food is NOT just about weight loss-   The reason I share this is I’ve been talking to a few people around the gym about nutrition….   And one thing I’ve had a couple times the last week, is ‘me hubby doesn’t need to lose weight so al have to make extra meals’ ^^^ true story, now here’s … Read More

Ask Yourself This…

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Hey short (like me) today What’s the worst that can happen? A question to ask yourself, because one of my biggest pet hates is procrastination- And if you sit there pondering over things, opportunities will pass you by… When reality is most of the time the things we waste time worrying about won’t even matter a year, month or even … Read More

It’s Not All Diet And Exercise

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hey did you read that subject?? Stop Thinking it’s all about diet and exercise- hodgsonhealth.com/mindset The vast number of people I talk to almost daily that start on a diet and exercise regime without getting the foundations right first… The foundations are mindset and lifestyle- Most neglect these two because truth be told, they’re harder work than the diet and exercise and … Read More

Keep Things Simple

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STOP confusing these… wanted to share something with you that really gets me frustrated and fed up when I see people posting all these things about healthy foods and healthy and when they absolutely complicate the life out of everything. You can eat healthily without complicating food. You can eat healthily without complicating food. You can eat healthily without complicating … Read More

I’m Going It Alone

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Hey, How are you this morning? anyways i wanted to share something with you that every now and then Elly and I here from people- ‘i’m going to go it alone’ Which i totally respect and those that do go it alone and continue to see results I LOVE… however i believe many underestimate the two biggest things Elly and I … Read More

THIS IS WHAT TEAM HODGSON ARE DOING…

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hey,   Ok so we’ve been harping on about how the average person piles on the weight over Christmas, and truth be told in the past-   I’ve totally done it myself…..   Eaten rubbish trained Rubbish Drunk more in about 2 weeks than I do all year…   Then I start the new year with loads more work to … Read More

Code Language

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Hey, So today i wanted to share a story with you that i seem to hear every now and then from people and i understand the code now after a lot of research to try and understand people better.. Code for it’s not that important to me right now- ‘I can’t afford it’ Let’s be honest if we want something we … Read More

They Wasted Our Time

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Hey, How are you today? (you can hit reply) So i wanted to share a story with you about the last time Elly and I ran a Free trial. We had 13 join us over the course of the weekend and 4 of them completed the welcome form straight away and these same 4 continued with the trial and JOINED … Read More

Thinking of Becoming a PT??

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So, the thing about being a PT ok so over the last few weeks I’ve had 5 people ask me for advice on becoming a PT. Which, BTW, I take as a huge compliment, but when people ask for advice I have one rule- I’m 100% honest. And here’s the thing out of the 5 only 1 of them did … Read More

Think About This

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Morning. You can never be happy being surrounded by the wrong people Sounds kind of obvious right? However it’s easier said than done, that’s why i do this task with people who enter my life and it’s probably a brutal reason as to why my circle is tight, but also a reason why i’m content with my life. It’s the … Read More

I Heard You Were Extreme….

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Hey, A comment Elly and I got a while back from a someone who believe it or not is a vegan. hodgsonhealth.com/member Nothing against vegans btw, just to me the amount of foods they cannot eat is certainly much more extreme than anything I could ever do…   including when getting ready for a show. And I get it, people … Read More

Alcohol (Yes)

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Ok so as you know Elly and I were away for a couple of weeks and here’s the truth, we drank most days.   BOOZE that is,   And we often get asked by people our thoughts on alcohol, and my answer is always the same-   I fooking love a good drink when the times right for me.. Like … Read More

No Starvation Or Deprivation Diet

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Here’s why, When I’ve done diets in the past (I’ve tried many) when I used to box, I’d become obsessed with food that almost always left me chest deep in junk food… And it was horrible then, the guilt I was riddled with that lead me excessively exercising and it was All because I was viewing foods wrong- I was … Read More

You’ve More Control Than You Think

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Hey, Did you read that subject line. Seriously we can try and blame as many external factors as we like however we control how we react to things… hodgsonhealth.com/member Putting on weight? I can feel I am whilst I’m away, and I know I have a choice… I can chose to increase my activity, reduces intake or be comfortable with … Read More

This made me sad..

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Hey, One thing that I did before I stopped PT back in Jersey was offer all my clients the chance to stay on as a coaching client. About half of them stayed on…. That half are still with Elly and I and are seeing progress consistently… However, some didn’t see the value in moving online, and it broke my heart … Read More

But I’ve Always Done It That Way

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Short one today BUT I’ve always done it that way… Something I hear all too often from people looking for help…. I’ve used it myself before in the past And I always respond with the same thing, if you’ve always done it that way and continue to do it that way… You’ll get the same result and if you’re happy … Read More

Just Training

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So, I wrote a blog post that I think could help, particularly if you’ve always focused on the training side of things and struggle with your weight that I’d love you to read.. Click the link in the comments and let me know your thoughts… Check it out, let me know your thoughts. It takes me about 5minutes to read … Read More

A Question We Were Asked

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So I got asked a question by someone yesterday… Do you and Elly really go to the gym every day? EVEN on holiday Now the answer to that is a straight up yes most of the time.. facebook.com/hodgsonhealth But I thought I would back it up with a bit of rationale, and its because we want to practice what we … Read More

Being Fit…

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Hey, Do you want to get fitter? What does being fit actually mean to you? Because everyone has their own definition of what being fit is, and has their own idea of what being fit to them would mean, and I get it. Look at it this way, get me playing football, i’d die, get a footballer through a weights … Read More

Dark Places

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>>>><Going to Dark Places<<<< Ok truth be told I’ve been to many dark places- When i was a runner, when i was in the army, in prep for body building and even in life… In fact the first dark place I Can recall it was a rainy Sunday morning, I met my coach (running coach)  at Les Quennevais sport centre, … Read More

FREE Trial??

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>>FREE TRIAL<< 2 days until we go on holiday :D:D   SO SOOOOO excited-   Literally cannot wait.   Anyways, Elly and i have had a few people contact us about our programmes in the last 48 hours so here’s what we have decided to do, for the next 36 hours we have decided to open our 14 day FREE … Read More

There’s A Difference

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HEy, There’s a Difference between wanting rather than being committed READ THAT AGAIN Ya see, i get that many people want to lose weight, i also get that many people want to feel better abou t themselves, however here’s the thing, without being committed it actually means ZERO, or NOTHING which is why i’m so big on being committed. Its … Read More

WARNING- This Is Deep

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You’re going to die   FACT   And the reason I talk about this is because in life it’s easy to just spend our days, weeks, months and years just…   Drifting   Settling   Accepting   Then before we know it we’re miserable as anything and there’s no way out, thugs spiral out of control and we find ourselves … Read More

Cutting Fats Out

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Hey, So today… Nutrition basics ladies and gents-   Here are the facts….   There are essential fatty acids (fats)   There are essential amino acids (proteins)   But there aren’t any essential carbohydrates.   However I see many many people trying to  completely eliminate fats from the their diet…   Now I do tend to preach a lower fat … Read More

What To Eat For Lunch? Hmm..

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Hey, Ill keep it quick i nearly forgot to email today (busy times) one thing i find many struggle with is what should they eat for lunch when working toward their health and fitness goals…. hodgsonhealth.com.member and we get it.. Often out and about, lots going on, often in a rush its a meal many struggle with. However to eliminate/reduce … Read More

Swimming Pool Lesson

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So every week at least once a week I take the monkey for a swim, and from time to time I look around at the people around me to see habits, because I strongly believe our kids learn from what they see, not what they’re taught- seriously 12 years of school didn’t teach me a fraction of what I’ve learnt … Read More

People On The Same Journey As You

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That’s my biggest tip to anyone wanting to make progress in their life… Want to have a successful career, surround yourself with successful people Want to be in a happy loving relationship, spend time with others who seek the same thing. Want to lose weight, surround yourself with people who are losing weight or don’t need to. I see too … Read More

Are You Falling For This?

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Good morning, A little long today but please bear with me i really think this can help…. Are you falling for the clean eating trap? So I’ve had the idea to right this blog/post email whatever you want to call it for some time now, but I decided to stop thinking about it, and just do it. So where do … Read More

Believing Your Own Stories

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Are you doing that? That’s something that I’ve been very guilty in the past. In fact, so much so that a point that pushed me to the point that i needed treatment for depression and anxiety and that I suffer quite often with because of it. I build things up in my mind, I tell myself stories, and I start … Read More

Do You Do This

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Stress about things you can’t control. It sounds kind of crazy when I say it like that. However, I can’t believe the number of people I see constantly in a state of stress. Stress themselves about things that they really have no control over and it’s never going to end positively. The reason why I’m saying this is because stress … Read More

Its Easier To Hold On To These

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Negatives that its one thing I found is we can have perhaps 10, 15 positives going on in our life, but one negative pops up. And it’s so easy to become so hung up on that negative thing, and almost give those positive things going on in your life the credit and the time that they truly deserve. In fact, … Read More

Don’t Separate The Two

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Hey, One thing I see a lot of the time with people who are working towards their health and fitness goals, is how they’ll separate the diet and exercise program from their lifestyle. They’ll almost overnight try to change from what they’re doing day-to-day to literally live it around this diet and exercise plan to make sure that they fit … Read More

The Money Thing

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Hellooooo 😀 So, One thing I’ve always found is how people are caught so quick to spend money on certain things but then not other things that say are more important to them. this is my thoughts in the way that I view it from people trying to achieve, I think this goal is perhaps trying to make cutbacks in … Read More

Recognize Your Self Worth

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Hey, one thing that I do know is a number of people, predominantly women, that don’t recognise their self worth. They prioritise literally every single person around them before themselves. They always become an afterthought and they neglect their body, they get their mind set, and they get their lifestyle to a point and they neglect themselves completely to the … Read More

A Question From Mary

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Hey so i got a great question Mary the other day and thought id share my answer with you.. How many days a week should I train? This is very good question that I often get asked from people looking to lose weight… My answer is pretty much always the same. What’s the minimum amount of training days you can … Read More

Is your happiness a priority?

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Is your happiness a priority?   I know i have asked this before Asking yourself this question on a daily basis is something that I’m really a huge fan of. And it’s not a selfish thing, it’s a completely selfless thing, because your happiness is not only important to you but is important to people who truly love you. And … Read More

The Diet Plan Thing

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Yes, again.   Because, I’ve had quite a few people message me from some of the screen shots i’ve put up of our client’s daily food and what they want to eat, and still achieving their goals.   Because, I have to say, I absolutely hate the whole “clean eating thing’.   And, I’m going to be brutally honest here, … Read More

Do You Do This?

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Hey, Do you do this? Go through the motions. One thing I’ve been guilty of in the past is literally just going through the motions. Doing something for the sake of it. I’m thinking that it’s acceptable and it’s okay to say I’ve done it. I did this in my previous businesses. I did this in my previous jobs. I … Read More

Taking Nothing For Granted

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Hey, Today i want to talk about…. Not Taking Things For Granted I never live in fear because I don’t think there’s anything to be gained from living in fear. However, I do always live on the edge being 100% clear about the fact that every single thing i am lucky enough to have right now to come crashing down … Read More

The Fathers Day Thing

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So the other day, it was Father’s Day over here in the UK. I have to admit, I’m not really the biggest fan of Father’s Day, because I do think it’s just one of those things for card makers to make more money. But that said, it does give you a chance to really shift down, take time, and to … Read More

Would You Do This For Me?

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>>>Don’t Give up on yourself<<< That’s right i’m telling you not to give up on yourself. Because I see it time and time again with people when they’re working towards health and fitness goals, career goals, family goals, lifestyle goals. Things get tough, yes they do. Because you set yourself these goals and they should be a challenge. But I … Read More

It’s a test

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Hey, so we had a number of people who have registered an interest to try us out on our 14 day free trial and about 2/3s of the people who register….. hodgsonhealth.com/freetrial Don’t end up doing the 14 day free trial, and here’s why… We ask for card details off them, so that we know they’re not just after a … Read More

Why Low Fat?

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Hey, so i wanted to let you know why i tend to work with a low fat diet rather than a low carb diet. And the main reason for this is lifestyle, because if you’ve ever tried a lower carb diet you’ll know how tough it is to eat out. However it can get great results, another reason why i … Read More

Be Your Own Source Of Motivation

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Hey, Will keep this short today. hodgsonhealth.com/talktous so i often hear from people that they are struggling to get motivated, and my answer…. always the same. be your own source of motivation… the kind of motivation that your kids will look up to and say, i want to be just like you…. Thats the best feeling in the world. Ryan … Read More

Tanned And ReadyISh

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Hey, ok so we are nearly ready to rock, first layer of tan on and about to go now to get the last one… Then elly has to get hair and makeup etc. Then its show time, and i feel kind of emotional today but just wanted to drop this quick line to say thank you, thank you for opening … Read More

This Is Cardio BTW…

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HOOVERING…. So the other week I put a post up about how hoovering is definitely cardio, and I’ve had a few people that mentioned to me about how they lack in time to get exercise in because they’re running around doing the housework etc. But, one thing I did want to say was anything that’s elevating your heart rate is … Read More

Analysis Paralysis..

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I know a lot of people suffer with one given choice- They’ll sit there and weigh out all the different options for hours and hours even days weeks or months at times trying to think about what’s the best way to do things…. hodgsonhealth.com/apply I have to say I used to be the same…. And i often found choices were … Read More

Meal Prep…

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Hey On a weekly if not daily basis, I see people putting photos up with things like hashtag meal prep. And then, photos of Tupperware lined up with all their foods in. And I’m often asked of people, do we need to do this? And my message is always a simple big fat NO (big eh?) For me, I couldn’t … Read More

Looking after yourself that is…

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Looking after yourself that is. And the reason I wanted to share this with you today is because I think it’s so easy for us to focus on looking after other people. And I honestly believe that from a very young age, it’s ingrained into us that we have to share and do everything for other people. And often that … Read More

Half price plastic surgery!

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Would you sign up and pay for half price surgery, for example? hodgsonhealth.com/freetrial The reason why I ask this is because I know most people would outwardly say no straight away. I might ask why, it’s because your health’s at risk, your life essentially could be at risk. And then the same thing when I see people who hop looking … Read More

The Outcome….

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The outcome is never important. That’s right, I honestly believe that the outcome is never really what’s important to us no matter what goes on in our life. What is important is how we react to the outcome. By this I mean, yes, there’s always going to be good and bad things that happen to us. That’s part of life … Read More

Social Sabotage

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I have to say, social sabotage is one of those factors that many people use or blame for the reason why they’re not making the progress that they wanted to. And I did it, because I used to be the exact same as that people when it came to why I was seeing the progress that I wanted to see. … Read More

please remember this…

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>>>It’s so important<<< Looking after yourself that is. And the reason I wanted to share this with you today is because I think it’s so easy for us to focus on looking after other people. And I honestly believe that from a very young age, it’s ingrained into us that we have to share and do everything for other people. … Read More

how to get a flat stomach

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Every now and then, I’m asked by people what sort of ab work should they be doing. Should they be focusing on their abs and what’s the best they could a flat stomach and all that. And I completely get it because I love the fact that I have a flat stomach and abs all year round and I’m proud … Read More

what’s the worst that could happen

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^^Answer it before every decision or bit of action you take. because i see so many people procrastinating when it comes to their health and fitness. They put things off, all the time they’re getting fatter, lower in energy, lower in confidence and thats a shame. You see the questions like… What if im not good enough? What if im … Read More

just focus on this one thing for results

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Hey, so probably the most boring bit of advice i’m about to give you but when taken into consideration and followed it can save you a world of heart ache, frustration and fluctuations in weight, moods, hormones and much more…. “Just focus on longevity as a lifestyle” it’s really that simple, so by this i mean, if you can’t sustain … Read More

Let me ask you this..

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Hey, so you’re on our emailing list and open these emails which is great. So i wanted to know something that may be able to help me to help you…. I just wanted to know, what would help encourage you to take action? The reason i ask is 75% of the people who open these emails, dont take action, and … Read More

Do you do this?

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>>>Living in ignorance<<< More and more recently, I’ve started to see the amount of people that are quite happy to live in ignorance. Seriously i believe this is a decision. By this, I mean people who are unhappy with their weight, low in body confidence, even lower energy, want to see some change, but don’t want to fully track and … Read More

what we have learnt with prep

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Hey, As you probably know, Elly and I have only about three and a half weeks away from the British Finals. I’m learning more so than anything, is how much I miss living the lifestyle of freedom, where it’s a little bit more relaxed. Because we often say to our clients, and anyone who we talk to, we know what … Read More

Nutrition

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Hey, so one of the biggest things Elly and i seem to be asked about daily is nutrition….. or as some call it diet. So i want to know what do you struggle with nutriton wise? Could be anything? Confusion? Emotions? Knowledge? Time? Convenience? Temptation? Anything HIT REPLY Ryan ‘loves food’ Hodgson P.S. Nothing to see so hit reply.

Are you self aware?

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That’s a question I want you to ask yourself, and I often ask myself it because one thing I’ve found since I started to work on my mindset and start to improve the relationship with myself, is how well aware I am of my weaknesses as well as my strengths. Because truth be told, I used to neglect my weaknesses, … Read More

Three steps to success

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I want to share with you three steps that I believe we should all be doing in order to achieve true success. But not just success, rather even just progress too because sometimes we can think, unless we literally hit that particular goal that we set ourselves, we haven’t made progress. Or we can almost focus too much on one … Read More

we’re on the road

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Hey, gotta keep this short as we are about to head on the road down to Birmingham for the weekend as we are going to Body Power Not sure if you know what it is? But its a big fitness event where like the worlds biggest and best are and its just an absolute buzz for peeps like Elly and … Read More

did i tell you this?

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Hey, not sure if i told you this? but did you know that Elly and I are always looking to deliver ‘things’ like tricks and tools to help our clients get a boost to their results…. WELL we have 4 challenges in 4 weeks on at the moment we are just over half way through the first one and they’re … Read More

the procrastination thing

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Ok so i wanted to tell you a story about me because people often say i try to run before i can walk in everything i do…. hodgsonhealth.com/freetrial and i really do, but there’s a serious underlying reason for this. The thing is if something seems like it will help me, i will 100% go for it without sitting their … Read More

the FREE TRIAL

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Hey, I wasn’t sure if told you about our free trial? Well at the moment we are opening 10 x14 day free trials at a time to give people an insight into “The Best YOU Formula” that we use with our clients. So in the 14 days you get- 2 coaches access to thousands of £££s worth of recourses like … Read More

When does it all stop?

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The question you need to ask yourself if you’re constantly giving ground or constantly running around doing things for other people without getting anything back in return. Now for somebody who’s been trying to help others, because I do do it myself. In fact, I allocate at least an hour every day to try and help people for free, whether … Read More

what happened to this client..

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Hey, i wanted to share this with a client that’s on the Alpha female programme.. Here’s what she had to say about it…. “I am a 40 year old, married, working mother of two children. Prior to having children I would go through phases of getting fit and losing weight. Since having children I have gone on quick fix diets … Read More

action speak louder than words

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This is a quote that Elly and I live our lives by, mainly because we know that we don’t want Aoife-Mae to grow up seeing us talking about things we want to do or wish we had done. And we have the same conversation with our clients when they embark on bettering themselves, doing the work is key, as brutal … Read More

diet and exercise plans dont work

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Ok so I’ll get a few who will want to disagree with that subject line. But seriously bear with me… If you embark on an diet and exercise programme you may get some physical results In fact you should get them. But the physical results NEVER last unless you decide to address the mindset and lifestyle. Because then you don’t … Read More

That Relationship Though

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Hey, So some of you may have me on Facebook? If not you can of course add me if you want, anyways i post quite a lot about health fitness and relationships. And the most important relationship of them all….The one with yourself! Because I strongly believe that we can only get the physical results and the true happiness when … Read More

our washing machine on the blink

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Its crazy the things you take for granted every day…. A Washing machine being one for me. Ours decided to sort of break last week, basically washes things but doesnt drain or or whatever so everything is soaked. Anyways 3 days waiting for an engineer because its still under warranty meant we had a manic weekend chest deep in washing … Read More

Hope Elly don’t see this

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Ok so ellys birthday is coming up(31) and I have an idea of getting her something very nice as we have been flat out in prep the last 4 months so would love to treat her but truth be told…. Elly wears the trousers when it comes to the budget side of thins side of things so I need to … Read More

summer holidays

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Did you know there’s just…. 12 weeks until the summer holidays ^^^ Yes thats right we have just 12 weeks until the kids break up from school and want to be out and about in the sun. And we’re pretty sure you would like to be in the sun too? feeling better in the skin you’re in? Well the reason … Read More

do you value your time?

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Hey, So recently a number of people who have booked a call-in (free call) with us over the last few weeks. Because they’re taking a couple of big steps. One, by completing details to register the interest for our program, and two, to book a call-in. And unfortunately some of them, in fact, 65% of the people who’ve put calls … Read More

Would you want to stay with us?

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Hey, So i just had this idea after we had a few people over the last few weeks say to us.. I wish you could just come and live with me to help sort my diet out. And it got me thinking about if we were to run some sort of retreat type thing somewhere nice in the UK. And … Read More

do you value free?

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Hey, i wrote this blog post with our best free advice and ways around things so that you can really make progress towards your goals by this summer. http://hodgsonhealth.com/freeadvice/ Check it out… Let me know your thoughts. Ryan ‘free advice’ Hodgson P.S. Nothing to see but thanks for checking.

we all have them

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Hey so i wanted to share with you something today Because i know that in the world we live in today, with social media so popular, its easy to just see people’s highlight reel. And im guilty of it too, i just show my highlight reel, mainly because i know doing this keeps me positive and those around me too. … Read More

they took this step…

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Hey, So today, I want to tell you about the number of people that Elly and I have had over the last few weeks, registered interested for our coaching programs. Because we have ads on Facebook, to help us be able to help more people. And we were even offering a two week free trial for those that registered interest, … Read More

—FREE ADVICE/WORDS OF ADVICE—

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From our experience most will ignore this message and get on with their day- Also most will be setting themselves the same sorry goals they set themselves time and time again because ‘it worked last time’ or ‘I know what I need to do’. Anyways- those that read this… When you start looking for your plan of action of how … Read More

I’m going to eat healthy….

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then…. Breakfast- porridge with water or special K with skimmed milk Mid morning- Fruit Lunch- A salad or a soup Mid afternoon- might have another piece of fruit or wait until dinner Evening meal- protein with vegetables. ^^^^This is roughly what 85-90% of the people I speak to when i ask them what eating healthy means to them. Which i … Read More

Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent fasting. So the other week, Elly and I did a post in our business page talking about intermittent fasting, because it’s something that we both follow and have seen massive benefits to our health, our body shape, and energy levels just by switching to this.   We’ve been messaged by several people over the last week or so asking … Read More

try these 3 to improve your diet

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Hey, So, one thing that I’ve always found people seem to struggle with is how simple nutrition actually can be. And, it can be as simple as just recognizing that we just need to eat fewer calories. so putting it in simple terms, trying to lose weight, we just need to be burning more calories than what we’re consuming. So, … Read More

the difference

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so i wanted to tell you something that i was told a few years back by a mentor of mine that I decided i would also stick to because its the best thing i every heard…. I wont always tell you what you want to hear, but i will always tell you what you need to hear because sometimes they’re … Read More

back to normal

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Hey, so we have had a hectic few weeks with visitors, my dad and his other half, then Elly’s parents then my mum went back yesterday. And its been great to see them but at the same time its good to get back to normal after a while if you know what i mean? And the reason i’m sharing this … Read More

Like a PT session

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Thats what the app is like…. You get the workout thats been created by Elly and I who were of course Personal Trainers before we started coaching people on a more holistic way. But you can do the workouts at a time that works for you, and not the trainer and you dont need to rely on them turning up … Read More

do you do this?

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Love yourself that is? Now, most will say no to this and i have to admit it frustrates and upsets me at the same time, when people cannot love and value themselves. Because we need to accept and love ourselves in order for us to truly be happy. now its not being in a big headed or self obsessed way, … Read More

3 steps to achieve your goals

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Hey, so i am hearing from quite a few of you about goals but something seems to be holding you back from really…. losing weight toning up getting fitter dropping dress sizes. And its a shame because to me…. TIME=PROGRESS And i think we as a society seem to have adopted this mentality of over complicating things beyond belief, whereas … Read More

our monkey’s birthday

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Hey, Hope you are good? Today is the day of the year that brings me the most happiness. 4 years ago today, Elly and I went on our first date, then 3 years ago Aoife-Mae was born so it really has been the most special day for us. And with that i wanted to ask you a question, if i … Read More

are you tired?

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Hey, i wanted to touch on something with you today, Because i know from experience when we feel tired the first thing we do is thing about the physical way to rest and try to…. Put our feet up watch TV Bed earlier Rest from training BUT its often overlooked that you could be mentally and emotionally tired, not giving … Read More

Have you seen this? 10 mistakes

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Hey, Happy new week, thanks for the really kind emails i got from you about me being tired yesterday lol (do people still say lol?) i really didn’t expect it. I am 100% and the relaxed have you seen the guide to 10 mistakes to avoid when trying to lose weight? https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3wKAkkOgdEwdl92RlczX1hXaTQ/view?usp=sharing check it out, print it off, its funny … Read More

Just training isn’t enough

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Hey, i wrote a blog post that i think could help, particularly if you’ve always focused on the training side of things and struggle with your weight. http://hodgsonhealth.com/justtraining/ Check it out, let me know your thoughts. It takes me about 5minutes to read so you’ll probably read it in about 2and a half. Have a good day Ryan ‘just training’ … Read More

How are YOU?

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Hey, I genuinely want to know HOW ARE YOU? Now the reason i’m asking this is because it’s only when i struggled with myself last year i fully understood the importance of someone genuinely asking How are YOU? I would be in autopilot. I’m ok you? But underneath, i was struggling, and having Elly to sit me down and change … Read More

Did i tell you this?

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Hey, did i ever tell you that Elly and I got our own branded app on the app store? Where you can get 100s of workouts with videos and tutorials by Elly and I, as well as a place to log and track all your progress and plan your week out. hodgsonhealth.com/alpha Well previously this app was only for those … Read More

Just training isn’t enough

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Just training isn’t enough 👆🏾👆🏾👆🏾read that write It down if you want. If you want to lose weight just doing some exercise isn’t enough in fact its far from enough. There are so many other factors to consider…. Here’s why- what happens when you have a bad day? Turn to food….. Or when you pick up an injury? Sedentary and … Read More

yes its tough but….

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guess whats even tougher… Knowing you didn’t even try. (yes straight to the point today) Because i know its tough when you’re working on a journey of self improvement. hodgsonhealth.com/alpha You feel guilty for putting you first, anxious about the thought of having to workout, nervous at the mere thought of eating that number of calories to lose weight. BUT … Read More

a VERY quick question

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Good moaning, What would make today a good day? Answer it and keep answering it, it will then help you improve your emotional connection to that thing that will make today a good day. Do this all the time, keep asking it and reminding yourself what is going to make today a good day. Thats all i got. Ryan ‘told … Read More

Are you holding yourself accountable?

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Hey, I want you to answer the question in the subject line. Are you holding yourself accountable? The reason i ask is because i often hear people saying they need someone to hold them accountable to work towards their goals. Which is can certainly help, however being totally honest the only person that can truly hold you accountable is YOU. … Read More

the cardio thing

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Hey, So, truth be told cardio (things like running, cycling and cross trainers) is something I really don’t like doing. In fact most of the time I’d do anything to avoid doing them, like being stricter with my nutrition and lifestyle. And truth be told I don’t feel it’s needed if you’re active in life and do some form of … Read More

are your actions reflecting this?

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Hey, So today I wanted to share something that I strongly believe despite how many are not aware of it- ‘Your actions always reflect your priorities, even if you don’t like to admit it’ Now the reason I share this with you, is because I hear people say like- I really want lose weight I’m fed up with not fitting … Read More

The biggest struggle with diet

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Hey, in the world today there is so much confusion when it comes to diet. So many different advice of whats the best way to eat and its tough making a decision on what you should be doing. But one thing i’ve learnt is we need to stop looking for a new diet and improve the one we have, and … Read More