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

the infamous victoria sponge

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Hey, so i had this story that isn’t the easiest for me to share, but i hope that at least 1 person will relate to it and gain something from it like our members did last week when i shared it with them. So last week was a very up and down week, the ups were seeing my mum and … Read More

standing still

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Hey, got a question for you today, please let me know are you standing still? can be in any area of your life, your job, relationships, health, weight loss you name it. And the reason i say this is because i’ve so many people that are unhappy with things standing still, But they don’t do anything to move forward. In … Read More

The hardest Training…

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Hey, So Elly and I are just over 12 weeks away from the British finals and I wanted to share with you how it’s been the toughest few weeks of- Training Diet Mindset we’ve ever had, and I don’t even know why we are both so surprised because truth be told, we both want to be in the best shape … Read More

relying on luck?

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Hey, So today I wanted to share something with you, because truth be told I literally cannot stand the word luck. It’s like those closest to me know never to wish me luck, say all the best, at a push but luck- I’ll just ignore it and bite my tongue. And there’s a reason for it. Luck has very little … Read More

I’ll keep this short…

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Like me…. So next week Elly and I are running a 7 day Kick Start challenge on facebook. We want to help more people to lose weight, tone up and feel better about themselves and give them an insight to how we help the women of our community do this. So if you’ve never been with us or tried us … Read More

What’s your priority?

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What’s your priority? you notice that’s singular right? Here’s the reason. You can only have one priority, and it’s as simple as that. In fact it’s only the last 80 years or so people have made priority plural (so i’m told) So I wanted to warn you before the rest of this email, you Might not like this, but like … Read More

Does Confidence Exist?

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Hey, So I’ve always been one that the best way to help people improve in confidence, and I actually put a status up on my Facebook about this the other day. One of my friends, Christophe, commented about how he felt that confidence doesn’t really exist. What we really need to do is remove our fears, as in we cant … Read More

a question from sharon

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So i got a great question from Sharon last week and just thought it might help a few of you…. “Im trying to lose weight and wanted to know if its true I’ll burn more fat if i do my training before eating breakfast in the morning?” Now its a great question because i’ve heard this being told to many … Read More

it’s not a part time thing

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Hey, today i wanted to share a message with you that i think if followed can literally transform your whole attitude towards achieving your goals. And here it goes, because i see a lot of people with a part time approach to their goals- perhaps really really overly strict Monday to Friday, then really relaxed on the weekend- and here’s … Read More

Kettlebells – expensive doorstop

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Hey, So I am often asked by people about kettlebells and if they’re a good way to lose weight. Because you always see these pics of really toned people to advertise them. Now there’s a reason for this- Overweight people aren’t really suited to it. So my answer as to if they’re good for weight loss is always the same- … Read More

don’t go out looking for this

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Hey, I see so many people out their looking for happiness. And thats something i used to be very guilty of. I’d spend time out there searching for happiness until i did the work on myself – and realised that we all have happiness inside us. And its our responsibility to find it, so today i want you to look … Read More

Lack of productivity?

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Hey, so i wanted to share something with you that Elly and I got highlighted to us on a coaching call with our Business Coach the other day.. Because we said sometimes we feel we lack a bit of productivity particularly as we go into prep which is happening and the answer we got really was a serious TRUTH BOMB. … Read More

breaking the fast

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Hey, have you seen the blog i wrote the other day? http://hodgsonhealth.com/breakfastmyths/ It’s had some great feedback, as i know a lot of people put pressure on themselves to eat breakfast at the conventional time but it really can be all about what fits you lifestyle. As long as you eat the right amount of calories. Seriously check it out… … Read More

Did i tell you this?

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We have our VERY OWN APP on the App and google play store. Check it out Hodgson Health App. Now that said we decided to make it for clients only for a few reasons. the biggest one because we have made 100s of workouts ourselves and spent hours and hours making all the different exercises and workouts. hodgsonhealth.com/14days So we … Read More

are you an action taker?

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Ok so have you been sitting on the fence for some time now? Reason i ask is Elly and I have decided to run a 14 day trial for the first 20 people only. Now we put this up on facebook yesterday and have had 11 action takes jump on this 14 days to fat loss. So if you’re an … Read More

Breaking the Fast

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Breaking the fast >>> it’s a myth<<< Ok I wanted to literally bust a myth now for many out these that hear the old classics- Eat straight after waking up to kick start your metabolism. Eat every 2-3 hours to keep your metabolism up. If you train fasted you’ll eat into muscle tissue. Breakfast is the most important meal of … Read More

She’s so Lucky

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Ok so i wanted to share a story with you today about something i see and hear all too often… that phrase…. “She’s so lucky” when someone see’s some success with their health and fitness goals and its one comment that really grinds on me- A Lot Because from my experience the last 7 years in the industry im yet … Read More

try these 3 ways to

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lose weight without really thinking about it. 1- Start parking further away from everywhere you go, seriously, i did it at the gym the other day and an extra 150 steps there, do that everywhere you go can be upto 2000 steps a day, which is like 1 mile extra and about 130Kcals which is just under 1000kcals a week. … Read More

How to Pick a Personal Trainer

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So a question I get asked a lot since Elly and I stopped taking on personal training clients back in 2015 when we set up coaching as our passion and full time job (it really is a 24-7 thing for us)with Hodgson Health is……   how would you go about picking a trainer? So I thought I would do this … Read More

A Question from Jill

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Hey so i got asked a great question from Jill yesterday about what programmes we have available. So i thought i’d answer it here, however we do have 3 programmes at Hodgson Health which are all listed on our website HodgsonHealth.com About 2/3rd of the way down the page we have all the options we have on our programmes. but … Read More

NEW WEEK

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Ok so yesterdays email, actually got me quite a big response, particularly as its the weekend, And i know a lot of you dont check your emails over the weekend, but it got me thinking about how much we can sometimes just ‘put up’ with something and tend to sweet it under the carpet. When that really doesn’t have to … Read More

Watching Ben and Holly

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She’s relentless, serious our little Monkey. Ok, so Elly and I are literally knackered, works been busy, training, life in general and then Aoife-Mae is Literally non-stop from 6am-7pm every day, doesn’t sit still. Don’t worry we aren’t looking for sympathy, there’s a story behind it. And today I don’t know why, but I was hoping we would get a … Read More

the Apple juice thing

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Hey, So remember I told you last week about Aoife-Mae and the apple juice where she used to get apple juice on their way and was pretty much constantly asking for it. Anyway, she finally stopped asking for it. We went out for dinner the other night and ordered her an apple juice because the two of us have have … Read More

Are you falling for the clean eating trap

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  So I’ve had the idea to right this blog/post whatever you want to call it for some time now, but I decided to stop thinking about it, and just do it (like Nike) So where do start, well firstly from my experience when someone goes to see someone for advice on their nutrition, there is usually one of a … Read More

Post Natal Exercise Tips

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Sooo I got a lot of emails and messages relating to my blog yesterday about my post natal journey and questions relating to each matter I briefly mentioned so I thought I would over next few days just discuss one. So the first one I wanted to talk about was my recti diastatis (split abdominals.) So during my pregnancy I … Read More

i was in the army (true story)

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So wanted to share a story with you today and I think it’s important. Ya see a few years ago (ok was about 12 years ago now )I quit college to join the army, was living in Jersey at the time, getting into all sorts of trouble, and realised something had to change. I had a few choices, 1 carry … Read More

My Journey So Far

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So today is a different type of post because I wanted to share my journey too- was not a quick one either 2 and a half years and i’m still working to continually better myself every day. Photos in labour and a few days after as can see bruising from the c section then last from September 2016. Often we … Read More

My Favourite day of the year

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Not because tis valentines day today’s the day that we tied the knot. Was the best day ever so going to minimise the work we do today and spend quality time together and try not talk too much about work. hodgsonhealth.com/anniversary Anyways because its 2 years we thought we would do something to help celebrate and also help more people … Read More

A common diet mistake

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— The biggest diet mistake — Hey, Happy new week. So I’m writing this whilst doing my cardio because ‘just 5 more mins’ turned into 2 hours and they said that men can’t multitask. Anyways- one mistake I often find with people make with their diet is they try to avoid their favourite foods and live off foods they don’t … Read More

She’s teaching us again

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Hey, That’s right Aoife-Mae is teaching us yet again more things that can help us with our health and fitness. ya see….. when we were away in France freezing, the week before last she did a lot more apple juice than normal (or strawberry apple juice, all juice is apple juice to her). And then, when we got back trying … Read More

The Coach Thing

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Hey, So as you probably know, Elly and I have coaches in various different areas of our life. We have a business coach who helps us grow our business. We have mindset coaches, and we also have a coach for our health and fitness. And one of they key reasons behind that is because we do want the best results … Read More

Does this happen to you?

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Hey. So I know this time of year when the weather’s not great the motivation from January can sometimes have slipped that your moves can be a little bit lower, perhaps you just to crave the wrong types of food. I want to know does this happen to you? One thing I’ve found that can really, really help limit this … Read More

The running thing

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Hey, So I got A question from Liz about if I think running is the best way to lose weight. And I had to be ‘polite’ and just say No I don’t. I do think it’s far from the best for weight loss longer term that is. Getting the mindset right is most important and always will be. Then- lifestyle … Read More

The magic white board

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Hey, Did you see our post that we put up on Sunday on Facey-B? It’s about the white board that we bought when we were away, and it arrived, so when we got back, it was waiting at the door for us 😀 it was just like christmas. The reason why I wanted to share this story with you today … Read More

That’s it, GONE

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Hey, Did you know that January has now gone, completely evaporated nothing but a memory now until next year. And that also means a lot of people have already given up their goals that they set themselves at the start of the year or the end of last year. And it’s such a shame. In fact, Elly and I already … Read More

GOALS

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I always talked to people about their goals and why they’re important to them. The one thing one I found is you often set yourself goals in relation to health, fitness, that stuff. We want to lose a bit of weight by a certain date, etc. But we forget about goals in all areas of our life. That’s why I … Read More

A FREE gift for you

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Hey, So today, I wanted to give you a little gift. It’s something that Elly and I have used in the past. It’s our flexible diet card guide… http://hodgsonhealth.com/flexibledieting It’s something that we’ve used to help clients see some serious progress with their diet in a short space of time. But what’s more, everything on it is all about making … Read More

have i ever told you this?

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Hey, It just occurred to me that I’m not sure if I’ve ever told you this, but every single Wednesday at 7:30pm, throughout January and probably most of February, Elly and I are going live on our business page. Www.facebook.com/Hodgsonhealth Go onto the page and make sure you like it and follow us, so you can get notified when we … Read More

i’ve got something to tell you…

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So, I wanted to share something with you about what Elly and I have done more recently to change to our diet. We’ve started to do something called intermittent fasting. Where we will fast for perhaps 16 to 18 hours of the day. Then we eat all of our daily calories in a six to eight hour window. By doing … Read More

yesterday surprised me

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Hey, So yesterday, I got an overwhelming response from people who ultimately, were the same as me with how they can be guilty of being negative and then they allow that to affect their happiness and where they are going. And that really makes me sad, because I still believe that we should all be happy with where we are … Read More

the happiness test

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Hey, More and more recently I’ve started to notice how many people neglect their own happiness. They’ll forget completely about their own happiness and prioritise other people’s. So we actually do this test on a regular basis, pretty much every month, where we’ll do the happiness test. Where we basically write down how happy we are on a scale of … Read More

Up half the night

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So the other day Elly and I finally got our sky set up and it means we can now catch-up on all the programmes we missed and last night we were up till nearly 1am watching geordie shore, i still fond itad that humans behave like that, it’s highly entertaining, but it’s left me waking up this morning feeling so … Read More

Stop confusing this

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Hey, I 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 having to cook every single meal from scratch. You … Read More

Let me as you this? (important)

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Hey, So today i’m keeping it short. Got a questions for you…. I want an answer (please) Are your currently happy with your health and fitness right now and the direction that its going? Ryan ‘a question for you’ Hodgson P.S. nothing to see but thanks for checkin.

OK- it’s rare that i’d do this

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it’s rare that i’d do this- Ok so today is what one might call an outright pitch, but long story short- one client wasnt a good fit for our alpha programme so we decided to let them go so they can try something else. So that means we have a space left on it- So if you are fed up … Read More

but why?

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So i got asked a question from Trish about why she should join us and not go to someone else… and its a great question, at first i was just going to do the whole: We are best selling authors We have our own podcast We have spoken in huge events in the states 3 things we know most coaches … Read More

its all a choice

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>>It’s all a choice<<<< Read that again^^^ WARNING: if you are currently unhappy with things in your life this may trigger some emotions- But, Please just remember you’re not alone. Every single thing that we do is a choice, whether we like it or not, it’s a choice that we’ve made either consciously or subconsciously. The reason why I’m sharing … Read More

No internet

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Hey, So for the last couple of weeks, Elly and I have had no Internet at home. hodgsonfitness.com/academy Basically, long story short, our Internet provider service was not very good and it was cutting in and out and you couldn’t even park the car outside in front of our house as it would affect our Internet and TV, so we’ve … Read More

look at it this way

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Hey, I’ve been talking quite a lot over the last few weeks to women who are working on their health and fitness goals. hodgsonfitness.com/academy One thing that’s clear, is that they always get hung up being a certain weight or certain dress size and almost lose track of the bigger picture, and they’ll base their success or failure whenever they … Read More

is this stopping you?

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Hey, So I wanted to ask you a question today…. Is fear stopping you? Could be Fear of failure or what others think of you stopping you from making progress with your goals? Now the reason why I wanted to ask you this was because I know fear can stop many people. In fact, fear stopped Elly for years from … Read More

why i’m not one of them anymore

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Hey, Today I want to share with you a couple of things about the reason Elly and I stopped personal training and why I believe that we would provide much better service. One of the key things I’ve noticed, was it was dependant on a trainer actually being there and turning up on time… I saw it so much when … Read More

She was soooo excited

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Hey, So we got through the first working day of the year yesterday and I have to say it was a funny day for us in the Hodgson Household. Aoife-Mae went back to nursery and saw all her friends. She was so excited as we drove past the nursery she was in hysterics thinking we weren’t going, she had forgot … Read More

Late from me today

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Hey, So todays the first day of ‘normal’ routine for most and it can be a tough one… a bit of a shock to the system. So i wanted to give you a simple step to follow and help you get ‘into it’ without feeling flustered or like you’re playing catch up. So first things first, is plan your week … Read More

a question from Sammi

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Hey, Sammi asked us what supplements we thought should be taken when trying to lose weight. Great question BTW. This is a question probably from the email yesterday about proteinempire.com, where you can get 10% off if you use the code: THEHODGSONS That’s right, you can get 10% off even with the sale that’s up and running. Moving forward on … Read More

think about this for a second

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I wanted to share something with you today, and I hope that it can help as many people as possible. If you’ve got an ideal body shape in your mind or perhaps somebody that you think is in the type of shape you’d like to be in. My guess would be that you should be doing the type of training … Read More

Supplements you say?

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GOOD morning, Elly and I have been searching long and hard for a number of years for a good quality supplement brand that we can not only trust but is also very reasonably priced. Because we do spend a lot of money on other things and supplements are something that we almost used to do as an extra, an optional. … Read More

Becoming the best you…

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With the Hodgsons http://amzn.to/2hZCKmA Have you bought our book yet? Thanks! The reason I ask is the feedback we’ve had has been incredible and we want to make sure you take advantage of getting it now whilst it’s at this price (99p of £4.99) As we are going to increase it next week so we can raise more money for … Read More

couldn’t get up

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Good morning, well i hope it is today i struggled to get up and even when we had Aoife-Mae jumping on us to get up it was a struggle. Anyways that tie of year and we had a lot of ‘stuff’ on for the book. http://amzn.to/2idlXgD have you got your copy? Well anyways i had a couple ask for a … Read More

Today’s the day

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remember a few weeks ago i told you we were nearly ready for this? Well….. Today’s the day that Elly and I launched, published, and released our book on Amazon. Becoming the BEST you, With the Hodgson’s (that’s me and Elly :D:D) You can purchase it for 99p on Kindle or for £4.99 amazon.or on the US site for $0.99 … Read More

Working backwards

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Are you working backwards? Read that question again, I want you to answer it. I’m talking about your goals right now. Because I often find we forget about what our goals are when it comes to this time of year and just drift from day to day. Because, I get it. It’s one of those times of year where everyone … Read More

3 best tips

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So this time of year is one of those things where a lot of people, especially if you are trying to lose weight, feel bad about yourselves and can become quite stressed. And it’s very easy to fall backwards and almost slip further and further away from that goal that you really want to achieve. So I thought I’d give … Read More

Say you want to lose weight?

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I’ve got a little bit of news for you and it might surprise you. It’s not really about the weight. And the reason why I’m saying this is I often hear from women wanting to lose weight that they want to lose some weight so that they can be happy with themselves. But they get to that weight and unfortunately … Read More

What I don’t like about gyms

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Hey. Today, I want to talk to you and share something with you about a thing that I don’t like about most gyms. I have to admit, it’s something that I find frustrating to me since I’ve been in the fitness industry. The one thing I find I don’t enjoy about gyms is the lack of support other people get … Read More

Oh,The stress

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Now most people, when you look at this time of year, think it’s a really happy time of year. And I know it can be for many. However, I also know for a lot of people, including myself, that sometimes it can be this time of year where we hit with a lot of stress. Unknown reasons or sometimes for … Read More

be clear on this…..

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Do you even know what you want? The reason why I ask is because I often hear people think that they want something, but reality is they want something completely different. I’d often say, how can you expect to get what you want if you don’t even know and you’re not 100% clear on exactly what you want? I actually … Read More

What are you happy about?

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What are you happy about? That’s right. I want you to tell me what you’re happy about today. The reason I want you to tell me this is because we can often go from one day to the next not looking back, and thinking how we’re happy. You’ve probably heard us talk about daily gratitudes. Are you doing them? Here’s … Read More

do you keeping doing this?

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making the same mistakes? It’s a question I ask people when it comes to their health and fitness because I see them perhaps working towards their goals, seeing some short-term success, but realising it’s not sustainable, sit back through their old ways, and they go back to that same thing again because it worked last time. They keep making that … Read More

lessons from a toddler

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Hey, So I wanted to talk to you a little bit today about something that Elly and I are learning more and more when we help Aoife-mae learn to eat and try new foods. Because one thing I know is that she tries new foods. She’s absolutely fearless. She’ll just try them, and she eats them, and she has no … Read More

They’re still going on now….

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The Black Friday deals, that is. Perhaps you’ve seen them all over the Internet, filling up your news feed on Facebook with people that have extended their Black Friday deals. It kind of makes me laugh because it can’t be that great of a deal if they’re willing to extend it for so long. In fact, that’s why we only … Read More

are you happy?

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Hey, so, I bet this subject line really got you thinking today. Well, I hope it did. Because, I often find it so easy for us to ask other people are they happy and really show genuine concern. However, we don’t show much concern as to whether we are actually happy ourselves. We’ll just bimble along (never used that word … Read More

the best thing we ever did

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Hey. So I wanted to share with you today the best thing we ever did as a family. And that was for us moving away from Jersey and relocating to Liverpool. And the reason behind this is simple. We are a lot more relaxed and a lot happier in this environment We had a lot of people who perhaps thought … Read More

A question from Pam

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Hey, So I got this question from Pam who’s been on our mailing list for a while now, and she wanted to know how many calories should she eat to lose weight. And this is a question that we do get asked quite often, and I completely get it because she wanted to know roughly how many calories you should … Read More

happy black friday

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Hey, how are you today? (really, you can reply) Now i’m pretty sure your inbox will be filled with deals and offers of HUGE savings today with it being Black Friday. So we wanted to jump on the band wagon too and offer you something we seriously won’t offer again…. 6 weeks free with us…. That’s right join us today … Read More

the worst feeling

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The Worst Feeling In The World The worst feeling in the world is something that I’ve suffered with and felt with a lot of times. I think I often feel it without really any reason to. And that feeling has to be guilt. Guilt is one of those things that really we should never feel because 99.9% of the time … Read More

it’s not just one day

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Christmas isn’t just one day. Bear with me for a moment while I explain to you. Because I’m sure you’ve already started looking at Christmas presents, perhaps even started Christmas shopping, and everything around you is all Christmas orientated. And I get it, because I have to admit, I do love Christmas. However, what I do find people start to … Read More

physically the same result

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mentally poles apart…. That’s right, you can get physically the same result, however mentally your results can be completely the opposite to each other. Let me explain. You can feel like crap and absolutely hate your body, and decide you need to do something because you feel so ugly you need to beat your body into losing weight and toning … Read More

there’s a difference

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Hey! So I wanted to share something with you today because I have to be honest, I get a lot of people messaging me about whether they should be really strict when it comes to going out on social occasions in order to lose weight and tone up and feel better about themselves, or whether they really should just let … Read More

create your future

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Every single thing that we do, # each and every day, is forming our future. The decisions we make will form what we become. So if we’re making decisions are perhaps leading the most unhealthy lifestyles, guess what’s going to happen? We are going to become fatter. We are going to become less confident. We are going to be less … Read More

free week?

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Hey, so I wanted to let you know that I’ve got one space left for a week three trial starting Monday (21st). For that week, you’re going to get coaching with your nutrition, coaching with your exercise, coaching of your mind set, and ultimately, we’re going to help you feel better about yourself within a week. No, we can’t promise … Read More

Self belief?

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Do you believe in yourself? I want you to think about that question long and hard. And the reason being is I find I’m connecting with more and more women who don’t believe in themselves for some reason. They question themselves, they’ll try things, but really deep down, in the pit of their stomach, in their heart, they don’t believe … Read More

are you happy?

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Are you happy with how the year has gone for you so far?? The reason I’m asking is as we get towards the end of the year now, most people decided to burrow down and get ready for Christmas and forget their goals In fact, I am starting to do the same too. I think anyone is looking at Christmas … Read More

I THOUGHT MY FACEBOOK BROKE (US election)

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HEEEYYYYY, Happy sunday I think my Facebook was broken for a while because it was just filled with posts after posts about the U.S. Presidential Election. Now, of course, it’s absolutely huge news who the president of the U.S. is because it’s probably the most powerful job in the world. However, one thing I find kind of crazy is the … Read More

putting yourself first

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Is something that Elly and I go on about day in and day out to ourselves and everyone we talk to because we both put ourselves first and we’re proud of that. I put me first, she puts her first. The reason why we are so strongly passionate about this is because we feel it’s ingrained in your brain from … Read More

January Sales

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One thing I really don’t like about the fitness industry is when it gets to January, every man and his dog decides to they want to jump on a new health regime… Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love that people are getting on a health regime, however, it shouldn’t take a January to make that happen. Which is why … Read More

a question from sam

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Good morning! So we got this question from Sam yesterday, and she asked us, how many calories do you need to eat to lose weight. And it’s quite a common question, and I thought I’d answer it for you now. There is no one size fits all when it comes to how many calories you should eat to lose weight. … Read More

something’s changing

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Hey. So, I’ve got some really exciting news that Elly and I have been keeping under wraps lately. We’ve decided that we’re going to change the name from Hodgson Fitness to Hodgson Health. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3wKAkkOgdEwRVdycG4tZS0xdzQ/view?usp=sharing The reason behind this is because we feel that what we deliver is much more than just fitness. Our goal really is just to help people … Read More

lessons in the pool

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So, the other day Aoife -Mae and I went swimming. It was the first time in about six weeks that we’ve been swimming. With the move and things, we’ve just been so busy. And I have to say, when we first got in, she was really nervous. Hodgsonfitness.com/alpha Didn’t want to get in the water, even with her armbands on, … Read More

what do I do?

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Hey, So I got asked a question when I was training him in the gym that Elly and I signed up to. They asked me what exactly do I do. And it got me thinking because I don’t have a ‘normal job’, if you can call any job normal. And the answer I gave them gave them quite a surprise … Read More

just take these pills to lose weight

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Hey, so Elly and I have started to do live videos on Facebook… we absolutely love them and we’re getting great response from people who seem to be enjoying our help. However we were talking the other day about calories and how to make sure that you’re not consuming too little calories, and make sure that you’re consuming the right … Read More

Were you born to accept this?

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Hey, how’s it going today. (You can reply).# I want to ask you a quick question or two today, and it’s quite important that I have an answer. I want to know were you born to be this way. Were you born to be in the current shape and condition that you’re in right now? hodgsonfitness.com/alpha Were you born to … Read More

this really helps…

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Hey, How are you getting on with your health and fitness goals? (Hit reply) Well today Elly and I were just talking about how fortunate we are that our parents will watch Aoife-Mae whilst we ar away.. Because without that support we couldn’t do things like present in the states. And we find it’s the same when it comes to … Read More

gym every day you say?

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

it’s silly o’clock

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Ok so I am writing this at silly o’clock in New york, literally waiting for it to be an acceptable time to wake Elly up so we can go to the gym. Anyways the reason I cant sleep is because I thought I was being clever by having a 7 hour ‘nap’ on the plane yesterday…. (apparently a nap doesn’t … Read More

Feel like bad parents

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Hey, Ok so if you’re not friends with elly or myself on facebook you won’t have seen our video last night. And it’s as the subject suggests we feel like we are bad parents going to New York without Aoife-Mae. However being invited to present is a great opportunity for us and it’s also going help us learn more so … Read More

whats the worst that could happen

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That’s a question that I ask myself whenever I first make an investment in time, money, or anything in myself, or my family, or somebody. And, the reason I ask myself this is because 9 times out of 10…… the worse that could happen isn’t that scary. The worse that can often happen might be I lose a little bit … Read More

I slept in

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Ok so today is my birthday so i had a lie in.. hence the late email from me, but i wanted to run a birthday special offer. because im 28 ill be original and use the number £28… So ive got 28 spaces on a 28 day programme for £28 days. itll give you all the tools you need to … Read More

The two 6O’clocks

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Hey, So I often get asked by people why I get up so early when I don’t really have the need to (yes im up early 7 days a week) And it’s a pretty good question, but there’s a simple reason for it. The first reason I get up so early in the morning is I can get so much … Read More

A Question from Jenna

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Hey, I got this question from Jenna yesterday, who is on our mailing list. She wanted to know a little bit more about our Alpha program, www.hodgsonfitness.com/alpha She said ‘Ryan, I’m interested in your alpha program, it sounds like it’s reasonably priced and I really just need something to help me lose the weight, and be held accountable. I’d just … Read More

choice over obligation

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Read that subject line again. That’s right, I want you to read it again and understand that when you work towards your goals you should also be working through choice over obligation. And by that, I mean you want to be working for your goals because you want to rather than feeling obliged to, because I always count a number … Read More

you’re an architect

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Hey, So today I want you to think about something. It’s going to sound a little bit mad. However, I want you to understand the fact that we all shape our future. We all build our future and create what happens to us, we are al architects of our future… And by this, I mean that what you are doing … Read More

you owe this to yourself

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Hey, I wanted to tell you something today because I do think it’s often over missed and people often forget how important it is to value yourself. How important it is to love yourself. And how important it is to put you first. You owe it to yourself and you owe it to your family, friends, and those around you … Read More

Stop trying to

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lose weight… Did you read that???? That’s right. I’m asking you to stop trying to lose weight and reason is I want you to focus on something slightly different. I want you to focus more on having a healthy, active lifestyle with balanced nutrition. Because if we do that, we’ll then start to get the weight loss goals that we … Read More

not feeling great

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Hey so today I’m going to be on this I’m not feeling a 100%. In fact, I feel like I’m coming down with a bit of a cold. And when I get a cold, I often feel very, very sorry for myself. But, I’m not after sympathy. I just want to share something with you today, because I do see … Read More

Oh New York AGAIN…

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Hey, So Elly and I have been invited to New York again to present at a seminar later this month. We’re so excited to be doing this and it’s something that really was beyond our wildest dreams. However, since we became online coaches and started helping more and more people across the UK, even a couple across the globe now, … Read More

the worst thing you can do

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Hey, I just wanted to share this with you. I just got off the phone to one of our coaching clients who’s on our total transformation plus one, and she was having one of our weekly calls. She’s been beating herself up because she had a bad weekend. That’s right, she had a bad weekend, and she’s really not feeling … Read More

I can’t do it

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So we got this e-mail yesterday from a client of ours who’s on our Total Transformation program, and she e-mailed us saying she can’t go out and order a salad when she’s having her dinner, nor can she go out with her friends and family for her best friends’ birthday part and not drink alcohol. And she was really surprised … Read More

What’s the worst that could happen?

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Today is what one might call a procrastination killer. Because I think procrastination is one of the worst traits to have in the world. If we procrastinate, the more we wait around, the further away from things we become. Time runs out. Time is of the essence in all areas of our life. That’s why I’m asking you today what’s … Read More

its my weakness right now

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Heeeeeyyyyy…. So I’ve got this thing now about Amazon Pantry where they make so it easy for you to order all your favourite foods that you can’t easily get in the shop and it’s so convenient. And it comes down all in a day or two. And I have to say it’s a real weakness of mine where I’m just … Read More

something i dont like about holidays

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Today I’m going to share with you one thing that I don’t really like about holidays, and I have to confess I am in absolute love with holidays. I think they’re really important. However, there is this one thing that sort of really gets on me, gripe on me a little, and that is the fact that people allow it … Read More

do me a favour, please

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Hey, Today I’m going to ask you for a favour. That’s right, it’s not often that I ask for a favour, I really really want you to do me this one favour and it’s not a big ask. In fact, you’re actually going to do yourself a favour too and if you’ve got children it will do them a favour … Read More

How it CAN be easy….

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Hey. Got this question yesterday from Sharon who’s on our mailing list. She wanted to know how do I always stay motivated and find things to write about every single day to help people that’s on our mailing list, as well as coaching programs. Now, on our coaching programs are actually putting stuff in a secret Facebook group three or … Read More

i can’t afford it

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Hey, So I got an e-mail from a subscriber saying that she really wanted to join our programme before the price goes up. www.HodgsonFitness.com/academy but she unfortunately isn’t sure she can afford it. It got me thinking, and into a conversation with her about where she spends her money. It transpired that she drinks a couple of bottles of wine … Read More

the struggle..

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is your exercise regime a struggle to fit in? Do you feel like you’re constantly rushing from one thing to the next just to try to make sure that you can fit that workout in, so you can fit that hour in the gym, or that big long run in every single week? It just stresses you out almost, because … Read More

can i come back?

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Hey, So I got this message off a former client yesterday, asking if they could come back to us on our coaching program,www.hodgsonfitness.com/academy And, of course, there’s very few clients that we wouldn’t allow back on our program, because we love helping people and we understand that sometimes clients for whatever reason want to try it on their own, whether … Read More

get lighter you say?

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Hey! So, I wanted to put this message across today because I feel it’s important that we are really open and you understand that I understand. Because, I keep getting clients talking to me about their weight loss goals, and why it’s important however. One thing I have started to notice from delving in a little bit deeper, talking to … Read More

slipping off the rails?

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Have you ever been going really, really well, seeing great progress for a couple of months, maybe even a little bit longer, and then something’s come up and let you slip off the rails. And you’ve had the mentality of just throwing the towel in. Perhaps you’ve even thrown the towel in doing it, just given up and decided it’s … Read More

negative :(

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Hey, So today, I’m not going to lie I woke up in a bit of a negative mood. Not quite sure why, can’t really understand it. But it’s been the first time in a long time that I can remember waking up feeling negative. But, one thing I’ve realized and worked from because I’ve been focusing so much on my … Read More

is it vanity?

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Answer that question for me. I’d love to hear your thoughts. What if I want to look better, certainly feel more confidant, and they’re more attractive? Is that called vanity? The reason I’m asking is because I find sometimes, in like, work, we can work hard to achieve a goal, see great results and LOOK BETTER. Unfortunately, some people can’t … Read More