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

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

going alone

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today is from my own experience, when I’ve been training, and working toward my goals. Because I have to admit, I’ve been somebody who in the past has been reluctant to having the help and support I needed in all areas of my life. But one thing I have really found is that going it alone is much tougher. In … Read More

the BIG drift

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So now we’re into the end summer and it’s going to be that big drift between now and Christmas. That’s right. Like I said the other day, Christmas will be fast approaching. And I know that for a lot of people, Christmas really sort of starts around November, the parties, the shopping, everything… And people easily lose the next couple … Read More

is it really hard?

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So yesterday I met up with one of my old friends that I’ve not seen for a long time. Ultimately, Elly and I have become a bit of hermits over the last few months in this prep for our competition. We’re doing 12 weeks where we are having to be really, really focused with the food, which means we are … Read More

FOOOOOOD

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Hey, one of my favorite things in the world… Food. I absolutely love talking about food and nutrition because I know the importance of having the right nutritional advice and support in any sort of program that your doing to lose weight. Because I know that food is one thing that we always need. We always need fuel. You can … Read More

how much should i lose?

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Got a great question yesterday from Sharon, who wanted to know how much weight she should lose. And this is a question that Elly and I do get asked quite often from clients who want to lose a bit of weight to feel better about themselves. And, being honest, the answer we have is always the same. And that answer … Read More

if it works….

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don’t change it…. Hey, Do you constantly look for the next thing to try or the next thing to do when looking to lose weight tone up and feel better about yourself? The reason I ask is that I often see people talk about their goals and what they’ve tried in the past. They’ve hopped from program to program, never … Read More

A question from Sarah..

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HEEEEEEYYYYY (yerp great mood today haha) got a good question yesterday from a subscriber named Sarah. She asked me, “Ryan how do you get the right mindset, because it’s not easy to just change because you know you should.” And you know what, I have to agree with that 100%. It’s something that I struggled with for months and months, … Read More

Just do these 3…

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Hey, so today we’re going to talk about our three key steps to seeing sustainable results that we often talk about with our clients, and they are simply put: 1. Track. 2. Assess. 3. Adapt. So let’s start with tracking. We want you to track everything. We track what we eat, our energy levels, how we feel, our activity levels, … Read More

what’s your priority?

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Did you read that subject line. No, seriously. Did you read it? The reason I’m asking you is what your priority is because often we don’t think about what our priorities are, we just act on them subconsciously. And when we start to take a step out, remove ourselves from situations and look at it back in, we can start … Read More

i’ve always done it that way

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Hey, So today I’m going to share a little story with you about what happened to Elly and I last week. We went to see our coach is helping us get ready for the show. We have to admit, we got told something we really didn’t want to hear. We had to change our diet to a completely different way … Read More

Sitting on the fence

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Hey, I hope this email finds you well this feels like Monday morning 😀 (i love bank holiday weeks) Now you didn’t join us on our 6 week transformation programme and we do just have a couple of spaces left. You can join us here….. hodgsonfitness.samcart.com/products/6-week-transformation Of perhaps it was a little out of your budget? Which I do get, … Read More

Balancing it out

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Hey, so today I want to quickly go over getting the balance right, because I think it’s something that we tend to find most of you are struggling with overtime. And by balance, we mean the balance between your protein, carbs, and fats. So, the one thing that we always want to try to start the day with is getting … Read More

I’ve always done it this way…

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But I’ve always done it this way. Have you ever said that to me if somebody else trying to give you advice? Perhaps when you read one of these e-mails you’ll be saying it. However, I’ve got a question to ask. If you’ve always done it that way, why do you still need to work towards that goal of x, … Read More

in 4 months?

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Ok, I am one of these kind of crazy people that LOVES to remind people how long it is until Christmas, And here goes…. Less than 4 months ^^^^Read that again^^^^ so in 4 months it will have been and gone, and we will look back and reflect on the year and think about what we could of, would of, … Read More

my ankles disappeared

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So a few days ago I wasn’t feeling great and ended up having to go to the hospital to get myself looked at. The doctor gave me some antibiotics to help me, which is great- i think haha… I think i had a big that i got off Aoife-Mae but i am quite dramatic about things but dont tell anyone. … Read More

Mindset…

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Got a huge response from people yesterday about mindset and one word that came up in 90% of the responses i got was….. MOTIVATION Now i’m going to share something with you… Mindset is not just motivation. As you know, I go on about mindset quite a lot and how important it is to have the right mindset in order … Read More

it’s difficult to stay positive

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So one thing Elly and I are really big on is making sure that our clients have the right mindset, and by that we mean that they’re finely tuned in order for them to be working towards their goals around the clock. One thing we have found is that it’s nigh on impossible for them to work towards their goals … Read More

the one difference

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Good morning. So today I’m going to share with you the different between just getting good results or average results and perhaps losing a little bit of weight to getting great results and feeling much better about yourself and seeing a significant physical change and a psychological change, too. And that is, in one word, diet. That’s right. It all … Read More

It’s not diet and exercise

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One thing that Elly and I are absolutely massive on is making it clear with our clients from day one that weight loss and sustainable weight loss is not just about diet and exercise. The reason being there’s more gyms out there than there’s ever been before. There’s more diet programs out there than there’s even been before. However, people … Read More

Can i try you out?

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We often get asked from people, can they try us out for a few weeks before they commit to joining us on one of our 6 or 12 week programs. And we have to be honest, we don’t really want people who are only willing to commit to just a couple weeks, because anything we do is all about sustainability … Read More

cutting the crap

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Have you’ve been on a diet before where you have to avoid all your favourite foods? Perhaps you’ve gone on fresh diets where you can only eat a very small amount of foods. I see this time and time again. In fact, the majority of our clients from hodgsonfitness.com/academy have tried every diet under the sun. But something didn’t work. … Read More

Healthy Recipes you say?

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So we’ll keep this really short. We know eating healthy is sometimes very difficult. In fact, we can often get quite bored when eating well as we often end up getting into eating the same foods day in, day out. That’s why we devised this 30-day, fat loss cookbook. That’s what we’ve given you today. Click the link, download it … Read More

i’m really aching

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‘I’m really aching‘ We got this comment from someone who’s on our seven day fat loss program, just like you. They’re aching all over. So, we thought we’d go through today exactly what those aches are. Long story short, they are muscle fibres that are being broken down. When these muscle fibres break down, they create what’s called DOMS — … Read More

Cravings mean to bed earlier?

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Welcome to STEP 7 of the Cravings Killing Course. So far we’ve talked about: 1. The cold turkey method, and how hydrating yourself makes the process MUCH easier 2. The calorie myth, and why we should look to pack in varied nutrients to reduce cravings 3. The perfect breakfast being protein and fat based 4. Changing your environment to switch … Read More

(Cravings) It’s all a game

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Keeping score is one great way to kill your cravings. This is definitely NOT a new thing in the world of diets. Weight Watchers have successfully gamified dieting since the 1960’s and the fact it’s still going strong 50 years later is testament to its success. However the power of keeping score was brought home to me when i became … Read More

What’s your poison?

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The Daily Mail is not exactly my news outlet of choice ( but Elly loves it I actually call it ‘The Daily Poison’ as it’s poison for your mind!) However I got drawn in to an article discussing a study about how your brain doesn’t actually CRAVE sweetness. This is a real blow to the folk that use artificial sweeteners … Read More

About your Cravings- The Cold Turkey Method

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Its difficult to really explain what its like when you’re no longer controlled by your cravings. Especially if it seems like you’ve suffered this for ever, right? I went cold turkey; with sweets, cake and chocolate once. This was definitely the hard way. My face came out in spots. I had the sweats (not pleasant) Crazy, crazy headaches And the … Read More

the day you give up…

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The day you give up is the day you basically accept that the way you are is the furthest you’re prepared to go. Ultimately accepting failure even if you see some sort of success now are you happy to rest there and settle? With no progress when there’s still time to keep moving forwards. It’s never the end until It … Read More

need permission?

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Hey, I’ve just got a quick message for you today. And it’s really simple and I’m going to keep it short. You don’t need anybody’s permission to try to better yourself. Hodgsonfitness.com/academy The reason I’m sharing this with you is because I’m talking to women daily who seem to feel like they need to ask for their husband or their … Read More

EVEN MORE to do

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Hey, So I’ve been going to see a chiropractor for the last couple of weeks because with my body building, one thing they (the judges) noticed was my body’s not quite in alignment and I’m starting to get a more dominant side. It would effect my performance, and longer term can really effect my back. I went to see him … Read More

I dont have time

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You must spend hours training everyday to get into that shape. That’s the sort of comment that Elly and I hear pretty much on a daily basis because I have to admit, Elly and I do pride ourselves on keeping ourselves in good shape all year round for a number of reasons. One being, we feel we need to practice … Read More

What keeps you in line?

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So we often talk about setting yourself goals, goals that are important to you, which we do ourselves too. We set long-term and short-term goals. The reason why we like short-term goals more so is because they keep us accountable and they’re easier to measure, and often easier in the mind to break down, rather than feeling like you’ve got … Read More

everyone else first?

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Do you put everyone else before you? The question I’m asking because I see it time and time again from women who unfortunately really are unconfident, tired, fed up, frustrated, overweight and ultimately hating themselves right now because they put everyone else before them and often forget themselves. But, guess what happens? There’s a bigger chain of events that goes … Read More

one extreme to the other

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So a couple weeks, Elly and I, had an interview with our good friend and coach, Joe Stewart. This was for our podcast, have you checked our podcast out, www.hodgsonfitness.com/podcast. then anyway, we discussing about how people can go from one extreme to the other. Literally over night…. Now going from eating something like two bowls of Coco Pops for … Read More

Thoughts become things

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Have you ever heard the saying thoughts become things? That’s something that we work with when we work with our clients about reminding them that thoughts do eventually become things. hodgsonfitness.com/alpha If you sit around thinking about how bad things are and how bad things could get, the likelihood is they are going to end up getting bad. However, spending … Read More

a story about robin williams

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I’m sure you know who Robin Williams is: one of the greatest actors, in my opinion, to ever have lived. Well heard this story about him the other day from someone i follow Tony Robbins (check him out) Seemed to be such a happy guy, made so many people, millions of people, happy. But unfortunately committed suicide. And one of … Read More

The best time saving question…

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So, up until recently, I’ve always been one to find I struggle with time. I’m busy. I get up early and because my work is pretty much supporting and coaching people around the clock, I find I don’t really switch off. Then I’m also trying to keep everyone else around me happy in the process. So, I realised I needed … Read More

how things change

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So yesterday I got an unsubscriber, and the reason they gave me was because too many e-mails (we send one a day) and yes, we do send them seven days a week because we feel that your goals are important seven days a week. He said he would happily receive a couple of e-mails a week from me but didn’t … Read More

This IS Happening

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So, I don’t know if I told you already but I’m doing the Channel Island body building show in September the 25th. But, this time, Elly is doing it too. That’s right the Hodgsons are both getting on the stage together the 25th of September (if you want tickets to come and watch us we’d really appreciate the support, hit … Read More

Same goal

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I am a strong believer that everyone has the exact same goal, whether that be to.. run a marathon, lose weight, tone up, feel more confident, increase energy levels, improved health. It’s all for the same reason, and that is to be better or feel better. And by that I mean self progress is everybody’s goal, one way or another. … Read More

How I failed (mindblown)

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HEY, How are you? (you can reply i don’t bite) So back when I had a fit body Jersey everyone thought it was an amazing success and things were going really, really well but i wasn’t success in face i was far from it… I’m going to let you know in exactly how I know I failed deep down. I … Read More

this quote changed the game for me..

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I’m going to share a quote I had with you today, and it was something that really got me thinking because I never recognised it until I heard it recently The only things that make us suffer are our thoughts. Absolutely life changing, that quote is to me, because it’s something I suffered with for months and months, towards the … Read More

do you really want it?

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Do you really want a change and lose weight or do you just like the idea of it? Because I see it time and time again when I look at my new favorite news feed, on the various forms of social media, women saying they want to lose weight but they don’t what’s required to do it. Or they go … Read More

A question for you today

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Hey, So I have a quick question for you today and I WANT an answer. What are your health and fitness goals? Are they important to you? If you said yes to both of them, I want you to tell me what you’re going to do to achieve this. But I’ve got news for you, if you’re not doing to … Read More

Please don’t do this

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Today I’m asking you a favour, and it’s something that’s actually going to help you in the long run, and it is pretty simple. Please don’t cut the calories too low. That’s right, I don’t want you to cut the calories too low. In fact, I would say most of the women that we work with in our coaching programs, … Read More

Throwing the towel in

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Ever have one of those days where you feel like just throwing the towel in and giving up on whatever your working towards. I get them all the time. In fact I constantly battle with myself to keep going with things. Although I might appear very motivated, I do get filled with frustrations and ultimately feel like giving up because … Read More

keeping everyone happy?

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Towards the end of the last year when I was really struggling to keep in a positive mindset and keep in a happy place…… In Fact i wont lie i was and out right negative and miserable bloke to everyone around me…. One thing I found was that I was worrying too much about what other people thought and I … Read More

A question from Pam

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Yesterday, we got a great question from Pam relating to Elly’s Intensive Program. It was… what exactly do you get in this program? In this program, you’re going to get RESULTS…. thats pretty much all that you should need, however if you want more details here goes… A personalised app with workouts seven days a week. You will be working … Read More

A cup of tea

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As you can probably tell from the way that I am and the way that I speak, I’m always 100% myself and just say what I think, or what I think’s right and what I think people need to hear and not what they want to hear. So you could say i’m not everyone’s cup of tea. Because, more often … Read More

start it the right way

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I’ve got this morning routine that I do pretty much 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The reason I do it is because it helps me start my day in a position of power, a position of authority because I’m a strong believer that if we start the day in a good, strong position, we’re a lot more … Read More

What’s the point?

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What is your reasons why? The reason I’m asking that is because yesterday I had an absolute nightmare of a day. I had a list of about 15 things to do and got nothing done by lunch time. And, in the past, I would have been fed up, frustrated and probably felt like throwing the towel in. Fortunately, being self … Read More

just do this…

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Just exercise more and eat less.. ^^is all you need for weight loss^^ For 99% of people that’s what is needed, and it makes it sound quite simple really…. BUT the reality is it’s far from easy. Obesity is growing CHD is on the rise Type II diabetes is more common that ever before.. And this shows Elly and I … Read More

This IS happening

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Happy happy Monday I’ll try keep this short (like me haha, gets me every time) So after Elly and I have the privilege of guesting on several podcasts in the last few months… Sharing our knowledge, experience and passion of Weight Loss, and ultimately feeling better about our self. So now we are launching our very own… (thought launching a … Read More

my day off email

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So you’ll probably notice yesterday I didn’t send out a daily e-mail. It was one of the first days in a long time that I’ve not bothered to send one out. And it is as simple as that. I’m being honest. At the time I really didn’t have the mindset to do it. I’m not sure if it’s a lack … Read More

Why do you do this?

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So, When Elly and I were away, I got a few people emailing me asking me why do I keep emailing even when I was on holiday. After all, it’s holiday; I should have a break. And, you know what I completely agree, but I do have a break. I had a break from my normal day-to-day routine; however, there … Read More

2587Kcals

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IN ONE FLIPPING MEAL!! So last night, we went for a burger and chips in Joe’s Steak House, and I have to say, it was absolutely lovely. But decided to put my food in a My Fitness Pal after I’d eaten, rather than before, because most of the time, I do put things in before I eat. hodgsonacademy.com However, didn’t … Read More

surround yourself

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Hey, so, we’ve been over here now a few days, and we’ve still been in contact with our clients pretty much every day. Something that Ellly and I really pride ourselves on doing because we know the importance of being in communication with our clients. Another thing, what we also have is a free Facebook group and it’s all about … Read More

But i dont like doing it

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Read that subject again… That’s the type of comment I’ve heard of people more often than not when it comes to working towards their health and fitness goals and ultimately we’re asking them to do something that perhaps they think they don’t like. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3wKAkkOgdEwOEt5R2ZodkUyNFE/view?usp=sharing For example, trying to increase their protein levels but keep their fats down. Sometimes they’ll need … Read More

I’ve been a pig..

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Good morning. So as you know, on Sunday I competed in the British Bodybuilding Finals. And I’ve got to confess. What I was doing was not sustainable. The diet I had to follow was really strict and ultimately cut out all of the foods I love. So I need to tell you something else. You might not like it. In … Read More

how did i do?

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Hey, Because I’ve had like a gazillion replies the last day or two asking me…. (i always put stuff on facebook, we can connect there too) https://www.facebook.com/ryanhodgsonfitness So I placed 6th in the British sunday and I just though you’d all be fed up hearing about it by now haha… And truth be told sometimes it’s a good thing if … Read More

Wasting leftovers

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Good morning, I want to share something with you that Elly and I do that is relatively new to us and that is we bin Aoife-Mae’s leftovers. That’s right, throw anything she doesn’t eat that cant be saved, in the bin.. The reason we’ve been her leftovers is because we don’t want to force her to eat food if she … Read More

is this for you?

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Ok so I got asked a question from a friend on Facebook about the 21 day fat loss program… https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QWRB7KXHFV4U “how do I know if its for me” So I thought I’d make it clear, because truth be told Elly and I only want these kinds of people on our program. To be honest at £67 its gotta be worth … Read More

A question from Carol

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Good Moaning, So, I got this great e-mail from Carol the other day, who’s been on our mailing list for some time. She’s followed what Elly and I do when it comes to food. One question she had was, how do we stick to our balanced diet even when we’re eating out. I’ve got to confess, Elly and I do … Read More

The hardest thing I’ve ever done

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Hey good morning, I hope you’re doing well. So, today I’m going to share with you the hardest thing I’ve ever done, and it was very recently in fact. At the white collar, the week before last…., I organise it with my other company the Rock Fitness, where we raise money for Mind Jersey (raised £57k in the last 3 … Read More

Talk to me…

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Today I’m on my way to Liverpool to spend a couple of days on my own because I’m getting ready for the British Finals and ultimately as you seen the few weeks ago I’ve been tired and miserable. I’m feeling sorry for myself. So I thought it was best to isolate myself and have a few days where I can … Read More

A quote for you

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Morning, So I want to share with you our favorite quote which we use daily when we talk to clients. And it is a lot more simple than you think it is. We get it. Because that’s 100% the truth, we completely get it. We understand that your whole life can’t revolve around your health and fitness goals. We understand … Read More

What are you worth?

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That was a question we got asked last night by our business coach, and mentor in a group Skype call, ultimately discussing our work and what we’re doing. One of the coaches on the call asked what should we be charging for our programs, and their coach responded with what are you worth and what are your clients worth? It … Read More

THANK YOU… SO MUCH

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OMG. I’m overwhelmed, delighted, and humbled by the response that I’ve had since the launch of ‘the job I called the dream’ yesterday. Sales have gone really well, I’m looking forward to raising some good money for Mind, a charity that has really helped me over the last six months when I have struggled with my own mental and emotional … Read More

Im so excited so emailing again

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YO- YO (thats me saying hello again, not the name of the toy haha) I can’t believe how much support and gratitude I’ve had from the launch of my book already. It’s amazing. I’m over the moon like really excited….. Now, as I said in my last email earlier on today, I will be giving away the Lose 4lbs in … Read More