Whether it be fitness, weight loss or purely an outlet for frustration, thousands of Australians turn to personal trainers to get moving. Here's an interview I did with Rebecca De Unamuno & Claire Tompsett on ABC Sydney Radio about all things personal training, the fitness industry and how to lose weight. You'll have a 'behind the scenes' look at what it's really like being a personal trainer.
Now before you assume this article is all about making you feel guilty for mistakes you might be making - it’s not. This is purely to highlight and make you aware of the painful weight loss mistakes you don't know you're making (#2 will shock you).
These 5 painful weight loss mistakes you don't know you're making will not only cause you to think, but also help you identify potential areas for improvement.
By Jarrod Cox
Have you ever seen a TV or magazine advertisement where it tells you crunches are the ONLY way to a 6-pack?
Well I have and, as a coach, it frustrates me because I HATE seeing you being lied to by those pesky marketing 'gurus' .
(It's a little harder to uncover those abs than they make you believe).
In this article, I’ll share with you 2 EASY steps to 6-pack abs & how to keep them showing. Plus, I'll show you the mistakes I made when trying to get a 6-pack so you can AVOID the pain and struggles I went though.
By Jarrod Cox
Nobody ever starts a journey without a 'why'. As human beings, we're emotional creatures and quite often, we act on impulse.
Your 'why' is so important for weight loss because it is the kickstart your journey needs to propel you into action. Without a purpose, you drift aimlessly through workouts, not really knowing WHY you're doing it.
In this article, I'll share with you my 'why' and how you find yours so you can take the next step to your dream physique and lifestyle change.
Which one will it be this time?
Paleo? Keto? IIFYM? Atkins? 5:2 diet? Meal Plan?
Whichever you choose, you’re choosing it because either:
a) You’re in pain, feel uncomfortable in your clothes and you need something to follow again
b) Your friend recommended you to try it
c) You saw a success story on the ol’ internet and they swore their success on [insert diet here]
What if I told you it wasn’t the diet that made them successful and that every ‘diet’ I mentioned above, actually resulted in the same method. The question is:
Are you going on another diet to lose weight? That’s a shame & here's why...
By Michael Gostelow
'Consistency' has become the default answer to many common fitness questions.
You see the thing is, if you ask me any of these questions (okay, maybe not the potato one) I'll reply with the exact same answer.
Are you cutting sugar from your diet to lose weight?
Every fitness article you read and every nutritional related news report these days seems to demonise sugar.
Instilled with fear, we're quick to cut it out of our diets completely before that sweet sugary goodness parks itself on our arse.
Look, there's no doubt excess sugar consumption can lead to a whole host of chronic problems  BUT do we really need to cut it from our diet altogether?
No, we don't, and here's why...
I think you'll agree with me when I say:
Weight loss is simple BUT, it's not easy.
Or is it?
Well it turns out, you can dramatically increase your weight loss success by doing these 3 fast, safe and effective weight loss strategies.
The same simple, actionable strategies that have helped many of my clients across the globe lose weight and transformed my 'Sprint to Spring' challenge clients dropping over 50kg collectively in just over 4 weeks.
In this article, I'm going to share with you these exact 3 fast, safe and effective weight loss strategies you're not doing.
Since I knew what a 6-pack was, I've always wanted one.
I would read every fitness magazine idolising the fitness models that graced the covers wondering "how do they do it"?
What's their workout routine and diet to get six pack abs?
What I was really telling myself was, if I wanted to be successful and on the cover of a magazine, I needed to have six pack abs and big biceps. My obsession with perfection was born...
In this article, I'm going to share with you how I overcame a 4 year eating disorder and the truth about 6-pack abs.
Plateaus are frustrating, disheartening and demotivating. Although normal, it's important to know how to deal with them effectively and ensure your results moving forward in the right direction. This article will show you how to overcome a weight loss plateau in 4 simple steps.