So, I left my job this week. This is this a huge deal for me and my family. I have worked in the world of recruitment for 16 years. Its secure, well paying, I get to work from home a lot and I worked for a really lovely company. Why on earth would I leave that? I have gotContinue reading “Like the world needs another PT!”
Author Archives: emmachadwick1981
Muscle mind connection
Are you doing this? Mind muscle connection is when you are really thinking about the muscle you are training, after all movement is controlled by the brain. In a nutshell a signal is sent by the brain telling the muscle to contract (there is way more science to it). The more we can communication toContinue reading “Muscle mind connection”
Here are some helpful coaching cues that I have found effective with popular movements. Hip hinge – so we are talking deadlifts, hip thrusts and glute bridges Imagine you are closing a car door with your bum Or This is a funny one “imagine you have to do a pee but you have morning wood”Continue reading “Helpful cues!”
Fear getting bulky?
It takes a very long time to build a lot of muscle. Bikini models and body builders did not get there overnight, it took years of hard work and discipline. In my survey, I asked this question.Do you fear you will get bulky from weight lifting? 80% said yes 🙁 If you are new toContinue reading “Fear getting bulky?”
Is building muscle good for your health?
I asked a question in a recent poll I did.Do you associate building muscle with health? 40% of women answer no! One of the reasons I am training to be a person trainer is to spread the word that resistance training is a game changer for health both physical and mental. I am very passionateContinue reading “Is building muscle good for your health?”
I want to tone up!
Isn’t this what 90% of women say when we go to the gym and are asked what we want? I just want to tone up. I did a poll last year which made it clear that toned is misunderstood. Question 1 – Do you want to look toned? 56 women out of 60 said yes.Continue reading “I want to tone up!”
Are you still going?
Two weeks into the new you and I bet the novelty is wearing off. I hear you. I am also trying to shed a little fat. Progress seems slow on the scales; in fact, I gained this week. I am hitting all my non-negotiables – steps, calories, protein, workouts, hydration, sleep, low stress. On paperContinue reading “Are you still going?”
My fave sober quote!
There is nothing better than this feeling. Going on a night out, having a great time but driving home, smugly getting into bed for a good sleep whilst your friends are getting past the point, they can remember the night anyway. Waking the next day with no regrets.
Are you including your calories from the alcohol you drink?
I am on trying to lose a bit of body fat. I only have a little to lose, should take me the month of January and not drinking alcohol is going to give me a huge helping hand. You can totally lose weight and drink alcohol, IF you can moderate. Most of us can’t though.Continue reading “Are you including your calories from the alcohol you drink?”
Who is with me?
I am! Alcohol is the devil for me, or should I say binge drinking is the devil for me. It’s been my mission for the last couple of years to try to become one of those drinking in moderation people. You know, the ones who can say no and drive most of the time. I’veContinue reading “Who is with me?”