Background. Shortly before the 1964 Tokyo Olympics a Japanese company launched a pedometer called Manpo-kei, which translated into “10,000 steps metre”. It was based on the research of Dr Yoshiro Hatano, an academic from Kyushu University who was concerned about the effects of the western diet on the Japanese population. Quite simply, he thought that…Read more 10,000 Steps. A good way to fitness?
In my last blog we explored why resolutions fail. If you missed it, find the post here. I summarised by listing the three components a behaviour must have if it’s likely to hold. Here’s a reminder: The behaviour is effective in realising your aspiration You want to do the behaviour You can do the behaviour…Read more Your Guide to Behaviour Change.
Sadly, it’s no surprise as motivation is not to be relied upon. It’s happened to us all. “Motivation is like a party animal friend. Great for a night out, but not someone you would rely on to pick you up from the airport. You must understand it roles and its limitations, then pick behaviours…Read more Failed Resolutions?
There’s been a huge difference in the 4 weeks that I’ve been coming to the gym. The difference is not just the physical things I can do, but also the mental aspect.Read more Declan Williams
I can’t praise the whole set-up enough! It has already made a big difference to my overall well being, energy and going towards my weight loss goal – win, win situation!”Read more Jan Armstrong
I don’t think it matters what your start point is fitness-wise, everyone would benefit from the approach. I look forward to all of the training now rather than dreading it.Read more Daryl Szebesta
I run a small glamping business and this has been the first summer in a few years that I’ve not ended the season with chronic joint pain and a need for steroid injections!Read more Moira Davidson
I am now back training two or three times a week after my heart attack 3 years ago and it has become one of my most important habits.Read more Tim Evans
Many traditional ‘habit breaking’ methods leave people despondent and in a cycle of failure. With the Fogg Behaviour Design model, you’re given a clear process to follow to help break your bad habits. The below is a three phase master-plan for behaviour change for habits that are ‘wired in’ which should be followed step by…Read more Breaking Bad Habits