The big picture: what’s yours?

Winter is well and truly here and its getting harder and harder to stick to those big picture goals. I have to admit that on more than a couple of occasions this month, I have turned off the alarm and slept through my scheduled run. When you make the decision to stay in bed rather than to get up and …

3 days with Deepak

I have just returned from Coolum Beach on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. I was fortunate enough to have attended the amazing 3 day Deepak Chopra’s Journey to Enlightenment retreat. For those of you who are not familiar with Deepak, he is a prominent alternative-medicine advocate. He has become one of the best-known figures in the holistic-health movement & regarded as …

The BS of ‘not enough time’

Do you believe that you ‘don’t have enough time’ to get things done? Are you ‘too busy’ to do the things that are required to achieve your goals? The ‘not enough time’ reason is nothing more than an excuse. Not enough time Time is one area where we are all exactly equal. Everybody has 24 hours every day and 7 …

How to have a regret free Christmas

Christmas is approaching and so are the inevitable Christmas parties and social gatherings, which usually means that we tend to over indulge and put on weight! There are so many parties to attend and so many temptations. The good news is that we can still have a fabulous time and enjoy all the treats without waking up the next morning …

Survive Christmas with family you don’t like

I admit it there was a long period of time in my life where I hated Christmas because it was all too hard. Xmas time in a standard nuclear family is hard enough but in a blended family it takes a whole new meaning. Apart from the usual stresses, there are timetables with ex-wives and ex- husbands to negotiate as well …

Vision Boards

Why we must see our dreams. When people first come to see me to help them achieve their goals, the first question I ask is, “Why are you here?” The answer is invariably the same…they don’t want to be fat, uncomfortable, depressed, angry or any combination of these labels. Most people know what they do NOT want but will struggle …

Weight loss on holidays

I just got back from Fiji…this time WITHOUT the extra weight!! You have decided that you want to be comfortable and look your best on your next holiday so you start to be mindful of your food choices and you exercise more. The holiday has finally arrived and you are happy…you have worked so hard for this moment and you …

Why New Years Resolutions will not last – 10 Fatal Flaws

The New Year is a time to reflect on the changes we want or need to make in our lives. Unfortunately, 92% of New Year’s Resolutions fail. What were your New Year’s Resolutions and will yours last the distance? Have a look at my list of 10 fatal flaws to see whether yours will be successful this year. This year …

No Regrets Christmas Party Tips

As Christmas is approaching, so are Christmas parties, which usually means that we over indulge and put on weight when we least need it! There are so many parties to attend and so many temptations. The good news is that we can still have a fabulous time and enjoy all the treats without waking up the next morning regretting everything …

Is Weight Training Important for Older Adults?

by Nick Jack – No Regrets Personal Training. Finally, the truth about weight training and its secrets. My name is Nick Jack and I am owner of a Personal Training studio in Mitcham (No Regrets Personal Training) Victoria that specialises in teaching people how to improve strength for movements needed in daily life. 
More recently we have been having quite …