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5 Lessons From 1.5 Years Fat Loss & Muscle Gain Progress

When someone comments on how well you’re looking or notices changes in your physique, it’s hard to beat that feeling. You’ve been putting in the hard yards and finally, you have that confirmation it’s all paying off, because people are noticing the change. It takes a while into the process, but when the comments start […]

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Age 43, A New Found Energy For Life & A Physical Transformation – How Simon Got In Shape…

Ever look in the mirror and wonder ‘how the f*ck’ did this happen? That’s often something a lot of the men who come to work with me experience. All too often guys who were fit, did lots of sports or active stuff when younger get less active after settling down and starting a family. Nothing […]

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Age 42, A Physical Transformation To Emergency Surgery, To Cycling The Alps – David’s Story

Imagine getting in the shape of your life and then suddenly, you’re struck down with pain and find yourself under the knife in the operation theatre… 5 weeks before a once in a lifetime cycle trip through the Alps with your mates. That’s what happened to David Hills, one of our clients and Inner Circle […]

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The Mirror That Sparked Martin’s Transformation

Sometimes life hands us a boot up the arse before we do something about our fitness. It happened to Martine when he was travelling back to work offshore, he walked into an airport toilet, and the large mirrored wall stopped him in his tracks.  “I got a bit of a shock to be honest. Kinda […]

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From Unfit and Lethargic to Summiting Kilimanjaro

Before I met James, he was up and down with his weight for years.  Doing different fitness programs, which helped him lose weight, but he lost too much muscle, felt lethargic, low energy, so always went back to eating rubbish because he felt rubbish, and piled the weight back on >He was p1ssed off having […]

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Age 43, 2 Kids, Stressful Job & A Pandemic: He Got In The Best Shape of His Life

Nick was living a lie. He loves the outdoors. He loves mountain-biking with his friends. He wants an active life with his 2 kids. But he realised his values weren’t matching his reality. He was slowly gaining more fat around the middle. He was struggling to keep up with the lads on their bike-days. In […]

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I’ve Experienced The Overweight World & I Don’t Like It

“I’m reaching an age where I see a fork in the road. I want to choose the correct one and see my kids grow old. I’m also starting to feel it when snowboarding. I’ve experienced the overweight world now and I don’t like it! I was never overweight growing up or in my twenties but […]

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James Blackshaw’s Story

I couldn’t be happier for James. I still remember our first video-call, where he told me his main goal was simply to ‘feel fitter’ as he was tired and struggling to keep up with his 2 young boys after a long weeks work. He also told me how he’d followed the ‘Insanity’ program, which helped […]

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