It’s been a while since I posted an update of what I am up to with my training. The truth is July was a hectic month for me, two trips abroad and two weddings.
First things first, let’s talk about calories and weight loss. If you are not losing weight it means you are eating too many calories. This is an unpopular viewpoint, but it is the truth. Your body just like everyone else’s adheres to the laws of thermodynamics: energy can’t be created or destroyed. If you’re eating more calories that you need, your body will likely store the excess, making you gain weight. If you’re eating fewer calories than your body needs, your body raids its energy stores, making you lose weight.
Sometimes I forget how fortunate I am. I was going to say lucky, but luck suggests I didn’t work my way to where I am. Anyone who is successful at what they do will know that the process of getting there isn’t easy and takes serious focus and effort.
Over the past 12 years, I have been working in the fitness industry I have seen people achieve amazing results. But I have also seen people struggle to change. What is it that causes some people to succeed where others fail? There is a lot of talk about metabolism, genetics and being “lucky” but when it comes to building muscle what really makes you a hard gainer?
I get asked a lot of questions, and I mean a lot. These questions and problems are major barriers for people and can be the difference between starting and not starting, or success and quitting.
A strong back can have a massive impact on your gym performance and your overall look. Whether it is your beach holiday season or just time to add some quality mass the focus for most people is the big push sessions of chest and shoulders.
Over the past 5 years I have established myself as the go to trainer for the film industry in the U.K. and overseas. I have been incredibly fortunate to work with such amazing people and to be given the opportunity to deliver amazing results on one of the biggest stages the big screen.
Do you need to know how much food you are eating?
Does the number of calories you have a day matter?
Do you have to worry about tallying up your macros?
If you are getting yourself to the gym a few times a week and watching your food then you are in it for results. You have a goal you want to achieve and are working towards it.