Pete, I’ve lost motivation, help!

Question of the week goes to Christie, who wrote… Pete – love your blog and emails. Quick question – I’ve lost motivation to exercise and to go to the gym. I was in a really good routine and now I’ve lost it. What can I do or change to help me gain my motivation again…

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3 quick things about kicking arse and my life

1.    I’m going to be a dad! Nicole and I announced at our wedding last Friday that we are expecting twins in 2013! We’ve since had the scans and we are expecting one girl and one boy, and they are both healthy. I share this personal info with you guys because the total P1 gym…

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This weeks Q&A’s – 26/11/12

I get a lot of questions left here on my blog and via my Facebook page, so I’ll try to answer them here on my blog so everyone can benefit. Q: In your opinion should I have rest/light training weeks? And if yes, how often?? A: Firstly, YES you most definitely should. It’s impossible to progress every…

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How to Live to 100

This is going to sound obvious – but the healthier you are, the longer you can expect to live. If you’re in great shape, eat nutrient rich food, and go easy on binge drinking and smoking, it’s a given you will live longer.   But here are a few other tips you may not know……

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How to survive BBQ season without getting fat

So I had two of my clients chatting yesterday about a BBQ they were at on the weekend… one said he managed to eat well and drink water, whilst the other said he over-ate, lost all control and had a 24-hour binge.   This is a common story this time of year – people want…

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Do NOT do this every weekend

Whatever you do… Don’t do what most people do each weekend… They stop exercising on Thursday night, and have Friday, Saturday and Sunday off. I know, I know… I can hear you saying: “But I DESERVE a day off!” Whilst it is true that your body needs rest – and you should always listen to…

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5 Things You Need To Know About Goal Setting

We all know that we should set goals for all areas of our life – health, career, finances, relationships. I’ve always been goal driven, and try to always review them to make sure I’m progressing. In August this year I made a goal to do a 200kg deadlift. Not an overly impressive number in powerlifting circles,…

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The Cholesterol Lie

The below is an email from renowned cardiologist Dr Dwight Lundell. It sheds some very interesting light onto the cholesterol myth… “We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to…

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