Entries by Kali Harmen


Motivation to Exercise

What will give you the motivation to exercise? I wonder this myself at times when it’s 6.30am and I’m starting my workout.  I really don’t expect my clients to train at this time, unless they really want to : )  For me, the motivation to exercise at that time in the day is because I […]


Tips for Better Sleep to Lose Weight Easier

Have you ever noticed uncontrollable food cravings and hunger when you’ve been deprived of a good night’s sleep? Lack of sleep can really jeopardise your weight loss efforts, here are a few tips that may help. 16 ways to help if you can’t sleep Have your last meal at least 3 hours before you go […]


Making Yourself More Resilence to Life

Resilience: to be able to recover quickly from set backs (Definition from the Encarta Dictionary) Many of us are lacking in our abilities to spring back from our day-today lives. An indication this is happening if you find yourself experiencing any of the below: •    Overeating •    Feeling run-down •    Getting every bug going •   […]


Pain Free Ways to Get Fit

6 Ways to Get Fit There are many ways to get fit, I’ve just listed here some basic ways for you.  The other question to ask is, how will you know when you are fit? There needs to be a measure otherwise you could be doing all the ways to get fit and not notice […]

Is Your Diet; Stop Start, Stop Start, Stop Start?

If you are in turmoil about your weight, then please read on, this blog post is for you. I don’t want you to suffer anymore as I know how detrimental it can be to your self esteem.  On one hand you have all the good intentions of eating healthily and staying focused. But it can […]


What Is Your Gremlin Saying To You?

No I haven’t gone mad..erm ok, madder than usual. Gremlins is a term some of us coaches use, to describe the nagging internal voice that tells you, “why bother, you’ll never be able to do that”, “you’re not good enough”, “go on another biscuit won’t hurt, you can start the diet tomorrow”.  Any of this […]

Relaxation with Simple Measures

There are two arms to the nervous system: the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) and the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). Some refer to the PNS as the “rest and digest system” and the SNS as the “fight or flight” system (1).  In times of stress the SNS becomes dominant and aids in the release of glucose […]