Skin in the Game…

I’m listening to a book at the moment called Skin in the Game. One of the first points the author (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) makes is that people should only really have the right to give advice about things when they have really experienced them. For example a real life...

“Oh. You’re going to the gym??”

I remember moving into a new house with an ex-girlfriend once and as I picked up my gym bag and headed for the door, I got asked the question: “Oh are you going to the gym??” I looked at the millions of boxes that we were surrounded by, realised I was being selfish...

The evening I ate 4 Creme Eggs. A Case Study…

On pancake Tuesday my phone charger stopped working so I used an iPod dec to charge my phone for the day. Tired after the last session I made sure the battery was green and left to go home, get changed and head over to a friends for some pancakes. On the way I picked...

Soccer Supporters and Gym Phases..

On Tuesday night I went to the Man Utd match with my Nephew who is a big United supporter. It was his first time at Old Trafford but unfortunately the match didn’t go the way he was hoping. Basically United were crap. Being honest the match was so flat at times there...

Working out the numbers…

While at a mentorship over the weekend I met a guy called Jan. A lot of fitness people talk about the 80/20 rule and from the small amount of time I spent with him I think Jan has his own version of the rule. 80% of the time he is sarcastic and messing and 20% of the...