Two things I don’t understand..

    There are a lot of things I don’t understand but two that are standing out to me today are: 1. How do people eat mushrooms? They are the food of the devil. 2. Why were people so excited about the Royal Wedding?? Question 2 isn’t me being an anti-British...

What even is “nice”?

giving pleasure or satisfaction; pleasant or attractive. “we had a very nice time” I had a coffee last week with an old PT Client and friend. At one stage for some reason I can’t remember she described me as a nice guy and was surprised by the look on my...

Big Ego’s and Small Mindsets..

W   When CFC was first set up in its original form, the lad who developed it was obsessed with making sure that there were no egos amongst any of the Trainers working there. I really liked this attitude and it reminded me of a book I read about the All Blacks,...

Some people say I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one..

Last night I was standing in a toilet in Cyprus, John Lennon’s “Imagine” was playing and I had one of those “what am I even doing here” moments. Not because I was in the middle of attempting to drink all of the Strongbow in Cyprus – more because of the company I was...

Single Tables, lots of Labels and be like Nick..

  A funny thing about working in the fitness industry is that despite dealing with lots of people every day, we also spend a lot of time alone. One day recently I had some time to myself and went to a restaurant where the waitress asked me if I was looking for a:...

Falafels and facts..

One evening last week I was starving when leaving the gym so decided to go for a Falafel. The 10 minute walk there consisted of me thinking about how nice it was going to be to bite into the first one. I could totally taste the crisp outer shell followed by the mushy...

Would rather be a comma than a full stop..

I’m not a particularly big fan of either Emile Sande or Coldplay but I heard her cover a version of one of their songs recently. One of the lines stood out to me: “I’d rather be a comma than a full stop.” Got me wondering about what Chris Martin was on about with that...

41,752 Steps later…

  I’ll never forget advice I was given by a good friend when I was taking over the Christchurch Fitness Centre. He has owned a couple of businesses and his advice was that I need to remember: People are (insert expletive here). People are “expletive” People are...

The most important sale for you to make…

Last year the owner of a Recruitment Company asked me to write some applications for an award they went for and when I was day dreaming recently I was wondering what it would be like to write a regular blog for them. A potential blog I thought of was for students...