Category Archives: Motivation & Tips

Weightloss Considerations

Mar 03 2017

Three Considerations When Trying To Lose A Lot Of Weight Helping people lose weight is my passion.  I rarely train guys to get ripped, nor for bodybuilding – it’s too easy, there’s no challenge.  Losing weight is life changing, getting abs may be holiday photo defining, but that’s it.  People...

How Deal With Lack Of Will Power

Feb 24 2017

Last week I wrote about the problems that arise when we let our chimp (aka our emotional brain)  – in my case ‘Sir Louie’ hijack our thought process. A lot of destructive behavior  – like ruining our diets and skipping training arises –  when we let the chimp roam free...

What It Means To Commit To A Healthy Lifestyle (Pt 1)

Jan 27 2017

  What’s the difference between the guy that obtains his ideal body then promptly loses it; vs the guy who gets there and keeps it?  Lifestyle change.  Going to the gym a few times a week doesn’t amount to much if the rest of your life is in disarray.  Many...

What’s Sal’s Diet Like?

Jan 13 2017

  My goal is usually to build muscle but after a routine blood tests last year I was diagnosed with high cholesterol, so for the next 6 months my goal is purely health related: cut my fat intake and increase my fibre through vegetables.  My diet generally stays the same...

How To Lose Fat Without Sweating Or Diet

Dec 18 2015

Working in the fitness industry you have to be somewhat of a cynic. There’s always the latest craze, the new fad diet, the new bit of gym equipment or cardio class that’s going to revolutionise your training and your fat loss! Most of the time I’m sorry to say – ...

FINAL Four Pillars Of Weight-loss

Dec 04 2015

Last week we covered the 4 of the most instrumental tools you need to consider when it comes to losing weight. If you didn’t catch them, you can find them again here First Four Pillars Of Weight-loss Now for the final four: Cardio has the propensity to burn muscle while...

First Four Pillars Of Weight Loss

Nov 26 2015

Throughout the year I diet at various points. It’s a great way for me to empathise with what we ask our clients to do, and hone my skills as a coach. Believe me, losing weight is a skill that has to be learnt, you don’t just wake up lean one...

Five Guidelines For Training In Your 40’s

Oct 30 2015

Not much is said about how people in the gym should be training after 30, let alone 40. It’s all split routines, HITT and Pilates – either for the ‘bros’ the broken or the old ladies! At Salecca the average age of our clients is 42, and as such we...

Dealing With Hunger & Temptation

Oct 16 2015

I’m hungry, like you cannot comprehend.  I’ve worked out my macros and two weeks into my cut I’m salivating when I walk into my local shop.  Donuts, biscuits, Haribo (Tang-Tastic of course), all look sooo good to me.  We live in a country of abundance, if I want food I...

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