4 Steps to Successful Behaviour Change!

https://youtu.be/deq06vFUCnQ Demi: [00:00:00] Okay, so I wanna get into prepping my meals every day, but I wanna do it for the rest of my life. So I just, I just do it right. Oh, what now? Simon: So on a very basic level, new behaviours just need to be repeated and repeated and repeated until […]

Introduce Flexibility Into Your Life

Demi: [00:00:00] Gremlin Schmank, man, I got that girl on lockdown. Simon: Hmm. Are you sure? So it seems that you do so well done. These videos are clearly paying off. Demi: Yeah. So what do we talk about now? Simon: Well, I’m glad you asked because now we can play around a little bit […]

Gremlin in a toy store – How to control your impulses!

  Demi: [00:00:00] Okay, so you keep saying, making plans is essential to behavior change, but why can’t I just make it up as I go? Simon: Okay, no worries. I’ve got a weird metaphor to explain it. Demi: Oh, okay. Tell me a weird metaphor. Simon: Hey everyone, Simon and Demi here, and today […]

Black and White Behaviours

Demi: [00:00:00] Hey Simon, can we work on building new habits? I have a great idea for one. Simon: Yeah, sure. What you thinking? Demi: Okay, so every night I watch tv. Right? So that means I could do skipping during that time and watch tv. Simon: Okay, so you’re gonna tie skipping into your […]

Stress!?! And three options to help!

Demi: [00:00:00] I’m so stressed out today. I am not doing anything. Simon: All right, let’s deal with that cuz you are gonna struggle with any new behaviors whilst you are stressed. Demi: Mm. You better not annoy me though. Simon: Yeah, there’s pretty much zero chance of me not annoying you. Okay, Demi. So […]

Why YOU Should Be Eating Frogs!!

  Demi: [00:00:00] Okay. What cool stuff are we up to today? Simon: Today we’re gonna be eating frogs. Demi: Ergh! Seriously though? What are we doing today? Simon: Okay. We’re not actually eating frogs, we’re just gonna imagine that we’re eating frogs. Demi: Okay. That’s better. Simon: Okay, so imagine a frog. And imagine […]

Why A Plan Isn’t Enough For Behaviour Change

   In today’s video, we have a look into why, when you want long-term behaviour change, a plan is not enough to get you where you want to be! If you’d like to talk about any of these points in person or work with Simon through his Personal Training business (https://www.facebook.com/bodydevelopmentcentre), this is how […]

Your Self -Control….Just Isn’t That Useful!

So you want to change your behaviours! Well all you need is some solid self-control and you’ll be golden right? WRONG (sorry, couldn’t help myself). Find out in todays video why, in reality, self-control is not the way to long-term behaviour change! If you’d like to talk about any of these points in person or […]

Red Flags. But I have to…

 Hey! Simon here, and today we are going to start a new video series, called Weight Loss Red Flags, where we will explore various red flags that I often hear that are holding you back from weight loss, or weight loss maintenance. This was inspired by a Video by AthleanX called “Why You’re Not […]

Two Competing Sides of Your Mind

By Simon Long MSc. Personal Fitness Trainer at Body Development Centre in Leicester and Leicestershire.   So tell me, does this sound familiar? You decide on a plan to move you towards your goal. You feel ready, motivated, good to go! But then, when the time comes to act, you find all of that drive […]