Know your numbers

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This is a recurrent theme in the field of achieving goals.

It all starts with awareness of where you are at. If you are training with us you will know what it was that finally triggered you in to action.

  • It may have been a worrying milligrams of mercury reading for your  blood pressure result at a work ‘health day’.
  • It may have been high numbers of  ‘cholesterol’  at an annual blood test
  • A waist hip ratio that flags concern

As personal trainers we deal in numbers and it is our job to get you to understand yours. But first you have to measure them. If fat loss is your goal it might be calories versus calories out or getting your body fat percentage in to a safe range. What I wanted to mention to you today is the multitude of apps and systems available to you to see where you are at. I have used a lot over the years and I want you to check out what works for you. If you have an I phone then check out the following: My net diary, Mapmyfitness, Myfitnesspal, Nike+GPS, Hundred Push ups, wateryourbody….. The list goes on and on but find something that resonates with you. The ease of use and the information it gives you could be a great strategy for getting your numbers in the right direction.

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