SBF Blog

The little things

I was running along with my good mate Mike the other day, discussing the finer details of sticky tape. I was telling him that I buy the cheap sticky tape because I’m too much of a tight arse to buy the good stuff. Then I always regret it later because the cheap stuff … well

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Member of The Month: Kerry

How long have you been a SBF member? 18 months What’s one thing (either health related or not) that you learned in the last month? I have found that having a plan and making a commitment to the plan means I am more than likely going to achieve the outcome. I decided at the end

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What is Solution Focused Hypnotherapy & Can It Help You?

Here’s a 26 min live video explaining the benefits and answering common questions. Or keep reading for a brief overview… Let’s start by defining what hypnosis is: The brain has different levels of consciousness, or awareness, ranging from fully alert to drowsy to fully asleep, with variations in between. Hypnosis is a specific form of

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School holiday “fun”

Today I went and did an escape room. In case you don’t know what that is – you’re locked in a room with one hour to escape and the only way out is to solve all the clues. Sounds like fun right? Well it wasn’t! You know why? Because my kids came with me. I

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4 Steps to get out of your fitness rut.

Your fitness journey is like a roller coaster: In the beginning there’s a sharp increase in your gains and you’re seeing improvements every single week. Then there comes a plateau where your body needs time to adjust to all the changes and improvements. What comes next is 1 of 3 possibilities: Progress: Your body has

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Have you damaged your metabolism?

Your metabolism is the collection of chemical reactions that take place in order to maintain a living state. Basically speaking, it’s the process where your body converts what you eat and drink into energy (make good food choices and you’ll have good fuel). The basal metabolic rate is the amount of calories your body needs to

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Why NOW is the right time

Every great achievement is made up of hundreds…or thousands…or maybe hundreds of thousands, of little actions.  Dreaming about your goal is not going to get you any closer. Really wanting to achieve your goal is not going to get you any closer. Being jealous or complaining about others having achieved what you want, is not going

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Sticking to the plan on weekends, holidays & during lockdown.

Can you relate to any of these scenarios: You feel as though you work hard all week then blow it on the weekend with bad food choices or too much alcohol. You’re currently in lockdown, lost your routine and good habits and don’t know how to get started again… or if it’s even possible. You

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Home gym essentials

One of the best things about having a home gym is the massive amount of time you save! Also: The massive amount of money you save (long term). You can train whenever you want. You can wear whatever you want. You set a good example for other family members. You can do things your way!

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Member of The Month: Leanne

How long have you been a SBF member? 8 weeks. What’s one thing (either health related or not) that you learned in the last month? Throw away the scales. What’s a fun fact about you that not many people know? I did classical ballet until I was 17. If you could choose anyone in the

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3 Guaranteed ways to make you happier

Let me start by saying that I don’t know if “happiness” is what we should be striving for. WHY? Because at some stage during you life… well actually, many times during life, we’re just not going to be able to achieve pure happiness. Grieving after a death. Experiencing financial hardship. Relationship problems etc. However, what

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You’re never too old and it’s never too late!

If you think you’re too old to start getting fit and healthy, YOU’RE NOT! If you think your best days are behind you, THEY DON’T HAVE TO BE! If you think ageing automatically means getting slower, fatter and less mobile, IT DOESN’T! Betty is 62 years wise and started with SBF 5 months ago. This

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