Insights

Feeling Stuck?

Are you stuck? Weight not moving? Starting to come off track a bit? This is one of the reasons I hate traditional diets and think that short blasts of 3-4 weeks of calorie deficits followed by a period of maintenance could be a the way forward, here are a few tips to...

Resolutions are dead, long live Resolutions.

Resolutions seem pretty old hat now, have you made any? It seems we have been enveloped by a wave of cynicism and apathy towards them but Hogmanay does force us to contemplate the year gone and the year ahead, I think the Cynicism comes from the forced nature of...

Are you in preparation instead of in action?

Preparation can look a lot like action. Setting up complicated diet spreadsheet, buying a fitbit, ordering an organic food delivery which is designed to your exact requirements and specification, following a personal trainer online ‘who tells it like it...

What to expect when you join IO?

Thinking of joining us here at iO? Here’s what you can expect when you sign up: 1: We’re based in the Pentagon Centre at Anderston near Glasgow Central and Charing Cross stations, we’ll meet there for an informal coffee. Then we’ll show you around the studio and have...

The Danger Zone for diets and what to do about it.

Where are you most likely to slip up with your diet? What time of day do you find most difficult? How often do you slip up per week? I have been looking at the most recent research and it seems that most people slip up whilst at home, at night and on average it is 4...

Jan’s IO Journey

When you are in the wrong side of 60 you start to realise that keeping fit and strong will not only encourage a healthy ageing in terms of your body but also, current research suggests,that regular exercise encourages a healthy brain. On that basis, I joined a local...

Elaine’s IO Journey

A year ago I found it hard to recognise myself. Recovering from cancer, back injuries and PTSD had left me grumpy and wary and angry at my own weakness. My waist was disappearing, my energy levels had evaporated and my experience was that most people in the...

Mary’s IO Journey

I saw an advertisement in Facebook in January 2018 of Inside Out Coaching for over 60s who wants to move better, get fitter, get stronger & tone up. Speaking to Graham Angus on the telephone who came across friendly and approachable, and as I have always wanted to...

The surprising thing about losing weight.

This is me aged 16. Not the greatest photo but thankfully social media wasn’t a thing back then so there isn’t many photos to choose from. I have cropped the photo but we had bunked school for a few days to build a 12 foot camel that 5 men could fit in for...