Insights

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...

5 year Anniversary

Our 5th Anniversary I thought this would feel a lot different to how it does. It feels exactly like 5 years. I can’t actually say I thought we would survive 5 years, there has been a few times where it would of been a lot easier to just give up but here we are...

When did we stop jumping?

Have you ever heard of someone in their 60’s taking up running? Using their retirement to play netball or trying Judo? Nah me neither. Why not though? There is a common misconception that we decline as we age, this is partly true. It becomes harder to gain...

Why you put on weight when you exercise more?

Have you just started exercising? Maybe you’ve ramped up your volume and load but you’re not seeing results? Or you’re training for a marathon and actually putting on weight instead of losing? It’s a common story and one that’s often met with a simple answer: you’re...