Inspiration & Resources

I'm passionate about health, fitness and wellbeing and love learning more! Here are a few resources I have found helpful and inspiring, especially when it comes to changing mindset and making sustainable (long term) lifestyle changes.

Websites

Precision Nutrition


Hundreds of articles, resources and inforgraphics in nutrition, fitness and weight loss.

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Brene Brown


Brene Brown is an academic researcher and inspiring story-teller. I recommend watching the TED Talks "The Power of Vulnerability" and "Listening to Shame".

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James Clear


Author of Atomic Habits. Writes about how to build better habits.

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Bodybuilding.com


Bodybuilding.com has a comprehensive "training database" which shows videos of hundreds of different types of exercises based on each muscle group.

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Hart Sport


Supplier of exercise and sports equipment with a showroom in Auckland (Rosedale).

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Charles Duhigg


Author of The Power of Habit (Why we do what we do in life and business)

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ACE (American Council on Exercise)


ACE has a comprehensive exercise library showing hundreds of different types of exercises.

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Thrive Global


Great articles and resources on a broad range of wellbeing and lifestyle topics.

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Podcasts

Half Size Me


Heather Robinson shares her journey of overcoming yo-yo dieting and binge eating to lose and keep off nearly 80kg. Great focus on mindset and making long term changes. Heather is pragmatic, empathetic and has many inspiring guests on the show.

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Food For Fitness


Scott Baptie covers a range of nutrition and fitness topics in a "no - nonsense" manner with a focus on de-bunking the latest diet fads, myths and "bro-science". Great focus on making sensible nutrition and Lifestyle Changes.

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The Model Health Show


Shawn Stevenson covers a range of general lifestyle, nutrition, fitness and personal development topics, showing listeners how to "maximise your potential and create a body and life you love". Always interesting and with a range of high profile and expert guest speakers.

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Social Media

@hooper.fit


Great infographics / tips / advice on nutrition,  fitness, weight loss and mindset.

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@thealanaragon


Summaries (with added humour) of the latest scientific research inn the fields of nutrition and fitness.

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@marcinevin


Great infographics / tips / advice on nutrition,  fitness, weight loss and mindset.

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@fastforwardamy


Great infographics / tips / advice on nutrition,  fitness, weight loss and mindset.

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@syattfitness


Great infographics / tips / advice on nutrition,  fitness, weight loss and mindset

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@cartergood


Great infographics / tips / advice on nutrition,  fitness, weight loss and mindset.

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Templates

What should I eat?


Precision Nutrition Infographic / Guideline on types of food (Carbs, Fat, Protein) to eat "more', 'some' and 'less' of.

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My Plate Guidlines


Precision Nutrition 'My Plate' Guidelines

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Portion Control Guide


Precision Nutrition Portion Control Guide. One method for guiding good portions (instead of counting calories).

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