Rugby Player to IronAthlete #Part4

We rejoin Olivia in our fourth installment of rugby player to Iron athlete, despite Olivia's uncertainty. "Don't know if this one is post worthy a few errors and nothing too exciting!" ...Olivia just completed a Half Ironman ...

Rugby Player to Ironathlete #part3

Rugby player, teacher and three-time league and Grand Championship winner Olivia "Coady" is taking on her most difficult challenge to date by competing in this Years Taiwan IronMan. Coady understands hard work, dedication, an...

Do you have a user manual?

I often speak about creating a user manual, using the example of gremlins  - Don't feed after midnight - Don't get wet We all know what happens when we don't get this right. But do you ever consider how y...

Rugby player to Ironathelete #part2

Training update from our rugby player turned Iron-athlete Olivia Coady. 'Coady' is following a bespoke training plan provided by Habitual covering the raw bones of training prescription alongside nutritional, wellbeing and te...

Set Backs

If life was easy, we would all be rich with 6 packs, we would all graduate with top grades and be offered the best jobs with amazing wellbeing programs with personal trainers and so much holida...

The Monkey Mind

My monkey mind tells me that I was better off teaching, it tells me I earned a good wage and could provide for Adrienne (my wife) and live a comfortable lifestyle. My monkey mind tells me I don't need to go to the gym, I'm fi...

Client Watch #6

In August 2016, three clients embarked on a lifestyle change through the Habitual Kickstarter course. #007 had already made significant progress changing the obvious parts to her diet and committing to 8km of walking every...

Rugby Player to Iron Athlete – A Journey

Olivia Coady, for years, has been terrorising her opponents on the rugby pitch. As the captain of Valley RFC, she has juggled full-time teaching with training and fitness and has been rewarded with the Hong Kong League and Cu...

Being Happy – Part of well-being Month

These thoughts have been on my mind for some time, being happy seems to be a big part of life for many people, #YOLO right? But to what extent does chasing happiness actually contribute to our personal well-being and does th...

Wellbeing – Preview

Welcome to my wellbeing month. A chance to share habits, tools and routines alongside developing knowledge, understanding and perhaps challenging existing beliefs in a safe environment.  It's not my intention to tell you wh...

#FOOD month – a summary

March has been all about #FOOD. I have shared recipes, meal prep, food facts and a very honest food diary alongside as much information as I can on my #FOOD coaching program ....its been ...

#FOOD FAQ

#FOOD helps you make key changes to your lifestyle choices and eating habits so you can improve your health and wellbeing. Your own coach will personalise the program and walk with you as you face the challenges that may h...

Client Watch #5

Client watch #5 A big shout out to Client #17 Rachael Wong who, alongside her team-mates were crowned the KPMG Women's Rugby Champions 2017, making it three years in a row.  Rachael is the first Habitual Athlete receiving...

#FOOD – Finding Consistency

Scarily only 5% of diets stand the test of time with the other 95% of people rebounding back to their original weight. Once we get close to our desired size, weight or body, how can we increase our chances of maintenance? ...

Get some GRIT

The Power of Passion and Perseverance is a lovely read with a simple take away message.

GRIT -> SUCCESS & LIFE SATISFACTION  

Angela Duckworth shares her insights ...

#FOOD – Health & Nutrition Coaching

So you've gotten this far, I urge you to simply watch the videos and get an idea of how health and nutrition coaching can work for you, I'll see you after the video to let you know the what ne...

Client Watch #4

February saw a barrage of personal bests, firsts and progress in the Habitual camp. Don't get me wrong there has also been setbacks, progress is never a straight line but the weight of steps forward always out weight the step...

It’s all about you

Our world can be a confusing place. We are told from a young age to finish all the food on our plate, but now we struggle with weight; we should drink coffee before training but too much and we can't sleep;  we should exerci...

Why Online Coaching

First, let's get it out there, I work in online coaching so of course I will be supportive of what I do and people buying into the service will support my career. Regardless of this obvious bias let me explain why online coac...

Client Watch #3

A short edition today told in numbers. It's been 15 months since the first client started with Habitual. In that time 19 individuals, 5 companies and 3 foundations have been supported in their goals.

What’s holding you back?

We are capable of amazing acts yet we consistently find a reason why now isn't the right time or we are not capable. This is Bullshit. This is the story we tell ourselves as we are too scared, t...

Japan Odyssey – Part 3

Part 2 of my Japanese Odyssey (Link) finished in the dark at the top of a peak with no food or water whilst pushing a broken bike along a road once wel...

Client Watch #1, Values, Growth and Change

People are amazing. With so many different experiences, stories, and challenges I am both grateful and privileged to be able to work with and support  a number of special individuals who have chosen to do DoSomethingDiffere...

Japan Odyssey – Part 2

Part two of three, documenting a 2500km bicycle challenge tackling 11 of Japans tallest peaks, otherwise known as the Japanese Odyssey. If you have not read the first part you can access it here...

Japan Odyssey – Part 1

On September 17th 2016 I set out on a 2500km bicycle challenge taking in 11 of Japans tallest peaks with over 40km of climbing, otherwise known as the Japanese Odyssey. [caption id="attachment_238" align="alignnone" width=...

MINDSET

I proudly welcome you to this weeks 20th edition of #ThreePointThursday. Three and Half years ago I wrote my first ever blog “Pre Mid Life Crisis” in which I shared my fear of writing and a plan to do so...

How society influences your opinions.

This week sees an historical debate going on in the UK on wether we should exit the European Union or remain. Mud has been slung from both sides of the argument and a lot of ‘facts’ and ‘endorsements...

Media Consumption

This week I have been trying to reign in how much time I spend online. Having committed to my next adventure, a 14 day 2400km solo bike ride through Japan or the “ Read more...

Fink When Life Happens

This last week has been a very busy week in the Habitual household, Mrs Habitual has been ‘in camp’ preparing for the Hong Kong Rugby 7’s; the brother in law is staying with us on holiday; good old university pals are a...

Rugby and Women

A short edition of #ThreePointThursday as 7's fever hits HK in which I ask what's all the fuss about rugby? It's just a game... Yes it is just a game, but a game that has been a constant in my life. During changes to schoo...

#165 #TPT5 #WhatIf

What if we were all a little mentally tougher, not afraid of making mistakes, confident to pursue our goals or simply could be happy... all the time.  

#137 Habits and ThreePointThursday

elcome back Habitual and 442 family, how's it going?

 Those who have been with us from the start will notice how these posts go through waves, the early theme was daily reading in whi...

#Day56 Why we all need a Holiday

Since my last post (Should we blame the parents) I have spent a large deal of time on holiday with my family and friends getting my head around what 442 is and how to make this a successful business; I've a...

#Day35 Should we Blame the Parents

So let's get it out, lets join hands in a circle and begin our group therapy.Personally I hold my parents responsible for never quite making it to being six feet tall and having to work really hard not to be...

#Day12 – Good Bye Job, hello lifestyle.

Today I leave behind an outstanding school; thank you kellett for four wonderful years, I have gained valuable experience and many good friends. I am confident it won't be the last time I step foot in the...