CONFIDENCE IN YOUR ABILITY IS KEY
It’s arguably more important than physical strength. A University of Wales study showed that as selfconfidence increased, athletes perceived their anxiety to be more helpful to their performance.
THINK FAT LOSS, NOT WEIGHT LOSS
Your body fat percentage is a better indicator of health than the number on the scales. No callipers to hand? Take well-lit top-off reference photos before a new training plan so you can accurately assess results.
Scheduling cheat meals can help optimise your body’s hormone levels to avoid it entering a ‘starvation’ mode and holding on to calories. Your rule: plan two a week
and throw away any remaining nasties afterwards.