5 Flex: Lessons from Running my first men’s retreat

5 Flex: Lessons from Running my first men’s retreat

Happy 5-Flex Friday! This week’s layout is slightly different as I want to dive into my lessons from running my first men’s retreat last week.  Lessons from running my first men’s retreat I struggled a lot with loneliness over the past few years. ⁠ Living in Australia...

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5 Flex: Change your state

5 Flex: Change your state

Happy 5-Flex Friday! Change your state with village life. I’m writing this from a village in Montenegro and it's changed my state. I’m running my first men’s workshop of the year here. I’ll be sharing more content and thoughts from this over the coming weeks.  First,...

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5-Flex: The fitness industry is a scam

5-Flex: The fitness industry is a scam

The fitness industry is a scam Happy 5-Flex! First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: How to Thrive in your 30s - Me! - new podcast 2: Building community villages, coaching superstars, crypto and more - Keegan Smith - blog...

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5-Flex: The Importance of Mobility in Daily Life

5-Flex: The Importance of Mobility in Daily Life

Happy 5-Flex Friday! First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: How to build a lifelong exercise habit - Ryan Hurst  - new podcast 2: Bringing Breathwork to Ireland - Ronan O' Brien - blog 3: A Masterclass on men's over 40...

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Kaye & Janet Cussen – Doing handstands in your 70s

Kaye & Janet Cussen – Doing handstands in your 70s

Super excited to share today's episode with you all. Dr. Kaye Cussen (70) and Janet Cussen (60) are Melbourne-based sisters. Kaye approached me over 4 years ago and asked me to teach her handstands. A year later her sister Janet joined in for the ride. They are now...

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5 Flex: Audit your workouts

5 Flex: Audit your workouts

Happy 5-Flex Friday! This week, I'm sharing how to audit your workouts. First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: Dropping 15 lbs and thriving at 70 w/ Paul Brandt - new podcast 2: Overcoming your injury identity - Phil White -...

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5-Flex: Lessons from 50 years of coaching

5-Flex: Lessons from 50 years of coaching

Happy 5-Flex Friday! First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: Last chance to join January men’s coaching 2: Be Kind to kids - Dr. David Coleman - Blog 3: Building global communities and changing men's health - Keegan Smith -...

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Ronan O’ Brien: Bringing Breath-work to Limerick and Ireland

Ronan O’ Brien: Bringing Breath-work to Limerick and Ireland

Ronan is a good friend and doing fantastic work with Breath work in the Limerick region. It was after one of Ronan's retreat's with my dad and sister that I decided to quit alcohol. 16 months later, it's been a great decision. 00:00 Ronan O'Brien shares his journey...

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5 Flex: If now isn’t the right time, when will be?

5 Flex: If now isn’t the right time, when will be?

Happy 5-Flex Friday! First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: New coaching program launches next week - Get in before I post it publicly here 2: How this Limerick business owner (& dad) got to 8% bodyfat - blog 3: The Long...

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Phil White: Overcoming your injury identity

Phil White: Overcoming your injury identity

I first heard about overcoming your injury identity from Phil. I connected with Phil in 2020 when I was working with the guys from UMS online program. It's a top quality online program. Phil was giving physio advice to the community. 00:00 The key takeaway is that the...

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5 Flex: Better goal setting in 2024

5 Flex: Better goal setting in 2024

Happy 5 Flex Friday! I’m writing this from Malaga in Spain and am going to share better goal setting techniques for 2024 with you. I was home in Ireland for two weeks to see my family. It was lovely and filled with lots of good food, lake swims, hikes and coffee. I...

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Dr. David Coleman: Be Kind to Kids

Dr. David Coleman: Be Kind to Kids

Dr. David Coleman is well-known for his media-related work, including television programs focusing on parenting, child development, teenagehood, and bullying. He regularly provides expert opinion on shows like Ireland AM, Today with Maura and Daithi, RTÉ Primetime,...

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5-Flex: How to not fail in 2024

5-Flex: How to not fail in 2024

If you want to learn how to not fail in 2024, this blog is for you. It's hard to believe that this is the last 5-Flex Friday of 2023! First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: How to do an annual plan - blog 2: 3 Steps to build...

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How to do an annual review

How to do an annual review

I started doing annual reviews back in 2017 after reading Nate Green's annual retrospective. Since then, I've been influenced by James Clear, Tim Ferriss, and Matt Gray on their planning and reflection processes. I say this every year, but damn, this year flew by!...

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5 Flex: Damage Control Over the Xmas Holidays

5 Flex: Damage Control Over the Xmas Holidays

Happy 5-Flex Friday! We are coming into the holiday period so this week I'm going to share some tactics for damage control over the Xmas holidays. First, here’s what’s new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: How to get motivated again – Blog 2:...

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5-Flex: Why avoiding failure keeps you failing

5-Flex: Why avoiding failure keeps you failing

Happy 5-Flex Friday! First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: I almost quit the fitness industry - new blog 2: Building an army of raving fans with GMB Fitness - Andy Fossett - Blog 3: A Masterclass on Injury, pain management...

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5-Flex: How to Not get injured in 2024

5-Flex: How to Not get injured in 2024

Happy 5-Flex Friday! First, here's what's new in my world this week. Please click to find out more: 1: 7 movements I use to alleviate lower back pain - new blog 2: Raising €100k for charity while breaking the Guinness world record - Blog 3: From Amputee to Fitness...

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