Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Sweet Feeling of Success.And No Need for Sweet Treats Either; in This Week's Diary, Fit Factor Trainer David Fairlamb Reflects on the Fantastic First Weigh-In of the Six Contestants and Tells How They Cemented Their Success with a Hard Week of Training

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Sweet Feeling of Success.And No Need for Sweet Treats Either; in This Week's Diary, Fit Factor Trainer David Fairlamb Reflects on the Fantastic First Weigh-In of the Six Contestants and Tells How They Cemented Their Success with a Hard Week of Training

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Byline: David Fairlamb

Thursday, April 2 After losing 74lbs collectively in the rst two weeks, I saw a new-found condence and self belief in the six tonight.

I set a tough circuit which they had to work together in order to complete. ey attacked it from minute one working out of their comfort zones on each station before the next person took over.

is was a real feel good session, they all knew what they had to achieve and the quicker they completed it the earlier they nished. Training this way, I feel is psychologically better, as you don't realise how much you are doing.

ey all worked extremely well and were totally shocked when I informed they how much they had completed as a group.

I will return to this session in weeks to come....

Saturday April 4 - Tynemouth Beach Bootcamp e tide was right out, the sand was perfectly at, the wind was non existent and it was pretty warm - this meant conditions for Beach Bootcamp were perfect.

As usual the nalists were down early talking through how they were and how they had recovered from ursday's session.

Another huge turnout at my Bootcamp meant the atmosphere was fantastic which always helps motivate everyone. one.

e sessions are structured so all can work as hard or easy as they feel, the six are now beginning to understand their bodies and how hard they can push. Just going through the motions isn't good enough, I expect more and today I got it.

It's much easier for me to push them in the gym environment when its only us, but on a Saturday it's down to them.

ey were amazing today, huge eort and concentration from all meant they never stopped throughout. ey completed every exercise with good technique and posture including the Longsand's ramp twice, running it at least once.

ey are beginning to realise they can push their bodies way more than they ever thought. …

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