Who are Slimthinkers, why are we different and why should you listen to us?

We are experts in behavioral change, weight loss and exercise with a desire to help you succeed.

“We have developed a proven method of weight loss that helps you to break the cycle of yo- yo dieting and ends your reliance upon the normal industry standards of losing weight”.

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We coach people who struggle to lose weight, are totally over dieting and desperately need something different to happen with their lives

We give you the tools to finally resolve your weight loss issues once and for all

Between us we have 50 years of experience and qualifications in health and fitness, behavioral change and weight loss. Using our expertise in NLP, hypnosis, food and fitness, we are fast becoming the go to people for those that really want to look and feel their best.

who are slimthinkers director paul knight

Paul Knight
Slimthinkers Co Founder
NLP Practitioner, Fitness Trainer And Weight Loss Adviser

“ I was a slip of lad, just 21, when I started my own journey into the world of health and fitness. All lycra clad and hair, to the present day some 36 years later. During this time I have taught overseas, owned my own gym, been at the forefront of community health to name a few things and enjoyed every minute of it. I am proud to have helped hundreds of people grow and develop their lives through being active.

I have to say here, I am frustrated with the way fitness has developed in recent years. I think I’m getting more anti industry as I get older. It’s a huge business these days and it’s missing the point. You don’t have to conform to it to be fit and healthy. That’s why I love being involved with the people I deal with on a day to day basis now, here at slimthinkers.

When I’m not sharing everything I know with those that need it, I’m watching my favorite Rugby team – Leicester Tigers or dancing at a Northern Soul ‘doo’. I once traveled around the world for 6 years, oh and I paint, art not decorating”.

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Mark Benn
Slimthinkers Co Founder
Master level NLP and Hypnosis, Behavioural Change and Weight Loss Expert

‘‘I am fascinated with what makes people tick, why we do what we do when we know what we are doing is going to create a negative outcome. The mind has always been an area which has excited me. From an early age I knew that I wanted to be involved in change work so went down the line of corporate training, working as a consultant with some of the biggest companies in the UK, but this wasn’t me. I liked seeing real people make real changes in their private lives, nothing beats the feeling when you see a person change their way of thinking before your eyes, so I have been running a busy clinic for many years with clients coming to see me from all walks of life and from all over the country.

When I’m not with clients or creating products with Paul, I’m usually looking after the kids and animals, twin girls, 3 legged cat and chickens. I love life, enjoy playing the guitar and best of all family time”.

 

who are slimthinkers

The Story So Far

Let’s take you back to 2013. We have known about each other for years but never really got together socially and our paths had never crossed work wise until one day, we found ourselves in the same coffee shop. What was going to be a brief chat turned in to much more. Realizing our respective clients would benefit from the others skills we put our heads together on a number of topics. Slimthinkers was born that day.

Over the course of a couple of weeks we met and thrashed out the issues people had with weight loss, what they were being force fed by the weight loss and fitness industries and what we could do about it. We put our first course together and invited 15 people to take it. They all lost weight and there wasn’t a diet or a mention of food anywhere. Even we were amazed. It wasn’t just weight loss though, but a completely new attitude to life they had all developed.

Over the next 2 years we listened, reviewed, revamped, re-tested, took things out, put things in, took it online, did it one to one until the present day, 2015. The technology was a bit of an issue but we taught ourselves how to do it so we could deliver the program directly in to your homes.

OUR SIMPLE WEIGHT LOSS PHILOSOPHY

 

Simply Change The Way You Think Eat And Move

It’s a simple philosophy but true. If you do the same things all the time, you will get the same results. Fact! So we approach life from a different angle and get different results. Your thoughts control who you are and what you do. Well that’s exactly where we start. We work from the head down and not from the backside up like everyone else does. It’s so simple; get your mind on your side and not working against you, and the battle is all but won. Then add in a better more achievable and enjoyable method of moving and eating, and the sky is the limit. Let us show you just how simple it is in step by step bite sized chunks that you repeat over time.

It’s Medicine for your mind

Have you ever wondered why when you have tried to change a habit or behaviour it usually resurfaces? This is because our conscious willpower usually cannot compete with the power of the subconscious mind.

The subconscious mind is considered to be the source or root of many of our behaviors, emotions, attitudes and motivations. Hypnosis and NLP are powerful tools for accessing the subconscious mind and creating dramatic improvements in our lives.

What Is NLP?

Neuro Linguistic Programming is a set of specific techniques that deliberately restructure towards positive functioning of the brains thinking and the bodies behaviors, by aligning the conscious and the unconscious mind and Body. In other words it’s like looking at the patterns and habitual behaviors that we have in life, working out which ones are not congruent with how we want to live and changing them, so they either have a more positive outcome or change the mind body connection. Changing the way you think and feel about all aspects of life.

NLP is a hybrid science that was developed in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s by computer scientist, Richard Bandler and linguistic John Grinder. From the combined perspectives of their respective sciences, they began a study of three therapists with excellent results transforming their clients ways of thinking, feeling and behaving. They modeled Family therapist, Virginia Satir; Gestalt therapist Fritz Perls and hypnotherapist Milton Erikson, who legitimised hypnotherapy as a healing treatment accepted by the American Medical Association. Bandler and Grinder were looking to discover exactly what transpired in the minds and bodies of patients at the moment change occurred. They asked what specifically caused the change and how this could be replicated more quickly and effectively without years of therapy… These techniques were modeled and so was born NLP

What Is Hypnotherapy?

Most People have these preconceived ideas that Hypnosis is a state of deep sleep, it is not.  It does involve the induction of a trance like condition in which many people find very, very relaxing. When within this relaxed state the patient is actually in an enhanced state of awareness, whilst concentrating on the hypnotherapists voice. The conscious mind becomes suppressed allowing access to the subconscious mind. It is here where real change can happen. The therapist is able to suggest ideas, lifestyle adaptations and new concepts direct to the subconscious, the seeds of which become firmly planted enabling real change to take place at a deep level.

During our sessions you will remain completely aware of everything that is going on. In fact, many people experience a hyper awareness where sounds appear enriched, thoughts clearer and your ability to imagine and visualise is greatly enhanced. It is common for these hypnotic experiences to create sensations of deep relaxation, fluid warmth or a pleasant tingling sensation or buzz throughout your physical body. Many describe the hypnotic state as a complete and total escape from all physical tension and emotional stress, while remaining completely alert.