DMC Blog

DMC’s Self Care Series

This is the DMC Fitness self care series of blogs. All of our blogs on the topic collected in one single resource.

Health and Self Care

Let’s talk about health and self care. Those who know me and my story know that I spent many years of my life living unhealthily. Over time I’ve discovered why self care is important.

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Health and Self Care: The Process

In this blog I will be sharing the process and formula I use to keep myself healthy in body and mind. This is the system I use when coaching my clients.

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As I continue my series of blogs on Health and Self Care, I thought today I would bring you the power word, OPTIMISATION. This is the action of making the best or most effective use of a situation or resource.


DMC’s Top Tips For Personal Mental Health

Here’s some top, quick and easy to implement tips to help take care of your personal mental health.

Self Care: Massage

I’m a big fan of massage and the positive effects it has on the body and soul. I believe that it has contributed greatly to my health and keeps me injury free. Here I go in to 3 massage methods that I use daily / semi-regularly that you might want to try yourself.

5 Steps to Repair, Relax and Rejuvenate

In this blog the intention here is learning to fully unwind relax, and recharge, but ultimately practice the art of switching off and being fully present with a quiet and still mind. 


Wellbeing (Guest blog by Annabel)

This guest blog from one of our amazing students is all about living and comping with anxiety. In it she candidly shares her experiences.


Seasonal Affective Disorder

29% of adults in the UK suffer from SAD to some degree. It’s a real issue that I explore in detail here.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Managing the Stress of Success

Being successful in your career and in life can be stressful. If left unchecked stress can result in bad consequences for your physical and mental health. This blog looks at some techniques for effectively managing stress.

My Top 5 Guided Meditations

Here I look at the many health benefits of meditation.

My Top 10 Self Development Books

Here I am sharing my top 10 personal development books. All of these books have had a massive impact on my growth and development. I recommend that you read as many of them as possible.

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When put together this series in self care makes up an effective strategy to improve your self care, self development and wellbeing. Check back from time to time as this series will be getting updated regularly

Until next time, “Strength for Life”,



Davie McConnachie

Davie McConnachie is Scotland’s leading health and wellness coach, multi-award-winning gym owner, motivational speaker and the founder of DMC Fitness, a fitness education facility known as the premier choice for 1-2-1 personal training. He has inspired thousands of people to fall in love with fitness – his true mission in life. 

In his own fitness journey, Davie has athletically competed in Mixed Martial Arts fighting for Scottish and British titles, boxed for Scotland’s top amateur boxing team and competed internationally in Girevoy (kettlebell) Sport. 

Diving into the world of sports and wellness has helped Davie to deal with his own inner demons. He. overcame many dark times using his own unique method to complete his cycle of H.E.A.L.I.N.G. 

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