Square vs twisted hip front splits? How to program for 1 rep max based strength training? Good weighted pull up standards for calisthenics? I noticed you complaining about hip rotation … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (October 2021)
Some 8 years or so ago now when I first started doing pull ups, the task was simple: get my chin above the bar. Not that I even used a … Continue Reading How I BUTCHERED My Pull Ups For YEARS
Fixing a winged scapula/trapped thoracic nerve, my eating & training routine for strength gains and aesthetics & how to balance lower body/upper body training for progress with both…. One side … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (September 2021)
Only Snowdon remained of the three iconic and ever popular mountains that make up the famous ‘ 3 Peaks’. This got me wondering what order is most common when it … Continue Reading ‘3 Peaks’ In < 30 Hours, 30 Hours Before Turning 30! (Part 3: SNOWDON)
As soon as I got in the car at the bottom of Ben Nevis, we were en route to the Lake District. It was about 6pm and our estimated arrival … Continue Reading ‘3 Peaks’ In < 30 Hours, 30 Hours Before Turning 30! (Part 2: SCAFFEL PIKE)
While my most recent adventure has a nice ring to it, it took me months of ‘umming and ahing’ to know what to do. Turning 30 is a big milestone. … Continue Reading ‘3 Peaks’ In <30 Hours, 30 Hours Before Turning 30! (Part 1: Big Ben Nevis)
A frank, candid & honest assessment of the second half of my life. Reading time: approximately 9 mins (2700 words)……. Milestone birthdays are a funny beast. They mean nothing and … Continue Reading Lessons From A 30 Year Old Who WASTED His Teens & Early 20s
Myth busting is a hobby of mine and I have busted the myth that core strength is the limiting factor for success in the main calisthenics static holds (Front lever, … Continue Reading Direct Core Training: Magic Bullet Or Overhyped Gimmick?
My pancake seems to be totally stuck at a certain angle (chest to thighs level) and I can’t get any lower! In your journey did you find you had sticking … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (August 2021)
Luckily when I started getting into the sick world that is muscle building, aesthetics, looking better and ‘bulking up’, I had already ‘red-pilled’ myself with tons of knowledge on genetic … Continue Reading Why You’re So Strong But ‘Look Like SH*T’
Types of chest to bar pull ups, developing wrist & shoulder flexibility for awesome handstands & maintaining strength during a lay off………. I’ve been working HARD on my pull ups … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (July 2021)
Get straight out of bed no more than 5 minutes after waking up and try to touch your toes. Mark where your best effort was. Then later in the day, … Continue Reading How To Be Flexible Even When COLD | (5 Tips!)
Progressing shrimp squats, frequency of stretching & healing torn hands from training! Do you think it’s possible to do shrimp squats completely upright? And what would you say is the … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram! (June 2021)
With the (almost) passing of the winter, along with it comes the final level of the game that is Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 Mastery Program! Only the end boss remains. … Continue Reading Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 Mastery Program – Phase 4 COMPLETE (The FINAL PHASE)
The ‘2:1 pull to push ratio’ is a popular and widespread recommendation for shoulder health and postural improvement/enhancement. If you’ve not heard of such a ratio before, consider yourself lucky, … Continue Reading The ‘2:1 Pull/Push Ratio’?
When it comes to finding the right exercises we’re told to always question why we’re doing something before doing it. And the most basic advice is: if you can’t answer … Continue Reading The 4 Most OVER-RATED Mainstream Movements