We keep hearing how great gymnastics rings are as a workout tool and how we should all be using them for a host of reasons……… One of the obstacles we … Continue Reading A Beginner’s Guide To Building Straight Arm Strength On The Gymnastics Rings
If there’s ever a move that looks simpler than it is, it’s the front lever. Holding one requires no flexibility and no balance but a BUCKET LOAD of strength. It’s … Continue Reading What YOU NEED To Know About The Front Lever!
We all love lifting weights and doing cool shit but we don’t really care about the linchpin in this game – the hands. If your hands are damaged or not … Continue Reading Handling Calluses & Torn Skin When Training
2017 is nearly over and celebrations for Christmas are about all but a few days away. It’s always nice to head into a new year with inspiration and drive. One … Continue Reading An Interview With Sven Kohl Of Calisthenic Movement
Once you tick off pull ups, dips, push ups and other basic staple calisthenic moves, it becomes time to think about what’s next. It’s a popular debate: what moves shall … Continue Reading How Flexibility Makes Calisthenics Easier
The calisthenics world has so many eye-catching moves that when most people see them, even if it’s only in a random YouTube video, and want to try and train for them. … Continue Reading Tips For Faster Gains With Front Levers, Back Levers, Planches & Human Flags
On the 14th of April this year, a book arrived on my door step. This was the biggest book I’d ever purchased. With 583 pages and many iconic gymnastics positions … Continue Reading Overcoming Gravity 2 – A Book Review
Today I have the wonderful opportunity to share yet another interview with you. This time it’s with one of my favourite YouTube channels; Calisthenic Movement. I love picking brains and … Continue Reading An Interview With Alex Lorenz From Calisthenic Movement
Be thankful that most of you reading this aren’t fortunate enough to know me in real life, or have real life contact with me. Because if you had, for the … Continue Reading A Crazy Story About The Psychology Of Injuries (Fixing My Shoulder Pain)
Being watched in the gym is a newcomer’s nightmare. Just the thought of everyone looking at them is enough to make them do a complete 180 and head out the … Continue Reading The value of another pair of eyes (workshop with Lee Wade Turner)
Gymnastic rings were once specialist and you never saw them in gyms unless you found yourself in a gymnastics centre. Fast forward 10-15 years and the rings are very much … Continue Reading Wooden VS Plastic Gymnastics Rings – Which to buy?
As a result of my recent adventure sharing all my progress with Calisthenic Movement’s level 5 program, questions were raised as to the difference between L-Sits done on the floor … Continue Reading L-Sits on the floor VS bars/parallettes
The halfway test week of Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 program is all but done and dusted. I’ve finally got the last 2 moves wrapped up and ready to share with … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: DIPS & PISTOL SQUATS!
Following on from Wednesday’s testing of Skin The Cats & Handstand Push ups, it was time to test my L-sit and Pull up, as part of Calisthenic Movement’s level 5 … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: L sits & Pull Ups!
I don’t normally do this. I don’t normally upload clips of my own training, but I think it’s high time I changed that. By sharing my own progress with you … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: Skinning the cat & grinding out handstand push ups!
Grease The Groove is the immensely popular training approach popularised by the Russian Kettle bell guru and army fitness instructor, Pavel Tsatsouline. Those in calisthenics circles will probably know, but … Continue Reading Results of my ‘Grease the Groove’ experiment with the Back Lever