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)
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?
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
Thoughts on COVID being a super serious virus we all need to protect ourselves from, improving hip internal rotation & how often to change workout routines…….. What are your thoughts … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (May 2021)
My first experience counting calories was in 2013 when I had burnt off what muscle I had, and lost almost all the fat from my body. I stood just under … Continue Reading Is Calorie Counting Worth ANYTHING In 2021?
Cold showers are nothing new. Despite the Reddit self-improvement circle jerk which would have you believing cold showers, no fap and being constantly ‘on purpose’ are the secrets to going … Continue Reading Cold Showers Vs Ice Baths – My 30 Day ICE BATH EXPERIMENT!
Getting on for 10 years ago now, I was aware of the power of the front squat. I even wrote about it when this website was an infant (Overlooked Movements: … Continue Reading Losing The Ability To Front Squat & The COMEBACK!
2020 was a far worse year than 2019 for us all really but for some the discrepancy wasn’t huge. For me though, it was worse in many departments. It was … Continue Reading NEVER Let THIS Happen To You As A Calisthenics Athlete!
Everyone’s watched the Rocky films and seen how bad-ass the one arm push ups look. Maybe you even wanted to try it while watching? Maybe you even did a one … Continue Reading THE ONE ARM PUSH UP: Yay Or Nay?
It’s funny how a word can have different associations over the years. Between the ages of say 8-20 ‘recovery’ for me meant recovering a car as I was living and … Continue Reading The 5 Most Important Recovery Markers For 2021! (Make More Gains)