If there’s ever a culprit for the biggest limiting factor when it comes to the deadlift, it’s your grip – or grip strength. Granted, this only really plays a significant … Continue Reading What about ‘hook grip’ Deadlifts?
Print this out and stick it somewhere you’ll always see it. It can be among a diary, on the refrigerator, you can even stick it on your bedroom wall – whatever … Continue Reading 50 quick-fire steps to fitness in 2016!
‘Dying for a 6 pack’ is the title of a recent documentary from the UK highlighting the agonising desire the majority of young men have trying to be part of … Continue Reading ‘Dying for a 6 pack’ – why the shock?
The muscle up lays down a marker. It demonstrates multiple abilities; skill, strength, coordination, and it’s a party trick of sorts too. It featured in my recent post, ‘5 SERIOUSLY … Continue Reading Muscle up tips for beginners
What was once considered an ‘underground sport’ is now appealing to everyone – are your parents powerlifting yet? How has powerlifting made it’s way up the popularity ranks? Let’s have … Continue Reading How did powerlifting become so popular?
Do you really have to go pedal to the metal and take as little rest as possible in order to see gains? Let’s talk about the elephant in the room … Continue Reading What about MORE rest?
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Give a man a pre-workout supplement … Continue Reading I’m nothing without my ‘pre-workout’?!
Let’s tackle the topic of whether you should evolve physically (to the human eye) year in year out, forever. “Bro, them two guys have been coming to this gym for … Continue Reading What’s the deal with all the working out and not looking any ‘different’?
The following is something I’m delighted to finally have up and ready to share. NattyOrNot.com is making bigger and bigger waves on the internet, to the joy of many, and … Continue Reading NattyOrNot.com – An in-depth interview!
Grip strength is a sign of masculinity. What’s the first thing you notice about someone when you shake hands with them? The firmness of their handshake. If we’re talking in … Continue Reading A simple, old school & fun way to build a monster grip!
Whether you like calisthenics, whether you respect them, whether you rate them, whether you snub them, you cannot deny their significance in the fitness world. Many classic bodyweight movements are … Continue Reading Improving bodyweight movements in minimal time?
Contrary to De La Soul, three isn’t the magic number anymore; it’s five now. And not just 5, you must multiply it by itself. What do we get? 5×5 5×5’s … Continue Reading Pearls of wisdom: 5×5 workouts (Stronglifts etc)
This is a piggyback from a post I made a few months back, which was intended to educate, or at least cause people to re-evaluate how they spend their beloved … Continue Reading MORE things to never do in the gym if results are your thing
Toning is a funny word because it isn’t really all that singular. It’s a word usable in multi-contexts; skin tone, tone of music, tone of voice and…….to “tone” your body … Continue Reading ‘Toning’ – a viable goal? Or mythical term?
Gym going is an investment of time. You’re committed and pretty dedicated. I’m not referring to the casual, “I’ll go if I fancy it” once a month attendee. No, I … Continue Reading Things you really shouldn’t do in the gym if results are your thing…..
Bodyweight training is cool. It’s hip, it’s fun. On top of that it looks the part. So many advanced bodyweight movements make great potential party tricks. Doing a front lever is just … Continue Reading Bodyweight training only?