Some movements evoke more excitement in you than others. You love a set of bicep curls. You like tricep pressdowns. Dare I say the bench press? What about leg pressing … Continue Reading Are The Squat, Bench Press & Deadlift REALLY Irreplaceable?
Straight Talking Fitness & Redevelop Movement are excited to announce another of our Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshops! Following our warm reception in Norwich we’re now taking our methodology … Continue Reading Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop Coming To Bristol! (April 13th)
One of the classic sights in the calisthenics world is people running before they can walk. Just have a look at reddit forums and gymnastics bodies forums and you’ll see … Continue Reading When Have You Truly Mastered A Move In Calisthenics?
I get it, you want this year to be good. You told everyone on Facebook how well you did last year. You grew. You fought. You came back better and … Continue Reading A 5 Point Checklist For Filtering Sh*t People From Your Life
It’s been just over a week since the Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop me and Ollie Brown of Redevelop Movement ran at Gain Fitness (Norwich) – incidentally, Gain Fitness … Continue Reading Reflections From Our Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop In Norwich!
Communication is a very complex process. When we’re very young we have no means of verbal communication, we have to use our body language, displays of emotion and any other … Continue Reading Their Words Don’t Mean Sh*t!
On Saturday November 24th I will be co-hosting a Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop. I will be coaching alongside Ollie Brown of Redevelop Movement. The workshop will be at … Continue Reading Join Me At My Calisthenics Workshop In Norwich! (UK)
If there’s a question I’ve been asked more times than I can count it’s ‘what’s the best exercise for chest?’ The poor souls have seen all the YouTube videos of … Continue Reading Alternatives To Weighted Dips
It dawned on me the other day that the end of this year will mark the 5th anniversary of the very first day I started exercising. And it was one … Continue Reading 6 Pearls Of Wisdom From 3 Years Of PROPER Training
Type ‘what does the devil look like?’ into google in 2017 and half the results will be pictures of chairs and sofas. What happened to the man in red with … Continue Reading Avoid Anterior Pelvic Tilt By Stretching Your Hips Properly!
They say in order to get better you must surround yourself and associate with those better than you, and those far more knowledgeable. When coaching, training or instructing others as … Continue Reading Emmet Louis’ Modern Methods Of Mobility 2017 – In Review
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
A deadlift to the exercise kingdom is like the blue whale to the animal kingdom; biggest, heaviest and most intimidating. With notoriety comes myths, legends, hearsay and folklore. In this post … Continue Reading DEADLIFT MYTHS & FACTS
YouTube fitness is absolutely massive. As I type, ‘Six Pack Shortcuts’ has 3.9 million subscribers at present. They are by far the biggest fitness YouTube channel around. Although they’ve actually lost a … Continue Reading Must see fitness YouTube channels
‘Conditioning’ is definitely the new ‘cardio’. Not only does it sound better, but its implications are better; when you think cardio, you’re seeing endurance, time investment and plenty of repetition. When you … Continue Reading 7 great workout finishers just for YOU
Fitness is a sea of concepts. I’d go as far saying there’s too many. Just as someone is familiarising themselves with one style, the novelty wanes and they read a … Continue Reading A training concept that’s actually worth something!