I love bodyweight exercise. I love books. I love interviewing inspirational people. Imagine my delight when I get to combine all three! Complete Calisthenics is a book I purchased many … Continue Reading My interview with published author & calisthenics expert Ashley Kalym
Bringing attention to the impact others have on us, for better or worse. How many people do you spend time around on a day to day basis that hinder your … Continue Reading 3 steps to bringing the right people into your life
Keeping your head high is a metaphor for all departments of life. It’s the ultimate challenge we face as humans; can you keep looking forward, and up, no matter how … Continue Reading NEVER let your head drop
Nervous anticipation is a strange feeling; how will it go? What will happen? Are my fears justified? I realise this sounds eerily like a recovering addict’s exposure to their former … Continue Reading Having my first coffee in over 3 months
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
Like most things in this universe, motivation is never constant. It took me far too many years to truly understand just how cyclical the world we live in is. Sure, … Continue Reading How To Salvage Your Motivation
They say it takes 66 days to truly ingrain a habit, so by my reckoning, doing (or undoing) something for 90 days is a profound milestone as by the 90 … Continue Reading Here we are – 90 days of being 100% decaffeinated
It doesn’t matter whether we’re talking ultra big gym corporations like Planet Fitness in the US, or Virgin Active in the UK, or, if we’re talking private man caves (garage … Continue Reading What EVERY gym SHOULD have
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!
This post should be thought provoking, inspiring and somewhat confrontational – even motivational. Actually, I hope it’s every bit motivational. This time last year I provided a sea of posts … Continue Reading The difference a year makes?
We love comfort. I spent the first 20 or so years of my life loving comfort. I spent a sorry amount of time living way within myself – way beneath … Continue Reading Discomfort on the daily!
Let’s separate the men from the boys and the women from the girls. This is a post with multi purposes. First, to present you with 5 calisthenic (no external resistance) … Continue Reading 5 SERIOUSLY challenging calisthenic movements – can you do any of these?
Strength comes in many aspects. There’s mental, physical, emotional and strength of will – to name but a few. The most over appreciated form is physical strength without a doubt. … Continue Reading Strength was, is, and always will be relative
Have you ever done something for the first time and been told you’re good? Oh doesn’t the ego love it? To the extent depends on the scale of ego to … Continue Reading Your ‘strengths’ can only take you so far
Patience is a virtue, as our parents said. You know, the days where you’d protest “how long do I have to wait……….six hours?!” Ironically with age, six hours of quality … Continue Reading Instant gratification among health and fitness
Apparently you ladies want to have your own thigh gap? Apparently it represents health, happiness and even sexiness? Apparently if you’re a chick without a thigh gap, you’re less of … Continue Reading A guy’s thoughts on the ‘Thigh Gap’