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
Here comes another ‘all-in-one’ movement straight from the world of calisthenics! Want any of the following? – Grip strength – Core strength – Coordination – Enhanced shoulder mobility and stability … Continue Reading Try THIS overlooked calisthenics move!
The shoulder is a complex area; there’s just so much going on, so much potential movement and so much potential dysfunction. I have a personal favourite movement/exercise/tool to assess, on … Continue Reading 1 exercise for healthier shoulders
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!
A new instalment of the Overlooked Movement series has been a long time coming. This is a series where I do my utmost to revive certain exercises and movements in … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Split squats & lunge variations
“Shut up and squat!” If there’s one movement pattern that never gets any hate – and I mean any at all………it’s the squat. While you’ll hear differing opinions on most … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Front squat
The long awaited next installment of the overlooked movement series is here! A series where I remind you of classic movements that just aren’t being exploited like they once were. … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Dips
We’ve seen the turn of the overhead press. We’ve seen the pushup’s time to shine. Today we get even simpler, even more basic. Now comes a segment dedicated to an … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Walking
Welcome to the next movement in the “overlooked movement” series, where I apply my best efforts to remind you just how powerful and effective certain classic movements are. Last time … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Push-up variations & progressions
Few people know the standing overhead press was actually included in Olympic lifting right up until as recently as 1972! It’s as primal and basic as it gets, pick a … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Standing overhead press