I made an unconscious switch to calisthenics from weight training back in the early part of 2016. It just happened; it wasn’t intentional as such, I just started to enjoy … Continue Reading How I Put My Shoulder Impingement To Bed In 2017 (Rehab Exercises & Ideas)
Once you tick off pull ups, dips, push ups and other basic staple calisthenic moves, it becomes time to think about what’s next. It’s a popular debate: what moves shall … Continue Reading How Flexibility Makes Calisthenics Easier
The calisthenics world has so many eye-catching moves that when most people see them, even if it’s only in a random YouTube video, and want to try and train for them. … Continue Reading Tips For Faster Gains With Front Levers, Back Levers, Planches & Human Flags
You wake up and feel it. You sit down and you’re reminded of it. You go to lift something and there it goes again. Even your friends and family … Continue Reading Fixing Low Back Pain – “Is My Lower Back weak?!”
Gymnastic rings were once specialist and you never saw them in gyms unless you found yourself in a gymnastics centre. Fast forward 10-15 years and the rings are very much … Continue Reading Wooden VS Plastic Gymnastics Rings – Which to buy?
The shoulder joint is notorious for being one of the most complex in the body. Basic study/knowledge of anatomy will tell you just how much movement is available at the … Continue Reading ANOTHER move for healthier shoulders
Helping you get more out of one of the most popular exercises on the planet Show a newbie to the gym for the first time and they’ll likely struggle to … Continue Reading How to get more out of The Kettlebell Swing
Frank Medrano’s viral video ‘Superhuman Bodyweight Workout Domination’ has, as I write this, 34,948,864 views. Go watch the video. It’s timeless. Now scroll down to the comments section. How long … Continue Reading LEG DEVELOPMENT: Barbells VS bodyweight exercises – THE ULTIMATE SHOWDOWN
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