Following on from Wednesday’s testing of Skin The Cats & Handstand Push ups, it was time to test my L-sit and Pull up, as part of Calisthenic Movement’s level 5 … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: L sits & Pull Ups!
I don’t normally do this. I don’t normally upload clips of my own training, but I think it’s high time I changed that. By sharing my own progress with you … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: Skinning the cat & grinding out handstand push ups!
A review of my experience with Calisthenic Movement’s level 4 intermediate program – covering everything from value for money, to effectiveness, to user friendliness, to level of detailed explanation and … Continue Reading How good are Calisthenic Movement’s programs? (A REVIEW)
“If you can believe it, then you can achieve it”, said David’s teacher after hearing David expressing his desire for becoming a top scientist one day. David’s heart was set. … Continue Reading What it really means to BELIEVE
‘Use it or lose it’ is an age old phrase – usually associated with sex. If you’re not using it, you’ll lose it. That’s it. Done. No more sex for … Continue Reading Use it or lose it?
In one corner we have the traditional split training concept; chest on Monday, back on Tuesday, legs on Wednesday, shoulders on Thursday and arms on Friday! In the other corner … Continue Reading Full body training vs split routines: Who wins?!
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?
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’?
If you’re not following a program, be it designed by yourself, a trainer or one you picked up online, fix that before you read further. I like facts on this … Continue Reading Workout program expiration dates? When to switch?
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
Blog feeds are busier than ever before, just trail the wordpress fitness feed and it’s littered with goal orientated posts and memes. Rather than add to the traffic with my … Continue Reading The problem with all these ‘resolutions’ and why they’re WORTH-LESS
I step under the bar, I have a 5/6 rep max loaded up. I’m doing 5×5 on high bar squats. The setup is tight and correct as always. Unrack the … Continue Reading Handling bad workouts and sub-par performances
I know how it is………. You’d love to know exactly what ratio of fast twitch to slow twitch muscle fibers you have. I bet you’d also like to know definitively … Continue Reading Forget the quest for perfect programs and answers!
Should you be chronically sore? Should you be chronically fatigued? Should you be hungry all the time? Or should you feel so great you’ve forgotten the satisfying feeling of self … Continue Reading How do you know your program is effective and working?
Stop, pause and reflect. When did you last take a small segment of time to simply take stock of everything? Everything being your journey. We spend so much time focusing … Continue Reading Stop & see how far you’ve come.
We all know (or should) that the process of “working out” or “training” is only effective when carried out in the respect of a crucial equation……… The balance of catabolism … Continue Reading A super effective post workout recovery boosting routine!