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!
When life sweeps the carpet out from your feet, what do you do? I mean who ever sees it coming? You might have had an inkling or intuitive thought, or … Continue Reading Fight Back With Self Improvement. It’s All You Have.
We keep hearing how great gymnastics rings are as a workout tool and how we should all be using them for a host of reasons……… One of the obstacles we … Continue Reading A Beginner’s Guide To Building Straight Arm Strength On The Gymnastics Rings
2017 is nearly over and celebrations for Christmas are about all but a few days away. It’s always nice to head into a new year with inspiration and drive. One … Continue Reading An Interview With Sven Kohl Of Calisthenic Movement
The following piece will be an honest, frank and upfront reflection of my year in 2016 across pretty much all departments of my life. I know many people are doing … Continue Reading 2016: A year in review
What are your excuses stopping you from doing? We live in an excuse ridden society. Fact. We choose to not try because the competition is “too fierce”. We choose to … Continue Reading F*CK YOUR EXCUSES
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
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
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
8 hours is a standard work day, and it’s been brought to my attention that the new plank world record stands at 8 hours and 1 minute. This is an … Continue Reading Planking: Why not add weight?!
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
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
Fat Gripz are a training implement designed to do one thing: strengthen your grip. Very recently I had the honour of trying these bad boys out for the very first … Continue Reading Getting my hands on some ‘Fat Gripz’
I’m not too up to speed on the bodybuilding social media circle, alas. But, a friend recently told me about Ronnie Coleman’s back surgery and how he’s now confined to … Continue Reading Ronnie Coleman unable to walk after ANOTHER back surgery
If there’s ever a culprit for the biggest limiting factor when it comes to the deadlift, it’s your grip – or grip strength. Granted, this only really plays a significant … Continue Reading What about ‘hook grip’ Deadlifts?
‘Dying for a 6 pack’ is the title of a recent documentary from the UK highlighting the agonising desire the majority of young men have trying to be part of … Continue Reading ‘Dying for a 6 pack’ – why the shock?