Paused reps are a gemstone in a strength coach’s toolbox. They target & fix weak points, make your regular reps stronger and just make things that much harder, without having … Continue Reading Paused Reps? (My Experiment)
Only Snowdon remained of the three iconic and ever popular mountains that make up the famous ‘ 3 Peaks’. This got me wondering what order is most common when it … Continue Reading ‘3 Peaks’ In < 30 Hours, 30 Hours Before Turning 30! (Part 3: SNOWDON)
As soon as I got in the car at the bottom of Ben Nevis, we were en route to the Lake District. It was about 6pm and our estimated arrival … Continue Reading ‘3 Peaks’ In < 30 Hours, 30 Hours Before Turning 30! (Part 2: SCAFFEL PIKE)
While my most recent adventure has a nice ring to it, it took me months of ‘umming and ahing’ to know what to do. Turning 30 is a big milestone. … Continue Reading ‘3 Peaks’ In <30 Hours, 30 Hours Before Turning 30! (Part 1: Big Ben Nevis)
On Saturday April 10th I did 800 pull ups in the space of about 3 hours. Regular readers & anyone who knows me will instantly wonder why I’d do such … Continue Reading THE 800 PULL UP WORKOUT (ISPCC Fundraiser)
You read that right, 100 pull ups for 100 days STRAIGHT. No rest. No days off. Just flat out pull ups despite how you feel! We’ve all seen YouTubers doing … Continue Reading The Man Who Did 100 Pull Ups A Day For 100 Days! (Interview With Michael Casey)
Cold showers are nothing new. Despite the Reddit self-improvement circle jerk which would have you believing cold showers, no fap and being constantly ‘on purpose’ are the secrets to going … Continue Reading Cold Showers Vs Ice Baths – My 30 Day ICE BATH EXPERIMENT!
It’s 4 years since I first used Calisthenic Movement’s Level 4 intermediate program……..it all seems a blur but when I think back to 4 years ago, there’s many fond memories … Continue Reading Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 Mastery Program – Phase 1 COMPLETE (Weeks 1-4 Recap)
It was Januray 2019 when I achieved an 80 kg weighted dip courtesy of 4 kettlebells. What was most funny about that was I only tried my max for ‘shits … Continue Reading How I Got A +90kg Dip & A +60kg Pull Up (Review of Micha Schulz’s ‘KOW’ Strength Program)
I remember reading Paul Carter’s blog, LiftRunBang, many years ago where he coined the line: ‘80% of your workouts will be forgettable and run of the mill. 10% of your … Continue Reading Sh*tty Training Days: Go Lighter Or Abandon Altogether?
It’s crazy. Not much more than a month ago I was stood on top of Scaffel Pike, the highest mountain in England. Prior to that it had taken us 15 … Continue Reading ‘Three Peaks’ COMPLETED – Climbing Big Ben Nevis!
I, like you, have always thought the back squat to be one of those slutty attention whore lifts that needs you to train it constantly to stay with you. Pretty … Continue Reading Can You Keep Your Back Squat Without Squatting For 6 Months? (My ‘Lockdown Experiment’)
Almost every fitness author has given their take on the age old debate as to whether high reps or low reps are better, and what their own preferred ‘goldilocks zone’ … Continue Reading 5 LAWS Of Low Rep Training (1-5 range)
One of the cool things about fitness is how many subsections the broad term encompasses. There are so many stops across a vast spectrum. On one end you have all … Continue Reading Climbing Scaffel Pike (F*ck Comfort Zones)
I suck at the overhead press. Always have done. I can gain strength in many other areas; even flexibility improves faster than my overhead strength. And I know many of … Continue Reading Tips For Those Who SUCK At Overhead Pressing
One of my finest moments last year was getting completely flat in a front split the day before my 28th birthday. At the time it served as a catalyst for … Continue Reading Front Splits Touch Down On BOTH SIDES! (Mobility Update MAY 2020)