One of the things a gymnast (particularly a rings gymnast) doesn’t want is excessive size on the legs. It stands to reason, extra weight there means more weight away from … Continue Reading Why Even Gymnasts Should Train Their Lower Body
Feminism is taking a global sweep across the world. Women’s rights have become as big an issue as ever before and while I’m all for equal rights for women and … Continue Reading Why Feminism Is F*cking Up Modern Relationship Dynamics
Saturday December 7th saw an amazing battle at Crossfit Aldgate East, London. The legendary Lee Wade Turner organised a competition for all the participants at his numerous classes across London … Continue Reading Judging Lee Wade Turner’s End Of Year Calisthenics Championships 2019!
It’s been 4 months since I last updated you guys with where my mobility is, courtesy of Calisthenic Movement’s mobility program – the advanced segment. Fear not, I have been … Continue Reading Calisthenic Movement’s Advanced Mobility Program (AUTUMN UPDATE 2019)
There’s loads of girls who can rock a 315 lb squat or hip thrust hundreds of pounds but how many can demo a muscle up or a handstand push up? … Continue Reading Girls & Calisthenics: Is It Really A ‘Man’s World’?
Go the extra mile, you’re obsessed. Throw your heart and soul into something, you’re obsessed. Accept nothing other than the relentless pursuit of excellence, you’re obsessed. Ask any great for … Continue Reading Be Obsessed.
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?!