Gym going is an investment of time. You’re committed and pretty dedicated. I’m not referring to the casual, “I’ll go if I fancy it” once a month attendee. No, I … Continue Reading Things you really shouldn’t do in the gym if results are your thing…..
Everybody likes identity. We like to identify ourselves with a particular way of doing things; eating, training, working, learning……heck, we even get people categorizing what kind of video gamer they … Continue Reading When intermittent fasting is more than a cool fad……..
Very interesting findings! Particularly as I’ve discussed ‘Supersize Me’ before.
Originally posted on Life is Louder:
A recent Japanese study has found that green tea consumption could lower the risk of developing dementia. A leading Japanese scientist led a team…
When I was young, I used to think……..what’s the point of writing a diary? That’s weird. If I were to write a diary entry, it would detract from valuable playing time. Some … Continue Reading The magic of keeping journals
A few weeks back, months even, in making that brain swole too. I shared with readers that I was about to read the book Decisive by Dan & Chip Heath. … Continue Reading A quick book review: Decisive (Chip & Dan Heath)
Bodyweight training is cool. It’s hip, it’s fun. On top of that it looks the part. So many advanced bodyweight movements make great potential party tricks. Doing a front lever is just … Continue Reading Bodyweight training only?
“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
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?
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
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
Branched chain amino acids are supported by a wealth of research. Perhaps only inferior in terms of scientific support to creatine. Study after study backs creatine. BCAA’s are backed by … Continue Reading Performance enhancing supplements – a primer on BCAA’s (with experience)
Kale, Mushrooms, Cabbage, Onions, Brussels Sprouts and Turnips. Great food examples that tend to share one common denominator: They often divide opinion. Hate em’ or love em’? Are any of … Continue Reading “I don’t eat that though!”………….But have you actually tried to?!
Nice to see I’m not the only one religiously guzzling down this wonder drink!
I love training. Sprinting, jumping, walking, lifting, stretching and well…..just moving. No better feeling than exertion – maybe even over exertion? (Dare I say it!) This obsession or relationship we trainees … Continue Reading Making that brain ‘swole’ too!
Today is ‘Pancake day’ in the U.K. which is a tradition that has raged for years. In fact, I’m sure it’s some people’s favourite day! Obviously as a fitness blog writer, … Continue Reading Making sure pancake day doesn’t turn you into dough