It dawned on me the other day that the end of this year will mark the 5th anniversary of the very first day I started exercising. And it was one … Continue Reading 6 Pearls Of Wisdom From 3 Years Of PROPER Training
Ask most people what disconnecting really means and they’ll tell you their idea of disconnecting is sitting on the couch watching a film, or doing their normal nightly routine with … Continue Reading What disconnecting REALLY means (A Camping Tale)
Type ‘what does the devil look like?’ into google in 2017 and half the results will be pictures of chairs and sofas. What happened to the man in red with … Continue Reading Avoid Anterior Pelvic Tilt By Stretching Your Hips Properly!
Being watched in the gym is a newcomer’s nightmare. Just the thought of everyone looking at them is enough to make them do a complete 180 and head out the … Continue Reading The value of another pair of eyes (workshop with Lee Wade Turner)
Personal trainers have nightmares sometimes – many of which are recurring fears. There are 2 most popular ones: Clients that lie in their food journals Clients that are scared to … Continue Reading Do you have to eat 800-1200 calories a day in order to lose weight?
They say in order to get better you must surround yourself and associate with those better than you, and those far more knowledgeable. When coaching, training or instructing others as … Continue Reading Emmet Louis’ Modern Methods Of Mobility 2017 – In Review
Gymnastic rings were once specialist and you never saw them in gyms unless you found yourself in a gymnastics centre. Fast forward 10-15 years and the rings are very much … Continue Reading Wooden VS Plastic Gymnastics Rings – Which to buy?
Ask anyone what their least favourite day of the week is, and if they’re not into the gym or exercise, it’s probably Monday. Ask someone who is into exercise and … Continue Reading Is the ‘REST DAY’ really necessary??
As a result of my recent adventure sharing all my progress with Calisthenic Movement’s level 5 program, questions were raised as to the difference between L-Sits done on the floor … Continue Reading L-Sits on the floor VS bars/parallettes
The halfway test week of Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 program is all but done and dusted. I’ve finally got the last 2 moves wrapped up and ready to share with … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: DIPS & PISTOL SQUATS!
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!
Size versus movement is a common war in many mainstream gyms; size is number one priority over movement. In Layman’s terms: it doesn’t matter if you can’t move well as … Continue Reading Muscle mass VS movement?
Grease The Groove is the immensely popular training approach popularised by the Russian Kettle bell guru and army fitness instructor, Pavel Tsatsouline. Those in calisthenics circles will probably know, but … Continue Reading Results of my ‘Grease the Groove’ experiment with the Back Lever
It only took me nearly three years of being amongst the world of lifting weights and being saturated with gym talk to finally bite the bullet and try creatine. I … Continue Reading What’s happened to me after being on creatine for a month?
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)