It’s been 5 months now since I let you in on my journey with Calisthenic Movement’s new mobility program – Mobility 2.0. Which means it’s HIGH TIME for an update! … Continue Reading An Update On CaliMove’s Mobility 2.0 (Phase 2 = COMPLETE)
How I reclaimed (and bettered) the slow bar & ring muscle up after wrecking my left shoulder & bicep. This post is a sequel to my recent post: Relearning The … Continue Reading SLOW Bar & Ring Muscle Ups, Post Injury?
It’s been over 4 years now since Calisthenic Movement’s original mobility program came out. Back then I took the program for a spin in all its 3 parts, finishing up … Continue Reading A Look At CaliMove’s NEW Mobility Program – Mobility 2.0!
This is a project that’s been a long time in the making. I’ve been asked countless times what the secret is to muscle ups, or how to pull chest to … Continue Reading The Perfect Blueprint To Pull HIGHER (Muscle Up Pulling Tutorial)
In 2019 I did a 28kg ring muscle up with relative ease. I basically just rolled over the transition with speed and only went up to 28kg to outdo an … Continue Reading Relearning The Ring Muscle Up (My Humbling Story)
This will be quite a niche post…although you don’t have to have a gymnastics fetish or calisthenics obsession to know about, and be wowed by, the rare feat that is … Continue Reading The One Arm Chin Up: SUB-jective Vs OB-jective Training Methods? (MY EXPERIMENT)
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)
In the world of forward thinking & go, go, GO, it’s so easy to get vacuumed up into the endless tsunami of wanting more yesterday. Your car isn’t new enough, … Continue Reading Should We Really Fetishize ‘The Basics’?
It was actually Ido Portal’s 30 day hang challenge that fixed my right shoulder all those years ago, once and for all. I battled impingement for a good 18 months … Continue Reading My Experience With Ido Portal’s 30/30 Squat Challenge: A REVIEW
This post ties in nicely with a recent one, How I BUTCHERED My Pull Ups For YEARS. In that post I shared how a lack of scapula awareness while doing … Continue Reading How To NEVER Plateau In Calisthenics
When I first saw the Reverse Nordic Curl it was called a ‘Natural Leg Extension’. And this is essentially what it is: using your bodyweight to target your quads. I … Continue Reading How To: Reverse Nordic Curl/Human Leg Extension (TUTORIAL)
How to boost strict bar muscle up reps, the best resources to learn ‘movement’ & ideas for faster progress with the reverse Nordic curl/active hero pose… I’m trying to boost … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (December 2021)
(Where is the year going?!) Programming for rotator cuff work, Approaching training for your first ring muscle up & sequencing your session intelligently to work round injuries… I saw you … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (November 2021)
Square vs twisted hip front splits? How to program for 1 rep max based strength training? Good weighted pull up standards for calisthenics? I noticed you complaining about hip rotation … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (October 2021)
Some 8 years or so ago now when I first started doing pull ups, the task was simple: get my chin above the bar. Not that I even used a … Continue Reading How I BUTCHERED My Pull Ups For YEARS
Fixing a winged scapula/trapped thoracic nerve, my eating & training routine for strength gains and aesthetics & how to balance lower body/upper body training for progress with both…. One side … Continue Reading Fitness Questions From Instagram (September 2021)