There’s TONS to learning your first (STRICT) muscle up. The technical elements alone are overwhelming. The strength required is nothing short of impressive. And finding a bar with the necessary … Continue Reading What’s The Best Type Of Bar To Learn Muscle Ups On?
Some movements evoke more excitement in you than others. You love a set of bicep curls. You like tricep pressdowns. Dare I say the bench press? What about leg pressing … Continue Reading Are The Squat, Bench Press & Deadlift REALLY Irreplaceable?
Straight Talking Fitness & Redevelop Movement are excited to announce another of our Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshops! Following our warm reception in Norwich we’re now taking our methodology … Continue Reading Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop Coming To Bristol! (April 13th)
January the 19th saw the second edition of me and Ollie Brown of Redevelop Movement‘s Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop. Once again we were hosted by the largest CrossFit … Continue Reading Reflections From Our SECOND Calisthenics Workshop!
This experiment was a completely spontaneous and unplanned one. It wasn’t part of a ’30 day challenge’ or some empty new year’s vow. It was born from a simple thought: … Continue Reading The Handstand Experiment: What A Month’s Worth Of Work Did For Me
First of all I must apologise for the delay with this review and I must also preface this with the admission that I did in fact complete phase 2 on … Continue Reading Phase 2 Of Calisthenic Movement’s New Mobility Program Is DONE! (REVIEW)
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!
Once you get a reasonable amount of mileage behind you in the gym, you’ll know (or will have learnt the hard way) the importance of recovery. When you first start … Continue Reading Deloading VS Rest Weeks: What’s Best For You?
On Saturday November 24th I will be co-hosting a Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop. I will be coaching alongside Ollie Brown of Redevelop Movement. The workshop will be at … Continue Reading Join Me At My Calisthenics Workshop In Norwich! (UK)
The Summer of 2018 has to be one of my all time favourites for many reasons. As one of calisthenic’s biggest fans, show me sun and heat and I’ll show … Continue Reading How Long Does It Take To Get To A ‘Good’ Level In Calisthenics?
With summer in full swing in the western hemisphere, outdoor training is as appealing as it will ever be. Sunshine, long days and fresh air sculpt the ever-growing appeal of … Continue Reading Alternatives To Weighted Pull ups
If there’s a question I’ve been asked more times than I can count it’s ‘what’s the best exercise for chest?’ The poor souls have seen all the YouTube videos of … Continue Reading Alternatives To Weighted Dips
With the weather being as nice as ever in the UK this summer, why confine yourself to a gym? Why not get out in the sun and fresh air while … Continue Reading Start Calisthenics This Summer & Master Your Bodyweight (Beginner’s Program)
It’s been far too long since I’ve ran an experiment in which I can document my ongoing results with you guys. It’s actually one of my favourite ways to … Continue Reading Ido Portal’s 30 Day Hang Challenge?
So many of us complain we just don’t have the time, or don’t spend enough time, working on our mobility and hence we’re not flexible. Whatever your restrictions, whether they’re … Continue Reading A Simple & Fast Way To Work On Your Mobility
We all love lifting weights and doing cool shit but we don’t really care about the linchpin in this game – the hands. If your hands are damaged or not … Continue Reading Handling Calluses & Torn Skin When Training