Helping you get more out of one of the most popular exercises on the planet Show a newbie to the gym for the first time and they’ll likely struggle to … Continue Reading How to get more out of The Kettlebell Swing
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
Frank Medrano’s viral video ‘Superhuman Bodyweight Workout Domination’ has, as I write this, 34,948,864 views. Go watch the video. It’s timeless. Now scroll down to the comments section. How long … Continue Reading LEG DEVELOPMENT: Barbells VS bodyweight exercises – THE ULTIMATE SHOWDOWN
YouTube fitness is absolutely massive. As I type, ‘Six Pack Shortcuts’ has 3.9 million subscribers at present. They are by far the biggest fitness YouTube channel around. Although they’ve actually lost a … Continue Reading Must see fitness YouTube channels
‘Conditioning’ is definitely the new ‘cardio’. Not only does it sound better, but its implications are better; when you think cardio, you’re seeing endurance, time investment and plenty of repetition. When you … Continue Reading 7 great workout finishers just for YOU
‘Use it or lose it’ is an age old phrase – usually associated with sex. If you’re not using it, you’ll lose it. That’s it. Done. No more sex for … Continue Reading Use it or lose it?
Fitness is a sea of concepts. I’d go as far saying there’s too many. Just as someone is familiarising themselves with one style, the novelty wanes and they read a … Continue Reading A training concept that’s actually worth something!
Do you really have to go pedal to the metal and take as little rest as possible in order to see gains? Let’s talk about the elephant in the room … Continue Reading What about MORE rest?
Grip strength is a sign of masculinity. What’s the first thing you notice about someone when you shake hands with them? The firmness of their handshake. If we’re talking in … Continue Reading A simple, old school & fun way to build a monster grip!
A new instalment of the Overlooked Movement series has been a long time coming. This is a series where I do my utmost to revive certain exercises and movements in … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Split squats & lunge variations
Toning is a funny word because it isn’t really all that singular. It’s a word usable in multi-contexts; skin tone, tone of music, tone of voice and…….to “tone” your body … Continue Reading ‘Toning’ – a viable goal? Or mythical term?
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?
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
They say there’s no substitute in life for experience, and in this case that sentiment rings truer than ever! The pre-exercise or pre-workout warm up: Worshiped by some, valued by … Continue Reading So, is the ‘warm up’ really that hot a topic?
We’ve seen the turn of the overhead press. We’ve seen the pushup’s time to shine. Today we get even simpler, even more basic. Now comes a segment dedicated to an … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Walking