Sam was 5’10 and weighed 60kg soaking wet. He’d been skinny all his life. He’d look at photos over the years and see the underlying theme of his clothes always … Continue Reading Why Training To Get Girls Is Dumb As F*ck (A Deep Dive)
Should the lower back be stretched, the right rep ranges for isolation work & how to train the back lever properly………. A favourite line of mine is: ‘Social media is … Continue Reading Some Questions From Instagram This Month……..
February 19th 2020 marked the end of 12 weeks of using Micha Shulz’s ‘King Of Weighted’ hypertrophy skills calisthenics themed program. It was a long slog (but a good slog) … Continue Reading Will A Month’s Worth Of Lower Body Training Ruin Your Flexibility?
Back in June 2016 I penned ‘DEADLIFT MYTHS & FACTS‘ – and the article was pretty conclusive, at least at the time. Although a lot can happen in 3 years … Continue Reading The Deadlift REVISITED: Still Overrated, Or?
Before sitting down to write this post I had a quick investigation into ‘the most searched fitness questions’. I could only get info for 2018, alas, but nevertheless I was … Continue Reading Are Rep Counts Actually Worth Anything?
There’s loads of girls who can rock a 315 lb squat or hip thrust hundreds of pounds but how many can demo a muscle up or a handstand push up? … Continue Reading Girls & Calisthenics: Is It Really A ‘Man’s World’?
No matter how strong you are, I can confidently assume you don’t think your current level in the front lever is strong enough. This post isn’t going to go into … Continue Reading ANOTHER Tip For A Stronger Front Lever
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?
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?
As great a networker as social media is, there’s so many things I dislike about it. Transformations are great and everyone loves a one. What gets lost in translation is … Continue Reading What It Takes To Make REAL Personal Training Transformations
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
If you ever want to make something of yourself, you’re indoctrinated into the philosophy of having to do and practice said thing over and over until perfection is found. … Continue Reading The Full Circle Of Fitness – Stop Doing Something To Get Better At It?
Apparently there are 4.54 billion pages in existence on the internet and I’d argue a fair percentage of that number is posts on whether or not you should foam roll. … Continue Reading Foam Rolling: Yes? No? How? Why?
It’s 4 hours and 50 minutes until 2018 commences as I sit and type this post. As you should know, I’m not a fan of new year goal setting; I … Continue Reading 8 Things 2017 Taught Me About Training
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