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
8 hours is a standard work day, and it’s been brought to my attention that the new plank world record stands at 8 hours and 1 minute. This is an … Continue Reading Planking: Why not add weight?!
I have an announcement: For the first time in years, I have recently invested in a protein powder. These are exciting times. I know there’s at least 3,456,000,000 articles already in existence … Continue Reading Got protein powder?
‘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!
It doesn’t matter whether we’re talking ultra big gym corporations like Planet Fitness in the US, or Virgin Active in the UK, or, if we’re talking private man caves (garage … Continue Reading What EVERY gym SHOULD have
In one corner we have the traditional split training concept; chest on Monday, back on Tuesday, legs on Wednesday, shoulders on Thursday and arms on Friday! In the other corner … Continue Reading Full body training vs split routines: Who wins?!
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Give a man a pre-workout supplement … Continue Reading I’m nothing without my ‘pre-workout’?!