This crazy world we call the ‘fitness industry’ or ‘fitness community’ or even ‘online fitness community’, tends to lend itself very well to dogmatic tendencies. If there’s one thing I … Continue Reading Everyone has a story worth listening to – how did we forget that?
When I was young, I used to think……..what’s the point of writing a diary? That’s weird. If I were to write a diary entry, it would detract from valuable playing time. Some … Continue Reading The magic of keeping journals
I love training. Sprinting, jumping, walking, lifting, stretching and well…..just moving. No better feeling than exertion – maybe even over exertion? (Dare I say it!) This obsession or relationship we trainees … Continue Reading Making that brain ‘swole’ too!
Apparently you ladies want to have your own thigh gap? Apparently it represents health, happiness and even sexiness? Apparently if you’re a chick without a thigh gap, you’re less of … Continue Reading A guy’s thoughts on the ‘Thigh Gap’
“The race is long………and in the end, it’s only with yourself” An extract from the 1999 song “Sunscreen” voiced by Baz Luhrmann. If you haven’t heard it or don’t know … Continue Reading Don’t lose your race whilst watching someone else’s
Blog feeds are busier than ever before, just trail the wordpress fitness feed and it’s littered with goal orientated posts and memes. Rather than add to the traffic with my … Continue Reading The problem with all these ‘resolutions’ and why they’re WORTH-LESS
Have a splendid Christmas! Enjoy every moment. We all know just how rapid the day itself expires. So be in the moment, spread happiness, joy, compliment the people in your … Continue Reading To all my amazing followers and readers:
The eleventh hour of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month. In the U.K. it’s armistice day. In the U.S. it’s veterans day. Regardless of location, November 11th bears huge … Continue Reading Some thoughts on Armistice/remembrance day
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
“Enjoy your body. Use it every way you can. Don’t be afraid of it, or what other people think of it. It’s the greatest instrument you’ll ever own!” Have a … Continue Reading Quote of the day!
“How do you do that? That’s not normal!” “Why do you do that? That’s not normal!” Have you ever heard those questions? I’ve heard them many times, and let’s establish … Continue Reading “Normal” is a subjective term, don’t conform. Be abnormal!
Sleep just like oxygen is essential to our existence as human beings. However “modern life” is extracting more and more of our precious sleeping hours with all the unsustainable schedules … Continue Reading 5 Natural and supplement free ways to enhance sleep!
Regret: feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that one has done or failed to do). Regret is a human emotion (of many) that can wreak such havoc, cause such discomfort … Continue Reading Regret erodes the soul…
T.E.A.M. Together Everyone Achieves More! A bright mind can shine, but it will never be able to match the luminosity of two great minds combined. Today’s quote is incredibly relevant to the … Continue Reading “None of us is as smart as all of us”: The power of T.E.A.M.
The great Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best. The great man was a library of entirely profound quotes, quotes that are in many ways eternal. The great Mr. Emerson sadly … Continue Reading If there’s one thing you should do……it is to do “YOU”