How a skinny guy can get started with pull ups/calisthenics, my take on deadlifting AND squatting heavy in the same program, the value of tuck planche push ups/front lever rows … Continue Reading Questions From Instagram This Month!(April 2020)
There’s not much I haven’t tried. I’ve done all kinds of experiments from sexual abstinence to cold showers only, to pure paleolithic eating to intermittent fasting, to high carb/low(er) carb … Continue Reading Using Athletic Greens For 30 Days – My Experience!
2 years ago I wrote about the lessons learned in 2017 when it comes to the training/fitness world. There were 8 of them then and now I want to share … Continue Reading My BIGGEST Training Lesson Of 2019
When anyone complains about winter being imminent they get met with a traditional scoff: ‘MAYBE you’ve got S.A.D.??’ S.A.D. being ‘Seasonal-Affective-Disorder’, of course. This is usually a polite way of … Continue Reading ‘S.A.D’: Finding Light Among The Dark
It’s been 4 months since I last updated you guys with where my mobility is, courtesy of Calisthenic Movement’s mobility program – the advanced segment. Fear not, I have been … Continue Reading Calisthenic Movement’s Advanced Mobility Program (AUTUMN UPDATE 2019)
Broken legs, rolled ankles and amputations are what come to mind when the word ‘injury’ is uttered to the layman. In reality injuries needn’t be so chronic in nature. In … Continue Reading 5 Things To Do When You’re Injured
One of the classic sights in the calisthenics world is people running before they can walk. Just have a look at reddit forums and gymnastics bodies forums and you’ll see … Continue Reading When Have You Truly Mastered A Move In Calisthenics?
Whenever a new year rolls around it usually brings all sorts of wants and desires with it. It’s like someone presses the reset button in our heads and everything seems … Continue Reading A guide to sleeping better in 2017 (practical tips)
It’s no real secret that I’ve recently diverged over to pretty much a full calisthenic based training style. Summer was wonderful; long hours in parks, minimal clothes, daylight for up … Continue Reading Winter is the nemesis of outdoor exercise?
Personal training has become more of a circus than a process lately. Loads of you who work with trainers really couldn’t tell whether you’re there for entertainment or for genuine … Continue Reading THE PERSONAL TRAINER TEST – HOW DOES YOURS FARE?
Nervous anticipation is a strange feeling; how will it go? What will happen? Are my fears justified? I realise this sounds eerily like a recovering addict’s exposure to their former … Continue Reading Having my first coffee in over 3 months
Let’s see if we can fix the epidemic of ‘gorilla posture’ in my usual explicitly detailed style. Don’t let the title fool you – you don’t need to be ‘gorilla … Continue Reading Fixing ‘gorilla posture’ – the DEFINITIVE guide
They say it takes 66 days to truly ingrain a habit, so by my reckoning, doing (or undoing) something for 90 days is a profound milestone as by the 90 … Continue Reading Here we are – 90 days of being 100% decaffeinated
I have a fair portion of experience with intermittent fasting. I’ve written about intermittent fasting before. Most of you know there are a plethora of ways to structure an IF … Continue Reading 20 hours fasted – torture or liberating?
I hope I’ve proved by now how willing I am to be a guinea pig for experiments. I’ll trial anything, if even for the sake of knowledge that I can … Continue Reading Carbs and fat gain: What 2 years of experimentation taught me
I wrote the caffeine experiment and posted it on January 31st. At the time I had amassed 10 days of being caffeine free – no coffee, green tea, dark chocolate, … Continue Reading 30+ days of being caffeine free (a review of sorts)