I suck at the overhead press. Always have done. I can gain strength in many other areas; even flexibility improves faster than my overhead strength. And I know many of … Continue Reading Tips For Those Who SUCK At Overhead Pressing
Saturday December 7th saw an amazing battle at Crossfit Aldgate East, London. The legendary Lee Wade Turner organised a competition for all the participants at his numerous classes across London … Continue Reading Judging Lee Wade Turner’s End Of Year Calisthenics Championships 2019!
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?
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?
The Summer of 2018 has to be one of my all time favourites for many reasons. As one of calisthenic’s biggest fans, show me sun and heat and I’ll show … Continue Reading How Long Does It Take To Get To A ‘Good’ Level In Calisthenics?
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?
Even though I’m a little ‘late to the party’ with this post, I always wanted to touch upon the life of Rich Piana when I heard the sad news that … Continue Reading What The Life Of Rich Piana Taught Us About Male Body Image Issues
Being watched in the gym is a newcomer’s nightmare. Just the thought of everyone looking at them is enough to make them do a complete 180 and head out the … Continue Reading The value of another pair of eyes (workshop with Lee Wade Turner)
Size versus movement is a common war in many mainstream gyms; size is number one priority over movement. In Layman’s terms: it doesn’t matter if you can’t move well as … Continue Reading Muscle mass VS movement?
It only took me nearly three years of being amongst the world of lifting weights and being saturated with gym talk to finally bite the bullet and try creatine. I … Continue Reading What’s happened to me after being on creatine for a month?
I first wrote about the pull up when I was a new born among the blogosphere. I won’t share that post with you here, instead I’ll let you go to the trouble … Continue Reading The best pull up tip EVER
A deadlift to the exercise kingdom is like the blue whale to the animal kingdom; biggest, heaviest and most intimidating. With notoriety comes myths, legends, hearsay and folklore. In this post … Continue Reading DEADLIFT MYTHS & FACTS
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
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?
I’m not too up to speed on the bodybuilding social media circle, alas. But, a friend recently told me about Ronnie Coleman’s back surgery and how he’s now confined to … Continue Reading Ronnie Coleman unable to walk after ANOTHER back surgery