Tortoise reps have a place in the training world but a limited one. For rehab and prehab you might be able to justify 4-5 second lowering AND lifting phases, but … Continue Reading Why You’re Slow (How To Get More EXPLOSIVE)
I remember reading Paul Carter’s blog, LiftRunBang, many years ago where he coined the line: ‘80% of your workouts will be forgettable and run of the mill. 10% of your … Continue Reading Sh*tty Training Days: Go Lighter Or Abandon Altogether?
Almost every fitness author has given their take on the age old debate as to whether high reps or low reps are better, and what their own preferred ‘goldilocks zone’ … Continue Reading 5 LAWS Of Low Rep Training (1-5 range)
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
When I got my first kipped and chicken winged muscle up I thought I was the man. I wanted to write a tutorial on mastering the muscle up; I wanted … Continue Reading You Can’t Muscle Up: Are you lacking Technique Or Power?
In a world where time is scarce, efficiency becomes essential. If you have a goal or want to do something, finding the most effective method of doing so, without losing … Continue Reading ONE Exercise To Build Your Front AND Back Lever
If there’s ever a move that looks simpler than it is, it’s the front lever. Holding one requires no flexibility and no balance but a BUCKET LOAD of strength. It’s … Continue Reading What YOU NEED To Know About The Front Lever!
The calisthenics world has so many eye-catching moves that when most people see them, even if it’s only in a random YouTube video, and want to try and train for them. … Continue Reading Tips For Faster Gains With Front Levers, Back Levers, Planches & Human Flags
Few people know the standing overhead press was actually included in Olympic lifting right up until as recently as 1972! It’s as primal and basic as it gets, pick a … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Standing overhead press