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
You wake up and feel it. You sit down and you’re reminded of it. You go to lift something and there it goes again. Even your friends and family … Continue Reading Fixing Low Back Pain – “Is My Lower Back weak?!”
Why do you feel tired today? Why is it a bad day? Why are things such a monotonous struggle? You’ve slept well. You feel good. You’ve eaten well and you … Continue Reading Clearing Your Mind & Keeping It Healthy
On the 14th of April this year, a book arrived on my door step. This was the biggest book I’d ever purchased. With 583 pages and many iconic gymnastics positions … Continue Reading Overcoming Gravity 2 – A Book Review
Today I have the wonderful opportunity to share yet another interview with you. This time it’s with one of my favourite YouTube channels; Calisthenic Movement. I love picking brains and … Continue Reading An Interview With Alex Lorenz From Calisthenic Movement
For every person you see standing in front of the mirror admiring themselves, there was once a younger version standing in front of the same mirror wondering whether the world would … Continue Reading How To NEVER Become OBSESSED With The Gym
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
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)
They say in order to get better you must surround yourself and associate with those better than you, and those far more knowledgeable. When coaching, training or instructing others as … Continue Reading Emmet Louis’ Modern Methods Of Mobility 2017 – In Review
Gymnastic rings were once specialist and you never saw them in gyms unless you found yourself in a gymnastics centre. Fast forward 10-15 years and the rings are very much … Continue Reading Wooden VS Plastic Gymnastics Rings – Which to buy?
As a result of my recent adventure sharing all my progress with Calisthenic Movement’s level 5 program, questions were raised as to the difference between L-Sits done on the floor … Continue Reading L-Sits on the floor VS bars/parallettes
The halfway test week of Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 program is all but done and dusted. I’ve finally got the last 2 moves wrapped up and ready to share with … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: DIPS & PISTOL SQUATS!
Following on from Wednesday’s testing of Skin The Cats & Handstand Push ups, it was time to test my L-sit and Pull up, as part of Calisthenic Movement’s level 5 … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: L sits & Pull Ups!
I don’t normally do this. I don’t normally upload clips of my own training, but I think it’s high time I changed that. By sharing my own progress with you … Continue Reading Testing my maxes: Skinning the cat & grinding out handstand push ups!
Grease The Groove is the immensely popular training approach popularised by the Russian Kettle bell guru and army fitness instructor, Pavel Tsatsouline. Those in calisthenics circles will probably know, but … Continue Reading Results of my ‘Grease the Groove’ experiment with the Back Lever
The following piece will be an honest, frank and upfront reflection of my year in 2016 across pretty much all departments of my life. I know many people are doing … Continue Reading 2016: A year in review