Is there a secret to personal development? I don’t think so. There’s a simple plan to follow though…. I was in my local library the other day and noticed how many ‘personal development’ books were … Continue reading There’s NO Secret to Personal Development…
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You know what, I owe you all an apology – I said I’d update this every week, but I haven’t. I’ve carried on doing the training, the reading etc etc, but I’ve had a boat … Continue reading My Hard-Ish 75 Update… 2
Sleep has always been an intriguing phenomenon for us and a mystery to say the least. When reading more about the process of sleep, you will often come across the term “sleep cycle”. This term … Continue reading Stages of Sleep: What is it & Why it is Important
What’s an EMOM?! How do I do an EMOM?! If you’ve never done or even heard of EMOM’s, you’re possibly missing out on one of the most effective ways of building intensity and volume into … Continue reading What’s an EMOM and How Do You Add it Workouts?
I was approached recently to sample some ‘Peaceful Zzzzz Gummy’ sweets by the Wicked Gummy Co. As a bloke who constantly talks about sleep and the need for us all to prioritise it, it felt … Continue reading Wicked Gummy Co Review
I’ve written this Ben Nevis training guide for anyone who is thinking about climbing, is climbing or has-done-and-wants-to-do-it-again, Ben Nevis. As both a personal trainer and a bloke who has actually climbed the mountain (amongst … Continue reading The Complete Ben Nevis Training Guide
Struggling to get enough sleep is very common nowadays. In fact, a study by Aviva reveals that 16 million Brits suffer from sleepless nights, with two thirds of the population struggling with disrupted sleep. Often, … Continue reading The Impact of Good Sleep on Exercise
I’ve been doing a lot of high volume training recently and wanted to share a muscle building HIIT workout that I put together. It’s not an easy workout and it draws on a few different … Continue reading Upper Body Muscle Building HIIT Workout
Hard-ish 75 week 1 update. But before then, an explanation…. A week ago I wrote that I was starting a challenge based on the Hard 75 that has been doing the rounds on social media. … Continue reading My Hard-Ish 75 Update 1….
I’ve long been a fan of alternative cardio workouts (I even wrote a book on them), so when Mirafit offered me the chance to try out a couple of bits of their kit, I jumped … Continue reading Mirafit Drag Sled and Battle Rope Review
Having been inspired by the 75 Hard challenge I saw online, I considered doing an edited version of it, basically to drag my body and mind kicking and screaming out of the summer. (It has … Continue reading I’m Doing (a version of) the 75 Hard Challenge… Join me!
In a world seemingly obsessed with being thinner, lighter, leaner, tighter whatever, our food and general nutritional life is brought into our consciousness more than ever. In my opinion though, your diet isn’t what you … Continue reading Your Diet Isn’t What You Think It Is…
If you’re a busy individual, you might find yourself reaching for processed meals several nights a week. The convenience of processed food can introduce an abundance of trans fats, added sugars, and sodium into your … Continue reading Basic Food Prep Skills You Need to Cook from Scratch
Everyone has his or her fitness goals, whether big or small. And working on your fitness goals at the comfort of your own home is one of the best ways to achieve them without having … Continue reading Setting Up a Home Gym in Small to Midsized Rooms
I’m writing this in response to a question I was posed on Twitter recently by my friend, Michael Taylor. It’s about the nobility of exercise and whether we need a to exercise in pursuit of … Continue reading On the Nobility of Exercise. Do We Need Fitness Goals?