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….
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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?
It has been a couple of weeks since cancer research UK launched the latest wave of their obesity awareness campaign, designed to inform us about the impact obesity can have on your chances of developing … Continue reading Cancer Research UK’s Obesity Awareness Campaign – Is It Fat Shaming?
It can be so difficult to stay on top of your own health and nutrition when you have a young family to take care of. Making time for anything other than your children can seem … Continue reading 3 Ways To Stay Fit With A Young Family
Motivation is a funny thing. I’ve written this post having been inspired by something I have watched grow over the last couple of years. Something I really don’t like and feel preys on people looking … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Motivation and ‘Personal Development Coaches’…
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
I was recently asked to review Ultimate Performance chalk for weight lifting and climbing. I’m a chairman of a weight lifting club, train in weight lifting 4-5 times per week and have been through more … Continue reading Ultimate Performance Chalk Review
As a personal trainer and avid exerciser, I use a water bottle a lot more than most – not a day goes by where I don’t have a bottle with me. In the car, in … Continue reading Ion8 Leakproof Water Bottle Review
I was recently asked to review a few hair styling products from Men-U, a company who offer a revolutionary line of high performance grooming products – their range covers everything you need to look your … Continue reading Men-U Hair Styling Products Review