I’ve written extensively about HIIT over the years – in fact I’ve even written an eBook on it! Arguably the simplest and most readily available form of HIIT training is sprinting and this led me … Continue reading How Many Calories Does Sprinting Burn? Find Out Here…
Exercise & Health
Battle ropes are a great bit of training kit for conditioning work. I use them every single week in my personal training sessions, but also for my own training. In this article we’re going to … Continue reading Battle Rope Conditioning Workouts – The Complete Guide!
Balance, Boundaries and Your Mental Health Forgive me, for I shall be taking up a few minutes of your time. I want to talk about mental health and a few thoughts on it from an … Continue reading Balance, Boundaries and Your Mental Health
How To Do Pull Ups – The Complete Guide Of all the exercises there are, the one that most people struggle with more than the others is the pull up. In this article I’m going … Continue reading How To Do Pull Ups – The Complete Guide
Why is Measuring Workout Intensity Important? Measuring workout intensity makes a dramatic difference to the success of training programmes, especially if you’re at a loss as to why your progress has stalled. In a lot … Continue reading Measuring Workout Intensity – How Hard is Hard?
Growing Your Glutes – the Guide… Today I’ve got a great guest article from Jim at GarageGymBuilder.com. Jim has written a great piece on glute training – it’s thorough and practical, so you can get … Continue reading Mastering the Art of Growing Your Glutes
Simple Health Indicators to Keep an Eye On Simple health indicators? What are they? OK, so this is a fitness blog, but why do we engage in fitness? To stay healthy, I’m assuming – it’s … Continue reading Simple Health Indicators to Keep an Eye On
How To Train For Tough Mudder – By Someone Who Has Done it! It’s that time of year again – Tough Mudder! For the last 3 years I’ve entered the event and I’m going to … Continue reading How to train for Tough Mudder – With FREE Training Guide
Rest Periods in Training – How and Why One of the biggest factors in your training success isn’t actually your training at all – it’s your rest periods. Use your rest periods to your advantage … Continue reading Adjusting Rest Periods in Training
Hybrid Training Programming Tips In this article I want to talk about hybrid training – a style of training where a programme is adapted to make sure there’s both a goal-centred focus and an aesthetic … Continue reading Hybrid Training for Strength and Physique Improvements
Exercise Recovery: When is too much not too much? I’m writing this from a cafe in Fuerteventura. The sun is shining, I’ve got a nice coffee in front of me and I can see Lanzarote … Continue reading Exercise Recovery: When is too much not too much?
The Birthday Workout – Offset the Guinness and Cake!! So today (17th March 2017) marks my 34th birthday. If I was an athlete, it’d be the late winter of my career. Instead, I’m getting stronger, more … Continue reading The Birthday Workout – Guilt Free Guinness and Cake!
How Sport Can be Your ‘Accidental’ HIIT Workout HIIT workout. I’ve written those words a lot on this site. I even wrote a book on them! In this article I’m going to discuss how sport … Continue reading Sport – Your Accidental HIIT Workout
Overtraining and CNS Fatigue – Does it Really Exist? Ever since I’ve been interested in health and fitness, there has been a debate surrounding the phenomenon of overtraining and CNS fatigue. One camp (usually the … Continue reading My Experience with Overtraining and CNS Fatigue
Weight Lifting for Weight Loss In this article we are going to explore weight lifting for weight loss – how we can adapt weight lifting exercises and build a workout designed for weight loss, using … Continue reading Weight Lifting for Weight Loss – Sample Workouts