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
Exercise & 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
The 500 Rep Challenge The 500 rep challenge? What’s that? Well, as I write this, it’s the start of a new year. Christmas has just gone by and chances are you haven’t trained as much … Continue reading New Year Workout – The 500 Rep Challenge
More Exercises Doesn’t Mean More Strength I’ve recently started my journey into weight lifting coaching and one of the screaming messages I’ve picked up is that more exercises doesn’t mean more strength. Strength is important. … Continue reading More Exercises Doesn’t Mean More Strength