Holiday Workouts 2017 V2

Holiday workouts

With our second trip away on the cards and no gym access I had to get creative with my holiday workouts… Now, I was keen not to simply repeat the workouts I have previously done. I still had minimal equipment available but I wanted to add swimming into the mix Continue Reading

3 Core Exercises To Strengthen Your Core At Home

core exercises

We can’t always have a gym available to us… Therefore we often have to get creative with our workouts. One of the main areas I focus on when training at home is my core. However, it can be challenging to think of movements outside of the sit up and plank. Continue Reading

September Workouts 2017

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We’re now over halfway through 2017!!! This year is moving along at a scary pace. September brings many new factors to my workouts. Firstly, the majority of my September workouts will be done in a new gym, Crossfit 3D. A new job means a new weekday training environment which is Continue Reading

Instagram Editing, How To Improve Your Photos

Instagram editing

We all love a good Instagram post, however it can be hard to create consistently stunning photos… Moreover, it’s common to follow popular accounts who seem to always produce amazing images. Most of the time this is frustrating and baffling. How do they always get their images looking so perfect? Continue Reading

The Benefits of Aerobic Training

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It is becoming more well known that using different styles of training to improve fitness is beneficial… I am a firm believer in sticking to this principle and advocate training variance. I don’t believe aerobic training should be the only style of training you do – that is unless you Continue Reading

Effects of High vs Low Load Strength Training

strength training

A common debate exists within the fitnessĀ and strength training community. The debate is centered around increasing muscle size and strength. Specifically, whether or not using different methods of strength training can give the same results. These methods are: Lower weights with higher repetitions Higher weights with lower repetitions. Those in Continue Reading

August Workouts 2017

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Somehow we are now into the second half of the year. Personally, 2017 has gone way to fast for my liking but hey here we are. The start of this month signals 12 months since my knee operation and it’s been a good 12 months. I’ve tracked every single workout Continue Reading

Volume vs Intensity: Which is better for training?

training

I recently spoke with a colleague around their training and how they are aiming to get fitter. They told me how a member of their gym advised to increase the amount of exercises they do to get fitter. Their argument was to follow a “More is better” approach. To improve Continue Reading

10 Ways to Improve Your Workouts

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This week’s Monday blog post comes from Luke Douglas from ripped.me. From time to time we all suffer ups and downs within our training and fitness motivation. Here Luke looks to offer youĀ 10 ways to improve your workouts. Follow Luke here: Facebook Twitter Read Time 7 minutes Taking up a Continue Reading

5 Fitness YouTubers you need to follow

YouTube has been around for some time now and most of us have used the platform for a funny animal video or two. However, when used properly, YouTube is a great source of inspiration. It hasĀ led me toĀ follow a number of fitness youtubers that inspire me. So here’s my top Continue Reading