October Workouts 2017

workouts

So, October will start with a holiday which means getting creative with my workouts again… I never normally feel to great following a week away, however, wouldn’t swap a holiday for a bit of fitness. It’s good to have a break in the routine and time away, especially with family. Continue Reading

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

No Bake Carrot Cake Protein Balls

no bake carrot cake protein balls

If there’s one thing that I like it’s dessert… I’m one of those people who would much rather have a main and two desserts over a starter. However, if you’re like me you’ll know that this breaks the nutrition bank. Choosing a dessert can often leave us having to sacrifice Continue Reading

Homemade Healthy Pronut Recipe

Pronut

Over the Bank Holiday Han and I visited Esposito’s, a fantastic family run deli in the North West just outside of Liverpool… One of the items we had whilst there was a pronut. You may be asking what exactly I have just said, a pronut!? Well yes, these exist, they Continue Reading

Effects of High vs Low Load Strength Training

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A common debate exists within the fitness 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

Lean in 15: Popeye Chicken

Last night Han and I tried another one of Joe Wicks’ Lean in 15 recipes, Popeye Chicken. This was recommended to us by a friend and to be fair it sounded like exactly the type of food we like. The ingredient list isn’t a book in itself and there are Continue Reading

7 Ways to Eat Healthy During the Summer Months

This week we have another post from the wise words of Luke from ripped.me. Over the past few month’s Luke has had some great advice across a number of health and fitness topics. Today, Luke looks to address how we can maintain our healthy eating throughout the summer months. This Continue Reading

July Workouts 2017

Somehow we’ve managed to get into July of 2017! This year has gone so fast and the end of the month marks 12 months since my knee operation. I’m happy with how the last year has gone. progression in my workouts has been good. However, more importantly, I have learnt Continue Reading

Travel Workouts 2017

Han and I have recently spent a well needed week away in Spain. Our plan was to do as little as possible over the week, however, I still wanted to keep up one workout a day. These travel workouts don’t have to be done on holiday. In fact, I’d challenge 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