October Workouts 2017

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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

The Benefits of Aerobic Training

Crossfit

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

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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

Healthy Homemade Granola

healthy homemade granola

For some time now Han and I have been looking for a healthy granola to have in the mornings. The issue is, all of the shop bought granola is loaded with hidden sugar, additives and more. Clever packaging and healthy messaging hides what is really quite unhealthy product. So, we Continue Reading

How To Make Homemade Protein Powder

homemade protein powder

Working hard in the gym is one half of the journey to hitting your fitness goals. The other half is looking after your nutrition is step two. Therefore, this homemade protein powder recipe is a great way to boost your protein intake right out of your kitchen cupboard… Okay, so Continue Reading

Why I’m Taking A Break From Training

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Given I run a blog which has a large emphasis on fitness this may seem like a strange topic. In addition, it’s not like I’m a high level competitive athlete so why do I even want a break? Well, there a few reasons contributing to this decision that I feel 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