January Workouts 2018

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So, another year has rolled on and we have reached 2018! I can’t quite believe where the last 12 months have gone. So much has take place both inside and outside the gym. Han and I have bought our first home together, we my training is almost back to where Continue Reading

December Workouts 2017

December

It’s Christmas month and is definitely winter! Cold weather training is in full effect… The track suit bottoms and long sleeve tops are out (at least until the first rep of a workout). This is a sign that we are winter training. November was a good month, I felt like Continue Reading

November Workouts 2017

The winter months are really starting to roll in now. Lighter mornings and late nights are on the cards… This is making training in the morning a little easier. Each workout feels less like I am still half asleep, however, evenings are tough. I still haven’t got back into active Continue Reading

10 Ways To Make Treadmill Running Fun

Treadmill

The treadmill is a place of both pain and pleasure, it can be the reason you go to the gym and the reason you dread it… Although hated and loved, the treadmill is arguably the most frequently used piece of fitness equipment in a gym. This is because it has Continue Reading

5 Ways To Stay Active Outdoors

5 ways to stay active outdoors

If you’re looking to mix up your regular gym routine then look no further as Luke from Ripped.me is back with more brilliant fitness advice. If you’re bored with your regular gym routine and feel like a change then read on for some brilliant advice… Subscribe to the blog for 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

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

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

strength training

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