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

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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

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

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?

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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 you 10 ways to improve your workouts. Follow Luke here: Facebook Twitter Read Time 7 minutes Taking up a Continue Reading

The Excursionist by J.D. Sumner Book Review

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The Excursionist by J.D. Sumner is a brilliantly satirical read. The novel documents a solo travellers quest to visit 100 countries within a lifetime. The use of dark humour expresses the conflict of wanting to see as much of the world as possible and trying to have meaningful experiences whilst doing so. Whilst fictional, The Excursionist Continue Reading