When Fitness Results Are Slower Than You’d Like

Imagine for a second that embarking on your fitness journey like a sculptor turning a giant piece of rock into a masterpiece.  Most would agree this takes vision, time, and it takes joy and perseverance in the process. To the sculptor , the finished piece is already there because she visualises it beneath the rock before […]

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  • July 7, 2020

How Many Times a Week Should You Work Out (number of days)

​​Usually, when people ask how many times a week should you work out it’s about some form of weight training, so that’s what I’m dealing with. The answer is of course “it depends”, but we all want a definitive number to work toward, so in some ways that is part of what I think is wrong […]

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  • June 25, 2020

How to Get Motivated to Work Out

​Just a wee note first: This blog post is part of a 90 day “content creation challenge”. The idea is to post something daily in order to build content creation skills. This means it won’t be perfect, but over the course of this challenge, things will get better. I’m doing it to help me stop […]

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  • June 22, 2020

Pull-Ups: What Holds You Back?

​Back in 2016, I set out to design a pull-up program. It was first called “Reach for the Bar”, but soon evolved into an 18 week course, called Pull-Up Academy.  I don’t think I’ve ever really expressed in full why I created it.  So if you have pull-ups on your bucket-list, and ​something has always held you […]

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  • April 19, 2020

Spartacus Workout Revisited

[Post Updated Dec 2nd 2019) Let’s return to the Spartacus Workout for a re-match! I’ve wanted to redo this workout for a while now because when I originally did it, I only had my two 12kg Kettlebells at home with me, and I knew at the time there were some exercises that I could have done with […]

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  • December 2, 2019