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Paralettes and Hang Rope

25 Aug 2015 / in News

One Hill, Two hourses and a Kettlebell

25 Aug 2015 / in News

A short intense workout in The Windy Gap, Greyshott. I like the hill here for sprints – and its beautiful all year. I made use of a training mask for the hill – it’s an amazingly simple bit of kit that makes recovery so much harder, and clostriphobic.

Battlerope Beasting

08 Jul 2015 / in News

A short, intense workout. Work rest ratio of 1:1 – so with a partner just rest while they work. No rest between exercises.

The Fundamentals

30 Jun 2015 / in News

Many regard these movements as the basics. I call them fundamental. PRESS UPS AND DIPS PULL UPS AND ROWS SQUATS AND LUNGES BURPEES LOCOMOTIVE CONDITIONING ISOMETRICS / FULL BODY TENSION Beyond fads, these timeless movements are the base of all quality strength and conditioning training. The risk of injury is minimal – they actually make […]

California, USA

15 Jun 2015 / in News

an 11 hour flight with two young children was thankfully uneventful and actually enjoyable…after one nights recovery in an LAX hotel, we headed by bus to Santa Monica, and Venice Beach… Venice beach has been a real pilgrimage for me. It has long been an international Mecca of fitness. ‘Muscle Beach’ is actually in Santa […]

Bodie, CA – and advanced push ups…

12 Jun 2015 / in News

Bodie – gold mining ghost town. In its heyday in the 1880s, it had a population of 10,000 – and a bad reputation. Described as “a sea of sin, lashed by the tempests of lust and passion” Robbery and killing was commonplace. The ‘badman of Bodie’ grew infamous. Today it’s remains are kept in a […]

Venice, CA – Pilgrimage to Muscle Beach Venice

12 Jun 2015 / in News

an 11 hour flight with two young children was thankfully uneventful and actually enjoyable…after one nights recovery in an LAX hotel, we headed by bus to Santa Monica, and Venice Beach… Venice beach has been a real pilgrimage for me. It has long been an international Mecca of fitness. ‘Muscle Beach’ is actually in Santa […]

Brightwell Gardens

04 May 2015 / in News

Brightwell Gardens is in the centre of Farnham, Surrey – a community funded theatre closed in 1999. Soon it will be redeveloped – but for now it’s our Sunday morning gym. 10 minutes Handstand and Pistol practice Controlling the crow to handstand and back again builds core and shoulder strength as well as the control […]

New Born Boy – and the Beauty of The Basics

24 Feb 2015 / in News

February saw me become a father again. A magic time. Everything else drops a notch or two on the priority pecking order – all you want, all you need – is to be with your new family. With time restrictions and sleep limitations training can fall off – I have learned to drop the frequency, […]

The Gnome Chipper

26 Jan 2015 / in News

Back Garden Athletics – The Gnome Chipper My freind purchased a Rogue Fitness hammer – we celebrated by burying a tyre and getting stuck into ‘the Gnome Chipper’. 500 reps total broken down into: 100 hammer swings 50 hspu 50 KB horn press ups 100 squats 100 swings 100 hammer swings Raising the volume and […]