November 13, 2019

The gym I operate out of is great. Therefore lots of people train there. 

Recently, it's been busy to the point of various people sharing platforms and squat racks. Some people have struggled to get their sessions in "because it was so busy."

I don't think that's quite t...

November 6, 2019

Often, PT's, strength coaches and everyone else who is in this game will get so caught up in researching fitness, programming nuances and the like that when they do finally want to look into something else they feel guilty.

Guilty for wanting to consume something other...

October 30, 2019

In part 2, we spoke about the assessments I use to determine what grip you should use for the bulk of your training.

In part 3 we will be looking at going into more detail about those results and how to apply the lessons learned into your training and how to DECIDE...

October 23, 2019

My client Ben Thornes of the infamous WAKEFIELD STRENGTH ACADEMY asks:

How do you judge RPE when you've never lifted that weight before?

For my readers who aren't sure what RPE is, I've included a few links and videos below to help you get to grips with the concept:

How T...

October 16, 2019

In part 1 we discussed how I decided that hook grip was the best option for me as a powerlifter.

In today's article, we'll be discussing how YOU can decide what grip you should use. I'll get as much done on this part as I can this week but we may have to extend to doing...

October 8, 2019

This is going to be a fun one.

I originally thought this would be one article but for the blog to be a weekly thing again, I will have to split into at least two parts. 

We'll start with my relationship with hook grip and we'll progress from there.

Hook Grip & Me

As a wann...

October 2, 2019

Picture the scene.

I have a former client coming in who I used to do bootcamps with and train a couple of times a week in a park.

I would properly work her and her friend incredibly hard and we'd have a wonderful time.

I doubt they would have called it wonderful at the ti...

September 25, 2019

I haven't posted in a while, have I?

I'm both annoyed at myself and also happy to be back writing on the blog.

Where have I been?

I've been fairly busy with clients, but I've always been busy with clients so that isn't an excuse.

I've been dieting, but back when I was body...