A Year Off Writing About Fitness and Nutrition.

This is my first blog post for a considerable amount of time. Well actually pretty much a year. It was a conscious decision to take a step back from something that I had pretty much done part time for the last 12 years. Pretty much I was writing 5-10 articles a week from witty oneContinue reading “A Year Off Writing About Fitness and Nutrition.”

Exercise of the Month: Glute Bridge

This post sees the start of a new feature for my blog detailing some of the reasoning behind the use of certain exercises. There is a lot more that goes in to certain training programmes beyond run, squat, bench press etc. These posts detail why we use certain exercises. The glute bridge is sometimes calledContinue reading “Exercise of the Month: Glute Bridge”

The Tabata Lie

Tabata training is an example of how science has been used to skew a training protocol in to a weight loss regime- even though they are not related. ┬áTabatas are based upon a study where the participants performed a programme of high intensity/ low volume training peaking out at 170% of their VO2 Max. TheContinue reading “The Tabata Lie”

Why Soft Tissue Work on Your Shoulders Will Improve Your Squat and Take Away Back Pain.

At some point anyone who trains regularly will have an incident of shoulder pain. While looking to maintain healthy shoulders it is important to maintain good tissue quality in and around the shoulder. The musculature of the posterior shoulder plays a direct role of how your shoulder posture positions itself. To the back of theContinue reading “Why Soft Tissue Work on Your Shoulders Will Improve Your Squat and Take Away Back Pain.”

Single Leg Squats: 4 Fatal Errors…

The Single Leg Squat (SLS) is an advanced exercise for the lower body. Although it is advanced there are a number of errors in it’s performance as people rush to master this advanced exercise while still not having enough lower body strength to complete the movement succesfully. If you are a regular reader you willContinue reading “Single Leg Squats: 4 Fatal Errors…”