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A case of the ‘Sposdas

Because ‘everyone else does it’ I don’t know if I’m the only one who remembers that episode… This week, I’ve been slowly ramping up my online coaching,adding a new client each week for the next 5 weeks and, everyone who gets in touch, regardless of us working together, I have a good 20-30 min chat Read more »

Shit I got wrong in the past.

It’s a son of a bitch, reflection. Look back and realise “Wow, that was pretty dumb” Over on Facebook I’ve been calling out… myself. You see, over time, our opinions change, our outlook changes and our beliefs change. That is FINE. Inflexibility is not fine. Clinging to one idea, one thought, one process Is FINE UNLESS Read more »

The Worcestershire Beard and Muscle Club

JOIN THE CLUB or CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFORMATION The Worcestershire Beard and Muscle Club is LIVE and taking Sign-Ups NOW for March/April lifting programs If you are interested in getting STRONGER across the board, then the WBMC is for you. Everything in life, in sports and in performance can benefit from one thing: Being STRONGER. Read more »

Tis the Season…

The Samson Athletics Tee returns this year AGAIN with an awesome design; I’m still rocking my “Eat , Lift and Be Merry” shirt but now I’ve got this years for my festive gym sessions “Tis the Season to be Bulking”. It’s Brilliant, please do check out Samson’s full range (www.Samsonathletics.co.uk), their clothes take a massive Read more »

Calorie Smackdown – An Uneven Playingfield

Sometimes in the nutritional world, there are little fight-bouts, which is, sorta-cool, I prefer discussion bouts because a fight implies there must be a winner and a loser. I think, in the true spirit of education and “FOR SCIENCE!” there should very rarely be a true “winner” and “loser” (practices such as homeopathy aside…) So, Read more »

Swiggity Swooty

You know what’s been annoying me lately? Squats being attributed to the SOLE thing contributing towards someone’s glute development and the subsequent plastering of arses across my newsfeed by people who don’t understand movement enough to know that squats aren’t the best glute developing exercise used in isolation. “Any excuse for an arse is a Read more »

Let Them Eat Pork

  I give you permission to eat bacon. You see, not that I want to add to the many many posts screaming ‘heresy’ at the latest WHO review on processed meats and disease, If you missed it, here is a quick google…  But, no; I don’t want to talk about all of that debunking and Read more »

Thou Shall Not Sweeten

  Observation, rigorous control, anecdote, case study, not a day goes by when someone doesn’t argue hard-line at either end of the spectrum, I want to lay it out now, that I’m always going to be firmly routed in the evidence based camp, but I also appreciate and understand the value of observation and experience Read more »

Critical Thinking

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You keep saying that word…

“Detox” You keep using that word… “I am on a detox” – “I’m detoxing” – “Oh you clearly have a methylation issue, best detox your pathways” Naturally, such a HUGE subject in the health and nutrition world drew my attention, so yes, I picked up books on “detoxification diets” – hey, I own a nutribullet Read more »