Tag Archives: strength and conditioning

New to kettlebells?

7 May

I’ve been using kettlebells for the past three years and over that time I have put together a basic workout for several colleagues and friends, all the time receiving very positive feedback on the results they were getting. Because kettlebells are so alien to most people, it can be really hard to know where to start. So, today I wanted to share the basic starter workout I’ve suggested people use that when learnt, takes than ~16 minutes to complete.

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Toughmudder training update

2 Apr

Yesterday was my first attempt at a three mile run to check my training progress for Toughmudder in June, it certainly was a wake up call.
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Doubling up

24 Mar

As part of my training for Tough Mudder in June I’m looking to double a few things. First, a double body weight squat. Second, a double body weight deadlift. Third, double my number of continous dips. Fourth, double my continous closed grip pull ups…..and here’s how I intend to do it. Continue reading

Becoming a caveman part 1: Measurements of a modern man

3 Feb

So, week 1 has started of  my latest endeavor to build muscle while following a paleo lifestyle. First things first, I wanted to lay out my goal, the various principles I will be following, my current baseline and also the workout I’ll be using.

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BJJ pre-comp interval training

23 Sep

I’ve always consider myself to have pretty good CV. Having played Rugby for over 15 years, I always managed to easily last the 80 minutes, so I had a shock when I entered my first BJJ competition in July 2008.

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