Up Down Down Up Workout

Now before you get your mind in the gutter over the up down, down up reference (mine is always there) please let me explain. It has nothing to do about sex, but it will help make you sexier. Intrigued yet? … Read More

Stress Free Holiday Exercise Plan

So easy even my mum can do it. 😊 Ah, it’s the time of year where all the media outlets are trotting out their experts on how to prevent holiday weight gain and stress. This advice doesn’t change from year … Read More

Writing Your Own Exercise Program

Disclaimer Writing exercise programs is a mixture between science, guesswork and good judgement.  This article is kept simple, so you don’t get lost in the details so you can concentrate on getting results. Please consult your doctor if you’re starting … Read More

3 Tips To Bust Through Your Plateaus

When the scale or barbell isn’t budging use these 3 tips to bust through your plateaus Note- this is a new and improved version of this article and version also appeared here. This is my edited version. Progress in the … Read More

Fight The Forward Head

There is a silent epidemic bought on by the technological age. It’s forward head posture. Forward head posture (or ihunch) is the combination of slouched-forward shoulders and rounded upper back that’s a result of modern-day living and working conditions. Looking down at … Read More

Strength Training for Arthritis 101

Note- These is general advice on exercising with arthritis. It doesn’t attempt to differentiate between the different types of arthritis and the pain it causes. If you’ve never strength trained before, please consult your doctor. Our bones (and bodies) are … Read More

5 considerations for the older exerciser……

Ever heard of the saying ‘you’re as only as old as you feel’ or ‘you’re only as old as the person you feel?’ According to this line of thinking, I’m an old dude. Now if my wife reads this, I’m … Read More

How to train the ‘core’ for real life

How many times have you scrolled through a social media feed admiring all those fitness models with a great looking midsections doing really cool core exercises? It’s not like I’ve ever done it. 😊 You think if it works for … Read More

Limit your mistakes

Starting your fitness journey when everything is shiny, and the gains are coming thick and fast is exciting. You feel like you can’t do anything wrong because every weight you touch turns to muscle. OR You’ve been in this game … Read More

10 Commandments of Health & Fitness

Now God didn’t etch these in stone and send these down through the clouds nor did I perform any miracles like part the Red Sea. So, in that respect, they’re up for debate. However, after being around the fitness industry … Read More