3 – Shoulders & Triceps

Each set needs to be a near maximal weight for the desired rep range… Keep rest times to around 60-90 seconds. And lift at a controlled tempo. 10 minute warm up – speed skipping! Dumbbell shoulder press 2 sets: x12 reps, 1 set: x8 reps DB Lateral Raise 2 sets: x10-12 reps, 1 set: x8…

Female Diet, CV and Home Workout

Female Sample Diet: Meal 1: Water, 5 egg whites, 1/2 cup oatmeal 1 or 2 cups of coffee Meal 2: Water, protein shake Meal 3: grilled chicken breast, green beans Meal 4: Water, protein shake with an apple and peanut butter or a homemade protein bar Meal 5: Bison steak, 1/2 sweet potato, green beans…

2 – Back

Back!!! Each set needs to be a near maximal weight for the desired rep range… Keep rest times to around 60-90 sec0nds. And lift at a controlled tempo. Deadlift Two warm up sets: x10-12 reps One working set: x4-6 reps Dumbbell pull overs Two warm up sets: x10-12 reps One working set: x8-10 reps Close…

Sweet Potato/Yam Protein Pancake

An oldie, but a goodie! #Repost Why not try out this mean grain free version of a pancake? High in protein, full of good low GL carbohydrates and tastes amazing. You will need: 1. A frying pan 2. A hob 3. An oven or microwave 4. 1 small-medium sweet potato or yam. 5. 125ml egg…

1 – Chest & Biceps

Chest and Biceps Each set needs to be a near maximal weight for the desired rep range… Keep rest times to around 60-90 sec0nds. And lift at a controlled tempo. Decline bench press 3 sets: x12, x12, x6 Incline bench press 3 sets: x12, x12, x6 Flat bench press 3 sets: x12, x10, x5 Dumbbell…

Winter Cardio

For a the fair weather ‘athlete’ like myself, this time of year when it’s cold and wet, pre-snow (I love the snow!! Fingers crossed for it!) Getting out and doing serious cardio becomes an arduous task. So, take to your stairs! Personally I have three flights of stairs in my house, lucky me… Simply sprint…

A pain in the Butt

For the past few weeks I’ve had a really annoying pain in/under my left bum cheek. I know what did it, but I was unsure what the specific problem area was… To set the scene, it was a bright and sunny day, perfect to get out and hit some sprints. There I was, pretending to be…

Day 4 – Rest day!

Currently, my training plan works in a four day loop. Chest and Back / Legs / Shoulders / Rest – I do this as it means I get to train muscle groups more frequently and post the fourth day I generally feel like I can hit each area again! Plus, around the fourth I feel…

It’s shoulders day in a rainy London

Morning all, Shoulders day today at lunchtime! Fun times. This short of time situation is actually a great for working the delts. Over the years I’ve found that the shoulders react really well to high levels of lactic acid. So, very little rest and tri/giant sets it is… Warm up: 5 minutes skipping 1. Grab…

It’s Leg day! (Or, try not to have chicken legs day! – for me)

As stated in my previous post, I’m currently training on my lunch break at work… Leg day with a short available time frame really becomes a struggle. So, here’s my workout for today: Warm up: WattBike – 5 minutes, progressively increasing intensity Leg Extension x15 Supersetted (SS) Lying Leg curl x15 (3 sets) 45sec Rest…

Training and Commuting

Whilst train goes hand in hand with commuting, of course, training does not. Getting up at silly o’clock to catch a train and then tube(s) into the city and then back rather late at the end of the day does somewhat hinder one’s exercise regime. However, it it really isn’t the end of the world….

A call to action…

Good morning! Don’t excuse¬†my fish and chip swimming trunks… (This is a really old photo, don’t judge me too much haha) Why not come and say hi? You can connect to me via my Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Those who do I’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you have about your…