MyProtein MyPre review

Having acquired a couple of flavours of Myprotein’s new pre workout; MyPre, I put them to the ultimate test….. Leg days! First off we’ll start with the taste. I chose the Sour Apple first and wow does it pack a punch! It immediately reminded me of some super sour but tasty sweets I had as…

Quick at home cardio

After a long day and commuting I do not need performing cardio to be long or laborious… so, having taken a bit of inspo from Mr. Ben West (@benwestfit, see photo!) I just smashed out a quick “8 minute and 8 second” mini session in the kitchen. Best of all, no equipment was needed at…

Back to glory

I’ve been reading lots of chat about people having a “bad back” recently. Most seem to say it’s post deadlifts and bent over rows (or similar) and they don’t know why because they stretch afterwards for a bit……… and then seem to think that avoiding these exercises will help them…….. Firstly, I’m no medical professional,…

Ladies sculpt yourself a toned bum and legs. Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3 (Part 1 Monday, Part 2 Wednesday and Part 3 Friday for example) TRX Press ups 5x 20 Dumbbell row 5x 20 (each side) Kettle bell swing 5x 40 TRX Rows 4x 20 Slide lunge (use slider or keep your toes touching at all times) 4x 20 (each side) TRX Pike 4x…

12 – Shoulders & Triceps

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. Quick cardio based warm up and 30 reps on a super light weight on the shoulder press resistance machine… Smith machine shoulder press 2 sets x 12 reps,…

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…

Leg Workout

With a very basic gym available it takes a bit of creativity with the use of Barbels and Dumbbells for a decent workout. This is mine: Warm up: 10 mins spin bike 1) BB Hip Thrust 3×12-15, 45 second rest time. Tempo: 2/X/1/3 2) BB Squat 12/ 10/ 8/ 8/ 6/ 6/ 4/ 1-3 90…

Next weeks workout schedule

Now it’s “Bulking” season I’ll be hitting some heavier compound weights with slightly higher rest times enabling me to lift heavier at around 45-60 seconds. (Usually it’s 30 seconds tops, but this really strips your strength) Monday International…..Chest day! Haha. Doubled up with Back Tuesday Rest Wednesday Legs Thursday Core Friday Shoulders + finish with…

Pre-Ski holiday workout

With the ski season rapidly approaching the need to get holiday ready is now! Theirs no worse feeling than being half way down a slope and feeling like your legs have turned into molten lava and having to stop and sit down… So let’s turn to the good old 7 P’s… “Proper Planning and Preparation…

Workout Fundamentals – Phil Learney

Workout Fundamentals by PhD Nutrition · February 21, 2012 Wether you’re constructing your own workout, following one devised for you by a trainer or even grabbed from some literature or the internet there are certain fundamentals that are critical to the success of a workout. Am going to run through each one and the details…

Chest up the pyramid and back down

Chest day today and I decided to mix it up with some pyramid training. Incline dumbbell press 1. 30kg x 12 2. 32kg x 10 3. 34kg x 8 4. 36kg x 6 5. 38kg x 4 6. 40kg x 2 (this is the heaviest dumbbell in my gym so is planned to max out…