It is with GREAT pleasure that I can announce that Rise of the Sufferfests – the documentary about OCR and only film that opens with the words “This is Ed Gamester...” – is now available to view ON PLANES!
I wake up freezing cold on the floor of a barn with a hangover that would slay an elk. All the Ghost Squad have survived the night. We apply war paint, perform ceremonial squats and do the Ghost March one final time.
Every year 1000 people fail to finish Tough Guy, normally because of the cold. This quick guide will help you understand when it's time to start worrying and, most importantly, how to avoid killing your mates by trying to help them.
In 12 weeks, I have increased my combined lifting total by about 63kg/140lbs. It's partly due to improvements in my technique and partly because I have utilised a strict 5x5 programme that only involves one exercise per day. Check it out!
Dammit. I took up powerlifting as a simple way to get stronger whilst continuing with all my other types of training...and now I'm applying to compete in 2017. I'm expecting it to be an exercise in humiliation (I'll use that as a post title...
Few kinds of progress are as measured and irrefutable as the results of weight training. When you're in a slump, it can help you keep moving forwards whilst continuing to work outside of your comfort zone.
This weekend, before rocketing up to Leeds for a family outing to see Slash, I stopped by Guildford to inhale smoke grenades, set fire to my hands and hammer white-hot steel, until the sparks melted holes in my tiny spandex tights.
If you say you'll do a thing, you should do that thing. Otherwise why bother saying anything at all? Your word is as good as meaningless. For the last decade, I have been saying I will get tattooed. So...here we go.
Day one of the British Action Academy's Warrior Masterclass introduces me to the art of unarmed fighting, in the role of a football hooligan. This is acting at it's hardest: I don't even like football.
The Guild version of ratatouille looks like gruel, but tastes delicious and barely takes any time to craft. We use ox instead of rat, however. Or beef, depending on what we can find and wrestle to the ground.