12 Weeks o’ Lifting

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!
Posted On 30 Nov 2016
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Right Arm Forwards

Today I focused on helping the right-hand-side of my chest even out with the left. This is quite a common problem.
Posted On 29 Oct 2013
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Squat Like a Dragon Slayer

FACT: Until you’ve ripped the ass from your cargo trousers mid-set, you have not squatted like a man. And until you have held in your laughter for long enough to finish the set, you have not learn the discipline necessary…to be a DRAGON SLAYER!! At the gym today, I...
Posted On 27 Nov 2012
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Tuesday: Manliness Training

Behold. Now cometh day two of “Sometimes I train like this…” – my attempt to summarise roughly how I like to train on a good week. It is subject to change and outright lies. Today I shall explain the joy of Tuesday, or Tiwesdæg in Old English. This means...
Posted On 09 Oct 2012
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The Top 2% of the Weight Training Population?

Good news! Somehow – don’t ask how – I have been confusing my body weight conversations (from stone to kg) for the last year or so. I can now say with certainty that I am 75kg – not 80kg, as I had feared. Now that probably sounds like nonsense, whiny...
Posted On 16 Feb 2012
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Back to Black (where Black = the Gym)

Finally, after weeks of frustrating and injury, I got back to the gym and managed to give it some juice.  Not only didI make it through unscathed, I shattered my bench press 1-rep max by slightly altering my technique!
Posted On 03 May 2011
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