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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Immortal Squatting

My first dedicated leg sessions at Immortals in Sheffield.
Posted On 28 Oct 2013
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Second Squat for 6 Months

After a mighty Volbeat gig the night before, I went to Marvel Gym with Simon for my second squat session since March.
Posted On 20 Oct 2013
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2012 in 12 Pictures

All in all, 2012 was a pretty good year for me. I tried to do at least one kickass thing for every month of the year.  Here is what I managed: Info: this year, I completed Tough Guy Winter 2012, won the EWA British Title, bought a motorbike, climbed the three peaks, ran in the...
Posted On 05 Jan 2013
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First Gym Session of 2013: My Heaviest Ever Squat

What better way to start a new year than with a personal best in the gym? How about THREE PERSONAL BESTS IN A ROW? That do anything for ya? That’s levitation, Holmes. Nah, only kidding. I didn’t fly. What I did, however, was perform my three best sets of squats ever,...
Posted On 03 Jan 2013
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Friends, I have done it! “Done what?”, you ask? Why, nothing less than the TEN TON CHALLENGE! Sadly, this is simply something I invented myself and it isn’t that hard. Still, it was something to work towards. Essentially, the goal is to shift ten tons of iron in...
Posted On 17 Dec 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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