Training

Lucha Spots

A couple of videos from tonight's training at the London School of Lucha Libre
Posted On 14 Aug 2014
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Spears and Cutlasses!

During the my final day of my Warrior Masterclass, my aching body was given a giant spear and...
Posted On 16 Feb 2014
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Medieval Knight Training

Today was the start of my armed screen combat training: swords and shields. By the end, my body...
Posted On 15 Feb 2014
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Unarmed Screen Combat

Day one of the British Action Academy's Warrior Masterclass introduces me to the art of unarmed...
Posted On 14 Feb 2014
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Genesis MMA Challenge

For some reason (possibly because I am a huge fan of theirs) I agreed to take part in the...
Posted On 18 Dec 2013
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Guild Basic Strength Training

Gird your various loins, here is a basic 14-week Guildsman's strength training routine. Follow...
Posted On 17 Oct 2013
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Make Your Own Murorga

To cheer myself up about the illness that has crippled me for two months, I made a quick video...
Posted On 26 Sep 2013
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Forearm Standing

I realised that if my poor handstands are simply due to having bad wrists, I should be able to...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013
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4 Hours at Monster Gym, Cheshunt

One of my favourite things about Monster Gym is that, alongside its enormous weights room, big...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013
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Here Be Monsters: Body Building in London

In this video, I push myself to the absolute limit, training with training for Adventurethon...
Posted On 20 Feb 2013
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Flood Running: Flunning.

Today I decided to run a 10km route my dad showed me before I ran the Wycombe Half Marathon in...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013
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LIKE A SAMURAI!

Today, I went back to my dojo for the first time in months, with one goal in mind – to...
Posted On 08 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...
Posted On 03 Jan 2013
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THE TEN TON CHALLENGE!

Friends, I have done it! “Done what?”, you ask? Why, nothing less than the TEN TON...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012
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Paying the Iron Price

When I got in last night, I sat down on the sofa…and did not get up again. So depleted of...
Posted On 14 Nov 2012
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In Defence of Lifting

Much as people who don’t go to the gym like to think of working out as mindless pumping...
Posted On 10 Nov 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...
Posted On 16 Feb 2012
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Complete: 200kg Deadlift!

At long last, I have deadlifted 200kg! It’s not the greatest achievement ever, but...
Posted On 20 Oct 2011
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Fitness Advice: Pairing Muscle Groups

Normally, people tend to work chest and triceps in the same day. However, after a full chest...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011
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Gym – 12hrs – Gym – 12hrs – Conference – 12hrs – Home

Today I caught a train to Wakefield, where I shall stay in a hotel in preparation for a day of...
Posted On 24 May 2011
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Wrestling! I mean…Boxing!

This evening, I turned up at wrestling, only to discover a competition in full swing! Paris vs...
Posted On 04 May 2011
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First Wrestling Videos!

Having been suffering from a horrible cold/chest-problem-type-thing, I was surprised to find it...
Posted On 14 Apr 2011
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