2017: The year of DIY, Peru and a Puppy

So, 2017 has come to an end, and it has been a pretty full on year what with all the buying a house, doing a complete overhaul and renovation of said house, traveling half way around the world spending a couple weeks in the Cities, Mountains and Amazonian Rainforest’s of Peru, welcoming a new member to the family with little (read: getting bigger by the day Arnie), building a blog site from scratch and lastly having two articles posted on established and respected fitness websites. Continue reading 2017: The year of DIY, Peru and a Puppy


The Ultimate top 10 Fitness Bucket List Challenges

A couple of years ago, when I was working as a gym instructor and doing the occasional PT sessions, I would always ask the same question

What is your goal?

And I always got the same answer

“I want to be fitter”

this would often be followed by

“and to tone up” but let’s not go down that rabbit hole

Saying you’re going to the gym to get fitter is like saying you want to get a job so you can work for a living…it’s redundant.

When setting goals, you want them to be specific to you or at least measurable so you can know if you are progressing week on week and month on month.

But if you’re still struggling to think of what your goal really is, here are ten suggestions from my Fitness Bucket List
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How to Build a Bulletproof Back

Having a big back is what sets the men from the boys in the gym, it’s the ultimate symbol of strength. You won’t be getting the nickname “Silverback” any time soon without having solid Traps, thick Rhomboids and vast Lats. But, from day one, most people will walk into a gym and train the mirror muscles, hitting chest, biceps and shoulders day after day after … Continue reading How to Build a Bulletproof Back

Ditch the Detox

Everywhere you look, especially this time of year, you will see a detox or “cleanse” diet being advertised, promising they can remove harmful toxins from your body and guarantee you quick weight loss results just in time to be “beach body ready”

In the dieting world, extremism sells, and it really doesn’t get more extreme than drinking some magical green juice for 21 days. Continue reading Ditch the Detox