Training

There are many of us that start our day by diving straight into some fasted cardio first thing in the morning. Many ‘old school’ bodybuilders swear by it suggesting it’s imperative, but some newer ‘evidence based’ coaches claim it makes no difference whatsoever. So which is...

‘Peak week’ is something spoken about extensively in the world of bodybuilding and physique sport. It essentially refers to the final week before the big day, and is commonly thought of as a time to ‘rescue’ a look and make significant improvements to a lagging physique....

'You need to completely change your workout every 3 to 4 weeks'. How many times have you heard this? Constantly switching programmes just to ‘mix it up’ is one of the biggest lies in training. And it probably has something to do with ‘4 week rule’ most...

One of the most overlooked contributors to muscle growth is stretching. The problem is when you’re busy, the first thing that goes out the window is your flexibility work. Stretching takes time, and for many, it can be tedious and boring. I used to stretch a lot when...

‘The palest ink is better than the clearest of memories’ – Tommy Kono, Weightlifting legend. The best advice I can give to someone who’s stuck in a rut with their training is to keep a logbook. This can be in the form of a notebook (still my personal favourite!)...