why train with kettlebells ?

By Fred

The reason why I love training with kettlebells is they are an extreme all round fitness-you can always progress and improve your workout the fact that the shape and compact size makes this piece of equipment very unique. For those not aware of the kettlebell there you can allow safety acceleration it on the way…

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swing for strength

By Fred

The swing is the foundation of effective Russian Kettlebell training.It dramatically improves one’s performance in most sports ranging from running to martial arts to powerlifting. My own research shows the kettlebell swings improves your balalnce and posture and a great overall fat burners,when performing the swing a few things need to be considered such as…

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Build your foundation with the get up

By Fred

Did you know that the ‘Get Up’ is a terrific exercise why ?well for starters where the spine is controlled and the overhead weight is steered as the body learns more movement patterns that maintains torso stiffness while driving with other extremeties. The fact that the get up provides shoulder stability mobility and resilience makes…

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Best way to chin up

By Fred

As shown here with Danni the chin up can be used as a back and arm accessory exercise, much like the pull up, to increase arm and back pulling strength, increase muscle hypertrophy of the back and biceps, and improve grip strength and muscle endurance necessary for heavy lifts or grip dependent exercise. Being able to move your…

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We carve out time for ourselves

By Fred

What came first: business or love? Love came first. We have known each other for almost eleven years and have been married for seven years. So What’s  our best advice for balancing our work and love lives? We make sure to constantly carve out time for ourselves. Both of us have our own lives outside…

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Recovery

By Fred

In order to receive the benefits of recovery and hence to get the most out of your training-you must pay attention to recovery as you do to your training. That means treating recovery as an extension to training,which it is,and approaching it with the same zeal.You have to go easy to be able to go…

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My Top 5 Benefits of sprinting

By Fred

1.Sprinting will reduce body fat and strengthen you far more than long slow cardio as sprinting requires maximum recruitment of muscle.After about 8 seconds sprinting sends acid signals to the muscles,which activate the fast twitch fibres.Did you know fast twitch fibers are thicker than slow twitch fibers and they grow in size when activated by…

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5 tips for staying active this winter

By Fred

1. Take up a winter sport. If you’re a competitive type, why not try a new winter sport? From skiing to snowshoeing, there are many great options that burn mega calories and put a whole new twist on your cold-weather workout plans. 2. Get creative at home. Sure, getting to the gym can be more of a hassle…

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5 simple tips to get your legs to grow

By Fred

This picture of me dropping my shorts was taken in February just before my 53rd Birthday and whilst some readers may find this shot gross I can tell you that training your legs ad training them hard is one of the most important aspects too your overall health and fitness ! The simple hack is…

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NEVER QUIT

By Fred

I learned a long time ago that “The only way to lose is to quit”.   As long as you continue to make the effort and test and measure your results, you have not lost and your still in the game. Everyone experiences setbacks yep even me . However, those who achieve the most experience the…

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