Monthly Archives: January 2014

Started on a high… ending on a low

This week started off well. I managed to hit a new personal record in my squats, 3 x 60kg which for me is a significant achievement as last year I was stuck on 40kg for a while and couldn’t get beyond that. My Personal Trainer Toby ‘Wan Kenobi’ made me tweak my squat technique in […]

Food is our friend… not the enemy

  I recently wrote a post in one of the fitness groups that I participate in and decided to also add my post to my own blog with some additional thoughts.  We are two weeks into January when people are still feeling optimistic about their New Year’s resolutions to get fit, eat better and lose […]

When I Grow Up I Want To Be Strong, Fit & Fast

 I’m not ashamed to admit that when it comes to training I’m a numbers chaser.  I used to have an obsession with wanting to weigh 135lbs.  The only logic I could attribute to this is because it’s my favourite division (bantamweight) in WMMA.  Infact for some reason I seem to have a recurring dream that […]

International Chest Day – We Salute You!

Today has been pretty good, infact it’s been AWESOME! (if you’re a regular reader of my blog you will probably have noticed that awesome is one of my favourite words).  Every Monday at 6.30am I have my weekly training session with my Personal Trainer Toby ‘Wan Kenobi’.  As today was our first session of 2014 […]

Get Ready – Newbies Incoming!

 It’s that time of year when gyms around the world are soon going to see an influx of new members who have made getting fit and losing weight one of their New Year’s resolutions.  I know some people aren’t keen on January being the ‘NY resolution crowd’ as it can often mean having to wait […]

2013 Fitness Round Up

Captain’s log – 1st Jan 2014. Happy New Year everyone!  I hope you aren’t suffering from hangovers today, I am but mine isn’t alcohol induced.  Mine comes from eating kettle chips and Lindt truffles.  If you eat clean you will know exactly how I feel having a food hangover, they aren’t very pleasant.  How did […]