Bring Back The Pullover Exercise

When was the last time you did a Pullover?!? The Pullover Exercise has become a little out of fashion these days, but the Pullover is a great exercise and I know of some top coaches who use it on daily basis.  The Pullover has been known primarily as a chest exercise but the Pullover activates…

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Overloading

Hey guys  Following on from my Top 10 Body-Weight Exercises you can do at home which Escape posted a few weeks ago, now comes 6 exercises from my Top 10 which you can start adding load to, when you find your body-weight becoming less challenging. Check them out here http://www.escapefitness.com/blog/9362/progression-overload-six-weighted-exercises-will-never-go-fashion/ And if you haven’t seen my Top…

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Planning Ahead

Goooood Morning guys another Monday morning has arrived so its #MondayMotivation time. So this weekend saw me starting my Christmas shopping, which is very early even by my standards but it’s got to get done and I’m trying to use a little of my organised work mentality into this years festive preparations.  Usually it’s a…

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Do you have Get-Ups in your programme?

If not, why not?!?! In all my years of coaching I have never had one exercise create such a huge impact on strength gains, weight loss, improvements in mobility just to name but a few and not to mention how great it is as a client assessment tool. The Turkish Get-Up is hands down one…

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My Top 10

Hey guys  Last week Escape posted my Top 10 body-weight exercises you can do at home, if you haven’t seen them already check them out and give them a go. http://www.escapefitness.com/blog/9215/top-10-bodyweight-exercises/ Stay strong and live, love and laugh! Dan #FitFam

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Belief

Morning all its #MondayMotivation time. So I had the great opportunity to meet the Olympic medalist Steve Cram a couple of weeks ago where he talked about his career and the lessons he had learnt on the way, it was an incredibly interesting and motivating talk and one I think I will remember for a…

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Recycle Those Sit-ups and Crunches

TrainingTips…! Place your sit-ups and crunches in the recycle bin and start using your trunk muscles in the way they are designed to. I know some physio’s have sit-ups and crunches in their toolboxes for various postural correction problems, but trust me if you’re after improving your core strength please set them aside and leave…

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