Fitness tips for newbies – Or what I wish I knew when I started out

For some reason, I’ve had a few people recently approach me asking for “fitness tips” or “how do you get x?” (where x is toned abs, broad shoulders, improved general fitness or motivation). Most of these questions unfortunately don’t have simple, sound-bite answers and it’s not helped that results will often vary wildly from person to person. That said, I’ve tried… Continue reading Fitness tips for newbies – Or what I wish I knew when I started out

Experiences at the 2017 Bodypower Expo

Upon hearing great things about the annual BodyPower Fitness Expo from a friend at the gym, I decided this year to make the pilgrimage to the NEC in Birmingham where it was being hosted. After my flight was delayed for an hour (cheers Flybe), I touched down at Birmingham Airport at mid-day, giving me an… Continue reading Experiences at the 2017 Bodypower Expo

How Tough is Tough Mudder? – Paying to get electrocuted, gassed and set on fire.

Little known fact about me – I friggin love obstacle courses. Love em! As a kid I would watch shows like Fun House, Total Wipeout and Ninja Warrior with a single thought running through my mind – I could do that! Fast forward to adulthood and now there’s plenty of opportunity for a grown man to test… Continue reading How Tough is Tough Mudder? – Paying to get electrocuted, gassed and set on fire.

My Pro-Wrestling Post-Mortem

It’s been almost three years since I stopped training to become a pro-wrestler. Most Saturdays at 5pm, I’d walk down to the harbour and board the 12-hour overnight slow boat to Portsmouth. I couldn’t afford to pay for a cabin, so I’d sleep on the empty seats. If there were no seats free I’d lie on the… Continue reading My Pro-Wrestling Post-Mortem