Tag: recovery

Fitness. Diving. Lifestyle.

Dealing with injuries

You only appreciate what you have when it’s gone, or so the saying goes. Everyone lucky enough to move about freely without pain or restriction takes it for granted. When you are someone who trains even more so, because you’re striving to be better than that- you want to do more than just move, you…
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When I couldn’t do a pull-up

The first time I lifted a weight I was probably about 15.  The first time I did a pull-up?  Probably when I was about 10 or something, I really can’t remember. The point is it was a long time ago that I was a complete beginner to training.  And sometimes that makes it hard to…
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Train while you sleep!

I have some good news for you.  Sleeping builds muscle and helps you lose fat! The adverts were right: you can actually make progress by just lying down and closing your eyes! Sleeping: the forgotten piece of the puzzle Sleeping and downtime get a pretty bad press these days when it comes to being a…
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Crossfit is good…?

Chances are, as someone reading this you know what it is or have at least heard of it. Chances are you’ve heard the full spectrum of opinion, from those who think it is the new Christianity to those that label it as useful for real results as doing 1000 crunches a day whilst eating a…
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Training Truths #8: Progress gets slower as you train

Your best gains will be in your first year- As a beginner programming is really not essential (basic templates to come).  As an untrained individual your body is in the best position to soak up the training stimulus and all you really need is a solid full body workout three times a week, adding weight…
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