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How to set Fitness Goals

It’s a very common question when we train - “What are you training for?” But how do we answer if we do not have any goals or objectives? Wouldn’t it be great to be able to answer with “My goal is to drop 2 inches off my waist in 3 months and I’ve already dropped an inch!” 

Returning to Minimalist Running

Happy days....I recently took delivery of my new pair of VIVOBAREFOOT Primus Trail FG (firm ground). Since Elle binned my Primus Lites 6 months ago (they stunk) I have been training in an old pair of Nike Pegasus trainers. As a result of this disaster, I haven’t been completing any long distance runs as I didn’t want...

My 5 Top Supplements

Ok, so here are my 5 favourite supplements - one each of the following categories; Whey Protein Mass Gainer Creatine  Amino Acids Protein Snacks Each of these are my personal favourites and that is based purely on my opinion...

6 Benefits of Fresh Air

Since being children we have all been told to go out and get some fresh air, and we all know how a bit of fresh air makes us feel better inside, but what exactly are the benefits of fresh air?  Firstly, research shows that exposing your lungs to fresh air can help to relieve...

Why You Should be Reading Parenting Books

In this blog I’ll put across my opinion on why you, as an expectant parent, should be buying and reading baby books. Now I don’t mean Winnie the Pooh baby books, I’m talking about books written to educate expecting parents on what is to come.  Firstly though, this blog is only relevant if you’re...

Don’t Judge, Appreciate

Don’t Judge, Appreciate  Firstly, let's get one thing straight which we all seem to forget all of the time. None of us are perfect. Not you, not me, not your favourite celebrity or the worlds richest person. We all have flaws, faults; heck, some of us are absolute...

Stop Jogging Start Running

99% OF US DON’T RUN NATURALLY  Running should come quite naturally, should it not? I mean, running is a basic survival instinct. Our bodies are designed to run, our bodies WANT TO RUN! Think about it....shortly after we learn to walk we start to run - no training, no special footwear, no isotonic gels...we...

WE’RE HAVING A BABY!

Yes, as you can tell from the obvious blog title we are having our first baby 👶  This news is 50% of the reason for this blog. I know that this change in mine and Elle’s life will impact everything from daily activities, training frequency, and even my types of training. In even bigger...

5 SIMPLE WAYS TO BOOST YOUR HGH (GROWTH HORMONES)

You may not have known but after the age of 20 your growth hormone levels drop significantly and continue to drop with each passing decade. Now, if you’re an active individual over the age of 40 this may sound very disappointing.  Don’t worry, as the 5 simple hacks have been proven to naturally increase...

7 WORST THINGS TO DO IN THE GYM

Now, this blog could easily be turned into a 7 part drama series with deaths, special effects and broken hearts....but I’ll try to keep it short and sweet 👍🏼 Below you will find what, in my opinion, is the 7 WORST things that you can do in the gym. No doubt we’ve all been...
Hello and welcome to my blog 😃 I am a new father, born 1st April 2019, and started my blog as a creative outlet and opportunity to discuss pregnancy, becoming a parent, and how I am trying to maintain my fitness levels around our new baby. I know of plenty of fathers that were once in physically great condition, before slowly entering the realms of pizza, box sets and dad’bods. ❗️🧐 I am hoping to share my knowledge and experience with readers on parenting, training, and nutrition! 💪🏼💎 I hope my content is helpful to you 😘📝 ©