As we all know, training in the winter months is hard.Typically its cold, wet and just miserable out most of the time. The gym just does not look as appealing as sitting in front of a warm fire does! We’ve all been there!But here are my top tips for battling through the horrible weather and getting you back on track with your goals!
It’s been a while since I’ve sat down here to write a blog. As something I planned on doing more regularly I have not gotten off to a great start! I have hit a kind of wall as to what to write about on here, and I still don’t really know what content to put up or what not to put up. For something I planned on doing for myself I have quickly fallen into the trap of overthinking about what to write to look sh*t hot on here. Instead I should just be focusing on what I myself want to write about. After all this is a personal blog! Anyway enough rambling about my shortcomings of being more frequent on here! I’ll work on that..
Check out a podcast I did with Ainle from Rebel Matters a few weeks back. I talk about how I dealt with my disability growing up, recovering from broken bones and my international wheelchair rugby career.
Are you struggling with your grip strength in the deadlift or other grip exercises? Performing a hang can improve your grip strength and cause a great stretch in your latissimus dorsi while also improving your shoulder mobility. This exercise is such an easy one to add into your routine, it takes little time to set … Continue reading The Hang
It seems that if you’re on instagram these days you’re just a click away from someone selling their souls to a protein company or a clothing company for a ‘discount code’.
Setting new goals in your health and fitness journey is a exciting process. It keeps you motivated and it makes sure you have something to work towards. A reward so to speak. New Years Resolutions are usually a time where you will see a lot of people set goals to improve ones self image or to run a marathon etc. Setting these expectations are good for yourself but you need to set smaller goals to help you stay on track in the short term.
Over the last couple of months I’ve seen massive improvements in my core strength. It has something that I lacked strength and control in for years due to my lack of using it.