I have a confession... When it comes to buying clothing, my guilty pleasure is active wear. We workout to be healthy and look better naked so why not also look good in the process? If you look good in the clothes you wear you'll feel good about yourself. When you feel good about yourself you'll be motivated to work harder. Working harder means you'll get the results you … [Read more...]
What Tall People Need To Understand About Squats
Love them or hate them squats are one of the BEST exercises for putting on mass or losing weight. Every good workout routine includes some form of squats; there is simply no way around it. Since squatting is so important there is a plethora of information out there teaching you how to squat. A simple Google or YouTube search will show you countless videos of "experts" telling … [Read more...]
How to Break a Plateau by Greasing the Groove
Along our fitness journey we eventually hit a plateau. Whether it’s the amount of weight we can move in a certain lift or the number of perfect form body weight repetitions we perform, progress will eventually stall. Breaking this plateau can be a source of frustration and discouragement. I know about this all too well. My weakness is the pull-up. At the beginning of my … [Read more...]
Why Are Some Movements Harder For Tall People?
Whilst I consider my height to be a blessing, one that gives me an advantage in most sports, I find that when it comes to gym and calisthenics movements my height can be a curse. From a young age I played basketball (I know; I was the stereotypical tall kid) all the way through to my late teens and then took up Tae Kwon Do for 9 years. Later I dabbled in distance running for … [Read more...]