Periodise Your Life

I’ve been threatening to write a blog about life for a while. One not specifically about training. Nor about nutrition.. Nor about work / career. So a blog post about nothing in particular.  But one that is really about all of those things. It’s not the first time someone’s written something like this. I remember […]

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How To PR on Test Day

The end of a training cycle is always my favourite time in the gym. The nervous anticipation. The extra little bit of energy. The grunts, the shouts, the clang of metal on metal as the plates are loaded onto the bar…  The unmistakeable smell of fear, excitement, sweat and adrenaline all mixed together into a […]

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3 Tips To Deal With DOMS

“Morning chick, whats your best way to avoid really bad DOMS? Have I just got to grin and bear it for a while? Getting back into training and this week I can hardly move all week. Should I go back to protein shake after a work out?” I got that message off my mate Claire […]

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It’s Not Your Metabolism.

I’m going to open with a bold statement – the higher you can keep your calories, the more fat you’ll lose. Even further than that, the longer you can go without intentionally reducing calories, the faster you’ll achieve your goals. The reason WHY that’s important is because it means you’re being nice to your metabolism – […]

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Darragh on Cardio

I’ve been getting asked this a whole lot lately and people are coming at it from loads of angles. High intensity vs low intensity, muscle retention vs fat loss, endurance vs power and so on. Depending on an individuals goals, the answer will be different. But each type will have an advantage to it, so […]

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