Tagged: bodyweight

Ninja Warrior

  This is the whole story of how I ended up on prime time television on the second biggest TV network in the country earlier this year (it’s a bit late,...

DIY: Parallettes

When I won the Parallettes 1 course from GMB at the end of 2013, I only had little push up handles from Argos (left of the photo below) to do my workouts...

Being challenged

Being part of the bar calisthenics community has meant making friends across the world – sharing workout tips, motivating each other and generally being part of a global scene via Facebook,...

Training away

I got back earlier in the week from a short family holiday to visit one of my sisters (who I will just call “L”, for the sake of privacy) who lives...

Max reps

Normally I design my own training routines, rather than following ones in books or websites, but a friend who had just started bodyweight training reported really good success with the 50pullups.com...

FriMonday Inspiration: Grrrl power

Perhaps the end of the Olympics contributed to girls going out and doing kick-ass things over the weekend, because today all of these appeared on my Facebook wall. First up is...

[Not so] new training

For the time being I’ve pretty much stopped karate in so far as I’m not a member of a dojo and don’t practice very regularly, except for sessions on the punch...

Re-birth of the ninja

This blog’s been sitting like a (admittedly very small) weight on my shoulders for all too long now, but I’ve finally come up with a plan to kick it’s sorry ass....