Are You Getting Functional Training All Wrong?

“Functional training is only functional when your body is functioning well.” Dr. Andreo Spina Ah, functional training, one of the many great fitness buzzwords. Remember when being functional was synonymous with arm curls on a Bosu ball and back squatting on Swiss ball. Yep, we used to call it functional. Luckily things have moved on…

Insights from Move Strong’s Kettlebell Workshop

I acknowledge that 99% of my readers are not health and fitness professionals. I will briefly explain what the workshop was about and then go into how you can improve your kettlebell training. I recently took part in Move Strong’s An Introduction to Kettlebells for Rehabilitation and Performance –  workshop in Sydney.  The founders of Move Strong,…

How to Fix Back Pain

I am no stranger to back pain. There are more than few clients I see that have either had or a still dealing with the bane of back pain. And I’ve had my fair share of back issues in the past. There is just something wrong about the evolution of the human animal. Wait, maybe it’s…

Minimalist Health and Fitness for Busy Parents

My life becomes busy when poor time management practice clashes with not having my priorities right. That’s all it is. To me, “being busy” belongs in the same category as “I am not motivated”. Both statements are just the end result from lack of discipline. Lack of discipline to get away with not doing shit…

Why You Can’t Solve Your Problems

“10 tips to lose fat, today!”, “15 tricks to beat the winter bloat!”, “8 secrets to a six-pack!”, “The reason your donkey escaped (even though you gave him plenty of hay)!” You don’t need more information.

When You Feel Like Giving Up

First some quick housekeeping: the paperback of my new book Spandex Not Compulsory is now available through well-stocked online retailers. Amazon.com.au Amazon.com and EU Booktopia.com.au Barnes and Noble And now this week’s blog post. When You Feel Like Giving Up Showing up to train is easy when all is swell. You’re seeing results and being fueled by…

We Are Live!

Finally! The book is out. It was at times a teeth clenching process to get it done. The Kindle edition of Spandex Not Compulsory is now available at Amazon. You can get it for the price of two cups of coffee. If you’d like to see the full table of content you can do that too by going to Amazon.…