Over 40 and all washed up…

That’s what another “trainer” said to me when I was 39. “What are you going to do Russ when you hit 40, you’ll be all washed up!” I was pretty taken back, but he meant it. Anyway, I sent him away to wipe down treadmills! Personally...

I’m throwing the towel in…

I was chatting to a client of mine earlier this week. She felt pretty bad. I though she was going to tell me she was throwing the towel in. She’d trained hard. Did the work. Got a good result. Then lost it…why? Life sometime gets in the way. Im a father of...

I thought I was going to sink…part 2

So I got my boat. I can tick it off my bucket list. (part 1 here) Stage 2…Get it into the water! Ideally without sinking. I was nervous. Doing something you’ve never done before is always scary. Its a fear of failing. Us guys experience it a lot. I see it...

I thought I was going to sink…

I hope you had a great easter weekend. I just ticked a bit of a box in my life. I bought a boat! Yep. One of my lifes ambitions. To own a boat. First time out the other day. I thought I was going to sink. Now before you say, “Wow, Russ, there must be a good...

Fat lad at the back

Hope you had a great weekend. I love kettlebells, but at 42 I also love bikes. On Sunday I was Mountain Bike Racing at Carver Barracks. Picture it.  100 lycra-clad men, last minute adjusting themselves. I hung back. It was my first race for a while and I was nursing a...

Sentenced to hard labour?

If there is one machine I dislike. Its a treadmill. It’s not that I dont like running. Or even that I was once overtaken by a bloke on crutches in the London Marathon! (that did nothing for my motivation at mile 19!). I see people in gyms, line of them. People...