Sandbag Bodybuilding- Small Budget, Big Gains

Sandbag Bodybuilding- Small Budget, Big Gains

Pound for pound, the cheapest way to go heavy- the sandbag is often seen as the preserve of the strongman. The bodybuilding style sessions proves that there's more to the sandbag than just lifting and shifting.
January 26, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
One Set of Gymnastics Rings- 10 Moves

One Set of Gymnastics Rings- 10 Moves

Gymnastics rings are without a doubt one of the most portable, versatile pieces of kit you can acquire. Whether you’re already a bodyweight ninja, or a heavyweight hitter looking to incorporate calisthenics into your regime more regularly, we’ve got 10 moves for you to add to your repertoire.
January 26, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
The Kipping Dilemma

The Kipping Dilemma

It's perhaps one of the most debated subjects in functional fitness, with critics and detractors labelling kipping pull-ups as 'cheating' at best and downright dangerous at worst. But what's the truth?
January 14, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
The Five Best Rowing Movements You’re Not Doing

The Five Best Rowing Movements You’re Not Doing

Horizontal pulling is woefully under-utilised in the functional community, where the pull-up seems to get all of the best press. Here’s our top picks for 5 rowing variations you need to add to your routine.
January 12, 2022 — Design Bulldog
The Five Best Bench Press Alternatives

The Five Best Bench Press Alternatives

If the bench press has been the mainstay of your chest routine since teletext and dial-up internet were the pinnacle of consumer technology, then maybe it’s time you upgraded the fibres on more than just your broadband. We’ve got five alternative movements for you to add to the roster
January 10, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
Want To Write Your Own Workouts? Part One- Workout Splits

Want To Write Your Own Workouts? Part One- Workout Splits

Want To Write Your Own Workouts? In part one of this three part series, we’re going to take a look at how you can break down your week, based on your schedule, training experience and personal preference.
January 10, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
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The Best Back Exercise You're Not Doing

The Best Back Exercise You're Not Doing

Horizontal pulling is criminally under-utilised, especially in the functional community. Add this chest supported row variation into your training roster to make sure you’re maximising your upper back strength, increasing your shoulder stability and developing that thick, ‘3D’ look.
December 23, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
Farmer's carries with a barbell

The Five Best Core Exercises You’re Not Doing

When you’re ready to ditch the crunches, stand up to sit-ups, and turn your back on planks (quite literally), we’ve got five core movements that you need to be doing.
December 14, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
Athlete filling their Strongman Sandbag

Sandbag Carries: The Secret To Untapped Strength?

Dr. Ed Caddye, movement specialist and leader in the field of health optimisation, gives us a few more reasons you should consider balancing the barbell with the sandbag.
December 14, 2021 — Team Bulldog
Not sure what to get your fitness fanatic this Christmas?

The Ultimate Fitness Christmas Gift Guide

Fret not this festive season... Whether you have a budding bodybuilder in your life, or a functional fitness fanatic, we have the ultimate gift guide to suit any budget.

‘Tis the season for lifting and gifting.

December 10, 2021 — Marketing Bulldog
Is this the best hotel room workout ever?

The Best Hotel Workout Ever?

Travelling for business? On a budget? This may just be the best hotel workout ever...
December 07, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
Creating Momentum For The Year Ahead- The Cowboy Triathlon

Creating Momentum For The Year Ahead- The Cowboy Triathlon

We recently published our ‘5 Step Guide’ to absolutely nailing your New Year’s Resolution. Off the back of the piece, I thought it prudent to share with you one of my own, personal New Year’s traditions, and a story surrounding how it came to be, and what it has since evolved into.

December 07, 2021 — Andrew Tracey