THREE ‘HERO WODS’ YOU NEED TO TRY

THREE ‘HERO WODS’ YOU NEED TO TRY

If you’re looking for workout inspiration that transcends the physical and has some real meaning behind each set and rep, then we’ve got three 'Hero WOD’s' you need to try.
September 24, 2021 — AT
HYROX- WHAT IS IT? WHERE IS IT AND HOW DO I TRAIN FOR IT?

HYROX- WHAT IS IT? WHERE IS IT AND HOW DO I TRAIN FOR IT?

'HYROX' has kicked down the front door of the functional fitness scene, and well and truly made itself at home. But beyond the flashy branding, whirlwind marketing campaign and social hype, just what is it and how can you train for it?
September 14, 2021 — AT
THE MOVE YOU'RE NOT DOING- RING SUPPORTED PLANK ROW

THE MOVE YOU'RE NOT DOING- RING SUPPORTED PLANK ROW

For me, one movement that skirts the line perfectly between making a movement more difficult in adjacent areas, but still staying loyal to the intention of the parent movement, is the ring supported plank row.
September 11, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
NO ROPE? NO WORRIES- BANDED 'ROPE CLIMB' ALTERNATIVE

NO ROPE? NO WORRIES- BANDED 'ROPE CLIMB' ALTERNATIVE

It’s no exaggeration to say that legless rope climbs are one of the most criminally underrated upper body exercises out there.
September 11, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
TOP 5 BANDED BODYWEIGHT REGRESSIONS

TOP 5 BANDED BODYWEIGHT REGRESSIONS

Despite often being labelled as a ‘beginners’ pursuit, many bodyweight movements are anything but easy, often requiring huge amounts of practice.
August 28, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
THE LOADED CARRY TRINITY FOR FULL BODY STRENGTH

THE LOADED CARRY TRINITY FOR FULL BODY STRENGTH

Loaded carries are great; if you’re not incorporating them, at least in earnest, you may be missing a trick.
August 27, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
FROM WEIGHING GRAINS TO GETTING GAINS: THE HISTORY OF THE KETTLEBELL:

FROM WEIGHING GRAINS TO GETTING GAINS: THE HISTORY OF THE KETTLEBELL:

What is the history of the humble kettlebell? A gym staple in any commercial or home gym what would we do without them - but where did the original concept of the Kettlebell originate from?
August 19, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
THE WEEKLY WORKOUT - Push, Pull and Explode with this Brutal Triple Threat

THE WEEKLY WORKOUT - Push, Pull and Explode with this Brutal Triple Threat

A healthy combination of pushing and pulling is great, throw in another mixture of controlled, muscle building movements, with an explosive pull/push lung buster and now we're really cooking. The cherry on top? Integrating your core and stabilising muscles for a truly functional pump.
August 15, 2021 — Design Bulldog
THE BEST MOVE YOU'RE NOT DOING: Bear Hug Reverse Drag

THE BEST MOVE YOU'RE NOT DOING: Bear Hug Reverse Drag

Want epic, full body strength that make you feel like you’re carved from granite every time you pick a weight up? Then you need to focus on your ‘pillar’. This movement shows you how.
August 15, 2021 — Design Bulldog
THE WEEKLY WORKOUT: Build Cannonball Delts with this Dumbbell and Burpee Blowout

THE WEEKLY WORKOUT: Build Cannonball Delts with this Dumbbell and Burpee Blowout

Nothing screams ‘strength’ quite like a broad set of shoulders and a three dimensional back. But all that 'show', only gets you so far. Throw this workout into the mix to add in a generous helping of 'go', whilst adding inches to your torso.
August 03, 2021 — Design Bulldog
3 Killer Dumbbell Movements You're Not Doing

3 Killer Dumbbell Movements You're Not Doing

Dumbbells have been a staple in resistance training for generations, and for good reason; they're effective.
July 27, 2021 — Andrew Tracey
CONDITIONED STIMULUS: Picking the right metabolic machinery for you.

CONDITIONED STIMULUS: Picking the right metabolic machinery for you.

It may be a big investment, and it definitely breaks all of the rules we laid down on budget and necessities in our previous ‘home gym’ articles, but if you’re in a position to do so, purchasing a piece of metabolic conditioning equipment opens you up to a whole new world of training options.
July 20, 2021 — Andrew Tracey