2020

  • Chapter One - Charlie

    Was this the reason he stopped playing tennis? This was how his body reacted to exercise these days, or so he told himself, and others around him confirmed. Things didn’t operate the way they used to and that’s just the way it was.
  • Chapter Five - Supercompensation

    “No not over compensation. Super compensation is a way to describe a body that is conditioned to handle many different things, over and above what is required of it. When an athlete squats 300kg on their back, that is not something they will do on the sports field during a match.
  • Chapter Three - Reflection

    Charlie woke up the next day and felt a little different. He wasn’t as stiff as he usually was, but he wasn’t “better”. For some reason he decided ...
  • Chapter Two - Shoshin

    “The mind is like a parachute, it only works if its open”   It was 7am. Charlie got out of bed in his typical slow and careful way. Usually when h...
  • Chapter Four - Week One

    Charlie woke up the next day and felt a little different. He wasn’t as stiff as he usually was, but he wasn’t “better”. For some reason he decided ...
  • Good Intentions

    With all that is going on in the world and our lives, taking care of our health by exercising is a worthy decision. Before beginning any exe...
  • ON: EXERCISE Pt 3/3 - A timeline for results

    When sitting down with a human client, getting an idea of where they want to “be” in the next 6,12 and 24 months helps me to either raise their ex...
  • ON: EXERCISE Pt 2/3 - Understanding what is possible

    Watch any professional sport long enough and you’ll start to see that the shape of the competitors are similar in more than one way. Most of the t...
  • ON: EXERCISE Pt 1/3 - Starting out

    One of the biggest hurdles in modern life is beginning an exercise routine. Where to start, how to start, how much and for how long are all common...
  • 27 Questions to Live Your Legend (Re-post)

    There are some questions that never seem to leave us. "What would you gladly do for free?" "What would you do if you won the lottery?" "What annoys...
  • ON: SPORT

    There is a debate amongst some circles as to what makes a sport a aport. There are some that firmly believe chess, darts, E-Sports and arm wrestlin...
  • ON: Journaling

    The art of outsourcing thoughts to paper is a practice which has become as much a part of my life as brushing my teeth. For numerous years I’ve bee...