Comp prep 2016, the journey so far

Well after a much needed off season this year I am planning on stepping back on stage at three WNBF shows; the WNBF International Championships in Coventry in October, WNBF European Championships in Switzerland the week after and then the WNBF Worlds in LA in November! Three amazing shows and I know the standard will […]

Do one thing, not everything.

I hope you don’t think that being healthy is due to just one thing? It’s hundreds of actions and habits you do that puts you in a better position to be healthier. Whether your goal is to be a bodybuilder, a physique athlete or just generally healthier, doing everything at once without a strong foundation […]

Fast growth is overrated

These days everyone is looking for the shortcut to muscle or fat loss. The newest workout that will put on x amount of muscle in x weeks. Well, have you noticed that from year to year, you aren’t changing? If you have, it’s probably because you’re chasing the pump and/or pushing too hard. As everyone […]

Should you compete?

  So some of you may know I help to promote and run a natural bodybuilding show here in Scotland for the United Kingdom Drug Free Bodybuilding Association (UKDFBA). I’ve been doing this for a few years now as well as running posing workshops to help competitors prepare themselves for shows. So it goes without […]

A roadmap to your Goals

Training programs (from your trainer) are like road maps to your goals. Think about it. What if you want to go to a new friend’s house and you have their address, but you don’t have directions/GPS/phone? You know where you want to go, but how the heck are you going to get there? If you […]

Progression not perfection

We live in a world where perfection is being portrayed as easy and everyone should look like our photoshopped model idols on the magazine cover you look to. Not quite. I have some photos I look at of myself and I’m like, “wtf” is that even me? Honesty, if you train hard for a bit […]

A Guide To Bodypower

  Well it’s that time of year again that the fitness industry kids all dream about, diets have started weeks before, new training gear has been purchased in preparation, spray tans have been booked, all this so that you and your closest friends of mad for it gym goers can flock to Birmingham for BodyPower […]

Home Gym Must Haves

  I am pretty sure that every bodybuilder if they had the space and money would love nothing more than to have a badass home gym. To have a space to throw about weights with your own music playing, nobody sitting on kit texting and if you want to curl in the squat rack then […]