Blog
14
03
2021

1 year into a pandemic

By: admin0

I wish I was writing this with greater hindsight and more distance between myself and current events but I will proceed to tentatively document some observations – as always, I will remain open to changing my view entirely. And I don’t want to jinx things either.  Like most of the western worl...

25
01
2021

A letter from a frustrated business owner…

By: admin0

Yesterday I woke up to hear the Taoiseach on the radio threaten 6 month lockdowns but telling us it will be ok because the government have budgeted for it. Today I woke up to an article on the RTE website, citing this government help as being one of the main reasons business have not folded in the l...

27
11
2020

Rejection.

By: admin0

We are on the advent of another re-opening. I would love to be more excited about it but I am lingering somewhere between relief and exhaustion right now. I finished the last zoom class (hopefully!) of this lockdown and no sooner was I finished in one task, I automatically went straight into my work...

21
10
2020

Lockdown 2.0

By: admin0

So here we are again.  I have been watching the frustration amongst gym (and pretty much all small business owners) rise over the past few weeks and I have felt a growing sense of guilt that I have not felt more angered personally or roused to make a statement or do anything at all about it...

23
04
2020

Home Conditioning Workout

By: admin0

Here is a home workout to get stuck into… The plan here is to perform an exercise for 30 seconds, rest 30 seconds and move onto the next. There are 3 exercises per block and each block should be performed 4 times. This will translate to 12 minutes per block. As this is intended to be aerobic i...

05
04
2020

Making the most of home workouts

By: admin0

Currently we find ourselves in a strange time (unless you are lucky to be reading this in the future where Covid-19 is a distant memory!). We have all been forced to change our daily routine drastically and for all of us without a home gym, that means seriously imposed limitations on our training. T...

26
02
2020

Workout Wed 26th

By: admin0

Workout  A. Press 3 x 5; 3min rest B1. Renegade Row 3 x 10/10; 1min rest B2. 1arm DB Bench (w. Glute Bridge) 3 x 12/12; 1min rest C. Shoulder Shocker v2 a. Iso-dynamic lateral raise x 7 (each arm) b. Dumbell Cuban press x 7 c. Eccentric mechanical advantage lateral raise x 7 D1. Cheat Hammer Curls (...

19
02
2020

Wed 19th Feb

By: admin0

Workout A. Press 3 x 5; 3min rest B1. DB Row 3 x 12/12; 1min rest B2. Ring Pushups 3 x max (-1); 1min rest C. Shoulder Shocker 1) Plate Front Raise 3 x 10 2) DB Lat Raise 3 x 10 3) Seated ‘Power Clean’ & Press 3 x 10 D1. Cheat Hammer Curls (5 sec negative) 3 x 6; 1min rest D2. Band P...

17
02
2020

Mon 17th Feb

By: admin0

Workout A. Pause Squats 3 x 5 @65% 1rm; 3min rest B1. Chin Ups 3 x 5; 1min rest B2. Tall Kneeling Press 3 x 12; 90sec rest C1. Banded Deadbugs 3 x 5/5; 30sec rest C2. Ab Rollouts / or / RKC Plank x 3 sets; 30sec rest C3. KB Side Bend 3 x 12/12; 1min rest

07
02
2020

Fri & Sat 7th and 8th Feb

By: admin0

Workout Fri A. Deadlift 2,2,2; 304min rest B1. Prone Flys 3 x 10; no rest B2. DB Prone Rows 3 x 10; no rest B3. ISO DB Row Hold 3 x 20sec; 2min rest C1. KB Swing 3 x 15; 1min rest C2. Barbell Curls 3 x 15; 1min rest D. Side Plank 3 x 30sec each side Workout Sat  A. Press 3 x 5 or (adv) A. Press x 2...