Sometimes I have to keep learning the same lesson. Over and over again. This month's lesson in humility has come from the barbell. I have had some time off work and decided to push up my deadlift a bit. Two weeks later, beaten and sore, with no meaningful progress in sight, I stopped. I don't… Continue reading Strength training for the chronically busy and tired
The garage gym is dead. Long live the garage gym. I've moved house recently, and my new dwelling does not feature a garage. I've been forced to find other ways of training and it's been an interesting experiment. Before I moved I'd just completed 2 cycles of 5/3/1 with great success (lifetime PR on the… Continue reading The garage gym is dead
After a year, I can wholeheartedly recommend a simple garage gym. I haven't missed having a rack of dumbbells or cable-based machines even a little bit. If I were going to add anything, it would probably be a squat rack and a bench, but I'm in no particular hurry.