Dear Men: Please Keep Working Out

Recently I wrote a post responding to the rather ridiculous article titled Dear Men: Please Stop Working Out (which to note, the original has now been deleted). This was written by "Journalist Katie" with the rather weak argument that physical fitness in men was responsible for so called "Toxic Masculinity". I never expected my response … Continue reading Dear Men: Please Keep Working Out

New Posts: September 2020

Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Check out some of the post highlights for September 2020: 7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal Following on from my post Are You Struggling Counting Calories? Try This…, please find some more tips to help you manage weight loss. I discuss … Continue reading New Posts: September 2020

Thoughts on Finding the Perfect Workout Program

Recently I caught up with a personal trainer friend, who has recently been getting some great results with clients who are powerlifters. As my goal is to get a stronger bench / deadlift / squat, this piqued my interest and I asked if he could send through an example of a program he was using … Continue reading Thoughts on Finding the Perfect Workout Program

New Posts: August 2020

Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Check out some of the post highlights for August 2020: Are You Struggling to Count Calories?  Try this... I've always found counting calories really difficult.  Having to log down what you eat to exact weights is time consuming and prone to making errors. … Continue reading New Posts: August 2020

Dear Men: Stop Working Out – A Response

Dear Men: Stop Working Out – A Response (Alternative title: the Internet Contains All Sorts of Weirdos...) They say that on the Internet you can find the best of people and the worst of people, well today, unfortunately I’m going to focus on the latter, in this clearly titled article called Dear Men: Stop Working … Continue reading Dear Men: Stop Working Out – A Response

Rep Ranges for Gym Goals (Infographic)

A mistake many beginners make when they start in the gym is applying the wrong rep ranges for their intended goals. For example: I've seen people wanting to look 'ripped', yet how they train is more appropriate for someone looking to increase their 1 rep max. Enjoy this infographic I have put together to simply … Continue reading Rep Ranges for Gym Goals (Infographic)

5 Rules to Fitness Success

Are you someone who looks around for: the "best" routines/workouts? always seeks exercises for most "effective" results? consumes lots of new ideas and thinking from the fitness industry, but sees little results? Fitness success isn't as complex as you think. Whether it's maintaining a good diet or a gym routine to achieve the goal you … Continue reading 5 Rules to Fitness Success

Out of the Zone…

It has been over two months since the UK government ordered a lockdown, advising citizens to stay at home to reduce the spread of coronavirus. This has meant people having to work from home, without access to seeing friends, family, loved ones… And more importantly a total shut-down of all gyms in the country. This … Continue reading Out of the Zone…

4 Tricks To Take Control of Your Emotions (Infographic)

Having the ability to control your emotions is a great skill to possess. When you choose how your react to a situation you become empowered, not allowing how you feel about a situation control your mind. If you want some tips to take better control of your emotions - whether it is reacting in anger, … Continue reading 4 Tricks To Take Control of Your Emotions (Infographic)

The Gym Dad

It was probably the fifth night my baby girl was wide awake, her preferred state of rest beingclosely embraced by a parent. Comfortable for her, but not the most productive way for my wifeand I to live. I couldn’t help feeling antsy knowing there was an early morning gym session planned, gingerly Iwent to move … Continue reading The Gym Dad

Clear, Persistent and Strong

2019 blessed me with the most productive year in the gym. This was down to: ✅Determination ✅Clarity of Vision ✅Routine ✅Persistence ✅Continued learning Determination: Towards the end of 2018 I was at an organisation away day, where as an icebreaker I had to share an interesting fact. On the spot I blurted out I’d become … Continue reading Clear, Persistent and Strong

Simple home bodyweight workout

Well folks, Coronavirus has now resulted in gyms in the UK finally being shutdown. I knew this week my gym sessions were on borrowed time - everytime I had a workout I pushed myself like there was no tomorrow, so to speak, but it still hurt when the government finally shut my temple down. The … Continue reading Simple home bodyweight workout