5 Tips to Make Your Home Workout Harder!

As highlighted in my first post in the #ukinlockdown series, one of my goals to maintain a sense of normality was to try and adapt my workouts so they are near enough to what I normally do at the gym. This business as usual approach, personally I think is the best approach to help with … Continue reading 5 Tips to Make Your Home Workout Harder!

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

Advice for Considering Gym Membership

Good day! One of the best investments I made in my adult life was to join a gym. Not only did it help me lose the weight that had been holding me back since my teenage years, it also made me feel more confident, attractive and do wonders for my mental health and wellbeing. Therefore … Continue reading Advice for Considering Gym Membership

7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal

Following my post Are You Struggling Counting Calories?  Try this… I want to share some tips to help, as you go through the weight loss journey. Keep track When undertaking any diet plan, it’s good to know the efforts you are putting in are heading in the desired destination. With approaches like my estimating calories … Continue reading 7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal

Are You Struggling Counting Calories? Try This…

How are you doing folks? If you’re familiar with Perfect Manifesto, you’ll know how much I value health and fitness. Something that may surprise you is – I’ve never been big on counting calories, but as I move further into the wrong side of thirty I’ve started treating it with more respect. Yes, when you … Continue reading Are You Struggling Counting Calories? Try This…

Why Self-Improvement Starts with Health…

Good day folks, I hope you are having a productive weekend. Perfect Manifesto is dedicated to discussing self-improvement – my fundamental belief is that health should always be at the foundation of this, because if you can’t manage your own physical fitness how do you expect to achieve anything else? People get into self-improvement because … Continue reading Why Self-Improvement Starts with Health…

The Battle…

The Battle... Life throws up challenges which you can either fight, endure or give up on. Dependent on the situation none of these options are necessarily a bad thing. The gym is a testing ground; it builds your character, and has been the foundation of my confidence, self-belief, determination, and persistence. I don’t know what … Continue reading The Battle…

Making the Twitter fitness community work for you

Making the Twitter fitness community work for you I get lots of value from fitness Twitter - it's been an invaluable resource to motivate me to the strongest I've ever been. Not only have I learnt new ideas and concepts, it's helped me join the dots - my knowledge of the gym has been built … Continue reading Making the Twitter fitness community work for you

Farmers walks: the underrated strength builder

Farmers walks: the underrated strength builder During my years in the gym I have seen many people benching, squatting and performing deadlifts, compound lifts to reach a range of muscles.One really underrated exercise I don't see many people perform is the farmers walk. What is it? A farmers walk is a compound lift which has … Continue reading Farmers walks: the underrated strength builder

I’m back!

It's frustrating having an injury that stops you doing what you love. In the past two years I have made a niche for being a 5k and 10k runner, with my times gradually improving throughout the years.   My favourite shot of myself taken during a race   Round July I was a bit broken … Continue reading I’m back!

What I spend my time in the gym doing – a pie chart

  Seriously, does anyone have a solution to this problem?