Are you taking part in Tough Mudder, Spartan or another obstacle course race? You are probably aware that a mainstay feature of these races is the monkey bars! Some people do this effortlessly but if you are anything like me then you probably have found them a struggle! Keep trying, keep failing: I have put … Continue reading Develop a Gorilla grip and conquer the monkey bars
So you want to be a writer by Charles Bukowski if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don't do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don't do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your … Continue reading So you want to be a writer?
Hello dear reader, Upon the positive feedback on my post writing good comments on a blog, I thought I would extend my advice to another area that irritates me in the world of blogging and blog writing. The irritant is when a site or an author takes the piss out of their loyal readers. Firstly I will … Continue reading Perfect Blogging: Don’t take the piss
I was browsing fitness videos on YouTube yesterday and I came across this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FT0Qi-vWBY If you don't have time to watch, basically it is a guy making sarcastic and amusing comments of people working out - doing stupid routines, dropping weights, etc, etc. I am not sure if I should laugh, because if you are … Continue reading Gym Fails
As part of my drive to fix my bike and cycle it regularly, I decided that I would improve my skills so I felt confident to make basic repairs on my bike. I typed in Bike Maintenance course into Google and came up with the Fix it! class run by the people at Evans Cycles. So … Continue reading Fix it! – Bike Maintenance Course review
In the lead up to doing Badass Mudder, I have been watching a lot of YouTube videos to get inspiration. For some reason I am drawn to the YouTube comments, which seem to be the place for others to share their own insecurities or hatred. If you look at any crossfit video you probably will … Continue reading It’s what works for you