Paleo Chicken Goujons

This is a great low carb / paleo option for spicing up boring chicken breast. It’s absolutely delicious, takes less than half an hour and is full of good stuff. If you want to beef up the carbs, simply add a baked sweet potato on the side for an extra 45g of carbs (roughly). If…

The Real Secret to Fat Loss

In this article, I’m going to discuss how to turbo-charge your fat-loss progress by following principles of smart decision making. Never mind which diet you follow. Success comes down to consistence over time; days, weeks and months of diligent adherence will produce startling results.    Just about everyone out there wants to lose fat. But most…

Programming – Week 23 2016

Thought of the Week Welcome to Cycle 1.2   In case you missed it, here is the programming structure for cycle 1.2   Monday: Back squat + monostructural combination conditioning (run / row / ski mixed with weightlifting and gymnastics elements). Additional work: Weightlifting Tuesday: Gymnastics + short classic CrossFit metcon. Additional Work: Overhead strength Wednesday: Deadlift…

Programming – Week 22 2016

Thought of the Week Welcome to Cycle 1.2 Cycle 1.2, which begins today, still belongs to the 1st macro cycle of the year. That means strength, gymnastics and aerobic capacity will remain a focus. But the programme will become more varied from here:   Strength:  Strength pieces will cycle through 3 protocols: Intensity; Moderate and Volume. Intensity days…

Programming – Week 21 2016

Thought of the Week End of the cycle and Bank Holiday weekend schedule   This is the 6th and final week in cycle 1.1 of the 2.0 Programme. We’ve been grinding through a lot of high rep sets in strength movements and we’ve been focusing on high volume strict gymnastics. The goal was to build and condition muscle…

Programming – Week 20 2016

Thought of the Week CrossFit Games Regionals 2016 This week and next, we will be trying some of the Regionals events from this year’s competition. Don’t be alarmed by these WODs, we come armed with plenty of scales and adaptations! But, the point is to go after these workouts with a little extra intensity and…

Programming – Week 18 2016

Thought of the Week Nobody Cares: Work Harder CrossFit and the high intensity training that it is leaves no prisoners. There’s plenty of memes, t-shirts, IG posts and cliches telling us all that we need to work harder. This doesn’t necessarily mean lift more weight (although that will come), or run faster, or be more…