Heard of XCo’s? HIIT meets function!

If you have not come across the XCo trainer before then you can be excused for thinking that this is a little weird! Bear with me and give it a chance. XCo’s are a fantastic training tool created by a forward-thinking Dutch physiotherapist in the mid 1990’s. They were originally developed  for rehabilitation and restoring muscle…

Kettlebell swing progressions

The kettlebell is probably one of the most enduring fitness crazes in the last decade within the fitness industry. It is well-known for a variety of key exercises such the swing, clean, long cycle, snatch and the infamous Turkish get up. However, within each exercise type there is a vast range of tweaks and variables…

Superb Supersetting

Supersetting is one of my favourite methods of adding something just a little bit more fun to a training session or workout. The concept originates from the bodybuilding fraternity where the big boys try to overload an isolated muscle group and generate more damage and in time more growth. I prefer to use this method…

Functional GIANT set training

Here is my first functional fitness offering. A functional training giant set. It utilises a kettlebell, both small and large XCO’s and a ViPR. These are all bang up to date training mediums that are helping fitness experts create exciting new training programmes. This particular giant set focuses on lunges and overhead arm drivers in…