Finding an accessible routine…

Supporting physically & mental health I’ve tried to remind myself often over the last few months of how grateful I am to be in a position to get back to the gym. I obviously knew of the huge benefits of going prior to covid but going deeper than just lifting weights, it became all toContinue reading “Finding an accessible routine…”

Just getting started…

Well into my 30’s now, recovery times are even more crucial with my training, HOWEVER! I still feel we’re only just getting started. I’ve been training consistently for around 8 years, but I’m still learning every day, I think that’s why I still love it. Training and bodybuilding is a world of discovery. As isContinue reading “Just getting started…”

The slow reset of discovery…

The last two weeks in the gym have been ones of recovery and discovery. It was certainly time to reset some things, freshen up the routine and to almost reconnect with my set up. Its always important to keep things moving but to also try and keep some consistency. That being said, I have toContinue reading “The slow reset of discovery…”

News of More Opportunities within the Disability Category…

Following on the news earlier this year that 2022 was set to witness the largest number of opportunities within the disability category through the PCA & FITX , it was announced that the GPO UK federation are introducing two disability categories for their shows this year and appointed Taylor Crisp as official disability ambassador! It’sContinue reading “News of More Opportunities within the Disability Category…”

Accountable Building Blocks…

To help build… Phyiscally. Mentally. Creativity. Quietly building my commitment to create a year of blogs and podcasts last year was aimed at trying to develop many components for creativity, continued development and further understanding of tech & my fitness. To put something in place where I could commit to a new technology, putting someContinue reading “Accountable Building Blocks…”

Playing to my strengths to build up my structure on both sides…

I’m still not comfortable in describing my left side as the ‘weaker’ of the two. Yes my right is the dominant area muscle wise but this is mostly down to working with a different structure. Something that has played into my development with training is the question of symmetry. How do I train two separateContinue reading “Playing to my strengths to build up my structure on both sides…”

CP Awareness: Working with, around and through CP in fitness

The reality is, I’m getting older! There’s an acknowledgement on my part that my muscles on both sides will need more attention, but in different ways for different outcomes. I’ve become aware of greater emphasis on looking after my joints throughout my life but to also continue to protect my muscle development too. Throughout myContinue reading “CP Awareness: Working with, around and through CP in fitness”

CP Awareness: Long term thinking with CP

Into adulthood, I have developed a long term acceptance of the certain barriers I have to face day in day out. To the extent of having long term planning in place to ensure I’m aware of as many circumstances I may face down the line that I may need either help or assistance with. Now,Continue reading “CP Awareness: Long term thinking with CP”

CP Awareness Month: The CP that made me…

It’s challenging enough to subconsciously work through things differently with CP, add in the numerous observations at school that confirmed the obvious that yes it’s different, no I can’t do it the ‘conventional way’, but eventually I have been able to see the positive elements that have been created that through living with cerebral palsy,Continue reading “CP Awareness Month: The CP that made me…”

CP Awareness Month – A lifetime of Flexibility Development

I didn’t know it at first, but I’ve actually been in strength training my whole life! As you will know by now, I’m a keen fitness enthusiast, with one my primary aims is being to create an environment to strengthen my muscle development to help support my Cerebral Palsy. I’ve trained consistently in a gymContinue reading “CP Awareness Month – A lifetime of Flexibility Development”