Transforming Internal battles with Disability. So much more than acceptance…

Into my mid 30’s, I’m able to reflect on a deeper level of understanding growing up with a disability with more 3 decades behind me with Cerebral Palsy. The battles to prove to yourself that you can find ways or use something to ‘normalise’ the external surrounding, my ‘stubbornness’ of over 7 years of notContinue reading “Transforming Internal battles with Disability. So much more than acceptance…”

New podcast episode out now on The Disability Bodybuilding Show…

Reflections on the transition back to the gym, what it means for accessibility in terms of equipment and the building a platform to enter my next disability bodybuilding competition later in the year! Available on Apple & Spotify and through my website, hit subscribe! #Fitness #Podcast #Workout #Podcast #Accessibility #disabilityawareness #PCAARMY #Training #motivation #GameTime #ShockTheSystem

One movement back to rocket forward….

That rush… Not to slam through to a PB, not to get as many reps in as possible, but one that builds, that starts to tick, that generates momentum and drives you along for hours. Yes, that magic feeling is back. The one I had often spoke about where the rush of an early morningContinue reading “One movement back to rocket forward….”

New #Podcast Episode live on “The Disability Bodybuilding Show”!

Discussing… “Unpicking the mental, physical & emotional lifts that a return to the gym has provided. The platform, the early morning springboard and the gratitude from being able to reconnect with staff, friends and multiple benefits from a renewed routine…” Available through #Apple & #Spotify The Disability Bodybuilding Show

A Physical, mental, emotional lift…

A release… With a deep breath I headed back to the gym – a little excited, a tad nervous wondering if anything had changed… Then the door was opened for a return… Followed with gratitude – smiling, familiar faces – Staff. Friends. People generally just so happy to back. It is actually quite difficult toContinue reading “A Physical, mental, emotional lift…”

The Disability Bodybuilding Show – New Episode…

A new episode of my #podcast The Disability Bodybuilding Show is up on #Apple & #Spotify! Episode notes… “Physically, I have some different hurdles when bringing various sets into play in my gym, at home or just picking up a weight, but I know, the mindset and approach I can take to it is mineContinue reading “The Disability Bodybuilding Show – New Episode…”

Post-Lockdown – Moving back in, piece by piece…

We’re almost there. In just over a week the gyms in England will reopen. We’ve been here before, but as I found last time out, getting the routines back isn’t as easy as switching a light on… Here’s why (and what I’m planning next week) Back in June 2020, there was huge excitement – itsContinue reading “Post-Lockdown – Moving back in, piece by piece…”

Plans, changes and adaptions – The Disability Bodybuilding Show

On this episode, as we start to view the end of the tunnel from this pandemic, I explore the changes that have been made, the challenges in adapting not just with training but life in general with a disability. What changes could be made after lockdown, what we revert back to from previous routines andContinue reading “Plans, changes and adaptions – The Disability Bodybuilding Show”

Every Approach Is Unique…

Every approach is going to be unique. Physically, I have some different hurdles when bringing various sets into play in my gym, at home or just picking up a weight, but I know, the mindset and approach I can take to it is mine alone. What are your goals? What obstacles are at the gym?Continue reading “Every Approach Is Unique…”

Making plans and help at the end of the tunnel…

It’s there. The path to reach out to. When I started to construct this piece, I had the end of lockdown in mind, how we are facing the end of the pandemic. What further help could we provide out of this crisis as we plan today and for tomorrow in respect of training… What struckContinue reading “Making plans and help at the end of the tunnel…”