This is the best workout warm up before exercising. It’s a full body activator warming all muscles and joints. Along with improving your coordination it will also make your muscles adapt. Memory muscle exists and repetition over time means your muscles learn what to do when. Good to know in case you need to fight over a space in the park!
TRX leg workout and exercise routine. In the lovely Hyde park of London here. Burn your quads out with this one TRX leg exercise in a London park. Slow 3 seconds down and explode up lifting your knee to chest to work your core and balance.
Exercise for lower back pain and hips strengthening. In a lovely london park on a bright sunny day. These are a perfect warm-up before lifting. Control is key. Stretch before hand and go as high as you feel comfortable, building up that height over time.
TRX hand stand shoulder workout exercise. Yea, one main note… Be careful getting back down. It’s all about building up to these over time, start with holds and small pumps and progress to the full exercise.
TRX leg exercise for building strength. Using a mate or partner is a great way to add weight for strength training using a TRX and body weight. Plus it’s a laugh. We’re in a London park on a gorgeous day here, London really is a beauty when the suns out. Frida (www.themoonontheotherside.com) is my weight and counter balance.
Control is key here. Take it one rep at a time and keep tension by going down slowly and exploding up. Failing…
Workout with the portable kettle bell, Drybell. I honestly couldn’t live without this little fella, the Drybell. I initially found it here on Amazon, it’s became my go-to almost every day for travel exercising in some way.
It’s a portable kettle bell you can fill with water up to 10kg and sand up to 17kg meaning the variety is endless. No matter where you are.
I’m not a one for preaching about fitness utensils and the greatness of things such as gym…
Reduce rounded shoulders with a TRX. Living life out of a gypsy caravan in Kent at the NutPlat retreat. Use a TRX to perform slow TRX flys stretching the muscle on the negative phase.
The stretch you can achieve across the chest and upper shoulders helps to reduce shoulder rounding and forward hunching along with building muscle. High reps and slow technique holding at the bottom are key to gain the 3 seconds pause stretch.
TRX workout for core and shoulders. Living life out of a gypsy caravan in Kent at the NutPlat retreat. Add these into your routine for a killer finisher. Slow movements with high reps are the winner, they challenge your core insanely. And target all three heads of the shoulder muscles.
Don’t be put off by this strange offering at the end of a meal in India.
India’s natural remedy for indigestion. It’a natural stomach remedy. that helps digest food but also aids in a variety of stomach problems. Fennel seeds with sugar. If anyone knows how to aid their stomachs, Indians do. Let’s face it they eat curry for breakfast lunch and dinner day. Day in day out and still manage to frequent to the toilet like a normal person.
Stick to these tips to support and maintain muscle mass when you’re away from your routine
How to maintain muscle mass when travelling.
BCAA: Take these tablets with you.The foundations of protein synthesis and muscle building. The body can’t produce these and so they must be ingested from food/supps. It’s often difficult to find adequate sources of nutrition to supply your body with the required levels of BCAA for maintaining and increasing fitness whilst travelling. Having these little gems helps with…
After recently trekking the ABC over 10 days in Nepal I found a few little tips helped me along the way.
Nutrition and fitness tips for trekking at attitude. These tips help in terms of not loosing muscle mass, aiding performance and good preparation.
Tiger balm, garlic, ginger and a date on a table with the Himalayan mountains in the backdrop
Nutrition recommendations when trekking
Ginger and garlic: Split the garlic and put it into your water bottle along with the ginger. It aids…
How to workout at home or when travelling.
TRX: #BAE I mean what can’t you do with these things. The possibilities are endless. Hang it from any door, tree, structure and train every part of your body across hypertrophy, strength and cardiovascular.Grab them here
Easy level CrossFit band: Come in various strengths. I find the various ways in which I can place muscle groups under tension for time challenges my nervous system in a completely different way to conventional weights. With these you…
The benefits of chewing Chew Coca leaves. The three leaf offering sign to pachamama.
Despite their obvious qualities, que Escobar, and the fact it’s actually very difficult to get hold of them outside of Peru and Bolivia (although you can buy them in tea form elsewhere). There’s a reason the Incas and Peruvians chew these leaves like Europeans and Americans chew gum
Chewing the leaves strengthens your gums and whitens your teeth. The same oxidization that is responsible for overcoming high-altitude…
Papaya often thought of as a little bland, think again
Seven benefits of eating Papaya
Especially for high protein diets. The presence of papain, a digestive super enzyme breaks down protein. This ensures a reduced conversion of protein into body fat. If the protein in our diet is not digested properly, it may cause arthritis, constipation, diabetes, high blood pressure.
The seeds of papayas are good for a healthy heart having three powerful antioxidant vitamins, namely vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin…
Run wherever you are whenever you can.
Does running build muscle?
Sprinting, lifting your legs rapidly for long periods torches the fat around your abs while building muscle.
It resets the mind and cleanses the soul and is the quickest and cheapest workout there is.
Away from home out of routine it’s difficult to keep you nutrition on track.
5 supplements for travelling to maintain muscle and health. Greens, carbs and even achieving the right amount of protein intake can be tricky in certain countries, which can result in muscle breakdown and overall fitness decline
Here’s the supps I’ve found really help whilst traveling (along with a little bag of protein powder)
The foundations of protein synthesis and muscle building. This is beacuse body can’t produce these…
When in Cuba
Nutrition tips for staying in shape whilst traveling Cuba. Myself and my yogi bending cousin @carol_atkin picked ourselves up a stash of pure home grown cigars horse back trekking through the tobacco fields of Vinalles in the hills, a different side and beauty to Cuba. Paired perfectly with the coco loco rum and some little short shorts.
Cuba is an incredible place with a phenomenal culture and people but I found it pretty tricky, more so than CA…