A powerlifter, a gymnast & a crossfitter walk into a YOGA class: Robin Ramage Part 2- PropanePodcast Episode 76

Podcast Episode 76 Show Notes On the Propane Podcast this week we have the second part of our interview with Yoga Teacher Robin Ramage of Yoga Therapies. We also have regular guest and raconteur Chris Williamson who we have to thank for introducing us to Yoga and Robin. This week we discuss Robin’s Yoga transformation, his …

Propane Picks and Podcast Episode 63 – The Benefit of a process goal

 Propane Picks It’s that time of the week again where we sift through the fitness world and pick out top 10 favourite pieces for your reading and listening pleasure. If you’d like to be considered for us to include you on this list OR if you’d like to write for us, please send an email to …

Propane Picks & Podcast Episode 62 – New Year’s Resolutions with Chris Williamson

Propane Picks Week ending Sunday 01/01/2017 A very Happy New Year from Propane Fitness! It’s that time of the week again where we sift through the fitness world and pick out top 10 favourite pieces for your reading pleasure. If you’d like to be considered for us to include you on this list OR if …

Propane Podcast Episode 60 – Separating Planning from Execution

  Propane Podcast Episode 60 In this Episode Jonny and Yusef discuss Yusef’s little purse, lube dilemmas, volume sets and how to remove yourself emotionally from the process of execution in order to achieve your goals. If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on iTunes. Show Notes 00:00     …

Motivation slump? How to beat the winter blues

A case of the Winter Blues We’ve noticed a lot of our clients this week have been experiencing a slump in motivation. You’re not alone. My hunch is that this is SEASONAL, and related to 2 things: Lack of Vitamin D and sunlight exposure Caffeine If you’ve seen my caffeine video, you’ll see that caffeine …

Propane Podcast Episode 56 – 5 Tips for increased productivity

Propane Podcast Episode 56 In this episode Jonny and Yusef play a quick fire game of Would you Rather? discuss faecal transplants, Yusef’s fan club, how to be politically correct when discussing your significant other and today’s hot topic – 5 tips for increased productivity. If you like the Propane Podcast, please subscribe and give us …

Propane Podcast Episode 53 – Distraction is Destruction – Your Smartphone is Sapping your Life

Episode 53 Show Notes In this Episode of the Propane Podcast, Yusef and Jonny are joined once again by Love Island’s “Best Abs”, entrepreneur Chris Williamson. Here they discuss our increasing reliance on Smart Phones and what we can do to decrease their hold on our lives. If you enjoy this episode, we’d love it if you …

The Compound Effect – The Secret to Endless Gains

What makes a winner? Last weekend I spent the day at the GBPF British Nationals. For those who have no idea what that means, in the GBPF (the Great British Powerlifting Federation) this is where the best lifters from each part of the country come to compete. Typically, a strong performance here leads to selection …

Propane Podcast Episode 50 – How we approach dieting

Episode 50 Show Notes In which Jonny and Yusef discuss Maoam sours, YOLO Macro days, the mental release of not tracking and their approach to dieting.  If you like the Propane Podcast, we’d love it if you subscribed and gave us a review on iTunes Time Stamps and References   00:00          Sour sweets – right or just …

Declare jihad on your body and become a shredi: Part 1

The title looks like a pisstake, but I’m srs. The word ‘jihad’ actually describes the concept in this article perfectly. ‘Jihad’ is the inner struggle between the self and its desires: the friction between who you want to be and your short-term whims. This post covers how to avoid being defeated by your lower self …

Productivity demons: Search and destroy

I hate the vagina. Never thought I’d say that. It’s already mid-January and I don’t feel like a new me. It doesn’t even feel like a new year. I’ve basically only left this chair to use the bathroom. It’s exam season. And this medical degree is starting to take the pedal to the metal. So I’ve …

Propane Podcast Episode 44 – Part 2 of Interview with Andy Morgan of rippedbody.com

Episode 44 Show Notes Part 2 of Jonny & Yusef’s interview with Andy Morgan of rippedbody.com, in which they discuss Karate, life changing experiences, ways to accurately measure fat loss and how to get into good habits for better body composition. If you like the Propane Podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on iTunes …

Propane Podcast Episode 43 – Interview with Andy Morgan

Episode 43 Show Notes In which Jonny and Yusef are Joined by coach Andy Morgan of rippedbody.com, co-author of Muscle and Strength Pyramids with Eric Helmes, and talk about building a coaching business, fighting the bro-science and unbreakable rules. If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast, we’d appreciate it if you’d subscribe and leave us …

PropanePodcast Episode 42: Interview with Love Island’s Best Abs Part 2

Episode 42 Show Notes Part 2 of Jonny & Yusef’s interview with Chris Williamson, “Best Abs on Love Island”, multiple business owner and model. In which they discuss Porn Star Names, the worst whey flavours and how Chris adheres to his training and diet while living an insanely busy life. If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast, we’d …

How To Become an Expert – Guest Post by Danny Lee

  Have you ever wondered what it takes to becomes an expert? It could be innate talent, hard work, or genetics; or it could even be genetics that predispose you to hard work. Regardless of your existing or desired area of expertise you would need to put in a lot of work to perfect technique, …

PropanePodcast Episode 41: Interview with ‘Best abs on love island’ Part 1

Episode 41 Show Notes In which Jonny and Yusef are joined by Chris Williamson, The Best Abs on Love Island, and discuss coffee, life, training periodization and how Chris manages to maintain his famously shredded physique while having a crazily busy lifestyle.   If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast, we’d appreciate it if you’d …

Why you’ve failed before and will fail again

I remember when I was younger reading everything I could get my hands on relating to fitness and nutrition. I absorbed everything by my favourite writers; every article, every book and every podcast. Looking back, it always gave me an overwhelming sense of inadequacy. Not because they were stronger and leaner than me (let’s face …

PropanePodcast 38: Hack dead time to get more done and improve your training

In this episode Jonny and Yusef discuss toilet habits, talking to strangers and how to fill up the space of dead time in the day. If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast, we’d appreciate it if you’d subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes. Time Stamps and resources 0:30 Today’s hot topic – 5 …

5 Tips for getting more done

I closed my eyes and rubbed them for the third time in 60 minutes. It had happened again. 11:30pm, third night in a row and I’d still not got through my ever-increasing to-do list. As I began to drift into one of many day dreams about how frustrating it was that I couldn’t just manage …

Now is not the time to stop smoking

Yusef here, I’ve been a little quiet recently. It’s been the final push with these medical exams – it’s supposedly the hardest year. And I pushed the revision a little too hard – I let other things slip. The exams got on top of me and had their wicked way with me until I was …

Dieter’s guide to the weekend (part 2)

If you missed part 1, you can find it here. Last time, I discussed some things you can do during the week to prepare for the potential calorie excess of your Saturday and Sunday. I like to consider this approach “not fighting it”, in other words, we know that we’re going to over-do it on …