ChrisFit: Pros and cons of CrossFit – PropanePodcast 73 & Propane Picks

  Propane Podcast Episode 73 Show Notes Is CrossFit good for hypertrophy? You’d think not – but on further examination.. it’s not a bad shout. Have we lost our minds? Our special guest (emphasis on special) Chris is back from the forays into the Crossfit cave to tell the tale. By the end of the podcast, …

Rest intelligence

If there’s one thing that I think is overlooked in training, it’s comparability. Above everything, we want progression, improvement from week to week. It might initially seem obvious that one extra rep or set means progression but I propose that it’s not always that simple.  I’ll illustrate with the following example: You’re squatting, doing 5 …

What cardio to do and why: Swimming

Like all cardio, swimming is a way to expend extra energy (burn calories) and helps improve general health. Whilst I wouldn’t make swimming my primary form of exercise (if you care about your physique that should always be training with weights) it’s an excellent way to supplement an already intense training regime. A few reasons …