Andrew Read

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If you’re in this fitness thing for the long haul you need to smarten up or you’re going to spend the next 40 years telling everyone about how you can’t do X or Y because of (insert body part here).
When it comes to exercise people want an exact road map that says do X and Y, then in six weeks time they’ll be able to do Z. But for the vast majority of our clients, do specifics actually matter?
For those of you who want performance and real fitness, you’ll want to listen up. It is possible to train strength and conditioning at the same time, and here's what your week should look like.
During my recent time at Gym Jones I focused on mental training - creating mental toughness. And now I have a challenge for you. (Plus video of me trying desperately not to cry on camera.)
Join me in Project Mayhem. Find something that scares you and sign up for it. Look complacency in the eye and tell it to f' off. If you never feel pain, you're never really alive.
Right now I'm at a point in my training where I'm basically embracing the suck. On the bright side, I've found that it's been much easier to keep up with my training during a long trip to the U.S.
Today we’re going to look at a few of the easiest ways to add difficulty to your bodyweight training in order to maximize strength and size. You just might be surprised at how effective these are.
So many people are just thrashing about, getting sweaty, but ultimately wasting their time - all because one piece of the puzzle is missing.
An evolution of Pavel's famous "Program Minimum," this program is for seasoned trainees looking for further gains. It's still simple, but it's challenging and effective.
While I was visiting the U.S., I happened to get an invite from Dan John to train at his place. We spoke a lot and here are some of the things we discussed that are good lessons for all of us.
I'm going to pick on the American swing again, but this time because I want to discuss why and how we choose our tools and the weights associated with them. Is heavier actually better?
You don't have to lose ground with your fitness while you travel, but you do need to train smart - and pack smart too. Here's what I pack.