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Offseason week 2 -

2 weeks into the offseason & I have enjoyed a few off plan meals this week. As a result I feel another step closer to "normal" . Weight...

UKDFBA UK - SHOW DAY

ITS GOOD TO BE BACK!!! What an incredible day at the UKDFBA UK championships. My absolute favourite show iv ever competed in, a world...

Peak Week - at 2 days out!

2 days out now.... half way through "peak week" and below is my approach to the final week of prep. 1) Deload training - this week is all...

1 week out

so... here we are, at 1 week out & finally I am satisfied with my condition going into this final week. Bodyweight is holding at...

2 weeks out

2 weeks out now and pretty much ready, the goal was to be totally fat free with a week to go and at 166lb I would expect no more than 1lb...

3 weeks out

After a fantastic weekend, helping out at the Heart of England, meeting new people & catching up with the UKDFBA family, I went into this...

4 weeks out

at 4 weeks out, virtually ready & in reality could be ready in 3 weeks, the priority is keeping training heavy & intense whilst...

5 weeks out

Things are hotting up now, feel very much pushed to the limit now, training performance is hanging on in there with everything I have,...

6 weeks out

169.5lb this morning again & a very productive week of training. at 6 weeks out, I can really see the hard work that has accumulated over...

7 weeks out

169.5lb this week and no surprise with the slightly bigger drop. Work has been very busy and productive, PTing more than ever & rarely...

8 weeks out

8 weeks out - 171lb (same as last week) - but feeling slightly leaner & starting to see the offseason graft peeping through the last few...

9 weeks out

With 9 weeks to go at 171lb, things are starting to feel very much reminiscent of my last contest prep, energy is fairly low, fatigue is...

10 weeks out

after bodyweight dropping last week to 172lb at just under 11 weeks out, I know I started to creep ahead of schedule a bit more than...

11 weeks out

with weight hovering around the 173lb (78.5kg) mark, I feel upper body is within striking distance, likely ready in 5-6 weeks, with lower...

12/16 WEEKS OUT

The magic 12 week out stage is here. Although this "prep" has been going a few weeks, it really takes a turn at this point, as you get...

13/17 weeks out

After experimenting with my 4 day split, it was obvious Monday morning, I was still fatigued and id be better served with 4 complete rest...

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