The General would like you to answer a question. Who’s fault is it when you don’t reach your goals? Before you answer, please allow The General to digress for a moment. How often do we see a crime or incident on the news and we’re either told, or it’s glaringly obvious, that passers-by could have […]


The Beast Within

The General would like you to answer a question. When did you last make progress? Be honest. For some of you, the answer will be instant and obvious. Some of you make progress every week, every workout. You push yourselves every time you train. You have a structured workout with short, medium and long term […]


Who Do You Want To Be?

The General used to train at a gym used by one of the local professional football teams (soccer, if you’re one of our readers in the USA). These guys used to come in every week and perform a few half hearted squats before moving on to the main focus of their workouts…yes, you’ve guessed it – […]


You Become What You Do

Before I begin, let’s get something straight: I don’t want to stop anyone doing things they enjoy. Why would I? So, today I’m not saying don’t do the things you enjoy. I’m just saying this: Think about your goals…and how you’re approaching them. Because, if your goals are fat loss, muscle building, increased strength, or […]


The Santa Workout

Merry Christmas, Comrades! The General does not send Christmas cards. He does not see the point. Sadly, he does receive them, and he laughs at the fat jolly man on the cards… Is this what Santa looks like? Really? Why? How would Santa workout? Think about it, what skills does Santa need? Explosiveness: He spends all […]

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