Educating a “Junk Food Slut”

“Great physiques are made in the kitchen” says Jon as we sit down to discuss the other half of the Mission… Food! I’ve heard similar sentiments over the years; that the gym is the spark to get the body going but it’s food that is the fuel which does the Lion’s share of the transformation […]

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White Hot Shame

“Alright, shirt off, it’s time to take the comparison pictures” said Jon. Fuck I knew that this part of the process was coming. Where I stand back-to-back with someone who has spent a lifetime crafting their physique whilst I spent the same lifetime abusing mine   And it showed    I hated it I hated […]

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Mission Big 5-0 with Jason Linney

“What do you want?” Jon my personal trainer and owner of the Wimbledon Strength club, a private gym in the heart of suburbia asked me “I’m fifty next March. I want to look like you by the time I hit it.”  And there is was Out there The grand goal, or at least A grand […]

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How to get results when you only have 1 piece of kit

Because, well, lockdown, 2nd waves, and “go out, but don’t go out”! Who the hell knows if or when gyms will finally re-open, or when fitness equipment will be back in stock and not costing the earth?! I don’t  And I own one! I Got Aces Though Luckily I have a couple of Aces up […]

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Sacrifice:

Which Lambs will you send to the Slaughter?  Sacrifice is alive and well  and you probably know someone who has done it  You may even have done it yourself And it is essential you do, if you want to be someone you respect, admire, or love Ok, let me explain before you send the RSPCA […]

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The Path to your Purpose is neither Well-Lit nor Straight

Over the years I’ve had quite a few people complain to me that they have no sense of Purpose The same people will often say things like “it’s alright for you Jon, you found Yours” I don’t have any problem with people saying these things to me because I remember when I had no sense […]

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The Wilderness Has No End

When I was young and naive I always believed that there would be an end to the wilderness I found myself in, and most of my time, thought, effort and energy went into finding that end. But without fail, any newfound sanctuary would sooner or later give way to a new face of the same […]

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The Anatomy of Your Physique Transformation

In 7 Simple Steps When it comes to embarking on a physique transformation or a journey of physical self-imprivement you might have been telling yourself for years now, that you’re gonna “do it next week” or next month, or on Monday… But Monday never quite arrives. Oh well, there’s always next week! You might have […]

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How Can Physical Transformation Result In Life Transformation

This was a question I struggled with for a long time I knew getting in shape WAS life-changing – at least for me – but whenever a business coach or anyone else asked me to justify that claim in real terms, I couldn’t And this was a problem for me I was growing (what was […]

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Boy Training VS. Man Training

If you’re reading this masculinity blog you should know I’ve made 2 assumptions: You are interested in being a strong, masculine and well-adjusted man You’re some way past 30 years old, you realise that there are Men and there are Boys, and that being old does not automatically qualify you as being a Man You […]

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