Nano vs Metcon – All you need to know!

What's up guys, very excited that here in the UK we now have a date for when gyms should be able to reopen, that's July 25. With that in mind, I recognise a lot of people might be getting excited that they're going to finally be able to get back into the gym, going to … Continue reading Nano vs Metcon – All you need to know!

Reebok Nano X – First Impressions Review

Reebok released their latest instalment of the training shoe that has become synonymous with CrossFit in May 2020. After the typically subtle designs of the Nano 7, 8 and 9, the Nano X brings elements of the Reebok Classic into the functional fitness training show space Check out the first impressions review I did below... … Continue reading Reebok Nano X – First Impressions Review

NOBULL SuperFabric Training Shoe Review

I've always like the look of the NOBULL training shoe and whilst for years I've stuck to my Reebok Nanos for training, as I started to diversify my collection (with a few reviews along the way) it's not surprising that I finally gave in and ordered a pair. What gave me the final push to … Continue reading NOBULL SuperFabric Training Shoe Review

WHOOP Strap 3.0 Fitness and Sleep Tracker Review

[Just want to watch a video review? Skip to the bottom of the page!] What's the WHOOP Strap 3.0? I'll keep this bit short as WHOOP has some incredible content on their website, Instagram & via their Podcast describe the intent of the WHOOP Strap and what it can bring to your training & general … Continue reading WHOOP Strap 3.0 Fitness and Sleep Tracker Review

Battle Cancer London – as a volunteer…

After a few days to let the dust settle (and my voice return) I wanted to reflect on my experience as a volunteer at Battle Cancer London... "It was bloody hard work, but so glad I did it!" A summary like that could have easily come from someone competing, but I think it's justified to … Continue reading Battle Cancer London – as a volunteer…

Battle Cancer London – Reflecting on 2018…

I'm not much of a competitor when it comes to Crossfit; I think I'm more drawn to the variety that the training offers & the like-minded communities that form around Crossfit boxes. After dabbling in a few competitions in 2017, I'd stopped proactively seeking them out - that was until, in early 2018, Battle Cancer … Continue reading Battle Cancer London – Reflecting on 2018…

Chalking Fitness on Supplements

This blog series is written in collaboration with Helth.uk - a new supplement company based in Oxfordshire, UK, that's seeking to offer clear & clean supplements to athletes across many disciplines. In these blogs I will seek to offer three things: My personal opinion on the use of supplements to support my trainingSome insight into … Continue reading Chalking Fitness on Supplements

Crossfit® Open Workout 20.1

The 2020 season of the Crossfit Games has started with the Crossfit Open. Alex, getting involved in the open for the first time, and I watched the workout announcement, talked strategy & the reflected when the suffering was over! https://youtu.be/7GYjm_6soTY Early start on Friday of the 20.1 weekend to watch the announcement https://youtu.be/YrK205M7Un0 20.1 Post-workout … Continue reading Crossfit® Open Workout 20.1

2020 CrossFit Open – vlog series

Having registered and pseudo-participated in the blog in previous years, when my friend & training buddy Alex said he was keen to do the Open this year, I saw a prime opportunity for the Chalking Fitness blog! I'm hoping it will keep me accountable throughout the open, but more importantly, keep a positive mindset and … Continue reading 2020 CrossFit Open – vlog series