October 19, 2020

The internet is so awash with different advice on how to get jacked that it's almost counterproductive. There's no harm is applying science and logical frameworks to training, but this stuff will only give you a small percentage of your results.

There's a much more pow...

October 16, 2020

Whether you are trying to lose fat or gain muscle, accurately recording your body weight is a vital part of figuring out if you're on the right track. 

In this short article I'm going to outline how you can use nothing more than a weighing scales and some standardisatio...

October 6, 2020

Have you ever wondered why we would choose to do one exercise over another? If you're a client of mine, you might wonder why so many of the exercises you've seen before on social media don't feature in my training programme for you. 

First off, the fact you're wo...

July 20, 2020

This email is to help anyone who hasn't trained in a while, or has let their training drop off significantly. 

You might be wondering things like how many gains you've lost, how long it will take to get them back, and what should you be doing for your training. 

By t...

July 20, 2020

Do you ever wonder how often you should change you training programme?

Let's take an objective look at why you would do this, and some logical reasons for when and how to do it. 

Just a warning: this will be a longer article as this is a somewhat complicated topic. 


July 20, 2020

One of the most common questions I'll get from people who struggle to get in shape is how to maintain motivation. 

The answer is: you're asking the wrong question. 

Before I begin, for a more in-depth discussion on this, check out my most recent episode of Philosophy...

July 6, 2020

Back with another edition of the Q+A, as it seems to be one of the most popular topics with you. 

If you'd like to have a question answered for the next edition, you can get me at: 

Email: cill@cillianoconnor.net
Instagram: @cilloconnor


"Is it true that a wider gri...

July 6, 2020

Training is very easy to understand if you just stick to a few key principles. One I discussed recently on the podcast is that of specificity. 

Essentially, your training should reflect your goals. Whatever you do in a training session, you should be able to just...

July 3, 2020

Another week of lockdown. I hope you're all keeping well and not gone insane just yet. 

Today I want to provide you guys with the best leg exercises to do in lockdown if you have no equipment. Any of these exercises can be subbed in for a major lower body exercises in...

June 16, 2020

If you've looked around the interwebs enough, by now you've probably seen training programmes or exercises marketed directly towards a particular sex. Something along the lines of, 'the best legs workout for girls'. 

But is there any truth to this? Today I'm going to...

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