Testosterone. What is it, exactly? Technically, it’s an androgen – a steroid hormone that determines male characteristics, and the end result of a process known as the hypothalamic–pituitary–gonadal axis. In healthy adult humans, males will have around 8 times...
The island’s cricket development officer, Lee Meloy, has been named the International Cricket Council’s (ICC’s) European coach of the year. This year’s awards were billed as the most successful to date and the ICC were looking for coaching heroes who fulfilled a...
Born in Uitenhage, South Africa, Harvey started playing rugby at about the age of eight, as a scrum-half and after a successful junior career Harvey joined premiership side London Wasps in 2000, where he enjoyed considerable success for a...
Back in the era of communal showers and professional sportsmen who smoked on the pitch, the relationship between fitness and masculinity was quite straightforward. Real man’s men spent an hour or two fighting over a ball and swearing at...

The Thrill of the Chase

The Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon returns to the Island’s roads, streets, and green lanes on Sunday 5th October 2014. Now an established fixture on the national running calendar, as well as a firm fixture in Islanders calendars, the event...
After a nail biting end to the 2012/13 season Jersey Rugby Football Club (JRFC) are about to embark on their third season playing in the Greene King IPA Championship, the second tier of English Rugby Union.  The game as...

Swole’s the goal

It is a proven scientific fact that massive‭, ‬beefy men with 0.5%‭ ‬body fat are not just vastly more attractive to the opposite sex‭, ‬but also more prosperous‭, ‬intelligent and successful at getting scientist types in a headlock until they agree to write exactly what we tell them‭.‬‮ ‬‭ ‬I am personally so ripped that my shoulder definition is visible on Google Earth‭, ‬and the real reason Google is banned in China is that even looking at my swole body from above was messing up the one-child policy‭.‬‮ ‬‭ ‬

Dream Destination: March

Would your dream destination have anything to do with cycling, Andy? Yes! It’s Whistler Mountain in Canada. But during the summer time because it’s not for the snow; it’s for the biking.

The Crossfit Craze

So it comes as little surprise to discover that what began life as an online sensation is now the talk of the tabloids, the town, and even the fashionista circuit. But is the sudden crossfit craze a passing fad? Or could our bodies—and minds—be gearing towards a more realistic ideal?

Sport News – December

James Walker took on Japan’s famous Fuji Speedway for the sixth round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) earlier this month. This was James’ first visit to Japan and it certainly proved memorable with the race abandoned due to monsoon weather conditions.