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Nutrition vs Digestion

Apologies in advance today is a little heavy hitting on the diet gurus out there. Yesterday I read an interesting article on the human intestine. It’s up to 28 feet long and due to the villi within, has a surface area larger than your skin! Well it impressed me anyways and got me thinking. You see […]

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Training in your 40s KISS

Ralph Waldo Emerson puts it better than I ever could “As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps the principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” When you’re trying to get back […]

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Olympic Lifting and why you need it in your program

Disclaimer: These are just my honest (and of course, correct) opinions on the topics outlined below. I have attached a link to another article that conveniently quotes the studies carried out to prove some of the benefits espoused by those who promote Olympic lifting. What do you think of when you think Olympic lifter? I’ll […]

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5 Coaching observations

I’m sure most of us have often gone to great lengths to acquire knowledge on subjects that interest us. Reading blogs and watching youtube tutorials are now common place basics. But sometimes you learn lessons by accident whilst trying to acquire an entirely different skill. This week I had my own experience of this whilst […]

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Patient progress for older trainers

Why is patient progress so important for older lifters? How can it be effective? As far as I can see in most of the gyms I’ve been to the trainers do not make any progress let alone consistent progress. Most appear to be content to go through the motions with the same reps, sets and […]

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Demonstrate Power

Why do adults participate in strength training? Well I imagine most people interested in strength training want to get stronger and more powerful. Or else what’s the point of putting yourself through all those torturous workouts? There comes a point in your training when we want to see the fruits of our labour and so […]

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