All posts tagged "training"

  • Training
    7 Simple Steps to Training Success

    This post is designed not to provide definitive answers but to encourage you to think a little more beyond sets and reps and at how other aspects can influence your training success. I’ve spent a great deal...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Nutrition and Training
    Training or Nutrition – Which is More Important?

    What You’ll Takeaway – For someone new to working out progress will occur very quickly in the gym. Strength will increase and you may lose some fat. However, if you are not caring about or monitoring your...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Machine
    Machines – Progressing to the Top

    Machines are the starting point for most new gym member and are a great starting point and many are still used even when you become a more advanced gym goer. Many machines, like the shoulder press and chest...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • Running
    Running – A Guide to the Basics

    Everybody knows someone who takes up running and never shuts up about it. They spend £100’s on trainers, new running clothing and a fancy new watch that tracks distance etc just to give up on running at the...

    • Posted October 18, 2015
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  • Definitive Top 5 Cable Exercises

    Now I’m sure everyone has their favourite exercises to use on the cable machine as it adds a much needed variation to your workouts and can help break down the muscle fibres in a new and painful...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Resistance Training for Runners: Part Two – Strategies

    In Part One of Resistance training for runners I introduced a three-step approach to help you plan your resistance training: Principles – Strategies – Exercises. This simple hierarchy helps ensure you maximise your training by first of...

    • Posted October 12, 2015
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  • Resistance Training for Runners: Part One – Principles

    Resistance training and running: Should I, shouldn’t I? I don’t have time? I don’t want big muscles? I’ve tried it before but I got injured! All the top runners do it! With information overload from magazines, internet...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Greatest Exercises for Functional Strength

    Functional strength is one of those things you’ve probably heard a crossfitter, or somebody who completes mud runs, bragging about. It’s the kind of strength that is most required in day-to-day life. Being somebody who lives in...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • 5 Fat Melting Exercises

    I’m going to share with you five of my favourite exercises, which have rightfully earned their place as some of the best fat burning exercises out there. They’re all designed to burn high amounts of calories, so...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Build a Bigger Chest

    Monday is chest day for most people and the chance of a free bench or a free rack to use is highly unlikely and don’t get me started on the cable cross over. Now you may see...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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