Muddy Obstacle Races

Morning all,  Time for this mornings #TrainingTips post. Mud based obstacle races have become a huge phenomenon over the last 5-10 years and it’s got to the point where it’s probably more rare to find someone that hasn’t done one than someone that has.  Pretty much all of my client base have been involved in them at…

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How To Give Compliments

Morning all,  It’s Monday and it’s time for a #MondayMotivation post. About 3 weeks ago I wrote a #MondayMotivation post which was about deflecting positive energy.  This post sparked a conversation on Facebook about how people aren’t used to receiving compliments because they don’t tend to give them out and how maybe I should write a post about how to give…

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Forging A Vice Like Grip

Morning all,  This mornings #TrainingTips post is all about forging a vice like grip. Have you ever found your grip strength letting you down in the gym?  If you haven’t, then either you’re one of the blessed individuals or you just don’t push hard enough.   There are a whole host of exercises which are grip dependant and…

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What Do I Most Love To Do?

Morning all,  What do I most love to do is the theme for today’s #MondayMotivation post. I would love to sit here and write about all the stuff I most love to do but that would be totally missing the point of that question.   You don’t need to know about what I love to do, how…

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Water And Hydration

Morning all,  This mornings #TrainingTips post should wet your appetite, as it’s all about the importance of water and hydration.  We all know water and staying hydrated is incredibly important for us but I still know many people who don’t consume enough water throughout the day.  So I thought I’d write a nice article on the reasons why staying…

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Are You A Worrier?

Morning all,  It’s that time again for another #MondayMotivation post and this week it’s all about worrying. Are you a worrier? Up until recently I would have said I myself wasn’t really a worrier, I would tend to crack on and what’s meant to be will be.  That’s up until recently that is.  I’m in the final steps to finally…

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Periodisation 101

Morning all,  This mornings #TrainingTips post is all about a word which sends shivers down the spines of many trainers and coaches, PERIODISATION. Periodisation has become a scary word to many a fitness professional and the reasons for this fear and apprehension are often overreactions due to a subject which is often overcomplicated.  Periodisation is a pivotal concept for…

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