Schedule Some Rest

Morning all, In today’s #TrainingTips post I would like to explain why it’s important to schedule some rest periods into your programming.  A rest period or download is basically a reduction of intensity or volume in your training, which may last a few days or a week.  Most hate taking rest periods as they feel they need to…

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Core and Stability Training

Morning all, This weeks #TrainingTips post is all about Core and Stability Training. Core and stability type training is one of the most talked about areas within health and fitness, whether it’s coming from Joe public or the industry professionals.  Everyone has an obsession with the ‘CORE’ and ‘CORE STABILITY’ and ’STABILISING THAT LIMB TRAINING’. …

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5×5

Morning all, This weeks #TrainingTips post I’m talking about all the fives. The 5×5 programme is a popular training protocol that promotes awesome strength gains and under the right nutritional status muscle hypertrophic gains too. Lots of training regimes seem to become more and more complex without the real need for it.  Simplicity achieves far…

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Are You Intimidated?

Morning all, This weeks #TrainingTips post is one for all those that find the weight area in their gym intimidating. Are you intimidated? I would say, just man (or women) up and get in there, but even for a seasoned lifter like myself, some weight areas in some gyms would still make me think twice. …

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Not For The Faint Hearted

Morning all, This weeks #TrainingTips post is all about a training system that is not for the faint hearted. Last year I experimented for a little while with a popular training protocol called GVT or German Volume Training and wrote about my findings.  Of late it seems to have lost some of it’s popularity as…

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How Arnold Did It

Morning all, This Friday’s #TrainingTips post is 5 simple training rules by a man that is an inspiration to many for a very long time.  Who am I talking about, well the legend Arnold Schwarzenegger of course.   How Arnold Did It   Choose The best Exercises For Growth Training hard is as important as training smart.…

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5 Mistakes I See Countless People Make Year On Year.

Morning all, It’s Friday so it must be time for a #TrainingTips post again. As you will have noticed winter is definitely on it’s way now and we will be saying good-bye to double-digit temperatures until next years spring.  At this time of year everyone starts to relax a bit more about their body image…

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