Do you have Get-Ups in your programme?

If not, why not?!?! In all my years of coaching I have never had one exercise create such a huge impact on strength gains, weight loss, improvements in mobility just to name but a few and not to mention how great it is as a client assessment tool. The Turkish Get-Up is hands down one…

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Recycle Those Sit-ups and Crunches

TrainingTips…! Place your sit-ups and crunches in the recycle bin and start using your trunk muscles in the way they are designed to. I know some physio’s have sit-ups and crunches in their toolboxes for various postural correction problems, but trust me if you’re after improving your core strength please set them aside and leave…

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Training with Ivan Ivanov

Hey Guys The other week I had the great opportunity to train with Ivan Ivanov again, he is an absolute pleasure to work with and he is so passionate about what he does its intoxicating and I always learn something new. For those that don’t know Ivan, he is the creator of the Bulgarian Bag…

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3 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Stronger

TrainingTips…! 3 reasons why you’re not getting stronger  You’re only doing whats you like and not what you need I’ve been guilty for it, whether you’ve noticed or not, most of the pics and videos I post are of me deadlifting or squatting, it’s where I thrive.  I always trained my upper body, I’ve always loved…

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Can you bench press???

TrainingTips…! Can you bench press?!?     Everyone loves a good bench press especially the guys!  But you’d be amazed how many people bench incorrectly, so here are just a few tips for you to tighten up your tekkers. Tip 1 – You want to be pressing from a stable base that comes from having…

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Fuelling the Fire

TrainingTips…! If you take part in any form of physical activity or even if you don’t for that matter, it’s important to fuel the fire within to get you through the day. Just like any fire if you’ve not put enough wood or coal on to keep the blaze roaring it’ll burn out and go…

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Throws and Takedowns 

Training Tips…! If your a Martial Artist and you want to improve your throwing and take down power, build a strong base of support and work on your rotational strength.   Landmines are perfect for improving your rotational strength and power. Stay strong and live, love and laugh! Dan #1CoachDC #FitFam   Disclaimer This website…

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