Strength AND conditioning, can you do both?
Everyone these days in the industry calls themselves and strength and conditioning coachs but in truth we are much better at getting you strong than we are at getting you conditioned. You can't just add any conditioning work into a strength programme as one
What is the best way to train for body composition and hypertrophy?
This is a question that has been asked down through the ages and the answer was always the same, go hard or go home. While the principles of this is true, everybody is different and what’s heavy for some might not be heavy for others. Time and time
Why everyone should learn to back squat
I’ve been asked time and time again by people what the most complete exercise it is when weight training and although the dead-lift, chin and press are all fantastic exercises, for me it has to be the back squat. It uses more of the bodies musculature
TBHQ - know what you’re eating!
Posted on: 2019-08-14 09:13:08Healthy Eating
Do you read labels on your foods/snacks? Do you know exactly what you’re eating? Do you care? Well you should. There are hundreds of preservatives out there that we know very little about and those that we do, the food industries are hiding from us.
Ladies take note!
LADIES, TAKE NOTE! I know this has been written about before but I can’t stress just how important it is. For years we ladies have been told it’s all about the cardio and yes, cardio is important but anything over 45mins can be a bad thing. You
Do you train hard?Do you eat well?Do you sleep well?Are you suffering from depleted stamina and can't understand why? You could (I said could and not are!) be deficient in Glutamine. Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in muscle cells. It makes up approx
Diet, and why you’re finding it so hard
Posted on: 2019-06-28 09:13:30Healthy Eating
The word diet is one that is misunderstood a lot of the time. It should be in reference to what you eat but unfortunately it’s more synonymous these days with cutting your food intake back or restricting your food to a list of what you can choose from
Creatine The dangerous stuff that makes you partake in roid rage.The supplement that they are piling into young rugby players to get them to train through injury and fatigue.The supplement that should be banned because you can overdose on it. These are some
Morning vs evening training. Which is best?
Morning v Evening training, which is best? People often ask what's the best time of the day to train for strength gains and fat loss. This is like asking how long is a piece of string.Yes, studies have shown optimal times but these studies were done on full
Olympic lifting benefits
Olympic lifting is all the rage in training these days. It makes you quick, strong and lean, why wouldn’t you do it. You’ve seen the brightly coloured rubber bumper plates in the gym but not sure what they’re for. Read below and see the benefits