Training With Injuries

Injuries. No one expects them, no one wants them and no one is fully prepared when they happen. However, if you train a lot (and even of you don’t!) chances are at some point, sadly, you’re going to pick up an injury. In the last two years Claire and I between us have had aRead More…

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A Ritual A Day Keeps Negativity At Bay!

As winter’s rolled around we’ve had more time to rethink some aspects of our lives and our training and we’d love to share our experience of rituals with you. Those of you that have attended Claire’s goal setting and motivation workshop will know that she strongly advocates rituals to help form habits and keep youRead More…

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An Introduction To Training Supplements

Your fitness lifestyle has been progressing just as you planned. You’re feeling better, looking better, and you’re in the best shape of your life. Now that you have a good fitness base, you have started thinking about adding some nutritional supplements to your diet. The good news is that this decision could be just theRead More…

A Beginners Guide To Improving Your Squat

The barbell back squat is one of the most effective movements to increase strength and build mass. The squat is a staple exercise for many recreational and professional athletes, but seems to have a smaller following among the average gym goer. This can make for a difficult task if you’re looking to learn the basicsRead More…

WEIGHTS FOR WOMEN

Thank goodness emaciated heroin chic went out with the 90s/ early 2000s. Now women all over the place are posting pics of themselves ripped, honed and toned. It’s become aspirational to look fit, strong and healthy. Hoorah! But understandably, lifting weights can often be a baffling minefield to most women. Some because they wouldn’t evenRead More…

Training Goals: Size Vs Strength Vs Endurance

A really common question we get asked is what rep range is best to work at when you’re resistance training. There isn’t a black and white answer sadly. It truly depends on what your training goal is. But here’s some rules of thumb: Reducing your body fat percentage: If you’re training to manage your bodyRead More…

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