Tag: consistency

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My training philosophy: why I do it

I realise that when you read this blog you might be asking yourself: who is this guy and what does he have to back this up with? Well I’m going to try and give you a brief résumé of my motivations and my belief behind training, in the hope that you understand my intentions and…
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Beginner Weight Training Template 1

Experience Level: 0-1 year Frequency: 3 days a week, 1 hour each session Type of template: Full body, compound movements This template is for the complete beginner, or those coming back to training after a long time off and looking to get back into it. You are in the gym three times a week, with…
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What is a good strength level?

The concept of ‘strength’ can be quite subjective. Considering someone to be strong can often depend on your own strength. For example to a person who has never touched a weight in their lives picking up 100kgs may seem impressive, but to an experienced lifter it could be barely a warm up. Similarly you might…
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Starting a training journey

When I talk about training, I’m talking about the process of incrementally improving your physical performance through making your body adapt to the stresses you apply upon it when you workout or exercise. This could be training the endurance of the legs and the cardiovascular system to run further and faster or the building up…
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Training Truths #7: Stick with a program

Find a program and stick to it- This is a principle that can easily get lost in the waves of information and misinformation flooding the average gym-goer.  As I keep stating it is consistency over time that will generate a favourable result.  Again this is where the industry is working against you- it wants you…
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Training Truths #2: Consistency is the most important part of your training

Consistency over time breeds results- as I have said if you’re looking for a secret tip to getting in shape/ripped/huge etc. in 3 months then you may as well stop reading now. As a pure beginner you will see initial quick changes but after your first year the change will slow drastically. Simply put if…
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Training truths #1: There are no secret formulas

There is no such thing as a secret formula If want to get a degree you have to study. If you want to play an instrument you have to practice.  If you want to build a house you have to start laying the foundations. Why does this seem obvious? Because it is, but for some…
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What’s your mentality?

The right attitude.  These are words we all hear at some point, often from our teachers or our parents in reference to our performance at school.  You need to have the right attitude to succeed, they would say. And they we absolutely right; having the right mental approach to any task will increase its likelihood…
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