Tag: work ethic

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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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Crossfit is good…?

Chances are, as someone reading this you know what it is or have at least heard of it. Chances are you’ve heard the full spectrum of opinion, from those who think it is the new Christianity to those that label it as useful for real results as doing 1000 crunches a day whilst eating a…
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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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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 #5: Your body doesn’t want to train

Training is hard: your body is working against you- Unfortunately your body does not have the same goals as you do. Its primary objective is survival, and it doesn’t really care how you look or want to be supporting more muscular weight at a low body fat, a condition that would be counterproductive and reduce…
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Training Truths #4: Performance Enhancing Drugs are EVERYWHERE

Drugs are rife in the industry and pro sports: don’t use them as benchmarks- Following on from point 2 is the fact that it is in the interest of business to sell a false façade and keep the consumer buying and the gravy train rolling. The simple truth is that a huge majority, if not…
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