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Athlete Advice, Attitude, Being Honest., Strength and Conditioning

Lessons Learned – painful experiences in the world of strength training, part 1. – Gavin Laird

I started training as a teenager sometime in the mid 1990’s; started helping others with their training round about 1998 and opened my first gym just after the start of the current millennium. I’ve...

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Powerlfiting, Powerlifting, Powerlifting Technique, Programme, women

Programming Considerations for the female powerlifter – Will Brown

It's that time of the month again! For a sweet article, of course! Seriously though, we're going to be examining the details that ladies who lift should take into consideration when building a programme. Including,...

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belt, Powerlifting, Powerlifting Technique, Professional Resources

Choosing the right powerlifting Belt.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCLsvI2Ru5Q What is a powerlifting belt? Unlike most other lifting belts a powerlifting belt is normally the same width along the whole length of the belt.  This originates from the International Powerlifting Federation's rule book they...

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Powerlifting, Powerlifting Technique, Strength and Conditioning Research, Strength training

Let’s not get it twisted all periodisation is linear.

There is a theme that underpins all training programs that are of any quality it is as simple to say as it is difficult to put into action.  All sports training, when put into...

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Powerlfiting, Professional Resources, Strength and Conditioning, Strength and Conditioning Research, Strongman

Five Strength Training “Corner Stones” That are Actually Gimmicks in Disguise.

I’ve started listening to the stone cold Steve Austin podcast which is excellent by the way Stone Cold is probably the only person I reckon who is actually as cool as they come across...

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Learning, Opinion, Powerlfiting, Rugby, Strength and Conditioning

The difference between knowledge and performance – Let’s talk about what it actually takes to become a better lifter.

  The majority of this article is inspired by the frankly excellent book Peak by Anders Ericsson whose body of work is in skill learning and the achievement of expert status or mastery.  A lot...

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