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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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Coaching, Strength and Conditioning, Strength and Conditioning Research, Strength training, Uncategorized

My Five Biggest Strength and Conditioning Influences.

  To know where you are going then you need to know where you have been.  Next year will mark the end of my first decade of professional strength and conditioning with elite athletes.  2017...

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Coaching, Strength and Conditioning, Strength and Conditioning Research, Strength Sports

More Questions than Answers – How to avoid the two most common traps new and experienced coaches or trainers fall into all too easily.

The fitness industry, strength and conditioning, sports science and nutrition industry are funny places they straddle science and bullshit almost like no other field or industry.  On one side we have those who are...

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Conditioning, Strength and Conditioning

How to be an awesome intern – things you should do if you want to stand out as a strength and conditioning intern.

Strength and conditioning is busting at the seams with people in their early 20s who have come out of some degree programme but haven’t seen the inside of a gym or sports performance facility. ...

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Strength and Conditioning, Strength and Conditioning Research, Uncategorized

Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR Version – June 2016

Does getting stronger make soccer players faster? William Styles et al looked at the effect of 6 weeks of strength training utilising the squat exercise (2x per week utilising 80-95% RM) had on 5,10 and...

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Coaching, Training Attitude, Training Rant introduction.

5 Reasons your “coach” is nothing more than a deadbeat.

1 - They got their weekend certification 2 weeks ago. Personal training and to a lesser but saddeningly increasing degree "strength and conditioning" are industries and not professions (I have Ashley Jones to thank for...

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Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR Version – January 2016

TL;DR More reps regardless of the time under tension is a better factor for increasing neuromuscular and metabolic responses.  Mechanical work completed may potentially be a more important factor for hypertrophy than simple "time under...

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Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Journals, Science

Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR Version – March 2015

First of all dear reader apologies for missing out on February I haven't been keeping this blog up to date as I would like. Something I plan to remedy in the immediate future. Blood pressure...

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