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crossfit, Programme, Strength and Conditioning

Training for CrossFit – A professional Strength and Conditioning Coach’s ideas on how to train for the most popular strength sport on earth.

I’ve given CrossFit a fair amount of shit in my time, I won’t shy away from it some of the movement standards allowed by boxes and at competitions doesn’t really do much to put...

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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 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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Environment, Powerlifting, Strength and Conditioning Research, Strength Sports, Strength training, Train, Training Attitude

What makes a great training environment? 4 Factors you should consider closely when you are putting together a training session.

  There are lots of gyms around the world tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands yet there aren’t many great gyms in the world or places with a great atmosphere.  I’ve been in...

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Fitness, Novice, Powerlfiting, Powerlifting, Programme

Learning when to push through and when to pull back as a self coached lifter.

I’m what you might refer to as a self made man in the gym pretty much for 90% of my 12 year lifting life I have written my own programmes and devised my own...

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Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Science, Sports Science, Strength and Conditioning Research, Uncategorized

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

If you train both fitness and strength for either sport or your own enjoyment and want optimal adaptation than it may be wise to alternate fitness and strength based days in your programme. If strength...

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Goal Setting, Motivation, Uncategorized

New Day’s Resolution – 4 Easy Goal setting tasks that will guarantee you succeed in your fitness goals.

The side hustle show, one of the many different podcasts I listen to had an episode on time hacking it is certainly worth a listen and if you are interested in the topic of setting...

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Strength and Conditioning, Strength and Conditioning Research, Uncategorized

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

TL;DR Chains and bands can provide a good strength stimulus over longer periods of training for athletes of different sporting backgrounds and untrained subjects.  We can't say if this is due to a novel stimulus...

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