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In-Season Maintenance for GAA

It is far to common for GAA players to stop doing s+c when in season but for the love of god don’t stop doing it when your In-Season, it is very, very easy and important to maintain a decent level of strength. There is no point putting all that time and effort into off and…

Surviving Xmas..a few tips!

 Xmas Tips So the festive season is in full swing now, this day week is Xmas day lads!!! For a lot of us this is a time of year where we generally over indulge and become big old gluttons. Excess food and alcohol, late nights, couch potatoing and generally doing shag all is quite the…

I don’t want to get bulky..

So todays post is debunking the myth that “lifting makes women bulky” It is and always has been a complete load of balls that women get bulky from lifting…we get bulky from over eating, consistent poor diet choices…similarly we remain bulky from the same and in some cases under eating/ inconsistent eating…but that’s a whole…

An argument for not training like Eddie Hall

Something I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot recently is that people are basing a good bit of their training technique or habits off of what Eddie Hall used to do, especially amongst the younger guy’s. The biggest thing I see is that (in particular) a lot of young strongmen want to train beltless to…

Our 3 favourite squat variations

Adding in variations of the squat, bench press and deadlift can be useful for targeting specific weaknesses, training around injuries and keeping training interesting. The front squat, safety squat bar squat and pause squat are three squat variations we use a lot in our gym. We mostly use a variation squat of the squat as…

Meet the coach: Ayshea Ullah

My name is Ayshea Ullah and I have been strength training for the past (almost) 6 years and competing for the past 5 years .I initially started out doing Crossfit which led me into Powerlifting and then into Strongwoman. I didn’t envisage that I’d ever be as successful a strength athlete as I have become…