Train what you’re bad at, not what you’re good at

A lot of people focus their training on the exercises that they like and are strong at. It’s important to incorporate some of the exercises that you do not like. If you are bad at a exercise, e.g. a front squat or incline press, look at what is making you bad that exercise and find […]

The key to getting stronger

Long term progress and training for smaller gains is often overlooked by young or inexperienced lifters. Too often people aim for 5 or 10kg gains every training cycle and push their body to their limits in order to meet their goals. This may work in the short-term but you will quickly find yourself getting injured.

CBD (Oil) and me

Ok, so I’m not a fan of supplements. Ideally if you are eating healthy food in quantities that are reflective of your goals (Weight loss/gain/maintain) then you shouldn’t need to supplement. However, there are the odd exceptions to the rule and although it’s not a nutritional supplement, one of my exceptions is CBD oil. Those […]

Jack of all trades, master of none? by Ayshea Ullah

I don’t know if it’s just becoming more frequent or if I’m just becoming more intolerant but the rise of PTs/trainers offering different kinds of technical training with little or no understanding of a particular sport is really beginning to f*@k me off. It’s one thing for a prospective athlete or novice to post videos […]

Facing the Fear and Self belief

  Two of the recurring themes when chatting to fellow lifters is, Do I ever freak out before/during comps and do I ever doubt my capability as a lifter, particularly around tackling new weights, new equipment breaking plateaus etc. Simply..the answer is YES…and the day I don’t is the day I will probably fail quite spectacularly […]

Genetics Vs Hard Work

Ok so I have been wanting to unload some of the random thoughts and opinions that swirl around my head for some time now. It’s taken a while but sure now is as good a time as any to start I guess. So.. my first rant or Blog is about a particular bugbear of mine […]