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What the hell is functional training.

What the hell is functional training.

What the hell is functional training. One of the most contentious questions amongst competing fitness tribes. But the hell is functional training?In short, functional training is any type of training that protects you against injury or improves the performance of a...

Strength Training for Runners

Strength Training for Runners

Strength Training for Joggers and Runners This, is a personal favorite topic of mine, why? Because it really demonstrates that resistance training, can be so much more than beach weights and Saturday night muscles. Adding strength training into a routine of a runner...

5 Signs Your Personal Training is Wasting Your Time

5 Signs Your Personal Training is Wasting Your Time

Not Assessing / Reassessing The saying goes “if you’re not assessing, your guessing” and nobody should guess when it comes to your health and fitness. This is why, I don’t offer taster sessions- it is not ethical or professional to train anyone who hasn’t been health...

Building Muscle Top 4 Fact and Myths

Building Muscle Top 4 Fact and Myths

Building muscle is the holy grail for the majority of gym goers and fitness enthusiasm alike. Many sage pieces of wisdom have been passed down from generation to generation, with some being way ahead of science and right on the nose and some being a waste of time,...

How Often Can I Train The Same Muscle in a Week?

How Often Can I Train The Same Muscle in a Week?

When training to increase the size of a muscle, everyone wants to train using the optimal method. So how many times a week should you be hitting the same muscle group to maximize your growth?  A look at scientific evidence doesn't paint a clear picture I'm afraid to...

Dumbbells VS Barbells

Dumbbells VS Barbells

So, which are better, dumbbells or barbells? Of course, there is no simple answer as it will largely depend on your training experience, your strength level and your current goals; but below are some guidelines of when to use each to maximize your results… If you’re...

How to Improve Your Digestion Part 1

How to Improve Your Digestion Part 1

There is a lot more to health and fitness than six-packs and burpees, and there is more to nutrition than kale and avocados. You are what you digest, process, and assimilate. You are not just what you eat, you are what you can digest and absorb! Owning a functional...

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