Principles over methods

Watching a podcast last night on barbell shrugged featuring Julien Pineau, the quote “principles over methods” rung through my head. This guy is genius and I would definitely recommend listening to him speak as he puts everything into simple terms. Too often coaches get stuck on doing things a particular way, not individualising programs for […]
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The Fitness Tradeoff – Strength vs conditioning

The sport of Crossfit is literally the perfect blend between strength and conditioning. Not only do you need to move heavy amounts of weight, you need to be able to do this over long periods of time, sometimes with heavy weights and sometimes with lighter weights or just your body weight (think running/ swimming etc). […]
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My trick to recovery

For a long time I did absolutely nothing once I finished my WOD – other than lie there and catch my breath back. No stretching, no foam rolling, literally nothing. And I would pull up crap the next day too, with my body aching and needing the warmup to get me going. Luckily while browsing […]
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General Population vs Athletes

Being involved in high level programs from a young age, I have always had a love for fitness training with continued once I dropped every sport as a 19 year old. Different fro most, my mindset towards training was to really attack it and get the most out of my body. Through working with the […]
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Getting Coached

Hiring a coach? Hiring a coach can be a tough decision to make. Especially when you are capable of motivating and programming for yourself, it can be easy to save the extra dollars spent on a coach to go about it by yourself. I did this for 10 months of the 2017/18 season and although […]
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Strength Program – Results

3 months of lifting heavy weights, with a lot of rest in between is not the most exciting thing. It is probably one of the main reasons why I could never pick up a sport like powerlifting or olympic lifting soles on their own. In saying that, there is great pleasure in seeing your strength […]
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Strength Program

About 6 months out from the open, and it is time to build on some strength. (Pretending I wrote this at the start of my program in September). The last couple months have been spent on lifting decently heavy weights for 8-12 reps, building some endurance and gaining some size. While I am unsure whether […]
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Toes 2 Bar Program Results

Toes 2 Bar has always been an exercise I have never felt comfortable on, especially doing reps of anything over 8 in a set. As outlined in Toes 2 Bar Program, set myself 6 different sessions to do, aiming to get about 2-4 sessions done a week of the program over 8-12 weeks. Toes 2 Bar […]
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4 Ways to De-stress

Everyone feels stressed at some point of their life. While stress can help motivate and drive people in some situations, it can also build up and affect people’s ability to think and complete tasks. Read below for four ways you can manage your stress. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1.Balancing social life and time for […]
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The Most Proven Way To Lose Weight

The catchy head line may lead you to think I am going to give you this long lost secret to losing weight. Unfortunately i am not. What I am going to tell you is this: the secret to losing weight is well known and unfortunately that has been lost due to a lot of the […]
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