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24th Feb

2016

How many exercises in one training session? This question is such an important one. Especially for a lot of athletes starting out weight training, or people who are following a generic exercise plan they got from their mate. For such ...

24th Feb

2016

When you are training hard, you are getting fitter, but you are also getting fatigued, so unloading is important This may be stating the obvious but it is a point that is often overlooked by a lot of people, but some simple unloading ...

12th Jul

2015

Recovery is a very important component of physical training. There are numerous recovery modalities that you can incorporate into your training regime without taking up huge amounts of time. A large number of people think that it is ...

20th Jun

2015

The phrase “functional training” has been thrown around in many fitness circles. It is something you have probably heard a lot of people talk about and what they are meaning is how transferrable that training practice is to their ...

22nd Apr

2015

Increasing your hamstring strength is important for sports performance and injury prevention. But what exercises are best to do? The hamstring muscles are the long muscles that run down the back of your thigh that attach your hips and ...

23rd Jan

2015

The warm-up phase of a strength training session is crucial. Have you ever had that sluggish feeling first thing in the morning, or after a long day, and you just feel weak in the gym? This is capitalised by the fact that you just ...

17th Dec

2014

There many people who train and train and train, yet find themselves in a plateau, where they do not increase strength or fitness, no matter how hard they train. If you are one of these people, these 5 reasons may give you a clue why. ...

7th Dec

2014

When you are starting out in any form of athletic training, strength training will improve your vertical jump. Whether you are 15 year old who has never lifted weights before trying to be a better tennis player, or an 18 year football ...

23rd Nov

2014

Off-season training for rugby league is a great time to build up a solid foundation for the following season.   In rugby league, it is important not to let off-season get the better of you! I mean, do not let the off-season be a ...

17th Nov

2014

  As a basketballer, it is important to follow a strength training program. No matter how old or how skilled you are, strength training will help you move faster, jump higher and be less injured. Basketball is a sport requiring ...