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  • Strength training: Do you need it?

    There is currently debate surrounding the importance of strength training in athlete development programs. It is surprising to see how many people are happy to give a yes/no answer to such a…

  • Commercial gyms are good, but we’re different.

    One aspect of our gym that I think sets us apart from the rest is the social interaction. I have trained at a lot of gyms and every single one has a…

  • Are you over-training?

    This is a topic that I tip toe around with great caution because there is a fine line between getting the most out of yourself and over-training. Over-training can come in many…

  • 6 tips for fat loss

    Following on from yesterday’s article I will today go over some simple rules for people looking to drop body fat.Some aspects of weight loss will change depending on your current body fat…

  • Does your training reflect your goals?

    Does your training reflect your goals?  Everyone has a broad goal, “I want to get bigger”, “I want to be stronger”, “I want to lose fat”.  What is often missing is a…

  • Endurance training: maintaining muscle mass

    It is widely accepted that during prolonged exercise there is a clear decrease in muscle protein synthesis and an increase in muscle protein breakdown. Maintaining muscle mass is all about the ratio…

  • The power of nutrition

    What is the first thing that comes to your head when you think of muscle building?  For 99% of people, that is weight-lifting; Curling dumbbells and pressing barbells. What doesn’t immediately strike you…