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The Trainers Guide to Burpees!

The Trainers Guide to Burpees!

Burpees! An exercise that gets used and abused in gyms up and down the country. If there is one exercise that can polarise opinion it is the humble burpee! There are the sadistic few that love them and those who hate them as much as I would

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The coaches eye 

The coaches eye 

This is just a little insight into the coaches eye. What I see, where my thought process goes and a little about what may go into planning to improve a clients performance.  So here we go….what my eyes see – When squatting I see her hips shifting

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Your trainers cost how much?

Your trainers cost how much?

Ever hit that point where you start getting recurring niggles,aches or pains from running? You have been in the same trainers for years. So you hit the running shop, go on a treadmill, have your gait analysed and get put in a motion control shoe? Probably told

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Summer of sport

Summer of sport

The olympics has been and gone. UK sport has achieved incredible things and ultimately inspired generations to come. I was fortunate enough to go to the olympics and capture the spirit live. Both the olympics and paralympics showed what can be achieved with consistency, determination and a

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All weight training is not the same – strength is applied at different speeds.

All weight training is not the same – strength is applied at different speeds.

Remember there are different types and qualities of strength and different methods to train them! I am still thinking about the speed at which one applies strength through their sports and want to draw some comparisons between a few different sports. I guess what I want you

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Will weight training slow you down?

Weight training, speed, boxing and Ivan Drago… [quote] Weight training will slow you down if you are boxing. It will make you too bulky and muscle bound to be a good boxer. [/quote] If I think back over the years I have been involved in combat sports

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Running Injuries – Trends and Demographics

Running Injuries – Trends and Demographics

I have recently read a paper from the ACSM sports medicine report in relation to running injuries. The paper discusses the somewhat huge injury rates in runners, possibly related to an increase in recreational runners. Specific injuries are discussed such as those relating to the ITB and

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