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How to start a Strength Program

If you read our most recent blog post, we talked about how vital strength training is for your health as well as sporting performance. World Health Organisation guidelines for activity for adults tell us we should all be performing strength exercises at least twice a week. So how do you go about that without breaking the bank or spending your life in the gym?Read More

Get a grip on wrist pain at the Gym!

Are you struggling with lifting weights because your wrists hurt?

You are not alone. Research we were recently reading shows that up to 25% of weight training injuries occur in the wrist. We’ve been seeing a heap of these recently and wanted to share a few tips we find helpful to combat wrist pain and get you pressing heavy again without the painRead More

Shoulder Pain at the Gym: Exercise workarounds

In our last Blog post we talked about basic programming tips to help keep your shoulder pain under control. This time we’re going to explore ways to make subtle changes to the exercises that stir up your shoulder and keep you training and progressing.Read More

Recovery for Fitness Transformations

don’t waste your hard training by neglecting recovery!

A lot of us are hitting a transformation program at this time of year to get in shape for summer. There are a number of recovery strategies you can use to stay healthy, uninjured and training consistently. The harder you train, the harder you need to work at recovering (if that makes sense). Check out my 15 minute webinar for details of how you can use science to your advantage and stay healthy while increasing your training.

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