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Periodisation Fundamentals

Periodisation Fundamentals

Strength training is an art form. It’s a beautiful combination of problem solving, mathematical equations, brute power and patience. Getting stronger is not simply a case of lift more each week and try harder, you must follow certain principles that allow for long term adaptations.

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Strength Training Foundations

Strength Training Foundations

“Strength is the mother of all qualities”. This is a quote that I heard early on in my career which resonated with me quite a lot. From a young age, strength has always fascinated me. Whether it was watching Superman pick up cars or colossal men move atlas stones on World’s Strongest Man, I knew that the pursuit of a strong, powerful physique was something I wanted to dedicate my life to.

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Hypertrophy Training Foundations

Hypertrophy Training Foundations

Building muscle is not an easy feat. Many presume you just go to the gym, lift some weights, eat more protein and the process looks after itself. The reality is that there are a lot more pieces to the puzzle than that.

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Ultimate Conditioning

Ultimate Conditioning

When training for strength and size you should never overlook the importance of staying in excellent condition. You may think that high intensity conditioning compromises your gains from weight training, This is untrue.

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The Kettlebell Swing

The Kettlebell Swing

The Swing is the centre of the Kettlebell universe and is the foundation movement when it comes to kettlebell training.

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The Benefits of Kettlebell Training

The Benefits of Kettlebell Training

Kettlebell training is accessible and practical for everybody. Whether you are an elite athlete looking for an edge or looking to discover fitness for the first time. Kettlebells seem like a new phenomenon featured in fitness magazines, TV shows and gym facilities, but they are not that new, in fact they have been around for over 300 years.

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Using German body composition training for structural balance and fat loss

Using German body composition training for structural balance and fat loss

Here is a method I used to use a lot with clients back in the day when I used to work as a PT. I originally learnt this method from strength coach Charles Poliquin.

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1 minute rule method for fat loss

1 minute rule method for fat loss

Here is a quick and very effective method that can be utilised when looking for a short and intense workout that I got from Tom Hibbert owner of Winning Health Solutions in Southampton who in turn learnt from Andre Benoit an ex Olympian and now world renowned strength and conditioning coach.

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Melt fat in 4 weeks with this training routine

Melt fat in 4 weeks with this training routine

In this new feature for Fit For Films we are going to post up some free example training protocols that we would use with clients to maximise body composition results, starting with Death Circuits.

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