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One Day Cure

Guest Posts: Katie Ball – The One Day Squat Cure

Katie Ball started out as an intern at the Frontline Fit Performance Centre. She has graduated with flying colours and is now delivering an array of services such as personal training, strength camp and assisted programme design. As a strength training enthusiast, she is always looking for new methods to trial to improve her knowledge […]

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Client Progress: Shabz Hussain

Back In July, Shabz came in for consultation after seeing the results I’d gotten with a friend of his. He had two very simple goals; to lose 3 stone and trim his waist line. With little training experience and a very busy work schedule, there were a lot of factors we’d need to take in […]

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The Skill Of Strength

I’m currently coming to the end of a fantastic audiobook called “Evolve Your Brain” by Joe Dispenza. The book is an in-depth account exploring consciousness, reality and neuroplasticity. This article will explain how the concepts discussed in that book can directly help you in getting stronger. Background Strength is a skill. When we observe a […]

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Pull Ups

Back Building: The Body Weight Pull Up Programme

When it comes to building muscle, there’s nothing more potent than the iron. If you want to build a strong, commanding frame then squats, deadlifts and presses are an excellent way to go about it. However, for some people, circumstances and a busy lifestyle can mean getting to the gym isn’t realistic or possible. This […]

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football

Weight Training and Football

Football is the nations favourite sport. It’s passion, pace and unassailable ability to provide astounding highs coupled with devastating lows is what has engrained it well and truly in our hearts. Football is more than a game: it is a cult, religion and belonging to which fans dedicate a lifetime to following their team unremittingly […]

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Squat fix

Squat Fix: The Anti-Stripper Squat Protocol

“Nobody cares how much weight you can lift badly”. This is something I repeat to myself on a regular basis. Since I very first started weight training, I’ve been obsessed with a having a mammoth squat. The problem? I wasn’t very good at squatting. For the first few years of my training career I prioritised […]

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Trap Training

Trap Training

How do you structure your training? More specifically, how do you structure your trap training? If your goal is bigger traps, there are some simple ways you can modify you existing programme to stimulate growth.  Trap Training Frequency Frequency is key. Loading the spine on a regular basis will force the body into adaptation. These adaptations […]

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Plateau Busting Methods

Plateau Busting Methods

I believe that we can always progress given we structure our training properly. If a client ever hits a sticking point in their progress, I have a few plateau busting methods in my tool box. You’ll never beat the basics, but here are a few methods that are as brutal as they are fun.  For most […]

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