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Building A Booty

Building A Booty: A Few Things To Consider

Having a peachy backside is probably on top of a lot of people’s wish list this year. You see a plethora of “InstaModels” doing glute kickbacks, bridges, sumo squats/deadlifts and so on that leave them with a derriere so big it’d give Sir Mix-A-Lot a heart attack. If you’re looking to build your glutes, here are […]

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Chris Knott Opinions

Just Some Opinions

I get asked a lot of questions by friends and family about training and nutrition. Here are a few thoughts I’ll put out there purely based on my opinions, these aren’t the gospel truth, they’re just observations: “Back” only days don’t really work for the general pop. In other words, doing deadlifts, then pull ups, […]

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Training to failure

Common Training Mistakes: Training To Failure

Failure is a great thing. I’m all about failing spectacularly at stuff and learning in the process. As Winston Churchill said “Success is the ability to go from one failure to the next with no loss of enthusiasm”. Training to failure however, is a whole different ball game. If you’re going to do it, you […]

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Smart Conditioning

Smart Conditioning

Burn fat in ways you never thought before (Estimated reading time 10-12 minutes, scroll to the bottom for featured workout programme) Anyone who’s attended any type of business course or development programme will be familiar with the SMART goal setting principles. It’s a way of ensuring your goals are met by adhering to certain specifications; […]

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Mobility vs Stability

Mobility vs Stability

A common issue with the average office worker trainee is mobility. The hips, shoulders and ankles lose range of movement leading to impaired movement patterns which may lead to injury. Mobility is key for movement.  However, a common misconception is that the more mobile you are, the better. Yes, having freely moving joints is excellent […]

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How You Should Feel After A Workout

How you should feel after a workout One of the take home points that has really resonated with me throughout my training education is the “better, not sore” principle. This is something that has been honed in to me by Winning Performance and the modules I’ve attended there. DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) may be […]

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Why I Pursue Strength Training

After speaking to clients today it really got me thinking as to why I pursue what I do. Why is it that strength training appeals to me and why have I chosen to focus my business model around it. The answer is very simple: self empowerment. Physical strength is the personification of inner will and […]

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My Top Picks

Everyone has their own preferences when it comes to diet and training. There is no right or wrong way. However I do often get asked what’s the best exercise or thing to eat for this or that. Here is a list of my top picks for various exercises and foods. This isn’t the right or […]

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