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April 18, 2014 1:24 pm

Why Train at all? Why I do it and why most gym goers fail. by Scott Devenney

 

I’m writing this blog on “blue monday”, the day where most New Year’s resolutions are finally chucked out and old habits set back in. And this has gotten me thinking more about the psychological and sociological reasons that people take to the gym and train in the first place…..Every year, gyms up and down the [...]

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Getting a Visible Six-Pack: fruit, blankets and body fat. by Sally Pears

 

In a previous article I wrote about how getting great abs is more about what you put in your mouth than what you do in the gym: “You can perform crunches or hanging leg raises ’till the cows come home but if those great abs you’re building are covered by a layer of fat, you’re [...]

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Strength and DE-Conditioning. by Scott Devenney

 

This post is less of a how-to type article and more of a rant about the state of the fitness and sports coaching profession right now. My idea for writing this article came about after a session I had with a international level rower who came in to see me complaining of intermittent back pain [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Home Made Vitamin Water

 

After the excesses of Christmas and New Year, why not give your body a boost with some homemade vitamin water – it has practically zero calories but is packed with flavour and nutrients! What you need… 1 cup pineapple (cubed or sliced) 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 2 sprigs of fresh mint Half a [...]

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Squats Aren’t worth Squat! by Scott Devenney

 

Now that I have your attention I would like to say the title is slightly misleading. I believe the squat to be an awesome starting place in your training. It is a solid functional movement that is important to be able to do well, but if you are still hammering it  six weeks into your program and [...]

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