I was fortunate enough to attend another seminar by Christian Thibaudeau in Sydney over the weekend. It was on program design and covered many different aspects on how to individualise each athletes program for greatest results. It was something that I had learned many...

We are just finishing up another cycle and have had some more good results. The above video is of Bryce Shaw deadlifting 140kg for 5 reps from a small podium. All boys increased strength throughout this phase of training which is very pleasing as they have either start...

You see people or trainers who sit down and plan out a training cycle for days or weeks often procrastinating about every single detail, only to quit on the plan and change it after just a week or two. These people are the ones who are stuck spinning their wheels strug...

A lot of strength coaches are concerned about overtraining these days and tend to stick to a moderate training volume to be on the safe side. While I think having a conservative approach and taking care of your athletes is a good idea I feel there are definitely times...

October 4, 2016

There are 3 main types of grip widths commonly used in the bench press. Close (shoulder width), mid-grip, and a wide-grip (think powerlifting width). Your goal will generally determine the amount of time you spend training each variation. Personally I train with a clos...

September 28, 2016

Having suffered from anxiety and panic attacks my whole life I have spent a lot of time trying to relieve these symptoms and address some potential underlying causes. For me, staying away from wheat, grains, and gluten helped a lot and is the main reason why I stay awa...

September 15, 2016

This tip about the bench press is taking a look at elbow position and what is optimal in terms of strength and reduction of injuries. Having trained a lot of young athletes lately, a common theme I am seeing with the bench press is an elbows-under-the-bar position or a...

September 28, 2015

 

It's been said time and time again that Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It sets us up for the whole day and is they key to long term fat loss and top health. 

 

People often ask us what we recommend and what we like to eat, and the answers is always the...

The Need for Structural Balance

The concept of structural balance has been around for many years although it is underutilised in modern program design. Russian and Eastern European countries used this system to classify athletes and to better prepare them for competitio...

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