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Eat like a man

Things are pretty easy when you’re under thirty. You can party all night and get up and go to work on only a few hours

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Health before performance

In the last week I have had two people become extremely confused about where they were and what they should have been doing. I don’t

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Health & Fitness

Simple programming tips

Back when I first started training, things were easy. We read bodybuilding magazines because they were the only thing available, and followed all the routines

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Health & Fitness

BMI and You

One of the things that always gets people riled is when I point the finger at their waist line. That’s understandable. No one likes being

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Expert Advice

Starting running pain free

Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each

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Expert Advice

Building the Squat

When it comes to physical training just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. For instance, I could decide to go and start sprinting up a hill as fast as I could with no warm up. Perhaps my body would cope with it, but the more likely scenario is that it wouldn’t. A far smarter idea would be to begin with some running technique work, if I had no running base. Once that was grooved in place I could do some easy tempo runs gradually building the pace.

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Expert Advice

Rethinking Kettlebell Ballistics

Back when kettlebells first became popular there were three things that drew me to them. Firstly, they allowed you to perform a lot of movements with only a few pieces of equipment – something that appealed greatly to my minimalistic nature. Secondly, they can be a great tool for rehab, strength, and conditioning (although to a lesser degree). And finally, many of the exercises were hip centric movements which would do wonders to help get rid of the lazy glutes many suffer from and help build full body power.

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Expert Advice

Rebuilding the BJJ back part 1

If you’ve been involved in BJJ for any length of time you probably have a story that involves hurting your back. Maybe it was your lower back or maybe it was your neck, but likely you’ve hurt it at some point. It’s no secret that BJJ despite being named the “gentle art” is far from it.

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Health & Fitness

Why you need kettlebell swings

If you’ve been around exercise for any length of time you’ll have heard the hype surrounding kettlebells by now. Over the last few years even

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Health & Fitness

Freedom of Expression

Imagine living in a country where you weren’t able to speak your mind for fear of punishment? Now imagine that your body is one of

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Health & Fitness

Ten Minutes

In the fitness world everyone is trying to sell you something for a quick buck. The goal of the product seller is to try to

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Help me help you

We have a very cut and dry policy when it comes to injuries at RPT. It’s very different to what most other personal trainers anywhere

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The path less patterned

One of the things I can never understand is how people can turn up at an RKC and still not be ready. It’s one thing

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