I am not a physiotherapist, nor do I engage in work that should be undertaken by a certified professional. But I have come across enough injuries in training to know how to deal with them when they arise and have worked in tandem with sports physiotherapists and other professionals to bring athletes back to the…

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A common question I get asked is how can I improve my nutrition for weight training? Nutrition is crucial, but simple.  Personally, I believe most people over complicate it. Get the basics right and you will notice a massive difference. Only then, once the basics are mastered should you be worrying about the finer details.…

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It has been said that the A.B.S program is too high volume, not specific enough, too high frequency, too little frequency, doesn’t focus on building enough, is too rigid or has too much back work.  The problem with this critique is simple – we run the system, not a program. Systems have ways of approach and thinking,…

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Like most sports you start you’ll make quick progress going from a complete beginner to intermediate. Powerlifting is no different and the longer you stay involved in the sport the more you’ll have to work to get results.  It’s inevitable you’ll have to strip things back multiple times during your career with most cases only bringing…

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Today seems a perfect day to write about this topic with this week’s powerlifting drama and “outrage” about Gracie’s blunt email response which is being portayed as the crime of the century.. The topic of inviational meets and the process has been talked about in Ireland recently with some lifters with higher totals and wilks being …

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