More Than Hormones

The debate on trans females competing against biological females has once again come to the forefront of coaches, athletes and social justice warriors.  The centre of the topic has been around the inclusion of biological Male, Laurel Hubbard who was selected for the New Zealand female Olympic weightlifting team with the main argument being around…

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Why Training Should be Harder Than Competing.

Recently, A story came up on my feed of my old squadron training for deployment and it reminded me of all the bullshit we did ahead of deploying at that time and how in reality, the training was usually worse than the actual tour.  This got me thinking about sports and why your training should…

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Injuries In Powerlifting

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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We are not a gym, We are a club.

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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