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Isometric training and the top 5 isometric bodyweight exercises

Man performing gymnastics - top 5 isometric bodyweight exercises

Welcome to this week’s edition of Athletic training for average Joes: isometric training. If you are new to this series, here is the introduction. In this weeks addition to the series, we will introduce you to isometric training as well as the top 5 isometric bodyweight exercises you can use at home. How would you

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Apr 30, 2020 / by Haydn Ward / No Comments

Cardiovascular Exercise or Strength Training?

client performing both cardiovascular and resistance exercise

Is cardiovascular exercise or strength training better for overall health and longevity? In this post, we talk around this subject and provide our answer. But first, some questions. Do you want to maintain good health? Of course you do. And you want to be active? Unquestionably. How about remaining healthy and capable to a ripe

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Apr 24, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Athletic training for average Joes: the barbell clean

bottom of clean position

Athletic training for average Joes: the barbell clean Welcome to the third instalment of the ‘Athletic training for average Joes’ series. Today we’re talking about the barbell clean. The goal of this article is to learn the barbell clean and a few of its variations. As mentioned previously, I will be limited in including video

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Apr 16, 2020 / by Haydn Ward / No Comments

How can I stay healthy during the lockdown?

How do I stay healthy during the lockdown. Coach doing alternate shoulder taps mid

You may be asking, how can I stay healthy during the lockdown? And given that it is going to be extended and may last a good few more weeks, it’s an important question.   What’s the problem? The problem is that most of us have become less healthy since the government locked us down. Weight

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Apr 09, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Athletic training for average Joes: plyometrics

man performing plyometrics

ATHLETIC TRAINING FOR AVERAGE JOES: PLYOMETRICS Hello dear readers! A bit of a different intro than normal to this ‘Athletic training for average Joes: plyometrics’ article. As with the majority of the country, I am writing this from my ‘home office’ (AKA- the kitchen table). This means unfortunately I have no access to any equipment

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Apr 02, 2020 / by Haydn Ward / No Comments

Improve your mental health

Improve your mental health - we'll listen and support - client feeling positive with a coach

Would you like to improve your mental health? We’ll show you how you can make improvements to your health and fitness to improve your mental health. Mental health is extremely prevalent in the news these days. The BBC website has a page dedicated to it. And at the current time, with everyone stuck at home

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Mar 26, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Athletic training for average Joes series: Introduction

image of different athletic training for average joes

Welcome to this new series of blogs ‘Athletic training for average Joes’: Have you ever wondered what makes the training that athletes perform different from your own training? Do you ever question how they can perform such feats of strength, speed and skill? How could you could benefit from training like an athlete? Over the

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Mar 19, 2020 / by Haydn Ward / No Comments

Building a Strong Immune System

Do you have a strong immune system? Lifestyle and nutrition factors for boosting your immunity

Building a strong immune system You’ll have heard on the news that those most at risk from coronavirus are those with a compromised immune system. That is often the elderly, those with a condition that weakens their immunity or those with an existing infection that is already stretching their immune system. But it could also

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Mar 13, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Your best run yet

man prepares for a run

Your best run yet! How to warm up correctly to ensure you perform your best run yet. Do you enjoy going outside and clocking up a few miles on your feet each week? Do you currently have a warm-up routine you follow before you start each run or workout? In this post we are going

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Mar 06, 2020 / by Haydn Ward / No Comments

Are you health conscious, calorie unconscious?

Are you health conscious, calorie unconscious? “I eat really healthily but I just can’t seem to lose weight”. Is this you? You might be health conscious, calorie unconscious. Are you exercising regularly, eating a really healthy diet but struggling to lose weight? There could be a good reason for that. Remember, the weight you gain

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Feb 27, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments