Category: Strong is the new skinny

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MOBILE PHONES IN THE GYM…

GYM ETIQUETTE WEEK… 5 – MOBILE PHONES. We touched upon this in the last post. Mobile phones upset some people beyond belief. They are part of our daily lives, everyone has one now and they are here to stay. So let’s talk about appropriate use in the gym- USING FOR MUSIC – This is needed for most people. If not just to motivate them, … Read More MOBILE PHONES IN THE GYM…

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HAS INTENSITY LEFT THE GYM?

At least I did something. I’m taking it easy today. Today’s a light workout. I’ll do a proper session tomorrow. Excuses like this can become a common occurrence and bad habits can quickly form. While everyone can take it easy every now and then,┬áthere lies a risk of this becoming the norm and your usual workouts start to take a back seat. Motivation can … Read More HAS INTENSITY LEFT THE GYM?

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DO YOU EVEN….SQUAT???

That’s right, the big one that people F*!k up or skip altogether. The mighty, the fullbody, the maker or breaker, THE SQUAT! Such a great exercise yet people still insist on skipping this altogether! Oh well their loss. If done correctly this is a fantastic exercise whatever your goals. Want to get stronger, Squat. Want to improve endurance? Squat for more reps. The big … Read More DO YOU EVEN….SQUAT???

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LADIES THAT LIFT

It’s been nearly a year since I last focused on Ladies and weight lifting, so to coincide with a class I have starting next week I felt it was time for another. I think it has finally happened and the perception of weights being only for men or automatically making you huge is disappearing. A few years ago I would be having a conversation … Read More LADIES THAT LIFT

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WHERE TO BEGIN….

Summer is approaching at last, temperature is starting to rise and hopefully the last of the ice and snow is out of the way but in Scotland you never know. Now from the end of March through April I had noticed a massive reduction in the amount of gym goers, early risers and regular trainers. Not just the end of New Years resolutions but … Read More WHERE TO BEGIN….

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HAS INTENSITY LEFT THE GYM?

At least I did something. I’m taking it easy today. Today’s a light workout. I’ll do a proper session tomorrow. Excuses like this can become a common occurrence and bad habits can quickly form. While everyone can take it easy every now and then,┬áthere lies a risk of this becoming the norm and your usual workouts start to take a back seat. Motivation can … Read More HAS INTENSITY LEFT THE GYM?

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DO YOU EVEN….SQUAT???

That’s right, the big one that people F*!k up or skip altogether. The mighty, the fullbody, the maker or breaker, THE SQUAT! Such a great exercise yet people still insist on skipping this altogether! Oh well their loss. If done correctly this is a fantastic exercise whatever your goals. Want to get stronger, Squat. Want to improve endurance? Squat for more reps. The big … Read More DO YOU EVEN….SQUAT???

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