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3 Tips To Deal With DOMS

“Morning chick, whats your best way to avoid really bad DOMS? Have I just got to grin and bear it for a while? Getting back into training and this week I can hardly move all week. Should I go back to protein shake after a work out?” I got that message off my mate Claire […]

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It’s Not Your Metabolism.

I’m going to open with a bold statement – the higher you can keep your calories, the more fat you’ll lose. Even further than that, the longer you can go without intentionally reducing calories, the faster you’ll achieve your goals. The reason WHY that’s important is because it means you’re being nice to your metabolism – […]

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Darragh on Cardio

I’ve been getting asked this a whole lot lately and people are coming at it from loads of angles. High intensity vs low intensity, muscle retention vs fat loss, endurance vs power and so on. Depending on an individuals goals, the answer will be different. But each type will have an advantage to it, so […]

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Find Push Ups Hard? Read This.

A pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, unicorns, centaurs, a good guy with no problems, and full range of motion push ups. These are just some of the things which will elude most girls for their entire life. But it doesn’t have to be that way. I’m not going to attempt to […]

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Why Am I Sore After I Train?

DOMS – The ever present pain in the ass, or whatever part of your body it happen to attach itself too. Most of us will have to deal with at some stage or another. People new to any sort of training program will know exactly what I’m talking about. Not used to lifting weights? Do […]

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How To Keep A Training Journal

 This is another one of those blog posts I never thought I’d have to write. Something that is so second nature to dudes who are in the iron game long term that we sometimes forget not everyone is privy to such a simple piece of information. The information is this – without a map and […]

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The Intelligent Intensity System

Without a doubt the biggest mistake I see people making in the gym is not training hard enough. …or at least hard enough on the right things. Sure, you’re sweating, grunting and giving it your all. But are you seeing progress? You show up to the gym day after day, chalk, belt, gloves and straps, […]

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