December 08, 2013
David Green of Full Contact Performance, Rochdale gives us the lowdown on skill workouts and energy systems
October 16, 2013
Struggling to push on with your bench press numbers? The Professor, David Green, has some words of wisdom to get you back on an upward curve.
September 15, 2013
Having adequate mobility and good movement quality is an extremely important thing if you want to be healthy, and perform well. However, a significant chunk of people don’t pay any attention to their mobility, and this coupled with a prolonged amount of time sitting (either at a desk, in a car or both) means most people don’t move optimally.
July 01, 2013
For the development of strength, speed and power it is essential that an athlete train outside the lactic energy system.
June 20, 2013
Tough Mudder is a race that has transformed obstacle races in the UK and US.
Thousands of people have taken part from elite athletes to sofa warming pizza gobblers!! Why is it so popular? My view is that it is a race but not a race, you work in a team and help each other through the obstacles, you don’t leave anyone behind, and instead you volunteer to assist. This makes it as much about character building as being athletically gifted, something everyone can work on.
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October 25, 2012
Starting the week well and then tapering off, making excuses and allowing other commitments to get in the way or just straight up laziness. The reasons for avoiding the gym are numerable and varied. Lack of motivation and the ease of turning a blind eye to your own poor levels of commitment often get in the way of an athletic physique. Many people will claim: “Once I’m there I’m OK, it’s just getting there.”
And that’s the key. It’s not the quality of training that makes the biggest differen...