The Beauty of Strength

David Green of FCP talks about women training for strength and the misconceptions that come with this.

Are You Exercising or Training?

Been smashing the gym since day one of 2014? Still not seeing results. Then you need to make like the A-Team and pull a plan together. FCP's David Green talks through the basic principles of super compensation and the laws of accommodation.

Train with purpose

David Green of Full Contact Performance, Rochdale gives us the lowdown on skill workouts and energy systems

BENCH PRESS PROGRESSION

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.

 

Improve the way you move

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.

Training Outside of the Lactic Acid System

For the development of strength, speed and power it is essential that an athlete train outside the lactic energy system.

How to Train for Tough Mudder

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.  For people looking to...

Anytime, Anyplace

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...