BREAKING PLATEAUS WITH CLUSTER SETS

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Is your training stuck in a plateau? Or are you looking for an advanced method to produce big physical changes? If so then let me introduce you to cluster sets. Clusters are an advanced training method which can produce serious performance improvements when used correctly. Clusters involve including designated rest periods within the set itself with the goal to increase the work output. This intra set rest period allows for superior work output either by an increase in weight lifted, […]

I HATE Stretching!

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I HATE stretching! No, not the practice of stretching and the process of improving flexibility. Rather I hate how stretching is perceived to be an essential and magical cure for all your pain and problems. Do you need to stretch? IT DEPENDS! Stretching is only small piece of the movement puzzle, with Stability and Mobility the two other crucial elements which govern movement quality. These components revolve around whether you can CONTROL the intended movement through its full range of […]

Keystone Habits

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Habits drive human behaviour and can both positively and negatively impact our lives. In fact research has shown that up to 45% of our daily behaviour is dictated by our habits. However not all habits are created equal with some being more powerful than others. These habits are classified as “keystone habits” as they impact the development of multiple other positive habits. Exercise is one such keystone habit. While exercising is itself extremely beneficial it commonly impacts other areas and […]