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Testing Strength vs Building Strength

The misconception is that to get as strong as possible you must test yourself by lifting as heavy as humanly possible within the strength rep range (1-5 repetitions), training to failure, every time you step in the gym. This is […]

Posted on: July 5th, 2017 by Austen Barrowclough No Comments

The Two Best Exercises To Increase Your Speed

First of all, you do need a solid strength base and a good few months of consistent training. It’s critical for any athlete to lay the foundations first before they start working on the intricate details. The exercises you need […]

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 by Austen Barrowclough No Comments

How to Eat for Maximum Athletic Performance

I’m sure nearly every athlete has at some point done a Google search on nutrition in an attempt to eat better. Unfortunately, the majority of athletes are absolutely clueless when it comes to eating the correct foods to boost their […]

Posted on: June 8th, 2016 by Austen Barrowclough No Comments

Training Rugby Athletes over 20 years – Has anything really changed?

We now live in a completely different world to what we did 30 years ago. Although we still have access to books, scholarly articles and magazines to get our information. Trainers, coaches and athletes have instant access to training information […]

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 by Austen Barrowclough No Comments

Want to train like an elite soccer or rugby player?

Pushing Through Boundaries The truth is, that any form of physical training eventually will stop working unless you push yourself that little bit more. For example, a 15-year-old can go to the gym, do a bit of bench press and […]

Posted on: May 3rd, 2016 by Austen Barrowclough No Comments

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