Motivation doesn’t last forever

Motivation doesn’t last forever

Over the last few years as a coach, and recently as a gym owner, I see a lot of people fresh to the gym with goals ranging from those that will take a month, to those that will take a lifetime – everything from setting records and becoming a world champion, to...
Lifter types: which one are you?

Lifter types: which one are you?

Having trained a lot of people brand new to strength training (and the gym itself) and been involved with their progress over a long period of time, there are really only two types of people I come across, regardless of background/age/sex/initial physical condition....
Finding “your people”

Finding “your people”

What many people don’t understand is who you train with can (and will) make or break your session. I want to share with you something that I only just realised for myself this year. If you want to succeed at training, and if you want to give yourself a reason to...
Mindset for training and competing

Mindset for training and competing

Often I’m asked (and see others asked) about what they’re thinking when they’re about to attempt a new 1RM or heavy set. People always bang on about how they ‘knew’ they had the lift before it even began, or had no doubt they would fail....
Recipe for training

Recipe for training

People often make the analogy of training and cooking – ie. the classic “You wouldn’t just throw ingredients together into a tin and hope you somehow get a cake” (generally followed by a sales pitch for programming). Guess what though? Somebody...
When the motivation runs out, what next?

When the motivation runs out, what next?

F*** Motivation. In an age where we’re constantly peppered by #fitspo and other motivational nonsense, I don’t think it’s any real surprise to hear we’re getting less done than ever. Our waistlines are heading up, while our physical prowess is...

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