Tag Archives: resistance training

Free weights vs cables vs machines vs bodyweight 

Each of these groups of exercises has their place and purpose, pros and cons. Depending on your goals and physical condition.  Free weights require stabilisation and are very affective at improving functional strength. Cables require less stabilisation than free weights … Continue reading

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What is Periodization and how can you use it to maximise your results?

Periodization is the way training is organised for avoiding plateaus. The three parts of this include: long, mid and short term training cycles. These are called macrocycles, mesocycles and microcycles. In affect a microcycle is one week of training a … Continue reading

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Training Splits

I’m restarting regular blogs to give an insight into my views on training as well as my experiences. This blog is my take on training splits. What muscle groups to train when. There is no golden ticket and it’s not … Continue reading

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The 5 Key lifts/ resistance exercises everybody should be doing (or at least working towards being able to do)

Squats Deadlifts Pushpress Press ups Pull ups This covers the full body and should be the basis of any resistance training programme

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