Tag Archives: strength

Ladies, get your Deadlift to 70kgs ASAP!

99% of girls with an average age of 30 with 5-10 years of gym experience either have never done the exercise or do it with 20kgs! I’ll show you how a 70 year old lady, minimal training experience got there, only training 2-3 times per week. First of all, if you are not doing them […]

Turkish Gets Up’s for the Cool Kidz

Legend has it that when old-time strongmen were asked to take on an apprentice, they would show their applicant a single movement: the get-up, also known as a Turkish get-up. The teacher would tell his would-be apprentice to come back when the applicant was able to perform it with 50kgs. Then the real training would […]

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Lifting – Are you doing it right?

What I’ve found is that even though there’s tons of information, trainers & gyms out there, the craze to ‘lift’ has been very blurred regarding the specific rep ranges and/or training phases. So I’ve put something together to provide you with more insight, as after all, the strength & power phases, when done correctly, are […]

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Calisthenics

  Shrouded in the obscuring mists of time, Grecian athletes, Shaolin monks, Spartan warriors and Indian yoga guru’s alike have honed their minds and enhanced their skills by learning to control their bodies. The word Calisthenics comes from the ancient Greek Kallos (κάλλος), which means beauty, and Sthénos (σθένος) meaning strength. While the Greeks are […]