“You don’t let me get away with things like the others do!”

“You don’t let me get away with things like the others do!” I’ve nothing much to say today except to blow my own trumpet.  Because this was a lovely compliment (well, I took it as a compliment, anyway) I got from a couple of ladies the other day. I had to step in when a … Read more “You don’t let me get away with things like the others do!”

Pressups – Why I expect chest to the floor and why I don’t like box (ladies) pressups.

I’ve described how I coach pressups before (click here).  But every so often, I get asked why do I expect it done that way?  Why chest to the floor?  Why can’t they start off with easier versions like the box (ladies) pressup?  Basically, why am I being such a knob about things.  So here goes… … Read more Pressups – Why I expect chest to the floor and why I don’t like box (ladies) pressups.

The difference between a sweat session and a “clinic”.

Some people have been surprised when watching me coach clients.  They have expected a hard, rip-roaring sweat session…pushing people to the max like some drill sergeant. And to be honest, sometime that is my job.  Sometimes I do need to push people out of their comfort zone in order to get them to their goals. But the main part of my job is not simply getting people to do more (a sweat session). It is getting people to do better (a technical session).

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Movement and Variety: Why bigger is better!

First of all, I have to admit I have no direct scientific evidence of this…so I can’t prove a word of what I’m saying…but I know it’s true…its common sense.  So with that disclaimer out of the way, here is why my motto is:

“Movement & Variety”

…and why bigger is better!

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