Rather predictably, as the UK currently melts in unprecedented temperatures, I have been asked several times today how people should be training in the heat. So here goes! 1. Choose your time. It's a pretty good idea to train in the early morning, or late evening in the summer. This will obviously enable you to … Continue reading Feeling HOT HOT HOT!
Dave discusses the best way to get the most out of returning to gym based training.
Dave discusses a few tips that may help you get the most out of 2021
A comprehensive look at how you should be warming up for your training sessions.
Dave discusses what to do if you pick up an injury while training.
A completely free four week strength building programme, focusing on compound barbell lifts and fundamental movement patterns.
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When following a training programme, whether an off the shelf routine, something you or your coach have created or even an instinctive training system, you will inevitably have 'rest days' in there. But what actually IS a rest day?! Most of the athletes I coach seem to, quite naturally, think a rest day is simply … Continue reading Rest vs Recovery
There are a lot of terms, technical names and descriptions used in and around the sport of weightliftng, and they confuse a lot of people! Here is a run down of some that I get asked often. BWL - Formerly known as BAWLA, this is the British governing body and coaching organisation for weightlifting in … Continue reading Weightlifting Glossary
A quick quide to the amino acids used by humans.