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Define your training

» by September 21st, 2009 at 11:54 am » Comments (9)

This post was inspired by a discussion that’s been going on at one of the forums I frequent. We’ve been talking about how we define ourselves in training terms, for example, do people who do Crossfit define themselves as ‘Crossfitters’? My take on this is that I prefer to define myself in terms of what […]

New! News

» by September 14th, 2009 at 11:40 am » Comments (5)

There is so much going on in the world of Gubes and in the world of strength and fitness in general that I want to share with you, so I’ve started a newsletter to help you keep track of it all. If you want to receive this newsletter direct to your inbox, sign up using […]

Why kettlebells?

» by September 7th, 2009 at 2:44 pm » Comments (9)

Why are kettlebells better than dumbbells? They are more challenging in terms of grip and stability. You can combine movements with better flow leading to more effective workouts and kettlebells are more fun!

Why you should full squat

» by September 2nd, 2009 at 1:29 pm » Comments (21)

Full squat means ‘ass to grass’, getting down as far as you can go. I’ve written before about squat depth and concluded that squatting as deep as you can safely is best for bringing the benefits of the squat to the greatest number of people. But is this enough? Is this all we should be […]