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Coach Dan John answers your questions

» by December 20th, 2009 at 9:55 pm » Comments (6)

Christmas has come early here at gubernatrix.co.uk! Coach Dan John answers your training questions below. We got some interesting questions from people with a variety of needs and goals – from military personnel to bodybuilder to rugby player. So even if you didn’t ask a question, there is plenty to think about, try out and […]



Staying focused over Christmas

» by December 13th, 2009 at 9:48 pm » Comments (19)

Photo credit peterastn A reader suggested I write about staying focused over Christmas. It’s a great idea and so I shall. At this time of year there will doubtless be many magazine articles suggesting ways in which you can navigate the demands of the festive season, ‘survive’ the office Christmas party and all that nonsense. […]



Strength revelations: what I’ve learned from strongman

» by December 2nd, 2009 at 12:07 am » Comments (19)

Photo credit: Chris Barclay Often trying something new can make certain movements, concepts or sensations really click for you. Recently I had a go at a Strength & Power event – inspired by strongman but scaled for all weight classes. I turned out to be the only female in the event, competing against the guys […]