Folks, please welcome guest blogger Kate Taylor. Kate is a personal trainer who is currently working with me as her career mentor. She aims to chart her progress and hone her writing skills along the way. Enjoy her first post and leave your comments and feedback below. Becoming a protégé Have you ever wondered how the […]
the joy of strength training
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There’s something magical about being able to chuck your own bodyweight or its equivalent around in a variety of ways! It makes you feel strong, able, agile and athletic. If you can push, pull and otherwise move your body around, you’re self sufficient in movement. So if you are looking for a goal or you just […]
Women’s weight training, present and future. A look at recent progress and what still needs to change in order to get more women enjoying weight training.
Strategies to deal with negative comments about your healthy diet
If you are reading this article, on this website, you are already craving something more than a run-of-the-mill training experience. Being different is a good thing, but that is often one of the hardest things to convince people when they start training. There’s an interesting assumption that what everyone else is doing is right – […]
Strength athletes often underestimate the importance of being ‘fit to train’. Here are the essential warning signs that you may need to improve your training fitness.
Walking has been underrated as exercise in the drive for ever shorter workouts. But are we missing out by focussing so much on time efficiency?
When you take up a new sport later in life as an adult, it can be disheartening to see other people, perhaps younger than yourself, pick up the skills and make progress much faster than you. Or to see people who have received the top of their sport at an unbelievably young age. How is […]
This is a guest post by Josh Hanagarne of World’s Strongest Librarian and The Strength Rules. Josh is a heartfelt ambassador of strength and here he provides yet more positive ammunition in the war against weakness! Read on and be inspired. I live in America. I like it, but in my opinion, we do not […]
Let’s break the false link between building muscle and becoming less feminine. Women have muscles, it’s a physiological fact, and if we want to do anything useful or impressive with them and look sexy to boot, we’d better start training them! Here is an incident that happened to me recently. I was talking to a […]