How to take care of weight training calluses to prevent rips and blisters and why wearing gloves is not recommended for most trainees.
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Two important reasons why training in front of a mirror will hurt your lifting.
How to vary intensity in the training cycle to continue getting stronger. Examples from weightlifting, powerlifting and strongman.
Independent review of popular barbell programmes such as Starting Strength,Wendler’s 5/3/1 and Stronglifts.
Thirty ways to tell you’re a strength addict!
Opportunities for play are never more present than in these long, hot days of summer – of which we in the UK have been enjoying many recently and I hope you are too, wherever you are. This weekend I went to a garden party featuring a ‘summer olympics’ of mad games including such classics as […]
All the fabulous photos by Helen Armstrong Earlier this year I was approached by a young woman called Chantelle who had been lifting weights for a few years, loved it and now wanted to share her passion for lifting heavy things with other women. Chantelle wanted to set up a series of weight training workshops […]
Five training ideas that will make a difference to progress: speed work, recovery, testing, deloading and carrying.
Strength training is not just for one segment of the population (male, active, 25-50 years old) and the content on gubernatrix.co.uk reflects this.
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