I was recently interviewed by Dave Hall for his Mental Meat Heads weekly video interview series. Dave was introduced to me by our mutual friend Chip Conrad, who thought we would get along – and he was spot on! Since the interview, I’ve watched a few of the other interviews and really enjoyed them. What […]
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Review of Weight Training for Women: A Beginner’s Guide. A small but useful book covering everything you need to know to get started with weight training either at home or in the gym.
Gubernatrix attends The Foundry’s Heavy Weekend and has a blast lifting, throwing, carrying and sprinting with the pros.
Practical Kettlebell Training DVD covers everything from the moment you first see a kettlebell to the key exercises like swing, snatch, windmill and so on, to advanced training and competition techniques. The only kettlebell DVD you will ever need!
If you don’t know much about Glenn Pendlay, rest assured that is going to change. An olympic weightlifting coach for some twenty years, Pendlay has until now stayed largely within the weightlifting and strength sports world, referenced by the likes of Mark Rippetoe, with whom he has worked extensively (you may have noticed Pendlay credited […]
Brutal Recess is the new DVD from Bodytribe Fitness, makers and purveyors of the excellent Strength Rituals DVD which I reviewed in 2009. The focus of Brutal Recess is mobility, not as a separate topic or something that is tacked onto the end of training, but mobility as something that can be incorporated into training, […]
Independent review of popular barbell programmes such as Starting Strength,Wendler’s 5/3/1 and Stronglifts.
Review of the World’s Strongest Man Experience in May 2010 at Excel, London. A great day out for strength fans!
So, an Irishman, an Australian and an American walk into a bar….and among other things they decided to open a gym, Informed Performance in Dublin, and invite coach, athlete, philosopher and all-round good guy Dan John to come and deliver a two-day seminar, download 42 years of strength training wisdom and share a few beers […]
Is watching a Dan John lecture on DVD the best fun you can have on your own? In my world, it probably is. I spent a delightful Saturday night in the company of the Yoda of strength training, listening to him give away a lifetime of wisdom with humour, clarity and purpose. Dan John is […]