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Types Of Strength Training – Part 4 - Endurance

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Oct 25, 2022 - Chris Billingham

Types Of Strength Training – Part 4 - Endurance

Think of your endurance as your battery; it's similar to other words, such as stamina. It is literally your body's physical capability and limits whether in an environment where you're exercising or not. Yet keep in mind there are still differences between stamina and endurance. The more technical difference...

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  • Types Of Strength Training – Part 3 - Power

    Oct 21, 2022 - Chris Billingham

    Types Of Strength Training – Part 3 - Power

    Power is an essential component to succeeded in sports, from the swing of a golf club to the jab of a fighter, in order to win you need power. In terms of physics, power equals force times speed. This article explores power in sports and what you can do to increase your power.

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  • Types Of Strength Training – Part 2 – Strength

    Oct 17, 2022 - Chris Billingham

    Types Of Strength Training – Part 2 – Strength

    What is Strength? In relation to fitness, strength is technically the amount of force a person can output (or withstand). This is shown by the amount of weight someone can lift, whether free weights or via a bench press. Everyone wants more strength, of course, and the best way to get to that is via porgressive overload.

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  • Types Of Strength Training – Part 1 – Hypertrophy

    Oct 07, 2022 - Chris Billingham

    Types Of Strength Training – Part 1 – Hypertrophy

    Muscular hypertrophy is the most common goal of anyone looking to weight train. It's one of four types of strength training alongside muscular endurance, muscular strength, and muscular power. The first thing that you should consider when dealing with muscle hypertrophy is how muscle growth is stimulated...

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  • How to Use your Squat Rack like a Pro Powerlifter

    Aug 30, 2022 - Chris Billingham

    How to Use your Squat Rack like a Pro Powerlifter

    Andy Champ is a renowned gym owner and pro powerlifter. With experience as a rugby player, Andy went on to compete and win in the British Championships of powerlifting in his first year. He’s also gone on to win a silver medal in the European Bench Press Single lift Championships. In this article, we will go over key tips from Andy to apply when executing the big 3 lifts in competitions! 

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  • Picture of a women squatting in a home gym studio

    Aug 03, 2022 - Chris Billingham

    Top 10 exercises you can do in a home gym squat rack

    The squat rack is a staple in any weightlifters gym! With its amazing versatility and ease of use, you'd be hard-pressed to find another piece of gym equipment you could get more benefit out of. Today we've had a discussion in the office in our top 10 exercises you can do in your own home gym.

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  • DOMs from weightlifting, what is it and what to do about it

    Feb 04, 2022 - Lewis Kite

    Weightlifting DOMS: What Is It And What Should We Do About It?

    Has your January gym resolution left you feeling sore? It’s time to talk about DOMS – and what you can do to feel better faster.

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  • body weight weightlifting - a pull up form guide

    Feb 01, 2022 - Lewis Kite

    Get The Most Out Of Your Body Weight Weightlifting: Pull Ups, A Form Guide For All Levels

    In this article, I’ll be going through common form mistakes and progressions for all experience levels, from the very beginner who has that goal of “one full pull-up” to the advanced that are looking for ways to tweak their form to continue progress.

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  • weightlifting & strength training to relieve stress

    Feb 01, 2022 - Lewis Kite

    How Weightlifting & Strength Training Can Relieve Stress

    You've probably heard 100 or more reasons why strength training can be physically beneficial to you, but have you ever considered the benefits of strength training for your mental health and stress levels?

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  • workout guide to barbell squats

    Feb 01, 2022 - Jamie Grover

    Weightlifting: How To Do Barbell Squats

    Barbell squats are one of the main three compound lifts, famed for their effectiveness at building muscle and strength. Add them to your training today with this full breakdown on how to perform the barbell squat.

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  • workout guide to squat with dumbbells

    Feb 01, 2022 - Jamie Grover

    Weightlifting: How To Squat With Dumbbells

    If you've got a basic home gym set up, or a few dumbbells lying around, good news. You can get an intense leg workout in and build those tree trunks you've always wanted.

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  • advanced weight training techniques

    Feb 01, 2022 - Jamie Grover

    Advanced Weight Training Techniques

    If you've mastered the basics of weightlifting, perfected your form, and gained a lot of size and strength, you're probably getting bored of training the same way. If you're also hitting plateaus, you need to switch things up. Here are some ways you can alter your training as an advanced lifter.

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