• Plyometric Training

    Plyometric training is a commonly used practice across many sports. This is because it has been shown to enhance the rate of force development within muscle (i.e. power), muscle strength, co-ordination, and athletic performance (Adams et al. 1992). A plyometric exercise is characterised by a stretch-shortening cycle (SSC) action, whereby the muscle undergoes an eccentric […]

  • Weight Training in Youths

    Even now I sometimes hear the old myth that children shouldn’t be doing weight training because it stops them growing or damages there bones. I still can’t believe what I’m hearing, so with my blog today I’m going to clear up all the commonly asked questions regarding children and weight training with scientifically proven research. […]

  • Our Core Workout

    “CORE” is a massive buzzword these days within the sport and fitness world, however a lot of the time it is misused. The term core refers to the musculature which makes up the trunk and pelvic region, not just that killer sick pack that you want to get. This region is made up of the abdominal wall […]