HIIT or high intensity interval training is becoming the “cardio”choice of the instagram generation. While it has some time saving benefits it means that low level/ low intensity work has gone out the window. Here’s why you should consider not condensing all our workouts down to a series of 30 second smash ups. There areContinue reading “Don’t Hate Steady State- Why Going Slow Can Help You Go Fast.”
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Quick Tips to Assess Your Squat
We use a squat based movement pattern in near enough every session. Their inclusion in some form in every warm up we perform highlights how functional and fundamental to effective training the squat movement is. When we squat we see flexion at the hip, knee and ankle. This movement is performed in all of theContinue reading “Quick Tips to Assess Your Squat”
From the Gym Floor… Episode 2: calories, deloads, British Titles and a thank you.
In keeping with the running theme of training anecdotes from the gym floor at Results FAST here is part 2 of an ongoing series of what we see every week while training/ working with our clients nutrition at our gym. 1. Calorific deficit does not mean starvation and constant hunger, it also doesn’t mean justContinue reading “From the Gym Floor… Episode 2: calories, deloads, British Titles and a thank you.”
Getting What You Want From Your Training and Nutrition Programme
It’s pretty obvious that most people who walk through the doors of a gym or who buy personal training are looking to improve themselves in some way. Now that could be their health, fitness, physique or mentally but most people enter with a goal in mind. Now what are the factors that lead to successfulContinue reading “Getting What You Want From Your Training and Nutrition Programme”
5 Reasons You Should Quit The Gym
I don’t normally post fitness business content but this piece highlights a few points for gym members and “fitness consumers.” 1. If you are a member of a gym, read their website. If the landing page informs you of what equipment they have in the gym then it’s time to quit. Why? There is aContinue reading “5 Reasons You Should Quit The Gym”
Things I Learnt From 2013….
Every year I tend to way in with my opinion of a few things that we either do at Results FAST, have borrowed of other people and use at Results FAST or changes in approach to the way we work as professionals at the gym. These often can be translated in to many things whetherContinue reading “Things I Learnt From 2013….”
High Rep Upper Body Training, Exercise Form and Why Your Shoulder Hurts
Pull Ups are perhaps one of the best upper body strength exercises. Training predominantly your ability to lift your own body weight (plus if you invest in training hard enough a bit more) they are an exercise that deserves it’s place in most strength and conditioning coaches toolbox. That said with the advent of higherContinue reading “High Rep Upper Body Training, Exercise Form and Why Your Shoulder Hurts”
Pulp Fiction: 5 Fitness Myths Never Explained Properly
Welcome to a number of themed articles based on popular media comments and preconceptions that continually are circulated in the popular press. The fitness and nutrition industry is a wacky world where science and opinion are blurred. This means that opinion often leads fact when there is no relevant science or data. What IContinue reading “Pulp Fiction: 5 Fitness Myths Never Explained Properly”