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Author archives: Dave Cripps

Jun

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June 18 , 2018 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

1 Way to Get Fitter (aside from more cardio, or more miles)

Do you want to be fitter? Run quicker, cycle more powerful, cross the finish line at that event?   Of course you do, as shown by the many thousands who plod and pedal about Solihull side roads, Warwickshire woods, and Birmingham bypasses each week   Well all fads, gimmicks, youtube videos, articles, and tweets aside,

May

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May 28 , 2018 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

I’ll start when ‘Im Ready’…

‘When I’m ready’   3 words which can tell me so much about you, but also be your undoing in pursuit of your personal training goals with your body   But how?   I am yet to meet anyone in over a decade as a strength and conditioning coach who has said:   ‘I am

May

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May 10 , 2018 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Strength for Endurance (2 critical things to know)

When you have a fitness goal related to endurance; running, cycling, triathlon, two misconceptions are very easy to make   And in fact usually realisation doesn’t kick in until you’ve either stopped improving, or you get injured…   This thing is what strength training for endurance sports is AND how it fits your routine  

Nov

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November 17 , 2016 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Low rep or High rep: Which is best?

High rep, low rep, which is best?   This hotly debated gym question between coaches, trainers and exercise enthusiasts, really isn’t difficult to make a clear conclusion…   However…   Like a group of politicians in Parliament, people make irrationale and incorrect views by selectively using information to support their belief, instead of considering the

Nov

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November 2 , 2016 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Ask yourself this (super important)

For many years something occurred to me… I didn’t notice it straight away but after a while it stood out… There was a trait, characteristic of those who achieved what they we’re chasing from training They TURNED UP   The cat didn’t have a cough… The traffic wasn’t a nitemare… They didn’t suddenly succumb to

Sep

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September 28 , 2016 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

A Scientific look at ‘Lean in 15’

Joe Wicks aka ‘the body coach’ has risen to crazy fame… Notably through his book ‘Lean in 15’   Now while he does remind me of a modern day Jamie ‘pukka’ Oliver And yes, his name does sound like that of an EastEnders character Frequently his book and opinions often come up…   I as

Sep

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September 28 , 2016 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

The best question you can ask a trainer

**Receive FREE, our UNSTOPPABLE RESULTS Training Blueprint E-book, to learn the REAL, PROVEN, KEY methods to achieve the BODY and FITNESS you want *** Glutes, core, H.I.T… The buzz words which dominate current lingo the fitness world But there is problem, a bit of a flaw…   Buzz words often lack substance And if you

Sep

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September 14 , 2016 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Why you’ve never had it SO EASY

**Receive FREE, our UNSTOPPABLE RESULTS Training Blueprint E-book, to learn the REAL, PROVEN, KEY methods to achieve the BODY and FITNESS you want *** 10 years ago…   Protein power came in 2 flavours and tasted horrible… The most healthy food option at the services was a Ginsters pastie… And healthy, convenient food at the