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February 19 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

There’s more to it than you think…

  I follow this crazy American bloke on Facebook, with a name way cooler than mine and trendy facial hair… Yesterday he asked: ‘Does me physically training effect my bank balance?’ His answer was… ‘Yeah, It effects EVERYTHING’ What’s your purpose for physically training? To run faster or further quicker? To drop some clothes sizes?

Feb

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February 13 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

My shocking, unprofessional nutrition…or not?

Some mini eggs… Some cookie… Some shortbread… Some sponge cake… Some diary milk… Some whiskey and wine, couple of beers… Yep, I had that last week…for real Does that make me bad? Does it make me a hypocrite? Nah, because the fact is unlike what many trainers portray, I don’t just eat broccoli and protein

Feb

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February 9 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

You doing too much, or too little?

  Today I was working with an athlete who was telling me a story Basically he used to do tonnes of training at another place It was stressful and annoying as he couldn’t focus on a thing In his own words ‘it was breaking his balls’ Mentally and physically he became knackered   A similar

Feb

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February 9 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Eastenders and Training: They got it wrong!

  Me and the mrs watch Eastenders And while I could say she makes me watch it, if I’m honest I secretly enjoy it Down on man/lad points But at the moment one thing is starting to irritate me! You’ve a rape story line… An abortion story line… An innocent man in prison story line…

Jan

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January 19 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Core training in Shirley Park

  I was talking my little lad for a walk through Shirley Park Sunday morning In the distance I saw a couple of people doing some ‘core’ work This got me thinking…. You see one of the most misunderstood areas of training is core training As while the idea is legit, the ways people go

Jan

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January 17 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

One thing I wish I’d knew sooner about training…

That one thing would be to train with intensity! I spent years as a teenager and into my early twenties doing everything sub maximal Lifting, running, everything was moderate, drawn out, steady And… Just like the one thing lacking in most people today is effort to get up and get work done The one thing

Jan

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January 12 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Tiger Woods, Doors and Knees…

  I once dislocated my knee doing long jump at school, it bloody hurt! It’s took some quality work over the years to make it rock solid again, but that’s knees for you So If there’s one part of the body people have issues with its knees Aches, pains, tightness, swelling, they can be a

Jan

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January 12 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Lazy ass people on Channel 5

  Last night me and my wife subjected ourselves to the viewing pleasure (or should I say frustration) of a Channel 5 programme… It was about overweight individuals on benefits Sad stuff, frustrating, mind boggling…. You see I noticed a clear but rather worrying trend in every single one of these people… They were lazy…

Jan

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January 5 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Fat don’t make you fat

Yep it’s true… And it could be the biggest thing you change to get the results you want Sounds wrong though? Well yeah it does sound weird but let me divulge   Men and ladies in labs with white coats on have been looking into how different dietary approaches influence our bodies High fat, low