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February 26 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Planning training like making Ribena

  Did you also like Ribena as a kid? I loved it… My teeth probably didn’t But remember how you would get the strength right through the concentration? Well this explains something about training which almost everyone MESSES UP Consequently it gives them POORER returns on their training So what happens when you keep pouring

Feb

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February 21 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

The REAL truth about Supplements…

  I think about the world of supplements and just see over sized blokes, wearing equally ridicously sized clothing So, having been fortunate enough talk to incredibly smart people with Dr and Prof before their name from all corners of the globe…and test these things… I’m going to tell you THE TRUTH about what works

Feb

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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

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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

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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