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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

17

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

12

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

Jan

5

January 5 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

They’re failing you…

I heard a surprising statistic the other day about how many people had gym memberships, who don’t… Have coaching The thing is I get why, I’m in fact not surprised come to think of it When you think of this service you instantly think, personal trainer, right? I see someone been put through every exercise

Jan

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January 5 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

My triathlon hell; above the neck fitness

Half way into the swim of my Olympic Triathlon nearly 4 years ago, I was in a bad place… Swimming was a major weakness, and having never done any open water swimming before, I was paying the price 50 minutes later, yes 50! I lowered my legs to walk out I could barely stand I

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January 5 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

The great training method most forget…

Driving in and out of Solihull at 6:30 this morning from Shirley, it was a textbook dark January And with it being a Monday, this one can always be a drag But, it weren’t so bad! You see I intended to get up at 5:30, get some stuff done, then head off on my commute