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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

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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

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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

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January 1 , 2015 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Why you need to rethink how to get leaner

You want to be leaner, healthier, more athletic At some stage along the way you will have done something I bet, me too… Recall the traditional ‘fat burner session’? On a treadmill, bike, the road, just ticking over at a low intensity for at least 40 minutes? Monotonously pounding the treadmill/tarmac, starring into the mirror

Dec

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Why they fail and how you can succeed…

Everyone loves a short cut, right? A silver bullet, a magic pill. But there’s a problem and its one which riddles the fitness industry… These quick fixes never work. Sure they might have a small, brief impact, but nothing worthwhile, nothing sustainable. Whether you’re trying to get fitter, faster, stronger or leaner, it makes no

Dec

23

Want more power?

I have rarely ever heard an athlete say, they would not want to become more powerful. Regardless of the sport, in most cases being able to execute a skill with greater power is always going to beneficial for performance… A golfers swing A tennis players serve A rugby players sprinting The simple fact is, better

Dec

23

Why your mate isn’t getting results…

You can’t out train a bad diet… Yes it’s true and I have endless examples of it. You can kid yourself, trick yourself and play dumb to it… But if you think training alone will get you to your physical performance goals then you need a reality check. I don’t want to sound blunt, but