Tag Archives: Mobility

Why Lifting Weights Makes You MORE Flexible!

So, my friends at Sweat Studios asked me to recently asked me to dispel some of the myths surrounding weight training and flexibility. If you’re in and about the Milton Keynes area, then I’d recommend checking out the hottest (quite … Continue reading

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Ground Based Movement – Why Should I Bother?

The importance of efficiency in strength and conditioning cannot be understated. Whether we’re looking from the point of view of the coach or the athlete, the resources we have at our disposal are limited. With everything we do in our … Continue reading

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The Warm-Up – My ‘Systems Approach’

Inspired by Dan John’s ‘A Systems Approach to Coaching’ seminar – which is fantastic by the way – I thought it time to reflect on some of my own systems and approaches to training and coaching. Where better to start … Continue reading

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How and When to Use the Y Balance

In the first part of this post I explained what the Y Balance is and how it should be performed. This follow-up instalment will look at how and when I apply this exercise with some of athletes I coach. Using … Continue reading

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What is the Y Balance?

The Y Balance is a phenomenal exercise. When you look at it, it requires pretty much everything; strength, stability, mobility… and balance of course. This first part of this post will take you through what the exercise is and how … Continue reading

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