Categorized as: Training

Military Preparation: Running

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Military and Running go hand in hand One of the common themes across most military application processes is the ability to run. Military preparation, running is most likely involved! We’d expect that for infantry and elite or special forces, but even non-combat roles require a certain level of fitness and surprisingly or not, a running…

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Mastering the Pull-up

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Mastering the pull-up isn’t an overnight success. For anyone who has never performed a pull-up, it’s not something you just find you can do and do well. Even those that can surprise themselves by doing one, they certainly won’t be able to do many. Being good at pull-ups and being able to do multiple reps requires…

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Rest

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Rest is one of the most important things to consider when taking up a serious health and fitness lifestyle. At first many people struggle to fit in the amount of training advised to them. However, this often changes quite rapidly and some people find themselves struggling to take a rest day or go away on…

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Compound sets

Sean Lerwill EZ bar curl with Fat Gripz

Most of us have heard of supersets and have most likely used them in our training at some point or another, either to save time or to make us feel like we are working harder. Strangely though, you may actually be performing compound sets and not supersets. Super vs compound First, it’s worth saying that…

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Compete with yourself

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On Monday I wrote about giving yourself a break. The idea was simply to get you to see yourself as you would a colleague, friend or even a family member and to mentor and guide yourself when you make mistakes rather than chastise and ridicule. One thing we missed was why we do this. Why…

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Get an early start

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By “Get an early start” I do not mean get up before 6am, though for some people that does help with their productivity. For others, it just leaves them reaching for the coffee pot all day. In this case, by “Get an Early Start” I’m talking about starting a goal sooner rather than later. This blog…

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Perseverance

perseverance essential to Sean Lerwill creating his cover model body shown here curling an EZ barwith FatGripz showing ripped physique abs/sixpack

One of the biggest mistakes in someone’s fitness journey is giving up too soon. Lack of perseverance. Great things don’t happen overnight and often people fall foul of their impatience. Social media, advertising campaigns and celebrities don’t help, making it seem as if getting a six pack and rippling pecs, or flat stomach and long…

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