In this episode, we cover the benefits of powerlifting for endurance-based athletes. This topic is something you probably have never thought of, especially if you are a marathon runner or triathlete. I urge you to listen and be pleasantly surprised by the benefits and performance outcomes that powerlifting can make to your endurance based training.
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Example of my current training program:
Day 1: 2-3km Swim + Upper body powerlifting
Day 2: Track + Core + glute strength
Day 3: 30km Cycle + 2-3km swim
Day 4: 30km Cycle + 5-7km Run
Day 5: 5-7km Run + Lower body powerlifting
Example of a runners training program with powerlifting added:
Day 1: 5-6km run
Day 2: Sprint (track day)
Day 3: Full body powerlifting
Day 4: Rest
Day 5: 15-17km Long run
Day 6: Full body powerlifting
Day 7: Rest
In this episode, we explore how to circuit train at the gym and at home. We cover why circuit training can help you lose weight, build muscle and add variation to your workouts. Learn what type of sports would benefit from circuit training workouts and how to build and effective circuit workout.
This podcast is about, 5 Training Tips for Building Bigger Muscles. Learn the principles of weight training and how to train smarter not harder. The 5 principles we cover are:
1. Get used to lifting more weight
2. Use over load techniques (super sets, pyramid sets, drop sets) to stimulate the body for growth.
3. Learn about periodisation
4. Understand when you should train more frequently
5.Learn how to play with rest and recovery
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In this episode, I interview exercise physiologist Max Martin. He has developed an app called Movement Screen that is paving the way trainers and coaches conduct fitness assessments. As the saying goes, if you can’t measure it how do you know its working? Find out how initial fitness screening can help you over come injuries and progress you to the next level in your training. You can download the app on iTunes here.