Author archive: admin
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09
2017

Why we don’t offer Drop-in classes

By: admin0

In the past couple of months we have had a surge in interest in the gym, which is great! One of the questions that has been popping up with a little more frequency is that of drop-in classes and asking if we provide them. The short answer is a resounding no. I will attempt to explain as briefly as p...

24
08
2017

Skierg Tutorial

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Here is a (not so) brief video on how to use the Concept2 Skierg. The Skierg has become a lot more popular in the past few months and I expect the popularity of the machine to grow. Here are some basic technical pointers to help you get an effective workout when using this great piece of equipment.

14
08
2017

The Fundamental Attribution Error

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This is a term that every Personal Trainer, Coach and gym owner should be familiar with. If you are one of the above and you haven’t heard of it before, you’re in luck… What is the Fundamental Attribution Error?  According to Wikipedia, ‘…the fundamental attribution error (FAE), also known as the co...

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08
2017

What 6 years of SDSC has taught me

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Every year LinkedIn reminds me that it is my work ‘anniversary’, probably the only use I have for that site is to mark this little milestone each year. When I stop for 5 minutes and think about it, I have probably gotten to 6 years in spite of myself. There are a lot of things I would have done diff...

14
07
2017

Ab Wheel Rollout Tutorial

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In my opinion, Ab Wheel rollouts are one of the best exercises for strengthening the anterior core. One of the main reasons I prefer this movement over the conventional choice of crunches is that it requires the core to contract isometrically, resisting against movement. It doesn’t require the spine...

22
06
2017

Strengthening Hamstrings for Football

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In a past life I played football at a fairly decent level – my initial career plan was to play for Barcelona and win a few Champions League medals by the time I was 30. But my knees had other ideas. And in truth I probably wouldn’t have been good enough to have forced Messi onto the bench. Seriously...

09
06
2017

Does Foam Rolling Work?

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I spent the past weekend attending the CHP level 1 & 2 certifications and took a lot of invaluable nuggets away, especially when it comes to programming endurance training for strength athletes and also insights into physical and psychological responses during ultra marathons and races far beyon...